A Halloween costume is the ticket to freebies and discounts for kids of all ages.
Besides the candy for the young ones, Wednesday is one of the best days of the year for discounts. A costume isn’t needed to score all the special treats.
Brad Plothow, vice president of brand and communications for Womply, said the small business software provider analyzed more than 26,000 restaurants and in 2017, Halloween ranked in the bottom 15 percent of revenue days.
“If you’re not in the mood for parties or trick-or-treating, Halloween is a great day to go out to eat,” Plothow said. “It’s one of the slowest sales days of the year, with visits down about 20 percent, so you shouldn’t have any trouble getting a table at your favorite local haunt.”
Here are the best deals available at participating locations. To be on the safe side, check with your closest location before heading out.
Bass Pro Shops: The mega outdoor store has its annual Great Pumpkin Celebrationwith free kids’ activities and photos for Halloween. The event is from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday and on Wednesday it’s from 4 pm. to 8 p.m., with trick-or-treating starting at 5 p.m. and a costume parade at 6 p.m. Hours and participation may vary by location. Costume parade participants also get a freebie while supplies last. Learn more and find a full schedule of events at www.basspro.com/halloween.