The Ultimate Family Fall Bucket List

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In case I haven’t said it enough, fall is my absolute favorite season. There’s just something about the feeling of fall; the weather cools down, the leaves change, and there’s something about the way the air smells. Not to mention I live for sweater weather, pumpkin candles, and getting cozy under blankets.

With every year that passes, I realize how fast my kids are growing up before my eyes. And I know that eventually, they’ll want to do these things with their friends and not me. So I’m going to do my best to complete as many of these family fall bucket list ideas as I possibly can! And we’re already off to a great start 🙂

Check off a fall fest on your Family Fall Bucket List

Family Fall Bucket List download from Cleveland Blogger The Samantha Show

Here are some of the things we plan on checking off our list! 

Corn maze

Pumpkin patch

Get fresh donuts and apple cider


Take family photos

Go for a nature walk

Go on a hayride

Apple picking

Attend a fall festival

Rake leaves and jump in them!

Go on a scenic train ride

Paint or carve a pumpkin

Host a bonfire

Bundle up for a football game

Make and decorate cookies

Make a fall craft

Scary movie marathon

Go to a farmers market

Visit a haunted house

Jump in piles of leaves

Family Fall Bucket List download

Fall only lasts for so long and then we’ll be cooped up inside the house! So be sure to take full advantage of the beauty of the season and all that nature has to offer. If you’re not sure where to find all the fall things going on in your area, I recommend searching Google for local fall events/pumpkin patches, HulaFrog (one of my favorite resources) or local newspapers/magazine!

Download your free printable below and get started making those memories!

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Did I miss anything? What do you look forward to every fall?




  • Ruthie Ridley

    LOVE this bucket list! Can’t wait to go apple picking with the kids!

  • Sarah Paul

    I love that you created a PDF for this! This list is awesome. We hope to go to the pumpkin patch this weekend as well as some fun fall-themed festivals we have here in Louisiana. Great read!

  • Whitney

    We just went to the apple orchard this past weekend! Going to a corn maze is one of our other favorite things to do in the fall!

  • Steph

    Love all of these fall festivities and look forward to them!


  • Jessica Lighter

    I love all these ideas! Totally printing this!

  • Stephanie

    I may not have kids, but these all sound like fun ideas for me to do with my fiancé as well!

  • Jamaria Johnson

    I’m stealing your list! Hopefully I can’t knock these things off too! 🙂

  • Tanvi Rastogi

    I love this list. I will have to try some of the activities myself 🙂


  • The Southern Thing

    These are all fun ideas! I don’t think you could go wrong with any of them. Haunted houses and pumpkin patches are my favorite!

  • Alexis

    I love fall too, for the same reasons as you. Sweater weather is just the best and makes me feel better for not losing all the baby weight yet. Brad, Henry and I have crossed off a lot on your list already but I’m hoping to get back out to the pumpkin patch and see their new baby goats and buy some apple cider! Happy fall, friend! xo

  • Anna English

    What a fun list you put together! These sound like a great way to spend quality time.

  • Kelly

    I already carved a pumpkin but I really want to go apple picking – great list!

    xx Kelly
    Sparkles and Shoes

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