No tricks here, just lots of treats! But stay alert – some deals last only a day, while others continue through the month of October. Keep your eyes open for treats from now until the Day of the Dead. On Halloween, frugal families and their “little monsters” can find treats all over the place. (Age requirements are noted, when possible.) Some deals are only valid on Oct. 31 (at participating locations); others are good both before and after. If you’re unsure of participation or offer details, call ahead. (Note: Some of the offers require a costume, as noted.) We will update and add to this list all month, so keep checking in.
Applebee’s: Applebee’s Neighborhood Drink of October will be a $1 Zombie. The 10-ounce drink is made with rum, pineapple, passion fruit, cherry, and lime, topped with a gummy brain.
Baskin-Robbins: Get a Cappucino Blast for $2.99 now through October 31, 2018. Customize it with any ice cream flavor.
BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse: Use this coupon to get a free appetizer with any $9.95 food purchase. Offer expires Oct 7. You can get a free Pizookie treat on October 9 with a $9.95 purchase. The offer is good at participating retaurants, so call ahead to confirm. Or get a free Pizookie when you sign up for the rewards program.
Burger King: Pick any two Whopper, Crispy Chicken, Crispy Chicken Tenders or Spicy Crispy Chicken meals (each includes small fries and a small beverage) for $10.
Chili’s : Get a $5 margarita called The Great Pumpkin during the month of October.
Dairy Queen: Dairy Queen is offering more choices on the $5 Buck Lunch deal. And during the month of October, you can order a Snickerdoodle Cookie Dough BLIZZARD Treat, sprinkled with sweet cinnamon and sugar.
Dunkin Donuts : Don’t forget to check your Sip, Peel and Win game code to win prizes.
Hallmark : Hallmark Gold Crown holds its pre-season event on Oct. 12 to 21. Save on seasonal items at participating stores, with many BOGO specials.
IHOP: You can decorate your own Scary Face Pancake all this month until Oct. 31, and is offering a FREE Scary Face pancake to kids (12 and younger) on Oct. 31 from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. at participating locations. The pancake includes a large buttermilk pancake with a whipped-topping mouth and strawberry nose, served with two mini OREO cookies and and eight pieces of candy corn on the side to let kids create their own one-of-a-kind Halloween hotcake. Limit one pancake per child.
Mrs. Field’s : October is also National Homemade Cookie Month. Get 15 percent off online orders through Oct. 31 with the promo code COOKIE.
PetCo: It’s a Halloween party for pets at Petco on Oct.14, 11am-1pm Compete for best dressed with your pet and win prizes – and have fun!
PetSmart : Save that costume and use it at the PetSmart “Who’s Your Boo?” event, Oct.20 and 21, from 12 to 2 pm.
P.F. Chang’s : Get a 1,000 point bonus toward a free entree when you sign up for the P.F.Chang’s rewards Program.
Quizno’s : Participating Quizno’s restaurants across the US are offering gyro flatbread for $1 on Wednesday, Oct. 17. How do you pronounce “gyro?”
Red Robin: Halloween is on a Wednesday this year, so take the kids to Red Robin. Kids meals are $1.99 when purchased with an adult meal, and come with a bottomless side and beverage. Choose from Mac it Yours, Red’s Burger, Swirly Twirly Pasta, Corn Doggies. Offer is for a limited time, and details apply.
Sonic Drive-In: For a limited time, get half price drinks and slushies all day if you order ahead with your Sonic app. And every Tuesday night is Family Night from 5 pm to close with half-price cheeseburgers.
Wendy’s: Buy a 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.
White Castle: This burger chain wants to celebrate World Egg Day on October 12 by giving you a free breakfast slider with any purchase. Coupon required. Offer good only on Oct.12, and only one coupon per customer per visit.
BONUS: If you still need a costume, click here for 102 easy and cheap do-it-yourself costumes.