There are a bunch of restaurants and stores offering freebies, deals, discounts and free events for Halloween! You'll find free doughnuts, free pancakes, free meals, free photos, free pumpkin decorating, free Lego sticker, BOGO meals, free kids meals with purchase, .50 corndogs, and more!
As always, these offers are valid at participating locations. You may want to call ahead to your specific store to verify they are participating in these events and offers.
Bass Pro Shops: Thy are offering a number of free events through October 31 including a free 4 x 6 photo, free Peanuts-themed coloring sheets, free crafts, and more. On Halloween night from 4 - 8, they will have variosu activities including decorating a mini pumpkin, trick-or-treating and a costume parade. See the details including times and activities on their website.
Build-a-Bear: Come in to the store through October 31 and get a Halloween snack treat. No purchase necessary for treat. While supplies last. See the details on their Facebook page.
IHOP: Kids 12 and under get a FREE Scary Face Pancake on Friday, October 31st! One per child. Dine-in only from 7:00 am - 10:00 pm. They will be given items like candy corn, fruit, Oreos and whipped cream to decorate their pancake with. See more details on their website.
Krispy Kreme: Score a FREE doughnut on October 31 when you wear your Halloween costume to a Krispy Kreme store! This freebie is valid only on October 31. No purchase necessary. No masks should be worn. One per person. Only valid at Krispy Kreme store locations (not grocery stores or gas stations that sell the doughnuts). See more details on their Facebook page.
LEGO Store: Kids who wear a Halloween costume to the LEGO Store on October 31 will receive a special Halloween sticker. Offer valid only at the LEGO Store on October 31, 2014, while supplies last. Quantities are limited. See their website for more details.
PDQ: Kids in costume (10 and under) eat free AND adults who wear a Halloween costume to PDQ on Halloween get Buy One Get One Free on any order. See the details on their Facebook page.
Smoothie King in Durham: The Smoothie King at Hope Valley commons in Durham is offering a free kids 12 oz. smoothie to kids 12 and under who come to the store in costume. All Large smoothies will be 50% off from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm during trick or treat hours. The location is at Hope Valley Commons Shopping Plaza, 1125 W NC Hwy 54, Durham location only.
DEALS and EVENTS
Arby's: Say "trick or meat" on Halloween and they will add free bacon to your order according to their Facebook page.
Beef O Brady's: On October 31, kids in costume receive 1 free kids meal for each adult entree purchased. There are locations in Fuquay and Fayetteville. Check with your store to see if they are participating. See the details on their Facebook page.
Boston Market: Free kids meal with purchase of an individual meal through October 31 with coupon. See coupon on their website.
Carrabba's Italian Grill: Free Kids Meal with purchase of an adult entree from 10/31 - 11/2/14 with coupon.Valid for kids 10 and under after 3pm for dinner. Dine in or carry-out. Get coupon from their website.
Chipotle: Wear a costume to any Chipotle from 5 pm to close on October 31, and you can buy a burrito, bowl, salad, or an order of tacos for $3.00. All proceeds up to $1,000,000 will benefit the Chipotle Cultivate Foundation. See more details on their website.
Chick-fil-A: Many locations are offering Halloween events. Check with your local restaurant to verify the dates and activities. The Chick-fil-A in Cameron Village is offering story time on Friday at 9 am.
Interskate: Get 1/2 off coupon for their Halloween Skate and Dance Party on Friday, 10/31 from 7 pm - midnight. Regular admission is $10. Includes slice of pizza, drink and a free glow stick. Get the coupon and details on their Facebook page.
McAlister's Deli: Children in costume get a free kids meal at McAlister's deli on Friday, October 31 with adult entree purchase! Per the e-mail I received from the Raleigh location at 4361 Lassiter at North Hills Ave., they are offering 2 free kids meals per adult entree (for those kids who are in costume). Valid only at participating locations.
Olive Garden: Free kids meal with the purchase of an adult entree through October 31 with coupon. Costume not required. Offer valid for kids 12 and under from the Kids Menu. Limit 2 free kids meals with the purchase of 2 adult entrees per coupon. Get coupon and details on their website.
Outback Steakhouse: Kids eat free with adult entree purchase on October 31. Valid for kids 10 and under. Valid for lunch or dinner, dine-in or Curbside Take-Away® at participating Outback Steakhouse locations. No coupon necessary. Say "Free Kids Meal" to your server to receive the Offer. One Free Kids Meal with each purchase of an adult entrée (limit 2 free Kids Meals per visit). Free Kids Meal choices are from the Joey Menu only and include an entrée and choice of drink. See their Facebook page for more details.
PDQ: Wear a Halloween costume to PDQ on Halloween and get Buy One Get One Free on any order AND kids in costume (10 and under) eat free! See the details on their Facebook page.
Pei Wei: Kids in costume receive a free cookie with the purchase of an entree from 3 - close on Halloween with printable coupon.
Sbarro: Kids in costume get a free slice of cheese or pepperoni pizza on October 31 (or during Mall Halloween Festivities) with the purchase of an entree. One free slice per entree ordered. Valid at participating locations. See the details on their website.
Sonic: 50-cent corndogs all day on October 31. See their website for more details.
Starbucks: Try a Franken Frappuccino or any other grande Frappuccino for just $3 after 2pm from 10/29-10/31. Participating US stores. Be sure to ask about the deal and don't assume your store will give it to you automatically. Details are on their Facebook page.
Tijuana Flats: Kids eat free with the purchase of an entree. No costume required to get this deal. They are also offering a 4 for $30 Takeout Deal that includes four entrees and four drinks. Valid for takeout orders or when ordered online. Must pay in store & show offer to redeem. Not valid with any other offers or discounts. You can find the offer on their website.
Wendy's: Get a coupon book at Wendy's for $1 with either 5 or 10 coupons for a free kids Junior Frosty. Prices and participation may vary. Ninety cents of every $1 coupon booklet sold between 9/13/14 and 10/31/14 will benefit the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. See their website for more details.
Thanks to Sarah at WRAL's GoAskMom for the heads up on a number of these offers!