As a franchise owner, you'll enjoy these

Cool Benefits

Shaved Ice is already an extremely lucrative business, and with us, it’s even better.

Pelican’s SnoBalls started out in Garner, NC, in 2001 as a simple shaved ice stand with the belief that shaved ice can change lives.

Low cost, high margins.

Low Startup Cost

Unlike many other franchises, you may be able to get open for less than $100,000. Unheard of!

Small Product Line

Don’t get overwhelmed with a bunch of different products, just shave some SnoBalls!

Be Your Own Boss

Tired of answering to the man? Be the man and manage YOUR time by becoming YOUR own boss!

High Profit Margins

With most of our Corporate Team being franchisees as well, we are focused on maintaining high profit margins and always striving to make life easier and more profitable for our franchisees.

Environmentally Friendly

With a company-wide use of more than 10,000,000 cups a year, we have made every effort to leave a small footprint in the environment by switching from styrofoam to paper cups.

20+ Years of Industry Experience

Being in the Shaved Ice Industry for over 20 years we truly have figured out the Secret Sauce. Join our family today to figure out what makes us different from the rest.

Fast ROI

With an initial investment of anywhere from ($70,750-$209,800), most of our Franchisees have seen a ROI within 2-3 years.

Scalable Investment

Our model is a one size fits all - do you want to own 1 store in your hometown and be the epicenter of fun for all of your friends and family? Or do you want to open 5 locations and run mobile events from each location? With Pelican’s we can show you how to do it all!