Halloween Deals: 9 Places Giving Away Free Food That is Not Candy!

By: Cindy G. Castillo Posted: 9:39 AM, Oct 24, 2018 Updated: 9:40 AM, Oct 24, 2018

Halloween deals are here! Turns out, there are tons of places giving away free food on October 31st – and it doesn’t just have to be candy! The List did the research so you don’t have to, and is now bringing you nine places giving away free food and deals on Halloween day.  

1. Chipotle’s Costume Contest 

How would you like to win free burritos for a year? Chipotle is making that happen after announcing the return of its Boorito. And to make your Halloween even spookier, the restaurant is also hosting its annual costume contest where entrants can win free burritos for a year! To enter, all you have to do is submit your photo on Instagram and tag @Chipotle. The contest begins 3 p.m. on October 31st and runs through 1 a.m. on November 1st. Click here for more information. But, wait, there’s more! Chipotle is also offering $4 burritos to anyone who shows up at any location wearing their costume. Limit one burrito per person.

2. Applebee’s Zombie Cocktails

Applebee’s is hooking you up with some awesome Halloween deals all month long! The restaurant will be serving up Dollar Zombie drinks the entire month of October. The drink is a $1 rum cocktail with a gummy bear on top for garnish served in a 10 oz. mug. Choose from pineapple, passion fruit, cherry and lime flavors.

3. Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.

The only thing better than Halloween deals is Halloween freebies! Kids eat for free at Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. on Halloween day, with the purchase of an adult entrée. Click here to find a location near you.

4. Free Pancakes at iHop

iHop will offer one of those Halloween deals you just can’t miss out on! Kids get a free Scary Face pancake on Wednesday, October 31st between 7 a.m. and 10 p.m. The offer is valid only at participating locations, and limited to one pancake per child. Chick here to find a location near you.

5. Joe’s Crab Shack

Kids eat for free at Joe’s Crab Shack on October 31st, with the purchase of an adult entrée. You must show this coupon to redeem this offer, which is valid for dine-in purchases only. Plus, join their eClub and get a free appetizer just for signing up!

6. Krispy Kreme

If you’re into those Halloween deals that will satisfy your sweet tooth, then Krispy Kreme has you covered. Stop by any location on October 31st wearing your costume and you’ll receive a free doughnut! Check out their special Halloween menu items, like the Trick-or-Treat Doughnut, which is an Original Glazed Doughnut dipped and drizzled in salted caramel and topped with pieces of chocolate candies. They also have a new Monster Batter Doughnut, which is dipped in green icing and topped with monster eyes and festive confetti. Want to add a second free doughnut? Sign up to their Simple & Sweet Rewards and redeem it just for signing up!

7. Chili’s #MargaritaoftheMonth $5 Deal

Chili’s is serving up a killer deal on booze. Its #MargaritaoftheMonth is called The Great Pumpkin – a delicious, fall-flavored margarita using Lunazul Blanco Tequila, Pumpkin Spice Syrup, a splash of Captain Morgan and Fresh Sour. The chain’s monthly-featured margaritas are $5 all month long.

Want more Chili’s deals? Here’s five more to look forward to all year long!

8. Dunkin’ Donuts

Dunkin’ Donuts is also hosting a Halloween costume contest that could win you free food for a year! Now through November 1st, upload a picture of your Dunkin’-inspired Halloween costume to Instagram using the hashtag #DunkinDressUpContest, and you’ll be entered to win a grand prize of $1,000 and a year’s worth of coffee. Click here for more details.

9. Baskin’ Robbins’ Halloween Deals

Forget candy – treat yourself to some ice cream this All Hallow’s Eve! Baskin’ Robbins is offering guests any regular or kids-sized scoops of ice cream for $1.50 at participating locations only. Plus, peep their Halloween-inspired Flavor of the Month – the Trick Oreo Treat. You can also get a small Cappuccino Blast for $2.99 all month long.


If you’re looking for Halloween deals and freebies, now you’ve got at least nine ways to get ghoulish grub this All Hallow’s Eve!


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