Cool weather, cozy sweaters, and Pumpkin Spice Lattes are right around the corner! So, what better way to bring in the new season than with a family fall bucket list?
We love to create bucket lists each year because it allows us to step out of our comfort zones and try new things at least once. The things we like we keep around and start traditions, the things we don’t serve as great icebreaker conversations.
Our Top 20 Family Fall Bucket List Items
Fall is apple season, which means your family can have a blast picking their own apples.
Jump in a pile of leaves.
If you’re going to have extra yard work you may as well add some fun to it. Rake up a pile and get to playing.
Make something with leaves.
Get creative and craft something using leaves this fall. Go on a hayride
Donate to the food pantry.
The holiday season can be difficult for some families. Come together as a family to give back with a donation to the food pantry.
Make candy apples.
Candy Apples, caramel apples, toffee apples, candied apples… call them what you like, they’re all DELICIOUS!Go canoeing.
Attend a fall festival.
Funnel cakes, plush prizes, funnel cakes, Ferris wheels, and did we say funnel cakes? Festivals and fairs are the staples of the fall season.
Paint a pumpkin.
Whether you like scary or princess faces, painting pumpkins can be fun for the entire family.
Bribe your little one to put on that adorable old costume.
They may not have the most fun, but you’ll definitely get a good laugh (and maybe a few happy memory tears) out of it.
Fly a kite.
The brisk fall wind is perfect for kite flying.
Try a themed fun like the “Run Like Hell” 5K.
The largest cemetery run in the country, Run Like Hell is one of Atlanta’s favorite neighborhood 5K fundraisers, with all proceeds going to the restoration and preservation of Historic Oakland Cemetery.
Make soup from scratch.
There are tons of and cozy, comforting, and hearty fall soups. We could literally eat soup all day every day this time of year. Make S’mores at the campgrounds
Take family photos.
The beautiful scenery and great weather make the fall months a perfect time to take some updated family photos this year.
Catch a college football game
College football is back this month so make sure to catch a game or two. Also, if you’re wondering, Alabama will go into the season as the defending national champion – iykyk.
Go trick or treating
Trick or treating is always a pleasure to not only get candy but to see how creative your neighbors can get with their spooky decorations.
Host a Halloween movie marathon
Halloween Town, Hocus Pocus, and BettleJuice should definitely be on your yearly watch list.
Make pine cone bats
Black felt, pinecones, and wiggly eyes are all kids need to create a small colony of creepy-cute Pinecone Bats!
Go to a haunted house.
If your family is brave, head to a haunted house for some scary fun.