ye olde mill

Discover the Ye Olde Mill!

Since 1970, Velvet’s Ye Olde Mill has been a destination serving up delicious ice cream, food and memories. Join us in Utica to spend a day surrounded by ice cream!

Each year, more than 150,000 come to Licking County Ohio to be at one with nature and get their fill of the freshest ice cream they’ve ever tasted at Ye Olde Mill. With 20 picturesque acres of rolling hills and thick forests, Ye Olde Mill provides the perfect setting for family fun, reunions, weddings and more.

Serving Up Velvet Ice Cream

Ye Olde Mill Gift Shop, Museum & Restaurant

Open for the season!

April: 11am to 6pm
May: 11am to 7pm
June: 11am to 8pm
July: 11am to 8pm
August: 11am to 8pm
September: 11am to 7pm
October: 11am to 6pm

Production is not operational on Fridays in October, so tours will be limited.

11324 Mount Vernon Road
Utica, OH 43080


Get married at the Ye Olde Mill!

We can help you celebrate your special day! Our weddings are situated on our picturesque 25 acres of Velvet’s Ye Olde Mill. With a pond, Buckeye tree grove and a serene backdrop, your day can be as special as you want it to be! Call us at 1-800-589-5000 for more information.

Viewing Gallery

Viewing Gallery

See ice cream being made and learn what it takes to produce more than 6 million gallons of velvety smooth ice cream every year.

Velvet's Ice Cream Parlor

ice Cream parlor

Experience your favorite flavor, shake or sundae in our turn-of the-century parlour and remember your day with a unique gift or souvenir from our gift shop.

Velvet's Wheel Room Restaurant

Wheel Room Restaurant

At our place, it’s okay to eat dessert first. Relax and enjoy a delicious lunch or dinner before or after your ice cream cone.

Museum of Milling

Museum of Milling

Get a lesson in history when you visit the milling museum to see what the original Ye Olde Mill produced starting in 1817.