13 Examples of Engaging SMS You Can Send This Halloween

October 24, 2023 | By Sam Pelton
Halloween example text message

October’s wrapping up already…

Have you thought about using Halloween as an opportunity to boost engagement by sending SMS?

If not, it’s not too late!

According to the NRF, a record 73% of people will participate in Halloween activities this year. And the expected spend for Halloween this year is a record $12.2 billion.

That’s an opportunity just ripe for the plucking.

Check out this new guide for some examples of texts you could send this Halloween to help you take advantage of that opportunity.

Promotion Examples

Trick or treat! Get 20% off your entire purchase with code HALLOWEEN20. Offer ends at midnight! Shop now: [link]

Boo! Flash Halloween sale: Get 20% off for the next 24 hours only. Use code HALLOWEEN20 at checkout: [link]

Looking for a spooktacular meal? We've got you covered! Enjoy 13% off your entire order tonight only. Mention this text to redeem.

Get double points on all purchases made during the last week of October. That's right, you'll get twice the rewards for all your Halloween shopping! Check out the app for more details.

It’s already Oct. 31st! But it’s the perfect day for last-minute Halloween shopping because all candy is 25% off - Make sure you stock up for the festivities tonight!

Customer Service & Engagement Examples

Don't let your tech troubles scare you this Halloween! We're here to help with 24/7 support. Did you have any questions or concerns we could help address at this time?

Ready to win $100? Just text a photo of you in your Halloween costume between now and 9am CST on Oct. 31st to enter our spooktacular costume contest. Winners will be announced at 12pm on 10/31.

What's your favorite Halloween candy? 🍬 Text us your answer and we'll send you a spooky surprise!

Event Promotion Examples

Time’s almost up! Our Halloween party is just a few days away. Get your tickets now before they're gone! Reply HALLOWEENTIX for more info.

Ready for a spooky good time for the whole family? Bring the kids to our trick-or-treat trail! 🎃 Enjoy candy, games, and plenty of fun for kids and adults alike. Text TRICKORTREAT for more info.

Nonprofit Examples

Trunk or Treat is coming soon! Connect with your community and give your kids a good time this Saturday at 8pm at Cornerstone Baptist. See you there!

We need help! Are you available to give just 2 hours of your time to volunteer at the Fall Festival community event this year? Reply INTERESTED for more info.

Help us make a difference this Halloween! Receive a free Halloween gift basket when you donate any amount before the month’s up. Reply GIVEBACK for more info.

How Will You Engage Your Audience This Halloween?

There are a few ideas to help get you thinking about how you can engage your audience this Halloween.

If you need help thinking of content to send for your specific situation, don’t forget that you can use SmartSMS Suggest AI text message writer to help give you ideas. Happy Halloween, and happy texting!

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