With spending on Halloween expected to surpass $6 billion this year, a few freebies offer some budgetary relief. Check out the following not-so-scary free offers from restaurants and retailers, and hit up MrFreeStuff.com for a complete list of deals.
1. Free Doughnut
Per tradition, Krispy Kreme is offering a free doughnut to its costumed patrons on Oct. 31. Diet cheating never tasted so good!
2. Free Pancake for Kids
There’s nothing scary about a free pancake for kids from IHOP. Bring your kiddos (ages 12 and under) to the restaurant on Oct. 31 and they’ll be treated to a free Scary Face pancake.
3. Free Dinner for Kids
Children 11 years and younger get a free meal from Country Buffet when they dine in costume. Limit two children per one adult entree at participating locations.
4. Free Masks
Forget those pricey face masks from the Halloween store and print bird, flower and butterfly masks for free from HP.
5. Free Dog Treat
During the entire month of October, your costumed pooch will receive a free treat from Petco.
6. Free Events
Get a free craft and coloring sheet when you visit Bass Pro Shops now through Oct. 31, plus trick-or-treating from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
7. Free Pumpkin Patterns
If you’re looking for something a little more inspired than the typical toothy grin, look no further than the comprehensive roundup of free pumpkin pattern printables from InkjetWilly.com.
8. Free Keychain
Costume your kids early and take them to your local LEGO store for a free Monster Fighter’s Key Chain (while supplies last).
9. Free eBook
Download a free eCookbook from Mr. Food and explore over 30 Halloween recipes easy enough for the kids to help.
10. Free Trick-or-Treat Tote
While you likely won’t receive it by Halloween, place your order for a free Halloween trick-or-treat tote from York Photo by Oct. 31.
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