For most, Halloween is considered to be the kick-off of the holiday season, and rightfully (or frightfully) so. Who doesn’t love the costumes, the candy, a good scary movie, and of course, the return of pumpkin lattes at your favorite coffee shop?
When you think of a Halloween-themed sweepstakes or contest, you probably think of the obvious; costume contests, pumpkin carvings, etc., and most likely assume that a candy company or party store would be the host. But think again. These savvy marketers are “treating” themselves to the spoils of this annual tradition as well. Below are a few fun promotions that are currently running this Halloween season.
This Facebook sweepstakes asks consumers to vote for their favorite healthy Halloween snack and rewards the winner with an Apple iPad Air tablet.
This contests asks consumers to get creative with DuckTape for the chance to win $1,000 cash, or one of seven DuckTape prize packs.
Want to virtually TP a friend’s house? Well, here’s your chance. Plus, tell a scary story in 140 characters or less on Twitter for a chance to win your story made into a mini Cheetos story.
Okay, we couldn’t resist listing this costume contest because it involves our four-legged friends. Upload your pet’s Halloween looks for a chance to win $5,000. Now that’s a lot of doggie bones.
Enter if you dare, but do it fast because most of them end on Halloween night!