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I am having a bunch of people over and was wondering if anyone knew where to get a lot of ice for a good price. Gas stations and usual grocery stores are quite expensive. Any advice?

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  1. Party rental places usually have large (10 lbs or 25 lbs )bags of ice for sale.

    1. often our local cold beer & wine store (usually next to a pub) will sell me a big shopping bag of ice (take your cooler with you) - or at one of the places - he gives some ice to me, along with some lemons or limes - small town atmosphere, we all know each other

      obviously ask ahead of time - and don't go to pick-up at their super-busy time - etc.

      1. Try a marine dock store?

        1. Call ahead; get a kid to wear his/her soccer team uni, and go to McD's with the cooler.

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          1. re: KarenDW

            Thanks all!

            I ended up at HY Louis 6 bags for $8.75...and what a strange place to shop at!