Family entertainment center Chuck E. Cheese today announced its annual Halloween Boo-tacular event will take place from Oct. 2 through October 31, and include free game play, daily dance parties with Chuck E. Cheese himself, candy, pumpkin shaped pizzas, costume contests and slime desserts.
"Kids and families can enjoy a month of safe and affordable Halloween entertainment” at any of the 600-unit chain’s fun centers, according to the company.
Promotions include awarding each child wearing a costume 100 free e-Ttckets, good for free game play.
New LTO menu items include: a pumpkin-shaped Pepperoni Pizza, Creepy Cupcakes, Slime Cookies and Dippin' Dots Eye Scream.
On Oct. 29, the chain will host a Halloween Sensory Sensitive Sunday. Each location will open two hours early that day with reduced noise, dimmed lighting and a sensory-friendly arcade for children with autism and other special needs.
The chain will hold a costume contest with first place and participant prizes during Halloween weekend. And Chuck E. Cheese Trick or Treat Buckets will be offered in three colors in orange, purple and green, for candy collecting on Halloween evening
For families that celebrate Halloween at home, Chuck E. Cheese has posted Halloween-themed exclusive content on YouTube and YouTube Kids, as well as streaming on Kidoodle.TV. And the chain has a new line of Halloween apparel for both children and parents only available online through Oct. 31.
Customers can also order the Boo-tacular Family Fun Pack online for pick up or delivery, which features two large pizzas, a slime cookie, a Halloween activity sheet, a goody bag and 250 e-tickets for their next in-person visit.