(WJHL) – As the weather heats up and Tri-Cities residents begin to enjoy the summertime fun that comes with it, News Channel 11 is now gearing up to crown the area’s Best Ice Cream.

Each participant can nominate one local business as their favorite, and nominations will close at midnight on June 4. After that, you can vote for the finalists that received the most nominations.

The winner will receive an exclusive story on what makes their business stand out from the competition.