Among the Halloween, specials are free Krispy Kreme doughnuts, 50 cent Sonic corn dogs, and a Chipotle Boorito.
Trick-or-treaters this Halloween may fill their bags with more than just free candy.
A costume also serves as a ticket to a feast of free and low-cost meal offers and freebies for kids of all ages at restaurants around the country. In certain circumstances, no Halloween costume or purchase is necessary to get a special reward.
However, since the holiday fell on a Sunday this year, several deals began early and are already finished. For example, IHOP’s free Scary Face Pancake offer was held on Friday rather than Halloween.
According to the National Retail Federation’s annual study, two-thirds of Americans (65%) want to celebrate Halloween this year, up from 58 percent in 2020 and slightly behind the 68 percent who did in 2019.
Halloween expenditure is likely to hit an all-time high of $10.14 billion this year, up from $8.05 billion the previous year, when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advised that most children avoid trick-or-treating.
Target also begins its early Black Friday promotions on Halloween.
Sunday, Insomnia Cookies is offering a free cookie with the purchase of a costume.
Many Halloween offers are available at Insomnia Cookies, including $25 Trick or Treat Packs for 25 packs of three little cookies in cellophane and limited cookie varieties.
However, the more than 200-location business is providing a freebie for donning a costume on Sunday.
Wendy’s Boo! Books: Get a Free Frosty!
Wendy’s Boo! books are on sale for $1 till Sunday. The yearly promotion consists of five coupons for free Jr. Frosty desserts and one “BOO!nus app-exclusive offer” for free any-size fries with any purchase. The vouchers are valid through December 31st.
The books may be ordered in restaurants, through Wendy’s mobile app, or via Wendy’s self-order kiosks. To add to an order, go to the “Give Something Back” section of the menu.
Papa John’s: $11 Jack-O-Lantern pizza
For Halloween, Papa John’s has brought back their Jack-O-Lantern pizza. The thin-crust pizza in the form of a pumpkin features a face consisting of tomatoes, pepperoni, and black olives and comes in just one size: big. It’s on sale for $11 through Sunday.
Chipotle Halloween 2021: $5 Boorito lunches on Sunday, Roblox competition
On Sunday, the fourth day of the “Chipotle Boorito Maze” campaign on Roblox, a gaming platform, Chipotle Mexican Grill will distribute free meal vouchers to the first 30,000 Roblox players.
The event begins Sunday at 6:30 p.m. ET, and the first 30,000 Roblox users who “visit the cashier at the virtual Chipotle restaurant in costume” will get a free burrito voucher.
Then, on Sunday from 5 p.m. to closing, use the coupon code BOORITO to receive a $5 discount when buying online. More information regarding Chipotle’s Boorito plans may be found here.
Candy corn etiquette:
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Klondike and Breyers are offering BOGO ice cream deals.
Buy one, get one free on Klondike Reese’s Bars and Breyers Reese’s 48-ounce tubs until Halloween. The written word “To obtain the reimbursement, text “Confess” to 64827 and then provide photographs of your original receipt before Nov. 5. Each household may only purchase up to five offers.
Halloween pizza specials at 7-Eleven
On Sunday, the convenience store chain offers two pizza options. Buy one big hot or ready-to-bake pizza in-store and receive a second for $1. For $3, you may also order a big hot or ready-to-bake pizza using the 7NOW delivery app.
Still looking for a costume? Here are 7 simple DIY Halloween costumes to get you started.
Top Halloween costumes: According to Google’s ‘FrightGeist,’ the most popular Halloween costumes for 2021 are listed below. Is yours among them?
Applebee’s: Get free wings when you order online for Halloween.
Applebee’s is offering a free order of boneless wings with a $30 online purchase and free delivery on Sunday. Valid only for online orders placed via the restaurant’s website or mobile app.
Through October, Applebee’s is also offering Spooky Sips for $5, such as Dracula’s Juice or a Tipsy Zombie. Except when authorized by law, the drinks are exclusively available for dine-in.
Chili’s Halloween specials include a $5 margarita and a complimentary kid’s meal.
The Spiderbite ‘Rita is Chili’s $5 Margarita of the Month until Sunday, and it’s made with Lunazul Silver Tequila, Triple Sec, fresh sour, blood orange syrup, and a creepy spider ring.
A Monster Smash with Sprite, blood orange syrup, and candy is also available for children. For an extra $1, kids can receive a Monster Smash drink, spider ring, and sticker with their Pepper Pal meal.
My Chili’s Rewards members may enjoy a free kid’s meal with the purchase of an entrée on Sunday.
Free kids lunch at Moe’s Southwest Grill
Sunday is Moe’s weekly “Kids Eat Free Day,” and this year’s promotion includes Halloween. With the purchase of an adult entrée of $6 or more, children 12 and younger get a complimentary kids meal.
Halloween special at Sonic Drive-In: 50 cent corn dogs
While supplies last, Sonic is offering a discount on corn dogs for Halloween. Hours are subject to change. According to the fast-food business, mobile ordering is only offered at a few locations.
More free Halloween food and deals
The following deals are available at participating locations around the country on Sunday or the days mentioned. Exclusions apply, and offers may differ depending on region.
Sunday, Auntie Anne’s is offering free delivery on purchases of $12 or more via the Pretzel Perks app or corporate website.
Baskin-Robbins: Use the Baskin-Robbins app to get $5 off any Halloween cake worth $35 or more. The coupon will expire on Sunday, or five minutes after you select “Redeem In-Store.”