13 places where kids eat FREE (or cheap) on Halloween weekend 2022
No tricks, just treats at these metro area eateries!
You have to feed the kiddos something before they get into the candy, so why not take advantage of a frightfully good deal?
The following all have different terms and conditions, and some are reserved for kids in costume, so be sure to read the details — and click through the links if you need more info.
There are also a few freebies for anyone of any age who shows up in costume — including Krispy Kreme and Insomnia Cookies.
Remember, not all locations of a chain participate in every promotion, so when in doubt, call ahead to verify.
We’ll be working to find current offers from the venues that participated last year, including:
- Corner Bakery Cafe
- Dickey’s BBQ Pit
- McAlister’s Deli
- Dairy Queen
- Steak & Shake
- Sonic Drive-In
- Insomnia Cookies
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Kids-eat-free (or cheap) offers for Halloween 2022
We’re still adding and updating these offers, so please check back!
We expect a few last-minute announcements for kids-eat-free Halloween deals.
For a full week leading up to Halloween, kids 12 and under can receive a FREE Scary Face Pancake, between the hours of 4 p.m. and 10 p.m. at participating IHOP restaurants. The offer is for dine-in only, when you purchase an adult entree. You can redeem it any day from Monday, October 24th thru Monday, October 31st, 2022.
Once again, Sonic Drive-In offers its annual Halloween deal — 50-cent corn dogs all day long. There’s no limit to how many you can order at this price. More info here
Wear a costume into MOD Pizza and get 31% off your meal, on Monday, October 31st only.
The deal was announced on Facebook — just make sure your preferred location is participating before you head out.
The fine print was included in an email blast we received:
Receive 31% off your order when you wear your costume in-store on 10/31/2022. In-store only, limit one per customer. Excludes MOD FUNdle, gift cards and alcohol. At participating locations only. Cannot be combined with other offers or promotions.
You’ll find MOD Pizza locations at:
Moe’s Southwest Grill
Last April, Moe’s announced that kids eat free on Sundays — and even though Halloween is on a Monday, why not let the kiddos put on their costumes one more time for a meal at Moe’s on Sunday night?
The offer is good for kids under the age of 12, when you purchase an adult entree of $6 or more.
And don’t forget about the Moe Monday deal, where burritos start at $6.99 with free chips and salsa at Participating Moe’s locations. (This is a savings of a couple of bucks.)
On October 31, kids 12 and under eat FREE at Applebee’s, when you purchase an adult entrée You must mention the Halloween offer to your server when ordering. Up to two kids can eat free with each adult entrée purchased at regular price. So, if both parents order an entree, up to four kids can eat for free. Details here
For the adults: Enjoy $6 “Spooky Sips” specialty cocktails thru all of October!
Anyone, at any age, can receive a FREE doughnut when you wear a costume to a participating Krispy Kreme shop on Halloween — that’s Monday, October 31st, 2022.
Plus, Krispy Kreme is offering a BOGO deal on Saturdays in October. You can get a dozen donuts for just $2 with the purchase of any dozen. More info and list of Krispy Kreme locations
Buy a Happy Meal and get a FREE Boo Bucket, while supplies last!
The offer is good between October 18th and 31st, 2022, but don’t wait till the last minute because these pails are popular.
This iconic Halloween trio – McBoo, McPunk’n and McGoblin – first appeared way back in the 1980s. They have been gone for years and are now making a comeback.
In past years, kids in costume could eat for free at McAlister’s. This year is a little different. The deli is offering a Halloween perk only to Loyalty Members in 2022. And it’s a good one — buy any adult entree and get up to two kids meals for FREE.
If you’re ordering online, use the promo code HALLOWEEN22.
If you’re not yet a rewards member, just download the McAlister’s app and sign up.
The offer is good for three full days — from Saturday, Oct. 29th thru Monday, Oct. 31st.
More info and locations here
Chuck E. Cheese
This is not a free food deal, but rather FREE game play for kids in costume during the Halloween Bootacular event! Get 10 Free Play Points per child with any games purchased when they visit in costume, now through October 31, 2022.
From October 27th thru 31st, Wendy’s is offering five daily HalloWEENDY’s deals, available thru the Wendy’s app.
- Oct. 27 – FREE large fries with any purchase
- Oct. 28 – Buy-one-get-one FREE Dave’s Single Hamburger
- Oct. 29 – FREE small chili with any purchase
- Oct. 30 – Buy-one-get-one FREE Spicy Chicken Sandwich
- Oct. 31 – FREE Jr. Bacon Cheeseburger with any purchase
Also, Wendy’s is once again offering its annual Halloween Boo Books. For $1, get a booklet of five coupons — each good for a FREE Jr. Frosty. That makes each treat just 20 cents!
Chill out on Halloween at Baskin-Robbins! The iconic ice cream shop offers a discount on scoops on the 31st of every month. And, fortunately, Halloween always falls on October 31st!
The chicken chain is offering a BOGO deal on its Boneless Wings Meal on Monday, October 31, 2022. The offer is redeemable only thru the app, for mobile checkout or checkout in-store.
You can easily turn this into a kids-eat-free deal — if your child doesn’t like spicy chicken, just order one meal with no sauce, and then choose a mild dipping sauce like honey mustard.
This meal usually costs around $8.99, so getting one free is great savings!
Not yet confirmed for 2022
In past years, Insomnia has offered a FREE cookie to anyone who comes into a store wearing a costume. We’ll be following the Insomnia Instagram and Facebook pages to watch for a similar giveaway in 2022!