A Family Bucket List for Some Fall-Themed Fun


A Family Bucket List for Some Fall-Themed Fun Charleston Moms

This time of year brings so many exciting changes and activities! The air begins to get a little cooler, the kids are back in school, fall sports are in full swing, and just about everything is now offered in pumpkin spice!

I love this season, especially experiencing it here in the South. I am originally from Pennsylvania. And while autumn was lovely up there, it got really cold, very quickly. I felt like we had to rush to squeeze in all of our favorite things before we were bundled up from head to toe.

But here in the Lowcountry, we can enjoy fall and be outside for pretty much the entire season! This is why I felt inspired to put together this bucket list of 50 fun things to do together as a family.

This year, and especially this season, I encourage you to get outside and make some fun memories! Below is a list of fall-themed ideas to help you get started.

Fall-themed family bucket list:

  1. Jump in a pile of leaves
  2. Find your way through a corn maze
  3. Sign up for a Turkey Trot
  4. Go camping, or sleep in a tent in the backyard
  5. Attend an October Fest event
  6. Take some new fall family photos
  7. Shop for fall decor
  8. Go pumpkin picking
  9. Watch a football game
  10. Go to a fall festival
  11. Shop for, or create your Halloween costumes
  12. Decorate your front door
  13. Read a Halloween-themed book
  14. Drink apple cider
  15. Make pumpkin bread
  16. Watch a spooky movie or Monster’s Inc
  17. Carve a Jack-o-Lantern
  18. Make a fall craft 
  19. Boo your neighbors
  20. Light a fall candle
  21. Go for a hayride
  22. Create a thankful tree
  23. Host a bonfire
  24. Toast marshmallows
  25. Make s’mores
  26. Go apple picking
  27. Decorate the fireplace mantle
  28. Bob for apples
  29. Bake some pies
  30. Drink something pumpkin spice
  31. Shop for matching flannel shirts
  32. Eat a candy apple
  33. Make caramel corn
  34. Host a murder mystery party
  35. Visit a haunted house
  36. Take a family walk
  37. Read a pumpkin story
  38. Take a ghost tour downtown
  39. Volunteer to rake a neighbor’s leaves
  40. Take a hike
  41. Send a thoughtful card
  42. Knit a scarf
  43. Snuggle on the couch
  44. Enjoy a latte on the porch
  45. Attend a tailgate
  46. Snuggle by the fireplace
  47. Roast pumpkin seeds
  48. Make a fall-themed (or Halloween themed) music playlist
  49. Create a Q-tip skeleton
  50. Go Trick or Treating

Happy Fall Y’all!