Here is a list of free offers that will make this Halloween a bit more of a treat.
Chipotle Mexican Grill
All Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurants will also be giving away free food from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. to anyone who comes dressed up as a Chipotle burrito, taco, bowl or salad. Figure that one out and you deserve more than free food.
Granted, a Taco is not a meal. But when it's free, it's at least easier to convince yourself that it is. Walk into Taco Bell on Halloween, October 31. The new Black Jack Taco is free, 1 per person. Or keep changing your costume and go back in. Actually, that's not a good idea. Just so many free tacos one person can consume, right? The Black Jack Taco is a black taco shell with beef, zesty sauce and cheddar/mozzarella/pepper jack cheese. Hey, it's free!
Uno Chicago Grill
Parents can bring their trick-or-treaters in for free make your own pizza to “avoid the doorbell” and dine in costume on Saturday. Young customers will receive trick-or-treat goodies, such as free Craisin packets, and they can decorate pumpkins. Kids in costume can get a free make-your-own pizza. The activities will be offered from 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Visit Boston Market through October 31, 2009 and grab two free kids meals with a $6 purchase. Anything on the Boston Market menu that is $6 and over will allow you to get two free kids meals without a coupon. For families who order a Boston Market Family Meal, up to four free kids meals are no charge.
If you don't have kids, grab a Boston Market chicken meal for only $1 with an online coupon. Print out the coupon from the Boston Market site and get your choice of a quarter white or 3 piece dark chicken, mashed potatoes and cornbread for only $1. Get the coupon at Bostonmarket.com. It's good until November 1, 2009
Free Entree to all members of the US Military and Veterans. Applebee's is honoring the U.S. Military by offering veterans and active da free entree on Veteran's Day, November 11. With proper identification, veterans and active military personnel will enjoy a free signature entree at any Applebee's on Wednesday November 11th in recognition for their honorable service.
Kids who wear a Halloween Costume get a free meal at Applebees on October 31st. children age 12 and under, dressed in a Halloween costume, to a free kids’ meal at lunch or dinnertime on October 31. The offer comes with the purchase of an adult entrée, for dine-in service only. The Applebee’s "Kids’ Menu” features childhood favorites like: Chicken Tenders, Mini Cheeseburgers, Hot Dogs and Grilled Cheese Sandwiches, all served with a choice of healthy steamed broccoli, celery with ranch dressing, applesauce or French fries.
Kids under 12 who come in costume on Halloween get to eat for free with the purchase of adult meal. There is a limit of one free kids meal per adult meal purchase. In addition, parents will be given a treat as well -- Bugaboo Creek will give patrons a Buy 1 Entree Get 1 free coupon good for a future visit. Come in to Bugaboo Creek between 2pm and 5pm on October 31st and your child will eat for free as long as an adult buys an entree.
No Calorie Freebie at Participating Macy's Stores
The first 100 customers at each Macy’s when the store opens 10 a.m. Saturday will receive a free $10 treat to spend at the store. Valid at the Treasure Coast Square mall in Jensen Beach and one at the Indian River Mall in Vero Beach.
Both Macy’s will also have freebies for the kids, including free trick-or-treat bags in the kids’ department and face painting in cosmetics.
More Free Meals
There are many other national restaurants who offer free kids meals with or without a costume on Halloween. A great resource for this is the Kids Eat For Free website and iPhone application which a community built, grassroots effort to build the largest collection of kids eat free and discounted kids meals in the world. Find more information about Kids Eat For Free here.
See the new Taco Black Jack commercial here.
Written by Cheryl Phillips