Spooky deals: Where to get free and discounted food and drinks for Halloween

WASHINGTON — This Halloween, candy isn’t the only thing you can get a deal on.

Several local businesses and restaurants are offering frightening deals to celebrate the occasion.

Here’s a list of noteworthy discounted treats — from doughnuts to cocktails.

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Stop by select Krispy Kreme stores on Halloween in your costume, and you’ll receive a free doughnut of your choice. Find locations on their website. (PRNewsFoto/Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corp.) (PR NEWSWIRE)
Scream for ice cream at Baskin-Robbins in October with seasonally themed frozen treats like the Fang-Tastic Monster Cake and Trick Oreo Treat flavored ice cream. And on Halloween Day itself, you can buy regular or kid-size scoops of ice cream for just $1.50. (PRNewswire/Baskin-Robbins)
Scream for ice cream at Baskin-Robbins in October with seasonally themed frozen treats like the Fang-Tastic Monster Cake and Trick Oreo Treat flavored ice cream. And on Halloween Day itself, you can buy regular or kid-size scoops of ice cream for just $1.50. (PRNewsFoto/Baskin-Robbins) (PRNewswire/Baskin-Robbins)
Applebee’s Halloween treat is just for the grown-ups. All October, those 21 and older can get a budget-friendly cocktail called the Dollar Zombie. The electric-blue drink blends rum, pineapple, passion fruit, cherry and lime flavors and is topped with a gummy “brain.” True to its name, the Dollar Zombie costs one buck. (PRNewsfoto/Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar) (PRNewsfoto/Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar)
From 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Halloween, select IHOP locations will serve a free Scary Face Pancake to kids 12 and under. The pancake comes with whipped topping, a strawberry nose, two mini Oreo cookies and candy corn for decorating. (PRNewsFoto/IHOP) (PRNewsFoto/IHOP)
All month, Papa John’s PZZA, -2.68%   is serving up an $11 pumpkin-shaped pizza and offering deals like five large one-topping pies for $42.50 and five large one-topping pizzas with three sides or desserts for $55. (Courtesy Papa John's)
All month, Papa John’s Pizza is serving up an $11 pumpkin-shaped pizza and offering deals like five large one-topping pies for $42.50 and five large one-topping pizzas with three sides or desserts for $55. (Courtesy Papa John’s) (Courtesy Papa John's)
FILE - This Jan. 12, 2017, file photo shows the sign on a Chipotle restaurant in Pittsburgh. Chipotle is not giving away $100 gift cards for National Avocado Day on Tuesday, July 31, 2018, or any other day for that matter. The false offer, which has been circulating widely on social media in recent days, provides a link that takes users to a page that reads "National Avocado Day Get a $100 Chipotle Card." (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
This Halloween, hit up Chipotle wearing a costume between 3 p.m. and closing time to purchase a burrito, bowl, salad or order of tacos for $4. Separately, you can enter for a chance to win free burritos for a year by making a costume out of foil, taking a photo of yourself wearing the costume inside a Chipotle and tagging “@chipotle” on the photo in Instagram. The Instagram contest lasts from Halloween to Nov. 1 and is open to people who are 13 or older. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File) (AP/Gene J. Puskar)
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Scream for ice cream at Baskin-Robbins in October with seasonally themed frozen treats like the Fang-Tastic Monster Cake and Trick Oreo Treat flavored ice cream. And on Halloween Day itself, you can buy regular or kid-size scoops of ice cream for just $1.50. (PRNewswire/Baskin-Robbins)
All month, Papa John’s PZZA, -2.68%   is serving up an $11 pumpkin-shaped pizza and offering deals like five large one-topping pies for $42.50 and five large one-topping pizzas with three sides or desserts for $55. (Courtesy Papa John's)
FILE - This Jan. 12, 2017, file photo shows the sign on a Chipotle restaurant in Pittsburgh. Chipotle is not giving away $100 gift cards for National Avocado Day on Tuesday, July 31, 2018, or any other day for that matter. The false offer, which has been circulating widely on social media in recent days, provides a link that takes users to a page that reads "National Avocado Day Get a $100 Chipotle Card." (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)


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