8 Biggest Deals at Walmart in October

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October is here, meaning fall is officially in full swing. From planning for the season’s holidays to winter-prep yard work, you have a lot going on — but Walmart has you covered.

The discount retailer has seriously low prices on many October items likely on your shopping list. In fact, prices are so low, you might even be able to move a few items from your wish list to your cart.

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Shopping at the discount retailer is a great way to stay on budget, as fall can be an expensive season. For example, the average American is planning to spend $100.45 per person on Halloween this year, according to the National Retail Foundation.

Of course, you can get everything you need for Halloween and beyond for a fraction of that price by shopping at Walmart. Prepare to be amazed at some of the low prices offered on everything from costumes to seasonal candles.

Ready to start saving? Here’s a look at the eight biggest deals you can score at Walmart this October.

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Kids’ Halloween Costumes

In 2022, 47% of people plan to dress up for Halloween, according to the NRF. Chances are your kids are included in this number, but thankfully, purchasing their costumes doesn’t have to put a dent in your budget.

It might seem too good to be true, but Walmart has several kids’ Halloween costumes for just $5. Some of the options include a nurse, witch, vampire and angel.

Since your kids will likely only wear their costumes once, this is a budget-friendly way to let them join in on the fun.

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Halloween Inflatables

Halloween is almost here, and you can’t wait to welcome trick-or-treaters. Nothing shows your spooky spirit better than putting an inflatable in your yard.

Whether you’re looking for cute or creepy, the discount retailer has you covered. There are many different options to choose from, including a rainbow skeleton dog, pumpkin boy, unicorn, spooky ghost and scary witch.

At these prices, you might even decide to really get into the Halloween spirit and purchase a few.

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‘Hocus Pocus’ Mug

A true Halloween classic, “Hocus Pocus” is a must-watch in October. Of course, this year is extra special for fans, as “Hocus Pocus 2” makes its debut.

Make your morning coffee or tea festive this Halloween season by taking it in a “Hocus Pocus” mug. This is a fun way to start your day and put you in a celebratory mood.

Also a cute gift idea, fans of the movie will be thrilled to receive this mug.


Gold Cutlery Set

Ordinary silverware is nice, but the fall holidays call for something special. This 24-piece stainless steel gold colored cutlery set features six forks, six knives, six tea spoons and six big spoons.

Whether you’re hosting a Halloween dinner or starting to prepare for Thanksgiving, this chic cutlery will elevate your tablescape. Each place setting will cost less than $5, but it will look like a million bucks.

As an added bonus, it’s also dishwasher safe, making a sophisticated look easier than ever.


Great Value Halloween Baking Kit

Intricate Halloween desserts are fun, but it can be hard to find the time to make them. Thankfully, Great Value makes it easier than ever to whip up Pinterest-worthy delights from a box.

Choose from the Witches Cauldron Brownie Kit or the Spooky Cookie Pizza Kit — or make both for this price. Whether you want to take a festive dessert to work or need to send one to school with your kid, no one will believe it came from a mix that cost less than $5.

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Great Value Apple Cinnamon Pancake and Waffle Mix

Fall is the season for comfort food, so these apple cinnamon pancakes will really hit the spot. Make them for breakfast on a chilly Sunday or for dinner after a long day at work.

Priced at less than $2 a box, this is a seriously cheap way to enjoy delicious fall fare. In fact, you could even purchase a few extra boxes to keep on hand for later in the year when you’re craving the flavors of fall.


Fiskars Metal Leaf Rake

Fall is beloved for its gorgeous foliage, but every homeowner knows that also equates to a backyard — and front and side yard — mess. Therefore, you need a sturdy rake to clean up those beautiful red, yellow and orange leaves.

Originally priced at $21.97, 122 reviewers have rated the Fiskars Metal Leaf Rake 4.6 stars. Featuring sturdy, metal tines and a sturdy, lightweight, fiberglass handle, this rake will make cleaning your lawn easier than ever, for years to come.


Great Value Fall-Scented Candles

When there’s a chill in the air, one of the most relaxing things to do is light a candle. Great Value offers both a Limited Edition Pumpkin Waffles Scented Candle and a Spiced Apple Candle for less than $5.

One 14.5-ounce jar should be more than enough to get you through the season. However, if you have a hard time deciding between the two scents, the price is so low, you can purchase both guilt-free.

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Prices are accurate as of Oct. 4, 2022, and are subject to change.

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