Fall Bucket List Ideas
Take the time to watch the leaves change.
Go for a walk and enjoy the fall air. You can listen to the leaves crackle as you go.
Have a photo-shoot with falling or piles of leaves.
Decorate a part of your house in a fall theme.
Rake a giant pile of leaves, take a few steps back, run, and jump in! End up lying on the ground, face up, watching the leaves fall from the trees, and the clear blue sky beyond.
Spend a Sunday afternoon doing nothing but watching football and eating chili.Start an impromptu football game.
Find a foolproof recipe for a crock-pot meal or a hearty soup.
Go on a hayride.
Bake cookies shaped like leaves.
Get a 1000-piece puzzle with an autumn motif to put together on a chilly night.
Attend a Fall Festival.
Get some nutmeg, cinnamon sticks, vanilla beans, and cloves, and make Fall potpourri. Add pine cones, twigs, and dried flowers. You can also get Yankee Candles in Autumn Wreath, Spiced Pumpkin, or Harvest.
Get a special mug for autumn. It can have brightly colored leaves on it, or a Halloween-theme, such as zombies or pumpkins.
Make pumpkin cupcakes, or pumpkin pancakes.
Visit a pumpkin patch and choose several pumpkins to take home.
Roast pumpkin seeds.
Carve your own Jack-0-Lantern.
Go to your nearest apple orchard and look for the best apples to take home.
Get a large tub of water, fill it with apples, gather a fun group of people, and go bobbing for apples.
Make caramel-coated apples.
Enjoy some apple cider. Get yourself a warm mug of cider and sit out on the porch or balcony when it’s cool out.
Visit a haunted house, or put together your own.
Decorate your home for Halloween. Make sure to include monsters, witches, ghosts, skeletons, spider webs, and black cats.
Put up a Halloween Tree and hang up ornaments shaped like Frankenstein, Dracula, skulls, and orange and black glass balls.
Create a Halloween Village filled with creepy, scary Halloween themed houses, figurines and accessories.
Organize a Halloween party.
Participate in a costume contest.
Make Halloween-themed cupcakes.
Watch “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown”.
Listen to your favorite Halloween songs:
Get a big bag of fresh Brach candy corn, and a big bag of mellowcreme pumpkins.
Be the house with the best Halloween candy on the block.
Make a scarecrow (here’s a good tutorial).
Read spooky stories like “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” or “The Telltale Heart”.
Have a horror movie night marathon.
Have a marathon of “The Addam’s Family”.
Have a marathon of “The Munsters”.
Set an elegant harvest table of Thanksgiving.
Make a classic Thanksgiving meal: turkey with all the trimmings.
Go around the table and have each person give thanks for at least one blessing they’ve received this year. Better yet, create a Thankful Tree.
Take the wishbone from the turkey and make a wish.
Watch “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving”, in which Charlie Brown hosts a Thanksgiving meal in which he serves each of his friends the following:
Watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade on TV.
Spend “Black Friday” making homemade gifts for loved ones.