Fall is coming so it’s time to get cozy and enjoy some fun activities outside with your loved one this season before it gets too cold.
Here are 20 fall date ideas you’ll want to add to your bucket list this fall. Best of all, they won’t break the bank!
1. Go on a haunted hayride
What better time than to go on a haunted hayride than in the fall! This is a fun little adventure to go on a crisp, chilly night.
2. Watch a movie at the drive-in
A perfect date that is both cheap and romantic is going to a movie at the drive-in. Just bring a cozy blanket and get snuggly!
3. Have a bonfire and roast marshmallows
There’s nothing better than spending a chilly night outside around a bonfire, roasting marshmallows, and having a hot cup of cocoa.
4. Have a scary Halloween movie marathon at home
Love scary movies? Spend an afternoon binge watching your favorite Halloween themed movies from your childhood.
5. Go pumpkin picking
Fall is the perfect time to go to the pumpkin patch and pick out some pumpkins. This is a great fall date idea and won’t break the bank!
6. Carve out Jack-o’-lanterns
Once you’ve picked out some pumpkins at the pumpkin patch, go home to carve out some Jack-o’-lanterns and display them around your house.
7. Take a hike
Fall is one of the best times to take a hike and be in nature. Plus it’s free! The range of colors you’ll see from the changing leaves can be absolutely breathtaking.
8. Attend a cider, beer, or wine tasting
If you love ciders, beers, or wine, you’ll want to head over to a winery or brewery for some tastings. Many of them are free to attend or they have a very low entrance fee so it’s perfect if you’re on a budget.
9. Take a fall cooking class together and learn holiday recipes
If you’re both into cooking, a great date idea is taking a cooking class together. Learn any upcoming holiday recipes so that you’re both equipped for the holidays which are fast approaching.
10. Go to homecoming activities
If you’ve graduated from school already, show some school spirit and have some fun by joining some homecoming activities with your date.
11. Go apple picking
Apple picking is so much fun in the fall and they’re great to take home to make apple pie.
12. Make candy apples at home
If you’re more into sweets, make it an at-home date and make some candy apples with your beau instead.
14. Go camping
If you’re both into the outdoors, a great date for a night or weekend getaway is going camping. Or you can also always just camp in your backyard to save money!
15. Go through a haunted corn maze
Love mazes? A haunted corn maze is always fun as a cheap date option.
15. Have a fall picnic with cider
A fall picnic in a park or on a bench is always a nice option to choose to have a meal with your date if you’re on a budget. Just bring some delicious home cooked food and some cider or wine for a great time.
16. Go thrifting for Halloween costumes together
If you’re both into Halloween, go to a thrift store and pick Halloween costumes. You guys can even get matching costumes for fun.
17. Visit a farmer’s market and make a nice meal at home after
A nice little date idea is going to your local farmer’s market and pick up some fresh produce. Then head home and make a delicious meal together with a candle lit table. It’s a great way to bond without spending a lot of money on eating out.
18. Get tickets to watch a baseball game or a football game
Sporting events are always a great fall date idea. Just find some cheap tickets on Stubhub and save big!
19. Go on a coffee date and enjoy some pumpkin spice latte
Pumpkin spice latte season is here! Head on over to your local coffee shop, grab a cup together, and spend an afternoon people watching and chatting.
20. Attend a marathon together
Last but not least, a great idea to spend time this season is to train hard together and then join a fall marathon. It’s a great way to get exercising and improve your fitness.
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What are some fall date ideas you’ll be going on this season? Let me know in the comments!