Trick-or-treaters can get a lot more than free candy this Halloween. Here are some of the best deals:
Krispy Kreme: Wear a costume to a participating U.S. or Canada location Tuesday and get one free doughnut of your choice. Also while supplies last at participating locations, get a free glow-in-the-dark bucket when you purchase a 24 count of doughnut holes for $5.99 or purchase just the bucket for $3.99.
Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill: Families dining Tuesday at participating locations with costume-wearing kids 12 and younger receive up to two free kids' meals with the purchase of an adult entrée. The special is available at locations owned and operated by Doherty Enterprises in Florida, Georgia, New Jersey and Long Island. Other locations could have similar specials so check with your closest location.
Baja Fresh: Club Baja members get a free kid’s meal on Halloween with adult entrée purchase and an email coupon. Sign up ASAP at www.bajafresh.com/clubbaja because the coupon will be sent out Halloween morning.
Baskin-Robbins Get regular and kid-sized ice cream scoops for just $1.31 as part of the "Celebrate 31" deal. This deal is available the 31st of every month.
Bass Pro Shops: The mega outdoor store has its annual Great Pumpkin Celebration with free kids' activities and photos for Halloween. At most stores, the festivities take place 5 to 7 p.m. Monday and 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. On Halloween, trick-or-treating starts at 5 p.m. and a costume parade at 6. Hours and participation may vary by location. Costume parade participants also get a freebie while supplies last. Learn more and find a full schedule of events at www.basspro.com/halloween
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.: Kids eat free on Halloween with the purchase of one adult entrée. Limit one per table and not valid with any other discount.
Chuck E. Cheese: Participating locations will be giving away free slices of Candy Corn Pizza on the hour, every hour on the hour from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, while supplies last. Also through Halloween, kids get 50 free tickets when they stop in wearing their Halloween costumes. Learn more at www.chuckecheese.com.
IHOP: From 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday at participating restaurants, children 12 and younger get a free Scary Face Pancake, which is a plain pancake they can decorate with strawberries, whipped cream, mini Oreo cookies and candy corn. There also is a chance for kids to win prizes for sharing their pancake creations on IHOP’s Facebook page or by posting to Instagram or Twitter and using hashtags #ScaryFacePancake and #Entry.
Joe’s Crab Shack: Kids 13 and younger wearing their costumes eat free on Halloween with purchase of an adult entrée at participating locations. To get the deal, you must show a flyer from the company’s website or email. Limit three free kid’s meals per party.
Chipotle: From 3 p.m. to close Tuesday, go to any Chipotle in costume and you'll get a burrito, bowl, salad or order of tacos for $3. Plus enter the chain’s “Burritos for a Year Sweepstakes” by texting BOORITO to 888222 by 11:59 p.m. Oct. 31. Learn more at www.boorito.com.
Del Taco: The chain has its regular Tuesday special of three value tacos for $1.29 between 3 and 11 p.m. Also sign up for Del Taco’s Raving Fan eClub at www.deltaco.com/epic to get a free medium fountain drink with purchase of any Epic Burrito.