The Ultimate Fall Bucket List!

October 01, 2019 2 min read

The Ultimate Fall Bucket List!

Fall is officially here! Something about the crisp air, colorful crunchy leaves, and the smell of pumpkin spice everything makes autumn my favorite time of year. This breezy season always seems to fly right by with the kids' back-to-school and the hustle and bustle of preparing for the upcoming holidays. It's so easy to get caught up in our everyday routines and daily tasks that we sometimes forget to slow down and enjoy quality time participating in all of the abundant activities that come along with fall. We've created The Ultimate Fall Bucket List to give you a starting point and some great ideas to make lasting memories this season that you'll cherish for years to come!

Little girls playing a board game with autumn decor on a circle quilt from Southshore Fine Linens

  1. Visit your local farmers market for fresh fall produce.
  2. Watch a football game or go tailgating.
  3. Make a DIY fall wreath for your front door.
  4. Enjoy the crisp autumn air on an afternoon walk.
  5. Burn a fall scented candle. (Think cinnamon, apple, and pumpkin)
  6. Break out your crockpot and make soup on a chilly night.
  7. Visit your local county fair.
  8. Set up a chili bar for an easy weeknight dinner.
  9. Make a homemade pumpkin spice latte.
  10. Buy a new cozy and comfortable sweater.
  11. Visit local fall festivals.
  12. Visit a pumpkin patch and pick your own pumpkins.
  13. Take photos of the changing fall leaves.
  14. Decorate your home for fall.
  15. Go apple picking.
  16. Bake an apple pie.
  17. Check out a Corn Maze.
  18. Begin holiday shopping early.
  19. Go on a HayRide.
  20. Watch your favorite fall movies. Hocus Pocus, Fly Away Home, It's the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown are all perfect family-friendly choices.
  21. Rake and jump in leaves.
  22. Make homemade apple cider.
  23. Update your bedroom with a new warm and cozy comforter
  24. Head out for a beautiful fall hike.
  25. Watch a scary movie.
  26. Visit a haunted house.
  27. Fill your candy bowl for excited Trick or Treaters.
  28. Make or buy a Halloween costume.
  29. Carve a pumpkin.
  30. Attend or throw a Halloween party.
  31. Go for a scenic drive to admire the leaves.
  32. Drink hot cocoa.
  33. Bake fall cookies.
  34. Participate in a food or coat drive.
  35. Participate in a food or coat drive.
  36. Visit a cozy cabin for a relaxing weekend.
  37. Roast pumpkin seeds.
  38. Have a backyard bonfire.
  39. Try a new recipe with fresh fall ingredients like squash.
  40. Host a family game night.
  41. Eat corn on the cob.
  42. Volunteer at a local soup kitchen or food bank.
  43. Make a list of things you're grateful for.
  44. Do a random act of kindness.
  45. Make caramel apples.
  46. Wear something flannel.
  47. Host a Thanksgiving Dinner.
  48. Host a "Friendsgiving" Dinner.
  49. Score great deals on Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
  50. Winterize your home in preparation for the cold months ahead.

There you have it! We hope we were able to get your wheels turning to help you plan an epic fall season. We would love to hear about your favorite fall activities in the comments below.

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