Calling all Trick-or-Treaters: CVS/pharmacy gets into the Halloween Spirit with Family Halloween Parties at Locations Nationwide on Sunday, October 21

Monday, October 15, 2012

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy is excited to announce its second annual Family Halloween Party, a fun and festive customer appreciation event hosted at all 7,400 stores nationwide. With the decorations to make your house the spookiest on the block, a vast selection of classic and popular costumes and a huge variety of candy, preparing for Halloween at CVS/pharmacy is convenient, affordable – and most of all, fun.


On Sunday, October 21, 2012 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., families are invited to their local CVS/pharmacy to celebrate and get the entire family into the spooktacular spirit of Halloween. Children are encouraged to come in costume, and those dressed up will receive one free Halloween gift with any purchase along with a fun pack filled with $15 in Halloween coupons, including:

  • Free 5 x 7 photo taken and developed in-store
  • $5 off any Halloween costume
  • $5 off Hershey's snack size candies (19 oz. bags or larger)
  • $2 off any CVS Brand C or D batteries
  • $1 off UNREAL® candy

"CVS/pharmacy has long been a one-stop shopping destination for Halloween, with everything from decorations, candy, costumes and party supplies available for our customers," said Judy Sansone, senior vice president of merchandising for CVS/pharmacy. "The second annual Family Halloween Party is our way of thanking our customers by offering them a fun way to prepare and save money for Halloween with an early celebration for the whole family."

At the celebration, shoppers can check out a variety of costumes and stock up on plenty of sweet treats for trick-or-treating. For Halloween parties and entertaining, CVS/pharmacy has everything from ghoulish decorations and party supplies to personalized party invitations, which are quick and affordable to make at the photo department.

Party Invitations
CVS/pharmacy Photo Centers offer many Halloween-themed templates for photo invitations that shoppers can create in a matter of minutes. Photo invitations start as low as $0.65 each or $12.99 for a set of 20, and are available for same-day pickup.

Snacks and Treats
Customers can find classic candy favorites or unexpected options like M&M's® White Chocolate Candy Corn, all at one place. UNREAL® candy, a brand new "unjunked" candy with nothing artificial, is a delicious, healthier candy choice which parents will love. For a saltier treat, CVS Gold Emblem air popped popcorn is a premium quality snack option at a great value.

Shop Now and Save
With more than 70 million active members, CVS/pharmacy ExtraCare® program is the largest retail reward program. For a limited time, when members sign up to double their quarterly ExtraBucks® Rewards, they can earn 4% back – instead of 2% – of nearly all dollars spent on everyday purchases at CVS/pharmacy, such as Halloween necessities. Cardholders can enroll in the Double Quarterly ExtraBucks® Rewards promotion and shop now through December 15 to start earning double.

Additional details about the event at CVS/pharmacy stores nationwide and Halloween deals can be found in the CVS/pharmacy circular. Be sure to keep up with even more of the latest news online at, Facebook and Twitter at

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About CVS/pharmacy
CVS/pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS), is America's leading retail pharmacy with more than 7,400 CVS/pharmacy and Longs Drug stores. CVS/pharmacy is reinventing pharmacy to help people on their path to better health by providing the most accessible and personalized expertise, both in its stores and online at General information about CVS/pharmacy and CVS Caremark is available at

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