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Halloween 2020 freebies & deals

Posted October 19, 2020 10:02 a.m. EDT
Updated October 22, 2020 1:26 p.m. EDT

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

There's nothing spooky about this growing list of Halloween restaurant freebies and deals happening on Saturday, October 31 including a FREE Krispy Kreme donut, free kids meal from McAlister's Deli, BOGO Chipotle offer, Wendy's Boo! Books and more!

This list will continue to grow as we get closer to Halloween so check back. Remember, the offers are only valid at participating locations.


Krispy Kreme

Krispy Kreme is offering a FREE doughnut of choice when you wear a costume to a participating Krispy Kreme location on Thursday, 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 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.



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)

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 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)


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.

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