How do I love thee, Halloween? Let me count the ways: costume parties, free candy at school, scary movies on Netflix, free candy at work, spooky trivia, free candy from strangers … it’s just too great.
But if you’re above the socially acceptable age for trick or treating, made plans for the spooky evening or just don’t feel like venturing out into what will most likely be a beautiful October night, there are still some ways to scratch that nostalgic itch for free stuff.
So before the biggest night in October, excluding, of course, any Bronco’s game nights, check out our list of Denver Halloween deals and freebies and cash in on that stranger danger.
Disguises Costumes, 9797 W. Colfax Ave. (Lakewood)
What: 20 percent off any packaged costume with a coupon
When: Valid through Oct. 31
Goodwill, 21 S Broadway (Denver), 4160 S Broadway (Englewood)
What: Halloween Spooktacular, 50 percent off store-wide plus Halloween festivities
When: Sat. Oct. 29, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Halloween family fun begins at 2:00 p.m. and the Halloween costume contest begins at 3:00 p.m.
Spirit of Halloween, Cherry Creek Mall, 2033 S. Colorado Blvd.
When: Thursday, Oct. 27 until midnight
Spirit of Halloween usually inundates potential shoppers with deals up to and including the big day, so keep an eye on these guys.
Food and Drink
What: $3 Booritos
When: Monday, Oct. 31, after 3 p.m.
Costumed customers get $3 burritos after 3 p.m. on Halloween. But don’t get too excited, it’s only one per customer.
SONIC, 2611 S Broadway, 1300 S. Sheridan Blvd.
What: 50 cent corndogs
When: Monday, Oct. 31
Do you like corndogs? Do you have 50 cents? Voila.
Snarf’s Sandwiches, any Colorado Snarf’s
What: Free 7-inch non-specialty sandwich
When: Monday, Oct. 31
Any Colorado Snarf’s is serving up free 7-inch sandwiches for customers dressed like Snarf’s characters. Now before you throw in the towel, these characters aren’t too hard to replicate.
What: Snarf’s Wich & Brews Fall Feast-ival, $1 beers, (1729 E. Evans Ave.)
When: Thursday, Oct. 27, 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Stop by Snarf’s University of Denver location today for scary movie trivia, a costume contest, raffles and more. Coors and Coors Light drafts are $1 all night, and the heady sandwich chain teased at more drink specials and freebies throughout the evening.
Bass Pro Shops, 7970 Northfields Blvd.
What: Great Pumpkin Celebration, FREE
When: Oct. 24- 28 from 6-8 p.m., Oct. 29-30 from 12-5 p.m., Oct. 31 from 4-8 p.m.
Kids receive a free 4×6 photo with the cast of Peanuts all weekend. On Halloween night, Bass Pro Shops will host in-store trick or treating, face painting and a costume parade at 6 p.m. Costume parade participants also receive a free plushy pumpkin.
Little Man Ice Cream, 2620 16th St.
What: Fright Night Flicks, FREE
When: Saturday, Oct. 29, 6:30-10:30 p.m.
Beginning at 6:30 p.m. Little Man will be screening “It’s a Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” and “Ghostbusters” for kids and “The Exorcist” for adults. The screenings will be followed by a costumed silent disco.
Natural Grocers, 9030 W. Colfax Ave. (Lakewood)
What: Spooktacular Family Fun, free healthy snacks and games throughout the store
When: Sunday, Oct. 30, 1-4 p.m.
Get a little healthy before you get a lot of sugar this Halloween at Natural Grocers Green Mountain location. There will be free healthy snacks and games on Sunday afternoon.
Got any tips for fun Halloween freebies? Email firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll add your tip to the list.
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