Kalamazoo’s Spooktacular Dining Deals: Restaurant Discounts, Freebies & Halloween-Themed Food

Halloween Treats Kalamazoo

Find Some FANG-tastic Freebies & Halloween-Inspired Treats

Candy isn’t the only thing handed out for free this year.

Area restaurants are giving kids ample opportunities to wear their costumes and families a way to save money on Halloween.

Check out the ghoulishly good freebies, kids eat free, and special Halloween menu items we’ve collected in and around Kalamazoo. Some of them are sweeter than candy!

We’ve verified the deals for the 2020 season, but it is always best to read the full details/offer on the participating website and check the offer ahead of time.


Here’s the compiled list of hauntingly good discounted meals. Be sure to check back as we will keep this updated throughout October.

Free Treats & BOGO Deals

Chipotle – The Boorito has gone digital in 2020. Chipotle will offer BOGO deals on social media (TikTok, Twitter and Instagram) from October 29 through October 31. Read more about their promotion here.

Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt – Come in with a friend in costume and receive a buy one get one free on frozen yogurt.

Ritter’s Frozen Custard – Bring the costumed kids on Halloween and receive a free kids cone.

Tim Horton’sFree donut to anyone in costume on Halloween. Drive-thru only at participating locations.

Discounted Treats

Chili’s$1 Kids meal on October 31.

Wendy’s –  Wendy’s is selling their annual Halloween Boo! Books for $1.00. This book provides coupons for five Jr. Frosties. This deal also helps a great cause: $0.85 of every $1.00 is donated to the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.


In addition to discounts, many restaurants commemorate this fun season with custom menus or desserts. Enjoy these delicious dishes before they disappear, as many are only served through November 1.

Kalamazoo Restaurants

Cherri’s Chocol’art
101 S Kalamazoo Mall, Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Head downtown for some Spooky Hot Chocolate. This drink includes their own hot chocolate mix made from scratch topped with fresh whipped cream, spooky sprinkles, chocolate spider web and cotton candy.

Ice cream fan? Try their Monster Shakes, featuring Lafayette Creamery’s ice cream.

Caramel Apple Cider Monster Shake

Photo: Cherri’s Chocol’art

Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt
1700 S Drake Rd, Kalamazoo, MI 49006

Pumpkin fans, rejoice: Menchie’s has you covered with their pumpkin frozen yogurt made with Nilla wafers and cinnamon.

Celebrating trick or treat season? Menchie’s also offers these adorable, spooky cakes.

Halloween Cake

Photo: Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt

Pop City Popcorn
346 S Kalamazoo Mall, Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Stop here on the Kalamazoo Mall for monster mix popcorn balls and jack-o’-lantern treat bags.

Photo: Pop City Popcorn

Schultz’s Treat Street
3023 Oakland Dr, Kalamazoo, MI 49008

Grab some “poison apples” here in two varieties: hot cinnamon glimmers with edible gold flakes and black strawberry sparkles with purple edible glitter. We’ve heard they are terrifyingly delicious.

Poison Apples Halloween

Photo: Schultz’s Treat Street

Sweet Bees Gluten Free Bakery
228 E Michigan Ave, Paw Paw, MI 49079

Everything at Sweet Bees is gluten free, including these vegan mummy brownies. This shop also offers vegan sugar cookies in adorable pumpkin shapes.

Looking for a fun activity? Order a vegan cookie kit that includes 6 vegan sugar cookies, a frosting bag and spooky sprinkles.

Kalamazoo Halloween Treats

Photo: Sweet Bees Gluten Free Bakery

The Garden Griddle
217 E Michigan Ave, Paw Paw, MI 49079

Caramel apples…just like your mummy used to make! Try these and other seasonal treats (did someone say spooky hot cocoa bombs?) at the Garden Griddle in Paw Paw.

Caramel Apple

Photo: The Garden Griddle

Chains/Multiple Locations

Coldstone Creamery – Ever tried black ice cream? Coldstone’s famous cake batter ice cream has gone dark for Halloween.

Dunkin’ – Donuts are even more fun in different colors and shapes! The Spider Donut and other Halloween themed treats have returned for October.

IHOP –  IHOP is celebrating Halloween with a featured Mr. Mummy’s pancake, available through November 1 at participating locations.

SonicTrick or Treat Blasts include M&M minis, Snickers, and Oreos. Available with vanilla or chocolate ice cream through November 1.

Halloween Deals near Kalamazoo