12 Ways to Make the Most of the Fall Season


Photography, Katie Meadows

Fall is the time of the year when there is a chill in the air and the leaves start to change color. The stores become filled with seasonal pumpkin spice-flavored products as well as Halloween decorations. As the new season begins this year, the need for fun fall activities begins to rise once again.


Making the most of the perfect weather is a great way to get into the fall spirit. There is no shortage of festive activities to try. On pleasant days, there are autumn festivals to attend or seasonal orchards to admire the foliage. You can get lost in a corn maze, pick out a pumpkin to carve, or pick apples to take home to make a delicious dessert.  Taking the activities to your own backyard and hosting a fall harvest party is great for get-togethers with family and friends. If the plan is to go out on the town, watching the local football game is a must have. Also, hosting a bonfire with friends and family is an easy last minute party idea, and they almost always turn out well.


When it seems better to cozy up inside, taking the time to light a pumpkin-scented candle, getting under a soft throw blanket, and reading one of the year’s best books can result in a nice, calming day. Couples can enjoy their date night from the comfort of their own couch, watch a classic Halloween film, and drink warm apple cider. Even making a gorgeous fall wreath with friends and family to spruce up a front door would make for the perfect evening. If you don’t feel like doing any activities at all, early Christmas shopping is a great way to prevent being under pressure in later days.


As long as you have this list of undeniably fun fall activities for couples, friends, family, and more, boredom is out of the picture.