Many other months will get their votes, but October certainly deserves a place in the top three months for fun (kudos also to December, July as fun-worthy). The weather changes, as does your wardrobe, your eating, your activities — in large part due to the last day of the month. Halloween, too, can bring out the kid in all.
So to enjoy every day this month of fun offers, follow this ‘bucket list’ of sorts — 31 days of fun in October!
1. Pick up Oct. decor
Ideas & inspiration on fall home, decor – leaf through these
2. Think fall fashion
Browse new fall fashion from sweaters to earth tones, boots to whatever strikes your fashion fancy
3. Bake an apple pie
Pick ’em fresh from a nearby orchard (or nearby grocer)
4. National Taco Day
Prepare yourself or have them delivered, pronto
5. Leaf Peeping
Enjoy Nature’s fall palette nearby you
6. Backyard Bon Fire
39 S’mores hacks, you won’t regret
7. Fall cooking & baking, healthier
Store-bought or homemade dress-up fun
9. Jump in a pile of leaves
10. Get outside for a fall hike/walk
Fall leaves perfect for being crunched by warm boots
11. Bake Pumpkin Bread
Did you know pumpkin is great for Dogs too?
12. Adventure through a corn maze
Find one near you today, right here!
13. Go apple picking
Plan a visit to a local Orchard in your state here!
14. Tailgating/Watch a pro football game
Tossing the pigskin at halftime can help get kiddos into the game as well!
15. Make candy apples
or caramel apples. Just use up those beauties picked on the 13th.
16. Create a fall wreath (or just buy one!)
Welcome the season, welcome friends
17. Brew up some hot apple cider
Sweet, savory, and soothing
18. Decorate home
Whether it’s DIY or purchased, your kids will cherish the memories made!
19. Costume party
Can’t find a costume? Need hosting ideas? Leave a comment and we can help!
20. Pumpkin patch picking
Browse local hot spots near you with a single click!
21. Carve pumpkins
Transform that gentle gourd into a jeering jack-o-lantern
22. Roast pumpkin seeds
Perfect with apple cider
23. Watch a historic baseball game
Cheer on the team of October…or boo them
24. Pick up your favorite candy
All treats, no tricks but get it before it’s gone!
25. Travel to a spooky city
Visit these old haunts
26. Host a spooky movie night
Chill and be chilled
27. Visit a haunted house
Maybe that house is your own home
28. Make a Halloween craft
Prepare for fright night
29. Eat a cider doughnut
In 3 days, you may not be able to find them any longer
30. Prepare your favorite slow cooker recipe for Halloween night
Set and forget for a satisfying supper
31. Trick or Treating
If you’ve done all 31, you’re guaranteed a Happy Halloween!
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