Looking for some family friendly Halloween restaurant and entertainment deals for your family? Here’s our Roundup of fun and free local events happening this month that will allow you to get a lot of use out of those costumes!
We will continue to add to the list as we get more deals & offers! Be sure to bookmark this page so you can check back for MORE great deals!
Gone is ABC Family’s “13 Nights of Halloween” … but in its place is Freeform’s “13 Nights of Halloween”! The network switched names to Freeform in January 2016, and this October marks the brand new Halloween programming event. Fortunately, the only thing changing is the name of the network presenting the spooky lineup. Go HERE for the lineup!
Babies R Us Babies First Halloween Event October 15 (Requires RSVP)
Includes Halloween parade, raffles, giveaways, and more! RSVP HERE
Bass Pro Shop is offering up some serious fun from October 24-31st. Monday – Friday from 6-8pm, Saturday and Sunday from noon-5pm, and Halloween from 4-8pm, there will be TONS of great things for the kids to do. Get a $5 Photo pack ($10 value) with the coupon on this page (one 5×7, four wallets and a digital download. Plus, every kid that takes a photo gets a FREE kids’ entree at Bass Pro locations with restaurants. As far as Halloween events go, this is a great one!
4-7pm Face Painting
4-8pm Decorate Treat Bags
5-8pm Hot chocolate samples
Dinosaur World On Sunday 10/30/16 and Halloween Day10/31/16 children receive FREE admission when they visit the park in costume with a fully paid adult admission.
Only valid on admission purchased at the door. One free child in costume admitted for every one fully paid adult. Only valid on 10/30/16 & 10/31/16.
1058 Park Rd 59
Glen Rose, TX 76043
*Faith Lutheran School Treat-N-Feast Fall Festival
Friday, October 28, 5 – 9 p.m.
Farmers, mice, fairies and superheroes will gather at Faith Lutheran
School on Friday, October 28 for the school’s annual Treat N Feast Fall
Festival. The event will feature a bounce house, fair-type foods, a cake
walk, carnival games and more. Faith Lutheran School is located at 1701
E. Park Blvd. in Plano. Tickets can be purchased at the door to be used
in exchange for food and games. For more information, please call
972.423.7448 or visit www.flsplano.org
*Firewheel Town Center
Area residents are invited to celebrate crisper air and falling leaves at Fall Festival at Firewheel Town Center on Saturday, October 22 from 2 – 5 p.m. Sponsored by First Baptist Church of Garland, the free family event in The Park will feature games, inflatables, candy, face painting, music and more!
Firewheel Town Center will also host a free Mall-wide Trick-or-Treating event on Monday, October 31 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Families can enjoy collecting treats* from retailers throughout the mall for this safe and fun event. Participating stores will be listed at Guest Services and will be denoted by a special decal on their front doors. *While supplies last
WHEN: Fall Festival
Saturday, October 22, 2-5 p.m
Monday, October 31, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Firewheel Town Center
245 Cedar Sage Dr. Garland, TX 75040
AND….. Join us Monday, October 31, 2016 from 5:30p – 7:30p for mall wide trick or treating.
Look for the Kidgits Halloween sign on the storefronts for participating retailers.
Children 12 and under are welcome to particpate. No masks or toy weapons will be permitted. Candy available while supplies last.Area kids invited for a wicked good time!
*Halloween ComicFest – FREE Comic
Walk into any participating comic shop on Halloween and you’ll get a free Halloween ComicFest comic. Find a participating comic shop before you head out.
FREE Spooky Spectacles Craft October 29! Visit your local Lakeshore Learning store between 11am-3pm on October 29 to make your very own Spooky Spectacles craft.
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Dallas/Fort Worth invites you to get into the Halloween spirit by building your own pumpkin using your LEGO collection. Take on the challenge, and this trick gets you a fun treat!
Watch LEGOLAND Discovery Center Master Model Builder James Wilson give tips & tricks on how to create the perfect 3D LEGO jack-o-lantern in this video. Then test your building skills to create your own LEGO pumpkin or other spooky creation.
Bring your Halloween-themed LEGO creation (or photo) to LEGOLAND Discovery Center through October 31 and receive $5 off admission (for up to 4 people).
Offer only available at the door, not online. Don’t forget, don your favorite costume and get ready for some spooky fun at Brick-Or-Treat October 22, 23, 29 and 30. Take part in several family-friendly activities including trick-or-treat for LEGO bricks, build challenges, pumpkin trail, MINILAND skeleton invasion and costume contest. See attached release for additional details.
Visit your local Michael’s store for a FREE Monster Bash between 10am-3pm on October 29-30. Kids can make a treat bag and get their face painted for free. There is also a trick or treat parade every ½ hour!
Petco has some great costume contests for your pets throughout the month of October!
FREE Trick Or Treat For Pets Event October 24! Take your pets in costume to Pet Smart on October 24, 2016 between 10am-2pm for trick or treat stations with free treats, coupons, and more!
*Toys R Us
FREE Make And Take LEGO Frankenstein October 29. Kids can visit their local Toys R Us Store on October 29, 2016 and make their own Frankenstein out of LEGO to take home –
Baskin-Robbins is continuing to celebrate its 70th birthday with its “Celebrate 31” promotion on Monday, October 31st. For fans looking to enjoy something extra sweet this Halloween, for one day only on October 31st ice cream lovers can enjoy any scoop for just $1.31 at participating Baskin-Robbins shops nationwide.*
Heads up for all you Chipotle fans! Come get ghoulish with us. Just go to any Chipotle in costume from 3pm to close, and you’ll get a burrito, bowl, salad or order of tacos for only $3.
Excludes online, iPhone, Android, fax or catering orders. Only one Boorito per person in costume. Promotion valid in all US, Canada and Europe restaurants.
*Chuck E. Cheese’s – 50 FREE Tickets
Now through October 31, kids who come in costume to Chuck E. Cheese’s will get 50 free tickets per day.
From Oct. 28 – 31, Cicis is inviting kids ages 10 and under to come by dressed in their Halloween costumes to enjoy a free Kids Buffet!
That’s all the pizza, pasta, soup, salad and dessert they can eat, just for donning their favorite ghost, princess, cowboy or superhero costume!
Now through 10/31, Scary Face Pancakes are back at your local IHOP restaurant!
Come be our ghoulish guests this October and enjoy the return of a fun family tradition:
Scary Face Pancakes! Bring the kids to IHOP® to create a boo-tiful breakfast with strawberries, whipped topping, Mini Oreo® cookies and candy corn. All kids age 12 & under get a free Scary Face Pancake between 7am & 10pm on Monday, October 31st at participating locations. One per child. Dine in only.
*Cool River Cafe – HEROES AND VILLAINS HALLOWEEN PARTY
Nobody throws a Halloween party like Cool River Café! The party takes place Saturday, Oct. 29 with the theme, Heroes and Villains. Prizes in the costume contest will be awarded at 11 p.m., and guests can also vote on the best dressed cocktail server. Party entertainment will be provided by the band Treble Hook.
Drink specials include:
$5 Crystal Head Vodka; $8 Crystal Head Aurora Premium Vodka; $5 Amador Double Barrel Bourbon;
$5 Jose Cuervo Silver Margaritas
Admission is $10/person after 9:30 p.m. and ladies are free.
COOL RIVER CAFÉ – 1045 Hidden Ridge Irving, Texas 75038 (972-871- 8881)
* Cantina Laredo
Celebrate Dia de los Muertos and Halloween with a Haunting Drink! Cantina Laredo is celebrating Dia de los Muertos and Halloween with the Ghoul Mule cocktail for $6.This drink will be available from Saturday, Oct. 29 through Wednesday, Nov. 2. The Ghoul Mule is a haunted take on a Mexican Mule and includes: Casamigos Blanco Tequila, Bärenjäger Honey Liqueur, Deep Eddy Cranberry Vodka, and fresh squeezed lime juice topped with ginger beer.
Every kid gets a FREE meal with every adult meal purchased on Halloween!
El Chico is celebrating with North Texas families! The historic Mexican outpost will offer free meals to children 12 and under all day long if they wear their Halloween costume to the restaurant. (Dine-in only)
Ikea Kids Trick or Treating and Free Sweet October 29-31. Your child in costume can visit Ikea for a free sweet treat from the restaurant and free trick or treating on the showroom floor between 1-4pm
FREE Kids Smoothies on Halloween. Visit Jamba Juice between 2-7pm on Halloween for a free Kids Smoothie!
Get a FREE donut of your choice on Halloween! All ages receive a free donut (including zombie donuts) when they come in costume on Halloween during normal business hours. What donut will you choose!?
For this year’s special treat, McAlister’s Deli will be giving away free food all day to kids dressed in costumes. This unique offer will be available at participating McAlister’s locations only, through Halloween weekend (Oct. 29-31) for kids ages 12 and under, dressed in costumes. Up to two (2) meals from the kids menu will be given with the purchase of a dine-in, adult entrée, and cannot be combined with any other offer.
Mimi’s® Cafe to Treat Kids to Free Ice Cream on Halloween Weekend with Purchase of Kids Meal
Ghosts, goblins and ghouls are invited to join the holiday fun at Rainforest Café’s Spook-tacular Halloween on Wednesday, October 26th at 5 PM. Families will enjoy plenty of fun activities including free arts and crafts, games, raffles, prizes and much more. Children are encouraged to wear their favorite Halloween costume and head down to this spooky celebration. During the event, the restaurant will offer special discounts on Kid’s Meals when purchased with an adult entrée. To RSVP, call the restaurant today at (972) 539-5001 to reserve a seat today, Additionally, Rainforest Café is offering a free Kid’s Meal with the purchase of an adult entrée to families who dine in costume on Halloween night, October 31. Mark your calendar and drop by for a bite!
Free XL NY Slice with any $5 purchase on October 31st! Click coupon here!
*Sonic Drive-In – 50¢ Corn Dogs
Sonic will once again be offering 50¢ corn dogs during the entire month of October; Friday – Sunday, 5PM to close.
Check with your local Texas Roadhouse. I got this via email.
All children ages 12 and under wearing a costume will receive a FREE* kids meal from 4pm-8pm as well as a free kids meal coin to use on their next visit.
Halloween Coupon Books for only $1 are BACK!!
On sale from September 14-November 1, Wendy’s Halloween Coupon Books include 5 coupons for free Jr Frosty’s! From September 14 through November 1, Wendy’s will be selling Halloween Coupon Books, which include five free Jr. Frosty®coupons, for $1.* Proceeds from these sales will go to help find families for children waiting in foster care.** Last year, the Halloween Coupon Book program raised $3.6 million for the DTFA and programs such as Wendy’s Wonderful Kids.
Have you heard of the Candy Buy Back Program sponsored by Dentist?
Dentists across the country pay you $1 per pound or give you something else in exchange and then send the candy to our troops!
Head over to Halloween Candy Buy Back to see if a location near you is participating!
Getting in the Fall Halloween Spirit? This rainy weather did if for me today! Here is a round-up of all things Halloween in Dallas! Just click on the links for the details.
Halloween Events, Carnivals & Trick-or Treating Around Dallas & Fort Worth
Corn Mazes & Pumpkin Patches Around Dallas & Fort Worth ~ Great for Photos
Dallas & Fort Worth Haunted Houses + Coupons, Discounts & Deals
Freeform (Formally ABC Family) 13 Nights Of Halloween Movies Schedule
Fall is Here! Great DFW Restaurants with Patios
See what else is going on around town HERE!
Be sure to go here to checkout discounted ticket prices for events in Dallas and Fort Worth! Also, keep in mind that Groupon and LivingSocial always have great deals on local shops, restaurants, spas and more. GoldStar also offers half-priced entertainment! For other ways to save on going out, try Pogo Pass or City Pass!