Fall Bucket List Ideas

Huge list of some great ideas to add to your things to do checklist

Fall Bucket List Ideas

Everyone should make a list that you should set out to accomplish

List of stuff to do

I love me some list of stuff to do. Life goes so quick but it is still a good idea to put together a list of fun stuff you want to accomplish. Here are some fall bucket list ideas items I have now:

  • Actually decorate for fall
  • Go to a pumpkin patch
  • Learn to cook a new hearty soup, stew, or chili recipe
  • Climb a tree or take it to the next level with extreme tree climbing
  • Go apple picking
  • Carve pumpkins and roast the seeds
  • Attend a football game (and tailgate)
  • Organize a Spooky Pooch parade and dress your dog in a Halloween costume
  • Get a 1000-piece puzzle with an autumn motif to put together on a chilly night
  • Take a walking tour of your city
  • Send notes to friends and family for Thanksgiving telling them why you are thankful for them
  • Watch or attend a football game
  • Take a bike ride on a scenic trail
  • Get a special mug for autumn
  • Expand your palate with a new fall recipe
  • Have a chili cook off with friends
  • Go on a hayride
  • Visit a pumpkin patch and choose several pumpkins to take home
  • Dress up in Steampunk attire for Halloween (Victorian science fiction)
  • Attend a harvest festival
  • Ride your bike around the neighborhood
  • Apple Picking
  • Watch leaves change colors on a scenic hike
  • Have a marathon of “The Munsters”
  • Go bowling
  • Turn pumpkin into a kitchen staple
  • Attend a cultural event that makes you appreciate modern conveniences
  • Bake a pie from scratch
  • Buy roasted chestnuts from a street vendor
  • Decorate the mantle with a fall theme
  • Go pick apples
  • Bundle up and gaze at the stars
  • Visit a local farm
  • Enjoy some apple cider
  • Go camping or just make a bonfire and eat smores
  • Attend a Fall Festival
  • Make Halloween-themed cupcakes
  • Attend a family harvest festival
  • Take a nature hike and take pictures of the beauty
  • Try geocaching
  • Listen to Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons – Fall
  • Decorate your home for Halloween
  • Take a fall family picture
  • Organize a Halloween party
  • Take indoor activities—like reading—outside
  • Get some nutmeg, cinnamon sticks, vanilla beans, and cloves, and make Fall potpourri
  • Go for a walk and take in the clean, crisp autumn air
  • Listen to your favorite Halloween songs:
  • Bake an apple pie–with a flaky, light, delicious crust–from scratch
  • Go horseback riding
  • Try a pumpkin spice or seasonal apple drink or dessert
  • Try a themed fun run like the “run like hell” 5k
  • Collect golden autumn leaves and use them to decorate your dinner table, windowsills, or any other surface you choose
  • Host or attend a costume party
  • Visit your local farmer’s market
  • Jump in a pile of leaves
  • Watch “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown”
  • Plant a garden of vegetables
  • Make caramel-coated apples
  • Spend a Sunday afternoon doing nothing but watching football and eating chili
  • Get a big bag of fresh Brach candy corn, and a big bag of mellowcreme pumpkins
  • Go to Pumpkin Patch
  • Find a foolproof recipe for a crock-pot meal or a hearty soup
  • Go to a corn maze
  • Make a scarecrow (here’s a good tutorial)
  • Take a scenic drive for some ‘leaf peeping’
  • Go to your nearest apple orchard and look for the best apples to take home
  • Eat a cider donut
  • Make spiced apple cider
  • Rake leaves into a giant pile to jump into
  • Launch an apple or try target practice in the woods
  • Participate in a costume contest
  • Put up a Halloween Tree and hang up ornaments shaped like Frankenstein, Dracula, skulls, and orange and black glass balls
  • Take a walk down a trail you’ve never been on
  • Paint a pumpkin
  • Grab a cup of Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte (Espresso, pumpkin-flavored syrup and steamed milk
  • Carve your own Jack-0-Lantern
  • Get a horn of plenty-a woven horned basket-and fill it with autumn produce such as apples, grapes, pears, potatoes, Indian corn, nuts, and wheat
  • Host a bonfire with s’mores
  • Bake cookies shaped like autumn leaves
  • Incorporate cinnamon into your cooking
  • Implement the “candy tax” if you take your kids to a lot of Halloween events
  • Get crafty and try to make something seasonal using
  • Make a Harvest Broom and hang it from your front door
  • Make leaf art
  • Update your fall fashion
  • Go pick out a pumpkin
  • Read spooky stories like “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” or “The Telltale Heart”
  • Pass out candy to trick-or-treaters
  • Have a horror movie night marathon
  • Have a photo-shoot among the falling leaves
  • Celebrate the colors of the season
  • Bribe your kid to put on that adorable costume that is too small just one more time
  • Start an impromptu football game
  • Roast pumpkin seeds
  • Take a trip to the zoo, drive thru safari, or an animal park
  • Host a scary movie night or watch a back-to-school classic
  • Go to Art prize
  • Create a Halloween Village filled with creepy, scary Halloween themed houses, figurines and accessories
  • Go apple picking with family and friends
  • Bundle up and see a drive in movie one more time
  • Do a nature scavenger hunt on a hike
  • Have a marathon of “The Addam’s Family”
  • Make your Halloween costume
  • Get lost in a corn maze
  • Get a large tub of water, fill it with apples, gather a fun group of people, and go bobbing for apples
  • Go for a nature walk and enjoy fall colors
  • Attend a fall festival
  • Be the house with the best Halloween candy on the block
  • Drink apple cider
  • Take a day trip to a small town you’ve never been to
  • Make vegetarian chili
  • Make pumpkin cupcakes, or pumpkin pancakes
  • Rake a giant pile of leaves, take a few steps back, run, and jump in!
  • Visit a haunted house, or put together your own
  • Eat a carmel apple
  • Go canoeing or kayaking
  • Find a few crazy friends and dress up like zombies
  • Run (or walk) a fall road race
  • Organize a game of touch football
  • Try hiking in a forest preserve or state park

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