Things to Do: Celebrate Fall Activities

img_7580Autumn flies by in a flash, so take advantage of the crisp weather and beautiful foliage with this list of fun things to do in the fall.


The Great Outdoors

  • Go apple picking
  • Go leaf-peeping
  • Get lost in a corn maze
  • Take a hot-air balloon ride
  • Play a game of two-hand touch football
  • Go for a hike
  • Go for a hayride
  • Collect colorful fall leaves
  • Rent a cabin in the mountains
  • Tailgate at your local football game
  • Plant bulbs in your garden for next spring
  • Run a race
  • Take a drive in the country



  • Eat a peanut butter and jelly sandwich
  • Make a pinecone bird feeder
  • Buy something from a bake sale
  • Borrow a book from the library
  • Make Rice Krispies treats
  • Buy a new notebook
  • Jump in a pile of leaves


Eat and Drink

  • Bake an apple or pumpkin pie
  • Buy winter squash and Brussels sprouts at a farmers’ market
  • Eat a candy apple
  • Make butternut squash soup
  • Drink hot spiced cider
  • Roast vegetables for a tasty side dish
  • Eat a slice of warm pumpkin bread
  • Make a big batch of chili



  • Carve your own pumpkin
  • Make your kid’s (or your own) Halloween costume
  • Get spooked in a haunted house
  • Celebrate Oktoberfest with beer and sausages
  • Re-watch your favorite scary movie on Halloween
  • Throw a Halloween party
  • Give out candy to trick-or-treaters
  • Host a potluck Thanksgiving dinner


Just Because

  • Breath in the cool, crisp air
  • Tour a winery
  • Dig up your sweaters from storage
  • Learn to knit
  • Listen to the sound of leaves crunching under your feet
  • Start Christmas shopping
  • Watch geese flying south for the winter
  • Spend a day antiquing
  • Build a bonfire
  • Collect pinecones and display them in a glass bowl
  • Watch a kids’ soccer game
  • Attend a fall festival
  • Wear your favorite jeans
  • Remember what you’re thankful for

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