Read on for the free food and other goodies you can get this month.

Family eating meal at outdoor restaurant together.

Restaurants are offering free kids meals this October. (Getty Images)

Fun-size chocolate bars and candy corn flow freely throughout October, a month synonymous with Halloween. But candy isn’t the only thing you can get for free during the spooky month this year. Here are some of the best freebies you can get in October.


Free coffee from Tim Hortons 

Sept. 29 to Oct. 8

National Coffee Day took place in September, but Tim Hortons is extending the celebration. Up until Oct. 8, you can get a free original blend, dark roast, decaf or iced coffee of any size when you download the Tim Hortons app.


Free kids meal at Baja Fresh
Oct. 31

This Halloween, Baja Fresh is hooking families up with a free kids meal with the purchase of an adult entree. No costume is required, but you must be a member of Club Baja to access the deal.


Free kids meal at Bertucci’s
Oct. 25 to Nov. 1

During the week leading up to Halloween, Bertucci’s is treating children in costume to free kids meals. The purchase of an adult entree is required.


Free kids meal at Carrows Restaurants 
Oct. 31

Carrows doles out free kids meals to costumed children with the purchase of an adult entree on Halloween. To redeem the deal, check with your local Carrows to see whether it is participating this Halloween.


Free tickets at Chuck E. Cheese 
Oct. 1 to Oct. 31

In honor of “Chucktober,” kids in costume can get 50 free tickets all month long at Chuck E. Cheese.


Free kids meal at Coco’s Bakery Restaurants 
Oct. 31

Every Halloween, Coco’s Bakery Restaurants hands out free kids meals to youngsters in costume with the purchase of an adult entree. To see whether your restaurant will participate this Halloween, contact your local Coco’s Bakery.


Free taco at Chuy’s 
Oct. 4

To celebrate National Taco Day, Chuy’s is giving away free entrees to guests who visit in a taco costume. On the holiday, Chuy’s will also offer $1 crispy beef tacos and $1 off Mexican beers.


Free tacos at Del Taco 
Oct. 1 to Oct. 31

All month long, you can get two free grilled chicken tacos if you sign up for Raving Fan e-Club at Del Taco. As a member, you’ll also receive one free premium shake on your birthday.


Free kids meal at HomeTown Buffet 
Oct. 31

Many HomeTown Buffet locations celebrate Halloween by inviting kids wearing Halloween costumes to eat free with the purchase of an adult buffet meal. Check with your local restaurant to see whether it will offer a free kids buffet this year.


Free scary face pancake at IHOP 
Oct. 31

To celebrate Halloween, IHOP is serving up free design-your-own scary face pancakes to youngsters. The buttermilk pancakes feature a whipped topping mouth with a strawberry nose, plus two mini Oreo cookie “eyes” and candy corn “fangs.”


Free kids meal McAlister’s Deli 
Oct. 31

To celebrate Halloween, McAlister’s Deli hooks up kids in costume with a free kids meal with the purchase of an adult entree. Contact your local restaurant for confirmation of participation and details.


Free pizza from Mellow Mushroom 
Sept. 19 to Oct. 31

Mellow Mushroom has partnered with No Kid Hungry to raise money for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. Donate $5 to No Kid Hungry and receive a free small pepperoni pizza the next time you dine at Mellow Mushroom.


Free kids meal at Mimi’s Cafe 
Oct. 31

On Halloween, Mimi’s Cafe locations will offer free kids meals to youngsters, costume or no costume, with the purchase of an adult entree. Check with your local Mimi’s to ensure participation.


Free pizza from Papa Gino’s Pizzeria 
Sept. 23 to Oct. 31

In recognition of Fire Safety Month, Papa Gino’s sponsors Fire Safety Open Houses throughout October. At these events, guests can visit their local fire station to learn about fire awareness and enjoy free pizza from Papa Gino’s. Visit to find an event near you.

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