Sunday, October 6

50 Fun Fall Date Ideas

Hey everyone! Boy day's have been cruisin' along here lately, and we're really getting into crunch time with this little baby on the way! I figure that I maybe have a week left to prepare any last minute things that I've been putting off for whatever reason (how about no extra time? :)) and being so rushed has certainly made me appreciate every bit of time that I have an excuse to get away from all the hustle and bustle! I post often on instagram about how Martin and I like to go on weekly dates when we can, and I always get a lot of questions about some of the things that we like to do! I decided to sit down and write out a sister list to the first date ideas list I posted a few months ago, and this time make it all about things that are festive and fun to do during the Fall months! Its a big mixture of favorite dates, and dates we would love to go on someday:) Enjoy!
50 Fall Date Ideas:
1. Get lost in a corn maze with thermoses of your favorite hot drinks
2. Take popcorn and hot cider to a local community outdoor concert
3. Visit a haunted house
4. Have a board game night
5. Go to a gym and workout together
6. Write out a Fall Bucket List together (take turns choosing activities)
7. Have a bonfire party with with flannel blankets (invite more couples maybe?)
8. Go ice skating 
9. Make Haunted Gingerbread houses with Halloween colored candy and icing
10. Rake some leaves together, play in them, and rake them up again:!
11. Cuddle by a fire with hot drinks and read Edger Allen Poe together
12. Visit your local visitors center and go on a historic tour of your own town
13. Fly kites on a windy day
14. Give little care packages or blankets to some homeless people 
15. Pick out Halloween Costumes together, and have a fashion show!
16. Make caramel apples together
17. Have a marathon party and watch a whole season of a favorite show (with lots of snacks)
18. Visit a local arcade and play all the two man video games
19. Go roller skating 
20. Go to a local harvest festival
21. Go to a concert together
22. Turn the lights off and tell ghost stories with a flash light
23. Go bowling with some family or friends
24. Go to the County fair, and don't leave out the Ferris wheel
25. Visit a new restaurant neither of you have ever tried
26. Go for a bike ride together along a scenic trail
27. Schedule a private ballroom dance lesson for the two of you
28. Spend the date at a big bookstore and grab some cocoa from the little cafe
29. Have a scary movie marathon, with only one blanket:)
30. Bake a pumpkin or apple pie together
31. Take a walk on a deserted beach and breath in the chilly sea air
32. Explore a local farmers market and buy a few new homemade treats to try together
33. Go to a pumpkin patch 
34. Pumpkin carving/decorating together
35. Go for a walk and or picnic out in the country where you can really see the changing season
36. Go horseback riding
37. Really surprise him or her with a romantic hot air balloon ride
38. Put a simple quilt together (if your guy will go for it), and then snuggle in it!
39. Bring a pizza to the park and toss a Frisbee or football
40. Make lots of tailgating snacks and watch 'the big game'
41. Make a fun video together and post it to YouTube! (try talking in accents or doing magic tricks, etc)
42. Go Geo-caching (a local treasure hunt where you use a GPS
43. Have a costume party with friends
44. Go shopping for some fall decor and things (don't leave out the flannel sheets!)
45. Climb onto your roof with some blankets and star gaze
46. Rent a canoe or kayak and go enjoy all the Fall colors out on the water
47. Visit a $1 store with an equal budget, and pick out silly meaningful gifts for each other
48. Go to a zoo together, and don't leave out eh gift shop and little restaurant
49. Make Halloween sugar cookies and deliver them to friends or family
50. Go to a local college or high school sporting event

And there you have it! I hope that the list has left you if anything a little more inspired to experiment more with date nights and to break out of those (potentially) boring routines!

I'd love to hear what you think about the list, and if you have any different ideas you'd like to share of dates you love then please share them with us in the comments!

Thanks so much for visiting today, and have a wonderful start to your week! 

xo, Emily
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  1. These are fun and great ideas. Thanks for sharing!

  2. This is an amazing list- thanks for all the great ideas!!

  3. omg so many great ideas! wish i had someone to try them with, haha. (:

    beautiful garbage

  4. How cute is this :) Love the ballroom dancing idea!! Pinning it now :)

  5. Now I want a bookstore date!!!


  6. great ideas! Thanks!~

  7. Great ideas!! Fall festivities are the best!

  8. Cute ideas!!! Now I just need someone to do them with lol

  9. Love #14!

    I featured on my eat. love. INSPIRE:

  10. Love this list! And number 9 is awesome-- haha. Thanks so much for the ideas-- fall is amazing and my husband and I could use some ideas ;)