For current updates, check our Facebook and Instagram pages. Below is the blog we kept while building out the trailer; we are leaving it here in case you want to read our story :) Here's our Kickstarter if you want to go back to the very beginning!

July 31, 2017


Since our fabulous shake tasting party, we’ve been busy putting some finishing touches on our kitchen. Our trailer is looking spiffy this week with a new floor and additional splash guard on our hand sink. We are now exactly one water heater away fr...

July 13, 2017

Hello, supporters and friends! In our last update, we were busy preparing for our July 4 shake tasting event. We're happy to report that it was a wild success, thanks to all of your help! 

We served four of our tentative menu flavors: strawberry lemon meringue pie, mint...

June 23, 2017

This week, we're thrilled to announce the relocation of our trailer to our driveway! Now that all of our construction is complete, we've hauled our precious 2,000 lb baby home with us. We're moving our kitchen equipment in, and it's time to start testing out the facil...

June 15, 2017

Hey friends, it has been a lovely and productive spring season for us here at Milky Way Shakes. We’ve been busy transforming our trailer from a construction site into a test kitchen and have made significant progress since our last update. With a fresh coat of weatheri...

January 4, 2017

Howdy followers! It’s been almost a year since we first launched our Kickstarter, and we want to thank you for sticking with us this long. It’s been an adventure. We’ve learned a lot about construction, power tools, commercial kitchen equipment, ice cream, and how to p...

August 3, 2016

In the latest chapter of our shake saga, we've been installing plumbing!  Our wonderful plumber friend, Adrianna, helped us design a water flow layout and hook up our sinks.  We've been working together to custom fit everything for our trailer, busting through blocks a...

July 6, 2016

Excellent news on all fronts at M. W. Shakes HQ this week! Construction is picking up speed, and we are quite happy that our ETA for the grand opening is now looking like a matter of weeks, rather than of a matter of months. Here's how things are looking so far:...

June 22, 2016

What a difference a contractor (or two) makes!  Since our last update, we hired some wonderful folks to help us get our trailer up to speed, and the transformation of our interior speaks for itself:

So sleek, yet humble.  So smooth, but edgy... Our new shake space is so...

June 7, 2016


With so many folks excited for us to get up and running, the anticipation is almost unbearable! For all you beautiful, patient shake lovers, we do have some exciting news. Firstly, our floor is finally sealed up, and looking cute and kitschy with some brand new chocol...

May 24, 2016



This week at Milky Way Shakes HQ:


We are still painting! But here’s a sneak peek:


We’re obviously pretty excited about this. There is still work to be done--the trim, constellations for kickstarter backers, a more purple-y purple for the bottom--but you get the idea....

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