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The Ultimate Fall Bucket List: 65+ Fall Bucket List Ideas

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The Ultimate Fall Bucket List

Celebrate autumn with these 65+ fall bucket list ideas and don’t forget to grab your free printable at the bottom of the page.

There’s something magical about fall, as the weather finally cools down and the leaves start changing colors.

There’s nothing like walking outside in the crisp fall air wearing your favorite cozy sweater, holding a warm beverage, and admiring fall foliage or visiting a pumpkin patch.

fall bucket list ideas

Creating a fall bucket list is a great way to make the most out of the season.

There are so many classic fall activities that you can add to your bucket list. Ready to make some amazing memories this fall?

Read on for 65+ fall bucket list ideas!

(And yes, I’ll admit it, quite a few of the items on this list are pumpkin-related. Because in my opinion there is nothing more quintessentially “fall” than pumpkins!)

Fall Bucket List Ideas

Fall Bucket List

Get into the fall spirit with these fall bucket list ideas…

Pick a pumpkin from a pumpkin patch

Carve pumpkins

Fall Bucket List

Save the pumpkin seeds and roast them for a tasty snack!

Go to a fall carnival or fair

Have a bonfire and roast marshmallows

Go apple picking

Apple Picking

Bake your own pumpkin pie

Go to a haunted house

Take a hayride

Make your own Halloween costume

Drink a pumpkin spice latte

Eat a caramel apple (buy one or make your own!)

Take a hike to admire the fall foliage

Dress up and pass out candy to trick-or-treaters on Halloween

Have a scary movie marathon

Jump in a pile of leaves

Bake your own apple pie

Make a fall wreath using dried leaves

Go all out decorating for Halloween

Buy a fall-scented candle (pumpkin spice, anyone?)

Drink warm apple cider

Celebrate Halloween in Salem, Massachusetts

Get lost in a corn maze

Host a Halloween party

Halloween Bucket List

Go for a walk and collect the prettiest fall leaves

Buy discounted candy the day after Halloween!

Paint pumpkins

Go to Germany for Oktoberfest

Find a local Oktoberfest to celebrate closer to home!

Visit a local farm

Go for a drive and admire the fall foliage

Fall Bucket List Ideas

Participate in a Halloween costume contest

Eat an apple cider donut

Go on a ghost tour

Attend a football game

Take a road trip to see the fall foliage

Cook your favorite comfort food on a chilly day

Plan a Friendsgiving party

Get crafty using fall leaves, acorns, pinecones, etc.

Dress up with your friends for Halloween

Halloween Bucket List Ideas

Squeeze in one last trip to the beach or lake

Go to Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party at Disney World

Dress up your pet for Halloween

Go thrift shopping for cozy fall sweaters

Have a fondue night

Create your own haunted house

Visit a historic cemetery around Halloween

Learn how to bake pumpkin bread

Pumpkin Bread

Volunteer at a food kitchen the week of Thanksgiving

Get a fall-inspired manicure/pedicure

Visit the USA Northeast to see the fall foliage

Make a scarecrow

Learn the Thriller dance

Host or attend a chili cook off

Chili Fall

Start a gratitude journal

Make a fall soup (butternut squash is always a favorite!)

Go tailgating

Learn about and celebrate Día de Muertos

Make a jack-o’-lantern

Attend a local fall festival

Go on a fall-inspired date

Fall Bucket List

Check out the best Halloween decorations in your town

Attend the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York (or watch it on TV!)

Learn how to knit a scarf

Sit around the fire telling ghost stories

Perfect a homemade chili recipe

Bundle up and go for a long walk outside

Fall Ideas

Make autumn-scented potpourri over the stove

Surprise a neighbor by raking their leaves

Go to Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights

Spend the day reading by the fire

Visit a petting zoo

Blast Halloween music and have a dance party

Free Printable Fall Bucket List

Free printable fall bucket list

To download your free PDF Fall bucket list, simply click on the link below and you will go to the instant download.

Click here to download your bucket list

How to Have the Best Fall Ever

Have the most amazing fall ever with these fall bucket list ideas!

The best part about creating a seasonal bucket list is that you can work on it every fall for years to come.

You don’t have to squeeze all 65+ activities into one season! Of course, there might be some things (like carving pumpkins or dressing up for Halloween) that you want to do every year.

Regardless, I hope these fall activities ideas gave you some inspiration for your bucket list.

Now go out there and enjoy the fall season!

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