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Update: Where to go for free Halloween treats, events in Dallas-Fort Worth

Treat Street offers free fun admission at Stockyard Station in historic Fort Worth on Halloween.
Treat Street offers free fun admission at Stockyard Station in historic Fort Worth on Halloween. Star-Telegram archives

Several restaurants and venues in the Dallas-Fort Worth area are offering free or discounted treats and admission for children (and sometimes adults!) dressed up on Halloween. Here’s a sampling:

Free food

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Go to any Chipotle in costume from 3 p.m. to close on October 31 for a free dish. Chipotle

Chipotle: Go to any Chipotle in costume from 3 p.m. to close on Oct. 31 for choice of a $3 burrito, bowl, salad or order of tacos. Details:https://www.chipotle.com/boorito

Cotton Patch Cafe: Kids in costume get a free kids meal with each purchase of an adult entree on Monday, Oct. 31. One free kids meal per adult entree purchase. Not valid with any other discoutns or offers. Details: http://www.cottonpatch.com/main/index.htm

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El Chico

El Chico: Children 12 and younger in Halloween costume get a free meal Monday, Oct. 31 at participating locations. Dine-in only. Details: https://www.elchico.com/

El Fenix: Get free ghost-shaped sopapillas with the purchase of any entree on Monday, Oct. 31 at participating locations. One per person. Dine-in only. Details:https://www.facebook.com/ElFenixMexicanRestaurant/posts/10154683126741880:0

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Children 12 and younger get a free Scary Face Pancake from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. on October 31 at participating IHOP locations. Maricar Estrella Star-Telegram

IHOP: Children 12 and younger get a free Scary Face Pancake from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31. Kids will get a buttermilk pancake topped with whipped cream, a strawberry nose and served with a side of Oreo cookies and candy corn at participating restaurants. One offer per child. Dine-in only. Details: http://www.ihop.com/Scary-Face-Pancakes

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Visit a participating Krispy Kreme location in costume on October 31 for a free doughnut. Krispy Kreme Facebook page

Krispy Kreme: Visit a participating location in costume on Monday, Oct. 31, for a free doughnut. Details:https://www.facebook.com/events/1580164438957922/ Post pics with #scungry to be featured here: http://krispykreme.com/scungry/

Pizza Inn: Free kids boo-ffet with the purchase of an adult buffet on Monday, Oct. 31. Wear your favorite costume and have a spooktakular meal at participating locations. Dine-in only.

Planet Sub: Get two free kids meals per adult sub purchased at participating locations on Monday, Oct. 31. Each kids meal comes with a sub, chips or cookie and kid’s drink. Dine-in only. Details: https://www.facebook.com/PlanetSub/posts/10154669136314314

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Kids in costume get a free meal on Halloween at Sonny Bryan’s Smokehouse. Sonny Bryan’s Smokehouse

Sonny Bryan’s Smokehouse: Kids eat free when dressed in costume Oct. 29-31 at participating Dallas-Fort Worth locations, excluding DFW Airport location. Details:http://www.sonnybryans.com/Locations

Free fun

Great Pumpkin Celebration at Bass Pro Shops: Free activities through Oct. 31 include Halloween crafts, trick-or-treating and a costume parade. Check website for times. Details:http://www.basspro.com/

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Anyone participating in the Halloween costume contest gets 50 percent off admission to National Videogame Museum in Frisco. National Videogame Museum

National Videogame Museum: Anyone participating in the Halloween costume contest gets 50 percent off admission to the Frisco museum. The Halloween party is 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29. Every game console and computer will feature a spooky game, and the Halloween party will include complimentary trick-or-treating and costume contests by age group. Details:http://nvmusa.org/events

Scare on the Square: This annual event is starting to draw hundreds of trick-or-treaters. Historic Downtown McKinney will be closed off from 4-7 p.m. Oct. 31 for trick-or-treaters to cross the street safely and go shop to shop for goodies. Details: https://www.mckinneytexas.org/660/Scare-on-the-Square

Treat Street at Stockyards Station: Free admission and fun in historic Fort Worth from 6-8 p.m. on Oct. 31. Candy will be distributed to children ages 12 and younger in costume. Also, costume contests, pumpkin decorating, games and hayrides. Details: http://stockyardsstation.com/events/treat-street/

Discounted treats

Baskin Robbins: To celebrate the ice cream chain’s 31st birthday, you can get a scoop of ice cream on Halloween, Monday, Oct. 31 for $1.31 (plus tax). Details:www.baskinrobbins.com

A prehistoric road trip

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Kids in costume get free admission with each paid adult admission at Dinosaur World in Glen Rose. Dinosaur World

Dinosaur World: One free admission for a child in costume with each paid adult on Sunday, Oct. 30, and Monday, Oct. 31, at Dinosaur World in Glen Rose. Details:dinosaurworld.com/texas; 254-898-1526

Maricar Estrella blogs at MariMoments.com Find her on Twitter @mymarimoments + Facebook.com/mymarimoments

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