Witches, goblins, ghosts and ghouls alike unite! Halloween is tomorrow! As a highly-popular holiday, Halloween always stirs the pot in the marketing world of restaurants. Halloween provides restaurants with the opportunity to be creative, and cast some fun on a typical business day. Whether you’re looking to score a deal for breakfast, lunch, dinner or dessert, we’ve found some deals perfect for a family fright night!
Start off your day with a sweet treat. This October, Krispy Kreme is selling Pumpkin, Cobweb and Halloween Sprinkle doughnuts deemed “Krispy Skremes”. Krispy Kreme is offering a free doughnut for every customer dressed in a costume. Show off your Halloween spirit and get a free pumpkin spice or Halloween doughnut. Simple enough! No purchase is necessary! Dunkin’ Donuts is also offering a new October treat, the “Boston Scream” donut. Dunkin’ Donuts is also having a Twitter and Instagram contest. Dress up your cup from DD during Halloween for a chance to win a $100 Dunkin’ Donuts Card!
Even the usual go-to chains are getting into the Halloween spirit. Take children to Subway so they can not only have a healthy Halloween lunch, but also receive a reusable Disney Frankenweenie-inspired bag and glow stick. Perfect for trick-or-treating! A Halloween lunch doesn’t have to be frightenly expensive either. McDonald’s is offering coupon books for one dollar when in return you get 12 free product coupons inside! These could be a great purchase for cheap meals in the future, or to pass out for trick-or-treating. Chipotle is reinstating their usual “Dress to Kill” fundraiser. This year the theme is “Food With Integrity”, referencing Chipotle’s use of quality ingredients. Customers are encouraged to dress up as “a horrifying processed food product”. Those who visit a Chipotle after 6 p.m. on Halloween and are dressed in costume with get a burrito, bowl, salad or an order of tacos for only two dollars. The proceeds go to Food Revolution, an organization seeking to sway Americans away from processed foods.
Dinner with a family can always get a little pricey, but these deals are no trick! Whether it be promotions or kids eating free, restaurants have you covered on Halloween night. Pizza Inn is letting all children ten years old or younger receive a free “boo-fet” with the purchase of one adult “boo-fet”. Kids also eat free at all Outback Steakhouse locations on Halloween night with the purchase of one adult entrée. You also receive a treat inside of the beverage books placed on your table on Halloween night in addition to kids eating free doubling the spook-tacular deal! Dickey’s Barbeque Pit is also letting little ghosts and goblins eat free on Halloween night, but only if they come dressed in costume. Put a smile on your family’s face when you order a specially shaped jack-o-lantern pizza from Papa Murphy’s! If you’re really looking for a cheap, quick bite to eat on Halloween night, look to Sonic. They’re having 50 cent corn dogs ALL DAY long! And this is certainly not a trick!
To end the night on a sweet note, pick up a Baskin-Robbins Halloween ice cream cake. The real treat of the night comes in three choices: Haunted House, Pumpkin Face or Fall Harvest Roll. All choices will cap off your hauntingly good time right!