Patrons eagerly wait in line after work to get a snow cone. With temperatures rising, a Summer Snow is the perfect way to beat the heat.
A local child, his dollar in hand, awaits his after-school treat.
The flavors at Summer Snow are some of the best. From fruity to sour, everyone has their favorite flavor combination.
Two students from The University of Alabama enjoy their snow cones. Summer Snow has become especially popular as an off-campus spot to relax after classes.
The picnic tables at Summer Snow fill up fast with people savoring every bite of their delicious treats.
Even with the stress of upcoming finals, students can find a moment of relief at Summer Snow.
Jacob Sanders prepares a small snow cone for a patron.
Jacob Sanders, whose father Mr. Sammy owns Summer Snow, is proud to be a part of a business with such deep community roots.
With its mouth-watering, irresistible treats, Summer Snow is love at first bite.
A Tuscaloosa staple offers students, parents, and children alike a cold treat for the warm days of summer.
Photos by Arron DePorter
Warm days in Tuscaloosa mean one thing: the much-awaited opening of Summer Snow. Perhaps one of the city’s best known secrets, Summer Snow offers patrons a refreshing way to beat the heat with their delicious shaved ice and has been serving snow cones to the area since 1988. At Summer Snow, the combinations of colorful flavors are endless. While some patrons prefer to be taken to the Tropics with Bahama Mama, others insist that a splash of the cream topper is the only way to go. Feeling adventurous? Ask about the secret menu. A trip to Summer Snow is a must, and it will only make summer that much sweeter.