Looking for Halloween freebies and deals in the Twin Cities? Check out this round-up for freebies & deals at restaurants, stores and online, and check back for updates!
Pre-Halloween & Halloween Events & Freebies
Free Halloween Drive Thru Event at select Target locations on October 31st. Target is adapting to a different Halloween this year with creative decor, more inclusive costumes, and also – a DRIVE-THRU trick-or-treating experience! There are 12 participating Target locations in Minnesota! Takes place 10am – 1pm!
Free Walmart Spooktacular Drive Thru at 3 Minnesota Locations (Oct 29 – 31). Walmart is transforming over 100 of their parking lots across the country into “spooky street” trick-or-treat adventures that are contact-free and socially distanced. Everyone is invited to dress up – kids and parents alike! There are 3 participating locations in Minnesota: Hastings, Lakeville and Red Wing.
Crayola Experience “Screamin’ Green Hauntoween!” Event at the Mall of America – Get discounted tickets for this special event running now through October 31st, or any day via my special link!
We visited the Crayola Experience in the past for this event and had a blast!
Sea Life Mall of America – Go to SEA LIFE’s first ever Fish or Treat! Join in for a spooky scavenger hunt to see if you can find sunken pumpkins, spooky spiders + other surprises along the way inside Minnesota’s largest Aquarium. Get close to creepy cockroaches and hairy tarantula and lurk through the deep under the giant jaws of sand tiger sharks if you dare!
Mall of America Trunk or Treat – Thursday, October 29th from 5-8pm. Trunk-or-Treat, a drive-thru Halloween event for kids of all ages. Twin Cities communities will gather in their cars for a night of socially distant Halloween fun supporting the American Cancer Society’s efforts supporting the fight against childhood cancer! Tickets are $10 per car and can be purchased online here.
EVERY DAY OF THE YEAR you can get DISCOUNTED Crayola Experience Mall of America tickets through my special link! Tickets are $17.50 (regularly $22.99 – $24.99) These tickets are good every day including during Screamin’ Green Hauntoween!
- Just click on my personalized online store web link (URL) and enter the access code TCFM. (Or visit https://tickets.crayolaexperience.com and enter my personalized store name: Twin Cities Frugal Mom)
- You’ll be able to purchase and print the tickets right away, saving you time waiting at the entrance turnstiles and bypassing ticket booth lines! And they’re valid for up to a year.
- Note that children under age 3 are FREE
Halloween Restaurant Freebies & Deals
Applebee’s – $5 Spooky Sips in October! Dracula’s Juice and Tipsy Zombie!
Arby’s – Show this email to get a free dessert! Just be sure to mention the coupon when you order.
Chipotle – The annual Boorito deal is all digital this year. Look for a deal on social from Oct 29 – 31 for Buy One Get One Free! Redeem on Oct 31st.
Duck Donuts – Spooky Box available! We tried this and loved it! Not exactly a deal, but worth sharing that their popular Spooky Box Assortment is available through the end of October. The Spooky Box Assortment features “chilling” (but warm) combinations such as: Werewolf–Maple Bacon with Raspberry Drizzle, Dirt ‘N Worms–Chocolate Icing with Crumbled Oreos and Gummy Worms, Brain Bits: Vanilla Icing with Chopped Apple, Streusel and Cinnamon Sugar, and Halloween Mist–Glazed with Halloween Sprinkles. (There’s one location in Woodbury.)
Dunkin’ – There are a variety of fun ways to celebrate Halloween at Dunkin’ Donuts this year. The Spicy Ghost Pepper donut, Halloween DIY Dunkin’ Donut Decorating Kit, Halloween donuts and more.
IHOP – Free Mr. Mummy Pancake for kids! For dine-in orders, kids age 12 & under receive one free Mr. Mummy Pancake between 7 a.m. – 10 p.m. from 10/26/2020 – 10/30/2020 at participating IHOP locations. Or for TO-GO orders, receive a Free Mr. Mummy Pancake with an online purchase of $20 or more.** Use code FREEMUMMY at checkout.
Joe’s Crab Shack – Kids eat FREE on Halloween with the purchase of an adult meal! Also, kids eat for just $.99 all month long.
Papa Murphy’s – The popular Jack-O-Lantern Pizza is back!
Wendy’s – They’re selling Boo Books again through October 31st. 1 Book for $1 = 5 FREE Jr. Frosty® Coupons. 85¢ of each $1 Boo! Books purchase goes to the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption® to help children waiting in foster care find forever families. Costumes and candy are fine and all, but helping these kids and families find each other is our favorite part of Halloween.
All Crafts – 200 Free Halloween Costume ideas for kids Check out all these ideas and how-to’s.
Halloween Jokes Free, clean Halloween jokes.