Winn-Dixie promotes Halloween, tailgate deals

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Winn-Dixie Stores announced that it is offering special bundles for tailgate, school or office parties, and for trick-or-treating to help customers get ready for Halloween. The grocer said it also is holding special pumpkin-decorating workshops for children this Saturday and Sunday afternoons at select stores. Any child visiting a Winn-Dixie store while wearing a Halloween costume on Saturday, Sunday or Monday will receive a fresh-baked cookie from the Winn-Dixie bakery.

“This weekend is one that will be fun for children and adults, and we’re ready to help them celebrate,” said Mary Kellmanson, Winn-Dixie’s group vice president of marketing. “Whether they’re tailgating before college games in Miami, Tallahassee, Jacksonville or Auburn, planning a party or gearing up for trick or treat, we have all the ingredients with special savings.”

For tailgaters, Winn-Dixie offers eight pieces of fried chicken from the deli, Sabra Hummus and Stacy’s pita chips for $11.99 (a savings of $2.58) with the Customer Reward Card. For school parties, customers can purchase a dozen Halloween cupcakes from the bakery for $9.99 and receive a free 18-inch Mylar Halloween balloon. For trick-or-treaters, customers can purchase a 10- or 11-ounce bag of Snicker’s, Reese’s or Kit Kat snack-sized candy for $4.99 and receive a free Halloween bag with a clear window that shows how much more space is available for candy.