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Halloween 2020 freebies & deals valid today, Oct. 31

Posted October 27, 2020 12:00 a.m. EDT
Updated October 31, 2020 11:11 p.m. EDT

Krispy Kreme NEW Scary Sweet Monster Doughnuts (Photo: Business Wire)

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There's nothing spooky about these Halloween restaurant freebies and deals including Krispy Kreme (FREE donut), IHOP (free pancake for kids), McAlister's Deli, Chipotle, Wendy's, Smashburger, Sonic, Yard House and more!

The offers are only valid at participating locations.

Freebies

Arby's

Get a free side from Arby's with the coupon e-mailed to those on the e-mail list on October 27. You have to show the e-mail at checkout to get the deal and let them know you have the coupon when you order.

The e-mail indicates: "Valid through 10/31/20. Valid on Small Fry, 4pc Mozzarella Sticks, 5pc Jalapeno Bites, or 2pc Potato Cakes. Availability of specific side item depends on market. Not applicable on delivery orders. Offer cannot be combined with any other coupon or offer. Offer is not transferable. Limit one per person at participating locations." If you have not yet signed up to get their deals, you will get a free fries and soft drink with the purchase of a signature sandwich when you sign up. See the details on their website.

Blaze Pizza

On October 31, starting at 4 pm, Blaze Pizza is giving away a free full-size CRUNCH bar to anyone who visits a participating location and says, “Trick or Treat.” There is no purchase required. See the details and a hilarious video about the promotion on their Facebook page.

Krispy Kreme

Krispy Kreme is offering a FREE doughnut of choice when you wear a costume to a participating Krispy Kreme location on October 31! See all the details here.

Chuck E. Cheese

During the month of October, kids will get a free treat bag when they wear a costume or when you buy an All You Can Play card of 30-minutes or more. The treat bag includes a rechargeable play band, Chuck E. Cheese sticker sheet, Halloween stickers, candies, a spider ring and more. There is a limit of one free treat bag per day per child while supplies last. They also have additional events going on during the month for Halloween. See the details on their website.

IHOP

IHOP is giving kids 12 and under a free Mr. Mummy Pancake from Oct. 26 - Oct. 30, 2020. The offer is valid for dine-in orders between 7 a.m. - 10 p.m. at participating locations. There is a limit of one per child. Online orders via the IHOP® website or mobile app of $20 or more, will also receive a free Mr. Mummy Pancake per order when you use code FREEMUMMY at checkout. Not valid with other offers. See their website for details.

Insomnia Cookies

Insomnia Cookies bakery is offering a free Classic Cookie on Halloween for anyone in-costume. Limit 1 per person. They are also offering BOGO 'Wiches on Halloween. See the offer details on their website.

Steak & Shake

On Halloween, Oct. 31, kids under 12 who are in costume will get a free kid's shake of their choice at participating Steak & Shake locations. See the details on their website.

Target

Target is having a drive-through event with activities and teats in select Target parking lots. According to their website, they are "transforming select Target parking lots across the country into Boo Avenue drive-through experiences that’ll delight every ghost, ghoul and goblin. Think costumed cars, scary-fun activities and treats, of course—all from the comfort of your car." See the details and participating locations on their website. It appears that the only locations in this area are in Wake Forest, Wilson and Rocky Mount but you can enter your zip code in the website to see your closest participating Target.

Deals

Applebee's

Applebee's is offering 10 FREE boneless wings with a $30 online order on Oct. 31 when you use promo code WINGS at checkout. You can order online for delivery or To-Go at Applebees.com or on their mobile app. See the details on their website.

Boston Market

Boston Market has a new coupon available for a free individual meal when you buy an individual meal and a drink on October 31. The coupon is valid at participating locations. One per person per visit. Not valid with any other offers. There is an additional charge for seasonal and premium sides. There is a $12 maximum discount allowed for the free meal. See the details and coupon on the Boston Market website.

Chili's

Chili's $5 Margarita of the Month is the Spider Bite 'Rita with Lunazul® Blanco Tequila, Cointreau®, Monin® Blackberry & fresh sour. See the deal on their website.

Chipotle

The annual Chipotle Halloween celebration, Boorito, will be digital for 2020. According to the company, "With many spooky traditions being disrupted across the country, Chipotle is bringing back Boorito for its 20th anniversary and giving fans a chance to virtually trick-or-treat for half a million BUY-ONE-GET-ONE (BOGO) entrée codes via text."

They will be giving away 500,000 buy one get one free deals will be offered via TikTok, Twitter and Instagram from October 29 to October 31. To get the offer you have to text the valid keyword that they release to 888-222 before they run out. The BOGOs will be redeemable via the Chipotle app or Chipotle.com on Halloween, October 31. See the details on their website.

Chipotle's Boorito 2020 (photo courtesy Chipotle)

Crabtee Valley Mall

Crabtree Valley Mall is offering a fun Halloween coloring page promotion for the kids this year with some free and BOGO restaurant coupons! Download and print the cute Halloween coloring pages from their website HERE. Have your kids color them. Bring the coloring pages to Guest Services to receive coupons to select food court restaurants. See all the details on their website.

Dairy Queen

Kid's Meals are $1.99 at Dairy Queen on October 31 with the offer in their app. The kid's meals include an entree, side, milk and a kid's cone. The offer is valid at participating locations and excludes tax. It may not be valid on delivery or mobile orders and is not valid with any other offers or promotions, according to the e-mail sent to those signed up for e-mail notifications.

Jimmy John’s

Jimmy John’s is offering a limited-time national promotion for a BOGO50% off deal: When you order one sandwich, you can get a second one at half-price. 50% off applies to lowest priced sandwich, including add-ons. 8” or 16” sandwiches only; Little Johns excluded. Can’t use with Freaky Fast Rewards® redemptions, other offers, or group ordering. Valid at participating locations through 11/8/20.

HOW TO REDEEM: Use promo code SAVEON2 daily now through November 8 before placing an order online or via the Jimmy John’s App for curbside pickup or contactless delivery to their door. See the details on their website.

Jimmy John's Offer (photo courtesy Jimmy John's)

McAlister's Deli

Kids in costume eat free on Halloween weekend at McAlister’s with an entree purchase. The offer is valid 10/30 - 11/1/20 for dine-in for up to one free kid's meal per adult entrée purchase. The free kids meal is available for kids 12 and under when they order from kids menu at participating locations. If you prefer to enjoy McAlister’s at home, use the promo code FREETREAT20 to redeem one free kids meal with entrée purchase on the McAlister’s app. You can also share your Halloween photos for a chance to win free Kids Meals. See the details on their Facebook event page.

McAlister’s Deli Halloween Kids Eat Free Offer (photo courtesy McAlister’s Deli)

Sheetz

Sheetz is offering three Halloween-themed drinkz from its special menu through November 1, 2020. You can see the special menu from the main menu of Sheetz’s Made-to-Order(R) touch screens.

The featured drinkz include the “Dracuccino,” a frozen cappuccino mixed with chocolate and oreos; “Sour Applez,” a blue sour lemonade mixed with caramel and apple, and “Monster Mash,” a candy shake mixed with peanut butter sauce, salted caramel, brownie bites and Reese’s peanut butter cups. These special drinkz retail for $3.99.

Sheetz Halloween-themed drinks (photo courtesy Sheetz)

Smashburger

On 10/31, kids 12 and under who are in costume get a free vanilla milkshake with any purchase. There is a limit of 5 free shakes per purchase. The offer is valid at participating restaurants in-store for pick up, carry out or dine in. Add-ons and substitutions are an additional cost. According to their website, the Durham location at 2608 Erwin Road and the Raleigh location at 6679 Falls of Neuse Rd are both participating. See the details and the full list of participating locations nationwide on their website.

Sonic Drive-In

Sonic Drive-In is offering Corn Dogs for only $0.50 all day on October 31. You can also add a ½ Price Drink or Slush when you order online or in the SONIC App. The deals will automatically apply to your online or app order, according to the e-mail sent to reward members on Oct. 30.

The Cheesecake Factory

Through Friday, Oct. 30, spend $30 on a Cheesecake Factory delivery order through DoorDash or pickup order through their website, and get a free slice of REESE’S Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake Cheesecake or HERSHEY’S Chocolate Bar Cheesecake. After you add the slice to your cart, use promo code TREAT and then submit your order to get the slice for free. You need to have or create an account to redeem the offer. See the details on their website.

Tijuana Flats

Get 2 tacos, chips and a drink for $6.49 from Friday, Oct. 30 - Sunday, Nov. 1 at Tijuana Flats. The offer is valid in the restaurant, through their app or on their website. See the offer details on their Facebook page.

Wendy's

Wendy's is having their annual Boo! Books campaign again this year! Get a booklet with 5 coupons for a free Jr. Frosty for only $1. That makes each Frosty only 20 cents! These make great Halloween gifts.

The best part about this purchase is that $0.85 of every $1 coupon book sold will benefit the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.

This year, the Boo Books are available to purchase through 10/31/20 and they can be redeemed through 12/31/20. See all the details on the Wendy's website.

For a database of pumpkin patches, haunted trails, corn mazes and fall fun from WRAL Go Ask Mom, click HERE.

Yard House

On 10/31/20, kids 12 and under will get a free Kids Club Card from Yard House valid for a free Kids Menu item on a future visit. The offer details were sent in an e-mail to Yard House Insiders on October 29.

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