Need a last minute Halloween costume? Check out these thrifty ideas
Skip the tricks this Halloween and take advantage of the amazing discounts and freebies being offered Oct. 31.
While some of these scary-good deals require you to wear a costume, most do not. Just show up to the place of business and claim your treat. Happy Halloween!
El Fenix (Multiple locations)
In honor of Halloween, the Mexican restaurant chain is serving up free ghost-shaped sopapillas Oct. 31. The complimentary deep-fried dessert is available upon request at all 22 El Fenix locations. One person per visit. Dine-in only. To find an El Fenix near you, visit www.elfenix.com.
Chipotle (Multiple locations)
Drop by any location of Chipotle in costume from 3 p.m. to close on Oct. 31 and score a $3 burrito, bowl, salad or order of tacos. Limit one per person. To find a Chipotle near you, visit www.chipotle.com.
IHOP (Multiple locations)
IHOP is offering free scary-face pancakes to children 12 and under from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Oct. 31. One per child. Dine in only. To find an IHOP near you, visit www.ihop.com.
Chuck E. Cheese’s (Multiple locations)
For the entire month of October, Chuck E. Cheese’s is giving 50 free tickets to any child who comes in wearing a costume. To find a Chuck E. Cheese’s near you, visit www.chuckecheese.com.
Baskin-Robbins (Multiple locations)
Baskin-Robbins is celebrating Halloween by offering customers $1.50 scoops between 11 a.m. and 9 p.m Oct. 31. To find a Baskin-Robbins near you, visit www.baskinrobbins.com.
Mimi’s Cafe (Fort Worth & Arlington)
Little monsters (children 12 and under) eat free with the purchase of an adult entree at Mimi’s Cafe on Halloween. 5858 S.W. Loop 820, Fort Worth, 817-731-9644; 301 E. Interstate 20, Arlington, 817-466-3212, www.mimiscafe.com.
Sonic Drive-In (Multiple locations)
Sonic Drive-In will be offering 50 cent corn dogs all day long on Halloween. To find a Sonic Drive-In near you, visit www.sonicdrivein.com.
McAlister’s Deli (Multiple locations)
Stop by McAlister’s Deli on Oct. 31 to take advantage of the chain’s family-friendly Halloween promotion. Children 12 and under who come in wearing a costume will receive a free kid’s meal with purchase of an adult entree. Dine-in only. To find a McAlister’s Deli near you, visit www.mcalistersdeli.com.
BurgerFi is celebrating the spookiest day of the year by giving away a free small custard to anyone who visits the restaurant in costume on Oct. 31. Limit one per quest. No substitutions. 1807 N. Collins St., Suite 101, Arlington, 682-238-3737, https://burgerfi.com.
Cici’s Pizza (Multiple locations)
Children 10 and under who wear a costume to Cici’s Pizza on Halloween will receive a free kid’s buffet with the purchase of an adult buffet and regular drink. To find a Cici’s Pizza near you, visit www.cicis.com.
Joe’s Crab Shack (Fort Worth)
Joe’s Crab Shack is treating children 13 and under who stop by wearing a costume on Oct. 31 to a complimentary meal with the purchase of an adult entree. 3040 Western Center Blvd., Fort Worth, 682-286-1000, www.joescrabshack.com.
Krispy Kreme (Multiple locations)
Customers who stop by Krispy Kreme wearing a Halloween costume on Oct. 31 receive a free doughnut of their choice. To find a Krispy Kreme near you, visit http://krispykreme.com.