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These fall date ideas will help you find fun ways to connect with your guy as the temps drop and the days grow shorter.
Fall dates can be so fun, and these ideas will help you get into the cozy and romantic mood that comes with cool weather and oversized sweaters.
A chill in the air is perfect for snuggling up with your honey.
It’s also a great time to connect as a couple before the holiday season gets into full swing and you’re busy with family and work events.
Grab your PSL and favorite sweater and you’ll be all set for one of these fun date ideas!
1. Cozy Up by the Fire
If you have a fire pit, this is a great date for fall. There’s plenty of time to chat as you roast marshmallows or make smores. Plus, the romantic lighting of the flames and cuddling lend themselves to a more intimate date.
We got these roasting sticks a few years ago, and they make it so easy to get a nice golden brown.
If starting a log fire isn’t your thing, they now make gas fire pits too. They can be easier to turn on and off.
2. Go Stargazing
Grab lots of blankets before making your way out to a spot with clear skies.
For help identifying planets and constellations, try Star Walk 2, a handy stargazing app. It can help you to identify planets, constellations and stars!
If you have a telescope, take turns checking out the moon and any visible planets.
This telescope uses the StarSense App to help you align the the telescope with celestial objects. This is great if you’re a newbie like me!
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3. Visit a Pumpkin Patch
You can hold hands while searching through the vines to pick the perfect pumpkin.
(And snap some great fall photos!)
Depending on your local pumpkin patch, you might be able to take a hayride or enjoy some fresh goodies and apple cider.
Afterwards you can carve your pumpkins together. Be sure to roast the seeds for a yummy snack.
Put on a fun Halloween music playlist to set the mood and mix up some fall mocktails or cocktails.
4. Do a Fall-themed Scavenger Hunt
This fun idea can be done just the two of you, or with a group.
You’ll have so much fun looking for each item and using your creativity to take photos with each item on the list.
Check out this Fall Scavenger Hunt Date post, which includes a free printable checklist.
5. Go Apple Picking at a Local Orchard
Pick your fill of apples then enjoy sipping some fresh apple cider.
Afterwards you can try out some yummy apple recipes!
Like this apple cinnamon slab pie, or this honeyed apple peanut butter tart.
You can find so many amazing recipes on Pinterest.
6. Check out a Fall Festival
Autumn seems to be a big time for festivals. Cincinnati has a big Oktoberfest celebration but lots of family farms host their own festivals.
Theme parks also have fun fall events.
A quick search online will help you to find great options in your area.
Whichever one you go to you’ll have fun holding hands while you stroll around and decide whether to grab a funnel cake or check out the crafts first.
7. Go to a Farmer’s Market
This is a great place to get really fresh produce. Grab some yummies for a picnic or veggies to cook a meal together later in the day.
It’s also fun to see what other vendors show up. Crafters, artists, flower farmers with beautiful bouquets.
8. Go to a Haunted House
If you like being spooked this is a good option. Especially if he keeps an arm around you to keep you safe.
RELATED: Fall Scavenger Hunt + Free Printable Checklist
9. Go on a Ghost Tour
Dress warm, these tours are usually at night, after the sun has set. Wear comfortable shoes, too. There’s lots of walking involved.
They usually talk about some unique and interesting history related to haunted locations. Perfect if either of you are history buffs.
10. Have a Spooky Movie Marathon
Don’t feel like going out? Totally okay!
Enjoy a scary movie or two, or three…
Take turns picking or binging a spooky show that you both like.
Make some yummy apple cider mocktails and fresh popcorn (I love this popcorn maker). Then grab a fuzzy blanket and cozy up with your guy.
Which of these fall date ideas will you try?
Whichever of these fall date ideas you try, the most important part is that you have fun while connecting with your partner.
Sometimes we get it in our heads that relationships should be hard or stagnant after so many years together. But they don’t have to be.
It may take a little effort sometimes, but you can have a fun, fulfilling relationship. Keep dating your spouse, connecting, and creating wonderful memories together.
If you prefer stay-at-home dates, then check out this post next for 15 At-Home Date Night Ideas.
Let me know in the comments below, which of these fall date ideas are you going to try? Do you have any other fall dates we should add to this list?
Hi, my name is Katy. I started this blog to help you infuse life with ease and joy by sharing recipes and tips for your fertility and lifestyle.
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