I guess the family should eat vegetables and protein before getting bag fulls of candy while Trick or Treating. Lucky for you, there are TONS of deals around the area for you to feed the family.
Below is a small list, but there is a full list with more details and participating locations here. And while the article talks about Maryland, many of these deals are nationwide-so check with YOUR local spots!
Applebee's: Children in costume under 12 years old can get a free kid's meal with an adult entree purchase (up to two per family). Adults can enjoy $1 Zombie drinks all month long. .
Bertucci's: Kids eat free on Wednesdays, and Halloween happens to fall on a Wednesday. Get one free kid's meal per purchase of an adult entree of $10.99 or more.
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.: Kids eat free on Halloween with purchase of an adult entrée.
Golden Corral: If you purchase an adult meal, your child under the age of 3 can eat for free.
IHOP: Kids 12 and under can make free scary face pancakes at IHOP between 7 a.m. and 10 p.m. on Halloween. They'll get strawberries, whipped cream, Oreos and candy corn to play with. See locations.
Red Robin: Participating locations offer $1.99 kids meals on Wednesdays. Halloween falls on a Wednesday this year, so drop by with the kids before or after trick-or-treating.
Baskin Robbins: Enjoy a regular or kid-sized scoop for $1.50 at participating locations. They'll have seasonal favorites like pumpkin for you to try.
BurgerFi: Anyone who visits the restaurant in costume on Oct. 31 (at participating locations) gets a free small custard or free small order of fries. One free food item per guest in costume. In-store orders only. Cannot be combined with other offers.
Chipotle: Adults and kids can get in on the Halloween fun here: come in costume on Halloween and get a $4 boorito (bowls, salads and tacos are also part of the promotion). Ordering online? Use code BOORITO.
Chuck E. Cheese: Kids in costume on Halloween will receive 50 free tickets.
Krispy Kreme: Wear a costume to Krispy Kreme, and get a free donut. It doesn't matter how old you are. See locations.Papa John's: For $11, you can grab a pepperoni pizza decorated to look like a Jack-o'-lantern; use the code JACKOLANTERN on the website. The company also has promotions going on for Halloween online.
Sonic: $0.50 corn dogs are available at Sonic.
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