The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has deemed trick-or-treating and many other Halloween activities as high risk for spreading the coronavirus, causing many consumers to look for alternative ways to celebrate the holiday.

From sweet treats to Halloween-inspired drinks, families are getting creative when it comes to celebrating Halloween without the traditional events taking place. To help, several companies are offering new ways to score deals without the scare of the coronavirus as well as safe costume and trick-or-treating events. Here’s are some safer ways to spend Halloween 2020.

Krispy Kreme is offering customers a Sweet-or-Treat on Saturday with $1 dozen doughnuts when a dozen is purchased. The doughnut chain suggests sharing the extra dozen with friends or family as a reverse trick-or-treating activity. The one dozen doughnuts can be redeemed using the promo code SweetorTreat and include 11 Original Glazed doughnuts and one Jack-o-Lantern doughnut.

Chipotle is offering a BOGO promotion via TikTok, Twitter, and Instagram through Saturday, where Halloween fans can get a free meal by texting the code word to 888-222 and redeem them on the Chipotle app or at on Halloween.

Wendy’s is selling its $1 Boo! Books, which include five free Jr. Frosty coupons. Proceeds from the books go to the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. The books can be purchased online.

Tim Hortons is giving free Halloween doughnuts on Halloween for those that are dressed up in a costume. Just stop by a participating location to receive the chocolate fondant and orange sprinkled doughnut.

Burger King is holding a Whoppeuuur Drive campaign that will let customer decorate their vehicles on Halloween and visit restaurant drive-thrus for a 20% discount on their order. Plus, the fast-food chain is offering a prize to the best vehicle costume that is shared on social media, AdWeek noted.

For those that are looking to still offer treats on Halloween, Hershey’s Reese’s brand will award a robotic trick-or-treat door that gives out king size Peanut Butter Cups to trick-or-treaters, AdWeek reported. The robotic door is remote-controlled and will keep children and homeowners socially distanced during Halloween. To win the door, consumers need to prove that they are the ultimate Halloween fan on Instagram by using the hashtag #ReesesDoor, the news outlet said.

Netflix is offering 61 Halloween specials to watch over the holiday. These include Halloween-inspired episodes of favorite TV series to family-friend movies that include “The Little Vampire,” “Dear Dracula,” and Goosebumps 2.”

Walmart is also offering trick-or-treating at participating store parking lots nationwide. Walmart will hold the event at 100 store parking lots through Saturday.

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The CDC has released official guidelines about Halloween. Pexels/Pixabay