1. Have a bonfire
As the evenings start cooling off, it’s a perfect opportunity to enjoy some nearby canyon leaves with a little cookout.
2. Rake leaves
Raking leaves may seem like a chore but can be fun when you do it with the right people. Add some service to your date by helping an elderly neighbor or family member with their leaves.
3. Carve pumpkins
Test each other’s creative abilities with a pumpkin carving contest.
4. Go to a corn maze
Finding your way out of a corn maze together is a great way to learn about your date’s personality. To make it extra fun, go in a group and play a game of sardines or tag within the maze.
5. Shop for Halloween costumes together
Even if you don’t buy them, visit a costume shop and see who can find the most ridiculous costume.
6. Catch some Friday night lights
Fall & football go hand in hand and an evening at the football stadium is never a bad idea. Support your high school if you still live near it, or go to a local high school or college game.
7. Volunteer at an animal shelter
If you and your date are animal lovers, go to a local shelter and enjoy helping with the cats and dogs there. You’ll feel good for volunteering and will get your cute animal fix at the same time.
Find a zip line near you and enjoy the fall colors in a way out of the ordinary!
9. Take a drive to see Autumn leaves
Nothing beats a scenic drive in the fall. Plus, it’s a good opportunity for you to talk to your date in a relaxed atmosphere. Get out and take some selfies with the colorful trees when you need a break.
10. Make a new soup or chili recipe together
Soup and chilis are the perfect fall comfort food. Find a new recipe you want to try and make it for dinner with your date.
11. Pick apples at a nearby orchard
Find a nearby orchard that will allow you to pick apples and then make caramel apples or apple pie together.
12. Visit an old historic graveyard in your area
Keeping in the theme of Halloween, visit a nearby cemetery and see who can find the oldest grave.
13. Go for a hike
Autumn is perfect hiking weather. Take your date on your favorite hike and bring your favorite snacks along to share.
14. Make caramel apples
Caramel apples are arguably the best treat of the season and making them together can be a fun activity. Look up a good caramel recipe online, get some toppings and go to town!
15. Go on a hayride
Find an attraction near you that offers hay rides and enjoy a snuggly adventure.
16. Build a blanket fort & tell ghost stories
Build a blanket fort in your living room together, grab a flashlight and tell each other your favorite spooky stories in the fort.
17. Run a costume 5k
If you and your date enjoy being active, find a nearby Halloween-themed race and run it together in your Halloween costumes.