The Only Fall Bucket List You’ll Need This Season

Whether you are booed up or are headed to the haunted houses with your besties, this Fall bucket list is seriously the ultimate to-do list for all my Fall lovers! I mean, come on, who doesn’t love this time of year?! It’s hard not to when you are coming off of the heat and craziness that is the summer. I love summer, but…listen. Fall is where it’s at. I have noticed over the last few years that Fall is becoming trendier and trendier. Which is actually a great thing for us because that means for cuter outfits, more activities being created, and yummier recipes coming out of Pinterest!

Lifestyle blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella shares a big fall bucket list for all you need to do this autumn.

I have listed everything AND I MEAN EVERYTHING you can do this Fall whether you are doing it yourself, out with friends and family, or with your beau (or in my case, Beau, my pup!). I triple dog dare you to print this list out and cross out every activity listed – because I will be doing the same. Share on Instagram with me your completed list and let’s see who gets the most done until winter rolls around!


Fall Bucket List Ideas

  • Apple picking (an absolute must-do on the fall bucket list)
  • Pumpkin patch
  • Corn maze
  • Football games and tailgate!
  • Pumpkin carving
  • Make your own Halloween costume
  • Throw a Roaring 20s themed Halloween party
  • Bake some pies (apple, pumpkin, all the fruit!)
  • Decorate for Fall using DIY projects
  • Have a bonfire – don’t forget the s’mores!
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Lifestyle blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella shares a big fall bucket list for all you need to do this autumn.
  • Redo your closet with trendy Fall Fashion
  • Take a road trip to look at the leaves
  • Pass out candy to trick or treaters
  • Go hiking in a leafy, scenic area
  • Host a scary movie marathon
  • Go to a harvest festival
  • Amp up your soup game (try my split pea lentil soup)
  • Write thankful cards to loved ones for Thanksgiving
  • Help a kiddo get ready to go back to school
  • Go on a hayride
  • Kayaking or canoeing with friends
  • Star gaze from your backyard
  • Host a drive-in style movie night outside
  • Release your inner child and jump in a pile of leaves
  • Make/eat caramel apples
  • Treat yourself and get a Pumpkin Spice Latte!
  • Try geocaching – a fun fall bucket list activity
  • Have a chili cook off with friends
  • Visit a farm
  • Make and eat some seasonal doughnuts

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More for the Autumn Bucket List

  • Take a drive to a place you haven’t been to before
  • Take a Fall family picture
  • Look up outdoor art shows/craft fairs
  • Go farmer’s market shopping
  • Try a food you never have at Thanksgiving
  • Make leaf art
  • Put together a puzzle with bae on a chilly day
  • Purchase a Fall-themed mug for all your Fall beverages
  • Enjoy fresh apple cider
  • Match with or create a Halloween costume with your pet
Summertime Bucket List
  • Watch “It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!”
  • Make a Halloween playlist
  • Create a scarecrow with the kids in your life
  • Make a ton of popcorn and make popcorn balls or just enjoy as is
  • Set an elegant Thanksgiving table and get dressed up
  • Watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade with the fam
  • Go Black Friday shopping….eh maybe just wait until Cyber Monday
  • Make a wish with the wishbone of the turkey
  • Participate in a costume contest
  • Make a Fall themed Pinterest board (who am I kidding I know you already have one)
  • Bake pumpkin bread
  • Create a flannel party where everyone has to wear their best flannel
  • Break out the cozy blankets and sweaters
  • Create a thankful journal for the month of November (and continue afterwards!)
  • Donate your never worn summer clothes
  • Time to get all the Fall scented candles!!!!
  • Plan a Fall picnic
  • Play backyard football with family
  • Go camping
  • And my personal favorite – create a Fall themed bouquet of plants and flowers!

What else should I add to my fall bucket list? Thanks for following along!

xoxoBella is a popular travel and lifestyle blog featuring travel inspiration, fashion, recipes, dog mom tips and fitness motivation. Bella Bucchiotti lives with and advocates for Type 1 Diabetes and Celiac Disease awareness.


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  1. Julie wrote:

    So many fun ideas! If I get through half of these I will be thrilled! Thanks for sharing the ideas.

    Posted 9.22.20 Reply
  2. Amber Myers wrote:

    I love these ideas. We’ll have to do a bunch of these for sure. We love fall!

    Posted 9.22.20 Reply
  3. I loved this post because I am so ready for Fall!!! I didn’t even think of pumpkin carving before reading this post , but thank you so much for the idea!

    Posted 9.22.20 Reply
  4. You’re not kidding, this is one helluva list!!! We’ve already checked a few off and have a few more on the calendar. But I obviously have a lot more planning to do to get even a quarter through this list LOL! Thank you for the inspiration!

    Posted 9.23.20 Reply
  5. Tisha wrote:

    I love everything on this list!!! The roaring 20s Halloween party is an AMAZING idea!

    Posted 9.23.20 Reply

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