October isn’t just about scary monsters, haunted houses and candy everywhere. It’s also about enjoying lots of sweet deals and discounts for trick-or-treaters of all ages.
And, for frugal families, it’s always a big treat, whenever they can save money — especially because the major winter holidays just around the corner.
There’s nothing scary during the Halloween month for bargain hunters, just lots of restaurant specials and monster savings at various businesses.
Deals for 2023 haven’t been announced yet, but when they are, we will add more deals all month long, so keep checking back for updates. And don’t forget to search your favorite “local haunts” for more deals, giveaways and discounts.
The deals are available at participating locations, while supplies last.
Last year’s Halloween freebies and deals
Halloween and pizza are the perfect pairing! In fact, Halloween is the second highest day for 7-Eleven’s pizza sales all year.
“Creep it real” this Halloween at the world’s largest convenience retailer. 7Rewards and Speedy Rewards loyalty members enjoy a buy-one-get-one FREE special on any large pizza on Oct. 31.
And, for ghouls and goblins who want to celebrate early, stop by 7-Eleven for a $5 large pizza all Halloween weekend long — from Oct. 28 to 30.
Find lots of “spirits” at Applebee’s. Enjoy one of the chain’s Spooky Sips — Dracula’s Juice (a wildberry creation of a Patron Silver margarita and Bacardi Superior daiquiri) and Tipsy Zombie (made with Bacardi Superior, passion fruit, pineapple, cherry, lime and a gummy brain topped with melon liqueur.) The limited-time drinks are just $6.
Plus, kids (12 and under) eat FREE on Halloween, Oct. 31 at select Applebee’s locations. Limit two kids’ meals per adult entrée purchased.
Halloween can be sweet and salty, too! Auntie Anne’s is offering FREE delivery on any $15+ purchase for Pretzel Perks members, when ordering on the Pretzel Perks app or at AuntieAnnes.com — from Oct. 22 to 31.
BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse
A Halloween party isn’t complete without pizza! Get 50% off any large Deep Dish or Tavern-Cut pizza on Mondays at BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse on Oct. 31. The discount is automatically applied on Mondays.
The half-price deal is also available Tuesday through Sunday — use the promo code HALFOFF at checkout.
The limited-time deal is only available for take-out or delivery through the restaurant’s website or app.
Chill out on Halloween at Baskin-Robbins! The iconic ice cream shop offers a discount on the 31st of every month. And, fortunately, Halloween always falls on Oct. 31. That means “little monsters” (and their grown-ups!) can get big scoop of savings on Halloween.
Baskin-Robbins’ Flavor of the Month for October is Spicy ‘n Spooky — a combo of white chocolate ghost pepper-flavored ice cream with spicy blood orange flakes and black dark chocolate ice cream.
Sip on the Margarita of the Month for October at Chili’s — Fangtastic ‘Rita. Made with Lunazul Blanco Tequila, triple sec, fresh sour, blood orange syrup and topped with a set of black fangs, the limited-time margarita is only $6.
Chipotle Mexican Grill
Enjoy monster savings at Chipotle Mexican Grill on Halloween night with its popular Boorito special. On Oct. 31, from 3 p.m. to closing, Chipotle Reward members dressed up in costume will enjoy an entrée for just $6.
Plus, the popular Mexican fast-casual eatery is sponsoring two social media giveaways — BeReal and Cash App.
For Del Taco, it’s not October…it’s Tacoberfest! The fast-food Mexican restaurant is celebrating the month of October with 31 days of FREE food, buy-one-get-one FREE specials and discounts. Check out the full list of daily deals here.
I Heart Mac & Cheese
Halloween can so cheesy! Kids (12 and under) can trick-or-treat at I Heart Mac & Cheese on Oct. 31. What’s the treat? FREE cookies! (Trick-or-treaters are expected to receive 10 mini cookies.)
There are locations in 29 states.
Families will flip over this freebie at IHOP for Halloween. From Oct. 24 to 31, kids (12 & under) can sink their “fangs” into a Scary Face pancake for FREE with the purchase of an adult entrée — from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
All Halloweekend, Jamba Rewards members enjoy a buy-one-get-one 50% off smoothie at Jamba — from Oct. 29 to 31. The offer is available via Jamba’s site or app, as well as in-shop.
For a frighteningly festive refreshment, add Jamba’s new Sweet Tapioca Boba Pearls to the Orange-C Booster, Mega Mango or Peach Perfection smoothies to create an orange and black beverage that perfectly captures the spooky season vibes.
Krispy Kreme is making October sweeter with lots of spooky deals. The shop is offering an all-new Haunted House Collection of sweet treats, including Spooky Spider Doughnut, Scaredy Cat Doughnut, Boo Batter Doughnut and Neon Orange Sprinkle Doughnut.
Every Saturday, customers can get an Original Glazed dozen for just $2 with the purchase of any dozen — starting Oct. 15. Redeem the offer in-shop, drive thru or online for pickup or delivery. Mark your calendar for Oct. 15, 22 and 29.
Plus, kids of all ages who wear their costume on Halloween, Oct. 31 will receive a FREE doughnut of choice in-shop.
This Halloween, McAlister’s Deli is offering its loyalty members a family-friendly deal. From Oct. 29 to 31, members who purchase of an entrée (sandwich, spud, salad or choose 2) unlock up to two FREE kids’ meals. The offer is only available for kids 12 and under.
Simply download the app and sign up to take advantage of the deal. To redeem online, use the rewards code HALLOWEEN22. Limit one redemption per transaction with a maximum of three redemptions allowed.
Moe’s Southwest Grill
On Oct. 31, customers can indulge in their favorite burrito (or bowl) at Moe’s Southwest Grill — starting at $6.99. The chain’s Moe Monday Burrito Deal just happens to fall on Halloween this year. The Monday special varies by location, so check price and participation first before ordering. Plus, to make your meal complete, the Tex-Mex restaurant always offers FREE chips and salsa.
Moe’s Southwest Grill has 686 locations in the U.S.
Noodles and Company
There are oodles of savings to be found in October. Noodles and Company is offering a variety of October deals for its Noodles Rewards members, including a weekend half-price special, a discount on National Noodle Day and a BOO-Go deal on Halloween.
On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina
BOO! Kids eat FREE all Halloween weekend at On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina. From Oct. 28 to 31, kids (12 and under) enjoy a FREE meal from the restaurant’s kids’ menu with the purchase of an adult entrée. Limit one kids’ meal per entrée — up to four (4) per table.
The offer is valid in-restaurant and for online orders — use promo code FREEKIDS at checkout.
No Halloween pizza has been announced yet for 2022. Keep checking back for any updates.
Who has time to cook (or eat) dinner on Halloween? Papa John’s has a festive deal to keep you out of the kitchen. Order Papa John’s festive Jack-o-lantern pizza with a pepperoni border and smiley face made from your favorite pizza ingredients and toppings. The price varies by market, but is usually around $11.
QDOBA Mexican Eats
Spice up Halloween at QDOBA Mexican Eats! QDOBA Rewards members can enjoy a monster of a deal on Oct. 31 — a buy-one-get-one FREE entrée special. The popular fast-casual Mexican restaurant is not known for offering many discounts, so that makes this deal frightfully good.
There’s nothing fishy about savings money! In honor of the spookiest time of the year, Red Lobster is offering FREE delivery on To Go orders placed through RedLobster.com — from Oct. 28 to 31.
Romano’s Macaroni Grill
During the entire month of October, Romano’s Macaroni Grill is serving up a big dish of gratitude for the community heroes by sharing one its most popular dishes on the house — Mom’s Ricotta Meatballs and Spaghetti. The offer is available to firefighters, police officers, paramedics and hospital medical staff.
Shake Shack is shaking up fall nights with a sweet deal. Enjoy a cool autumn evening with a cool treat — even better with a friend or family member.
From Sept. 26 to Nov. 30, Shake Shack is sweetening fall evenings with buy-one-get-one FREE shake special online with promo code — from 8 p.m. to closing.
Shake Shack is offering three limited-time autumn shakes, including Apple Cider Donut, Pumpkin Patch and Choco Salted Toffee.
Halloween is the best time to be corny (and silly!) with friends and family. Sonic Drive-In is offering corn dogs for just 50 cents on Halloween, Oct. 31.
With no limit, monsters can definitely fill their belly on a budget. The deal is 75% off the regular price, so it’s a frightfully good deal.
Fall is for soup! Autumn is the perfect setting to enjoy a big bowl of hot soup. On weekends in October, Subway is offering a discount on its new line-up of three soups — Homestyle Chicken Noodle Soup, Broccoli Cheddar Soup and Loaded Baked Potato Soup. The soupy savings start Oct. 7.
Ring the bell for Halloween! Thanks to Philadelphia Phillies Kyle Schwarber stealing second base in Game 1 of the World Series, America gets FREE tacos. Through Nov. 6, Taco Bell Rewards members enjoy a FREE Doritos Locos Taco via the chain’s app.
TGI Halloween! Celebrate the spooky day at TGI Fridays. On Oct. 31, after 5 p.m., customers can get their claws on 50-cent boneless or traditional wings — when they dine in-restaurant.
Plus, from Oct. 28 to 31, families feeding their whole coven can scare up 25% off Party Platters or Family Meals, when they order online at TGIFridays.com or via call-in for takeout — use promo code Spooky25.
The Cheesecake Factory
Say cheese! The Cheesecake Factory is making Halloween even sweeter.
From Oct. 24 to 28, customers will be treated a FREE slice of REESE’S Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake Cheesecake or HERSHEY’S Chocolate Bar Cheesecake with an online take-out or delivery order or $40 or more — use this promo code at checkout.
Trick-or-cookie! From Oct. 29 to 31, customers dressed in their most creative costume will receive a FREE chocolate chip cookie at Tiff’s Treats.
The cookie delivery shop has locations in Colorado, Georgia, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas.
Wendy’s BOO! Books
Get the chain’s Halloween BOO! Book for just $1 with 5 coupons — each good for a FREE Jr. Frosty. The books are available through Halloween, while supplies last.
Plus, Wendy’s is offering five days of spooky savings with its HalloWENDY’s specials — from Oct. 27 to 31. On Halloween, enjoy a FREE Jr. Bacon Cheeseburger with any purchase.
Whole Foods Market
You can’t have a Halloween gathering or party without frozen pizza! It’s the perfect party food because it’s an easy prep and clean-up. More importantly, everyone loves pizza!
From Oct. 19 to Nov. 1, Whole Foods Market is offering 35% off on all frozen pizza. Even better, Amazon Prime members enjoy an extra 10% off.
Just wing it on Halloween! Zaxby’s is celebrating Halloween with a special buy-one-get-one FREE “BOO-neless” Wings Meal for customers who order through the restaurant’s new app. The offer is valid all day on Oct. 31, while supplies last.
Zaxby’s Boneless Wings Meal features five tender boneless wings tossed in one of eight different sauces, served with Texas Toast, crinkle fries and ranch sauce.
Zaxby’s has more than 900 locations in 17 states.
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