Eat free or cheap on Halloween at several restaurants when you come dressed in costume. Fill your bellies with food before or after Halloween so there’s less room to eat all of that candy!
As always, check with your location to make sure they are participating and read the details carefully – some offers are for kids only. Happy Halloween!
In 2022, many communities are holding their trick-or-treat on October 31, so you’ll want to work these deals into your schedule on Halloween. Not sure when trick-or-treat is being held in your community? See our Trick or Treat schedule around Columbus and Central Ohio.
Jeni’s Cone Coins
While it’s not an eat free on Halloween, good deals at Jeni’s is always worth sharing! Pass out Jeni’s Cone Coins for Halloween, fall parties, or even just to bribe your own kids. Each coin is good for a FREE kids cone (worth $4.25). Purchase bundles of 20 coins for $35 (just $1.75 each!).
Wendy’s Boo Books
Buy a Frosty Boo Book for $1 and get 5 coupons for a free Jr. Frosty. 85 cents from every $1 purchase goes to the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.
HalloWEENDY’s 5 days of Halloween deals
From October 27th to 31st, you can enjoy the deals below, at participating Wendy’s locations. Limit one per customer, while supplies last, in app only.
- Oct. 27 – FREE large fries with any purchase
- Oct. 28 – BOGO FREE Dave’s Single Hamburger
- Oct. 29 – FREE small chili with any purchase
- Oct. 30 – BOGO FREE Spicy Chicken Sandwich
- Oct. 31 – FREE Jr. Bacon Cheeseburger with any purchase
Wendy’s 5 days of Halloween deals, Frosty Boo Books, and more
Buy a Happy Meal and get a FREE Boo Bucket, while supplies last!
The offer is good between October 18th and 31st, 2022, but don’t wait till the last minute because these pails are popular.
This iconic Halloween trio – McBoo, McPunk’n and McGoblin – first appeared way back in the 1980s. They have been gone for years and are now making a comeback.
Halloween Meal Deals and Kids Eat Cheap for Halloween
Chipotle Boorito BOGO
The annual Boorito offer from Chipotle is back in person for 2022. Chipotle Rewards members who dress up in costume and visit a Chipotle restaurant on October 31 from 3 pm – close will receive a $6 entrée!
Chipotle Rewards members can redeem the offer in restaurant in the app.
Free pancake at IHOP
Kids ages 12 and under can get a FREE Scary Face pancake at IHOP from October 24-31, 2022!, in store only from 4 pm – 10 pm, with the purchase of an adult entrée.
Chill out on Halloween at Baskin-Robbins! The ice cream shop “Celebrates 31” with a 31% discount on the 31st of every month. Halloween always falls on Oct. 31! That means “little monsters” (and their grown-ups!) can get big scoop of savings on Halloween.
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
Krispy Kreme Halloween Specials
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. Redeem the offer in-shop, drive thru or online for pickup or delivery. Mark your calendar for Oct. 15, 22 and 29.
Plus, guests who wear their costume on Halloween, Oct. 31 will receive a FREE doughnut of choice in-shop.
From October 29-31, kids eat FREE with entrée purchase. Starting on 10/29, add reward code HALLOWEEN22 to your Rewards account. Free Kids Meal is only available for kids 12 and under
Cheesecake Factory Treats
From Oct. 24 to 28, customers can enjoy a FREE slice of REESE’S Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake Cheesecake or HERSHEY’S Chocolate Bar Cheesecake with an online take-out order of $40 or more placed on the restaurant’s site — use promo code TREAT22 at checkout.
The offer is also available for delivery via DoorDash.
Papa John’s Jack ‘O Lantern Pizza
Papa John’s popular pumpkin-shaped Jack ‘O Lantern pizza is available at most shops by late October. Price varies per market, but it’s typically around $12, and is a fun (and easy) Halloween-themed dinner.
For the month of October, Applebee’s is offering $6 Spooky Sips – New Dracula’s Juice and Tipsy Zombie.
- Dracula’s Juice: Sink your teeth into this mouth-watering wildberry creation of a Patron Tequila margarita and Bacardi Superior daiquiri.
- Tipsy Zombie: Cure your cravings with Bacardi Superior, passion fruit, pineapple, cherry, lime and a gummy brain topped with melon liqueur.
Must be 21+. Void where prohibited. Tax & gratuity excluded. Dine-in only, except where carry-out alcohol is permitted by law. Participation may vary. While supplies last.
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.
Noodles & Co
Halloween (BOO-Go) — FREE small entrée with the purchase of a regular entrée on Oct. 31. Only available to Noodles Rewards members.
Sign up for the loyalty program at noodles.com/rewards or by downloading the Noodles Rewards app.
Plus, new members receive a FREE small entrée, after their first purchase using the Noodles Rewards app. The complimentary entrée is valid for 30 days following the qualifying purchase.
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.
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.
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.
Chuck E. Cheese Halloween Specials
This spooky season, party like every day is Halloween! Enjoy fun games, ghoulish goodies, and Free Game Play for kids in costume*. Play games in costume, eat pizza shaped like a pumpkin, and get free Chupa Chups® and Hi-Chew® candy every night.
Get 30 Minutes of FREE Game Play with each purchase of 60 Minutes or more. Plus kids in costume get 10 free Play Points with any games purchase. Now through October 31st.
October 28th-30th at 6:30pm and enter costume contests! They’re happening at every location across the country and the lucky winners will receive a prize of 500 e-tickets! All participants receive 50 free E-tickets.
Chuck E. perform LIVE every hour at Chuck E.’s Haunted House Party. Get free Chupa Chups® and Hi-Chew® candy on the dance floor at the 6:30, 7:30, and 8:30pm performances.
On October 30th we’re open 2 hours early for sensory-friendly Halloween fun with free sugar-free candy.
See other Halloween offers at Chuck E. Cheese
Red Lobster Halloween Specials
Red Lobster is offering FREE delivery on To Go orders placed through RedLobster.com, Friday, 10/28 through Halloween, 10/31.
Whole Foods Market
Frozen pizzas are a staple during the busy season! It’s the perfect party food because it’s an easy prep and clean-up.
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.
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There's so much to do in Columbus in the Fall, whether you’re looking for something spooky or kid-friendly! Check out our HUGE list of fall events, Haunted Houses and Haunted Woods and Spooky Ghost Tours, community Trunk or Treat events and Halloween Parties, and our list of pumpkin patches, farm activities and corn mazes! Plus, find out when your community is having Trick or Treat or Beggar's Night this year!
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TBA for 2022 Make this treat even better when you add half price Drinks and Slushes to your app order. No promo code needed. You can also get 1/2 price drinks and slushes from 2-4 pm everyday for Happy Hour.
Some of these deals originally appeared on Living on the Cheap, and are used with permission.
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