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Wichita Halloween Freebies and Deals

Need something quick and easy for supper Halloween night? If you are thinking of going out, you may be happy to know that Wichita has plenty of Halloween restaurant specials – and other bargains – that should help make up for all that cash you spent on candy!

There’s no bad luck for bargain hunters on Halloween, just lots of restaurant specials and “monster” savings at various other businesses.

Some of these deals are for the whole month, others last only a day. Make sure to follow the links for information on times and locations. Some of the offers in the past required a costume.

While this list is focused on food freebies, there are sometimes non-food deals. Be sure not to miss family-friendly Halloween fun here in our Wichita trick-or-treat and fall fun roundup.

Halloween Food Freebies and Deals

We will update and add to this list all month, so keep checking in. And don’t forget to search your favorite “local haunts” for more deals, as promos are not always just limited to national chains. 

NOTE: Not all locations offer the same national promotions. As a result, price and participation may vary. It’s always wise to call ahead for verification in your area. We strive to keep up with limited-time offers, but deals may end without notice.


Get two entrees and an appetizer for just $22. Go here and select “order” to see your options. Enjoy your dinner with one of the chain’s $5 Spooky Sips: Dracula’s Juice, a wildberry creation of a Patron Silver margarita and Bacardi Superior daiquiri, or the Tipsy Zombie, made with Bacardi Superior, passion fruit, pineapple, cherry, lime and a gummy brain topped with melon liqueur. 

BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse

For a limited time, get half off large pizzas Tuesday through Sunday with no limit. Use the promo code HALFOFF at checkout.


Get a $5 Margarita of the Month – The Spider Bite ‘Rita – special during the month of October.

Chuck E. Cheese

You can party like every day is Halloween at the kids’ entertainment venue, starting now and lasting through Oct. 31. The Halloween Boo-Tacular lets kids enjoy games, ghoulish goodies and free game play for kids in costume. Check this link for the fine print, and be sure to verify if your local Chuck E. Cheese is participating before you go.

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If you’re racking up points, you’ll like this Firehouse Subs Halloween deal: Rewards members get triple points on purchases that include a brownie or cookie on Sunday, October 31.

Huddle House

The full-service Southern diner with more than 300 locations across the U.S. will be offering a free Kids Meal (dine-in only) Oct. 30 and 31 with the purchase of an adult entrée at participating locations. 


The pancake place has just launched its IHOPPY Hour Specials daily from 2-10 p.m. (that’s a looong hour!), including a special $5 menu that will fill you up. But specifically for Halloween, IHOP is bringing back its FREE scary-face pancakes for kids 12 and under. 

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Skary delicious doughnuts don’t have to have a frightening price tag. On Saturdays through Halloween, customers who purchase a dozen can get a second dozen for just $1 with Krispy Kreme’s famous BOGO dozen deal. 

And on Halloween day, October 31, customers of all ages can get a free doughnut at Krispy Kreme when they show up in costume. 


Customers wearing a costume get a FREE donut at LaMars on October 31. 


If you have the app, you can get free fries on Fridays at McDonald’s

Papa John’s papa johns jack o lantern pizza 2021

Not exactly a discount, but a fun pre-candy meal: Papa John’s will be offering a Jack-O-Lantern Pizza this season. He’s got a smiling face and a pepperoni border. 

P.F. Chang’s

Get a 1,000 point bonus toward your first $15 reward when you sign up for the P.F.Chang’s Rewards Program.

Qdoba Halloween BOGO

No costume required! To celebrate Halloween, Qdoba Mexican Eats is offering a buy-one, get-one FREE entrée deal for its Qdoba Rewards members at participating locations. (If you’re not a member yet, you can sign up for free and get the deal – even if it’s on the same day.)

Red Lobster Halloween Delivery for Free

In honor of the spookiest day of the year, Red Lobster is offering FREE delivery on To Go orders placed through RedLobster.com on Halloween (10/31).

Before that, on Thursday (10/28), Red Lobster is offering BOGO 50% Off Bowls, including the Baja Shrimp Bowl, Sesame-Soy Salmon Bowl and dinner-priced Classic Caesar (with chicken, salmon, shrimp or no protein), for one day only, when visiting their local Red Lobster, ordering To Go or touchless delivery directly through RedLobster.com/order—with the code LOBSTER92.


The fast-food chain is giving customers free food on fry days in October via an in-app offer.

It’s also brought back an extremely popular offer: The Wendy’s Halloween Boo! Books are available now while supplies last!

You might also be interested in:
Family-friendly Trick-or-Treating, Halloween, and Fall Events
Wichita-area Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes, and Fall Farm Fun
Free and cheap things to do this week around Wichita
Horror Flicks around Wichita
Haunted Houses in Wichita

We’ll keep adding to this list as more deals come in – which they frequently do at the very last minute! Keep your finger here to mark your spot … or you can share this article on Facebook and Twitter, which might be easier. 🙂

Do you know of other Halloween freebies or deals? Please leave a comment and let our readers know. As always, I’d particularly love to share information about locally owned businesses. Also, if you haven’t subscribed to Wichita on the Cheap’s daily email, what are you waiting for? You’re missing so much! Sign up online now.

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Past October Freebies and Deals

Baskin-Robbins: The Celebrate 31 discount just happens to fall on Halloween every year, so if you’re in the mood for ice cream, stop by and get a scoop for $1.71. (I guess that’s a deal? I don’t know the regular price of their scoops!)

Carrabba’s Italian Grill: On Oct. 31, scare up a FREE kid’s meal with the purchase of an adult entree or take advantage of discounts on to-go and delivery orders. 

Chipotle: Chipotle’s bringing the Boorito back with a deal for costume-clad customers from 3 p.m. to close on October 31. This year, the $4 boorito,” bowl, salad, or tacos deal is only available when you show up in person, in costume of course. Make it a good costume! We don’t want anyone showing up saying they’re dressed as a “human” or something. (LOL)

Chuck E. Cheese Kids wearing the Halloween costume to Chuck E. Cheese during October will receive 50 FREE tickets. This offer is good through Oct. 31. Wichita’s Chuck E. Cheese location is at 3223 N Rock Rd, Wichita, KS 67226.

Dairy Queen: Dairy Queen is offering more deals on this page. And during the month of October, you can order a Pumpkin Cookie Butter Shake. If it is not served upside down, your next Blizzard is free.

Krispy Kreme: It’s the monster batch! Krispy Kreme is promoting new and cute green, purple and orange monster doughnuts, perfect for any party, with a fun Halloween freebie. Stop by in costume on October 31 and get a free doughnut of your choice!

Lamar’s: Wear your costume on October 31 and receive a glazed donut for FREE; no tricks, just treats! Specialty donuts are extra. 

McAlister’s Deli: Kids in costume eat FREE at McAlister’s for Halloween October 26-31. Fine print: Adult entrée purchase required. Limit 2 free kids meals per adult entrée purchase. Drink not included. Dine-in or take-out only. Offer not applicable to online ordering or third party delivery. Kids in costume only. Available for kids 12 and under. 

Noodles & Co.: Sign up for Noodles Rewards by Oct. 5 to be eligible for some good offers. On October 6, rewards members will save 25% on any order. And starting October 7,  members are eligible for 25 days of FREE delivery.

Panera: From September 28 to October 31, save $5 on an order of $20 or more with the promo code LUNCHBREAK at participating locations. The deal is valid online and in-restaurant.

Sonic Drive-In: Are you craving the tiny Halloween candy bars? For a limited time, get a chocolate Trick or Treat Blast and satisfy your sweet tooth.

Taco Bell: On October 28, you can “steal” a free Doritos Locos taco as part of Taco Bell’s Steal a Base, Steal a Taco World Series promotion. 

Sonic: Sonic is offering 50 cent corn dogs all day on October 31! There is no limit to this deal so you can feed your whole crew of zombies. Add-ons are extra. Find your nearest sonic here.

QuikTrip: QuikTrip is offering a free ice cream cone to kiddos that show up in their costume! Find more info here.

These are some restaurants and businesses that have had Halloween freebies and deals:

  • Free Kids Meals because Halloween is on a weeknight this year, you have lots of Wichita restaurants with free or cheap kids meals!
  • Applebees
  • Baskin Robbins
  • Burger King
  • Carlos O’Kelly’s
  • Chili’s
  • Chipotle
  • Dairy Queen
  • IHOP
  • Long John Silvers
  • McAlister’s Deli
  • Papa Murphy’s
  • Pizza Hut
  • Red Robin
  • Rib Crib
  • Sonic
  • Spangles
  • Wendy’s

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