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Fall Into Fun

Fun Activities To Do Throughout Fall


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As October rolls around the corner, many new activities are opening up. The crisp cool air makes it the perfect temperature to throw on a jacket and head outside. Even if fall is not your favorite season, there are many fun activities that can help you fall in love with fall. To enjoy these activities, bring some friends and/or family, or take a solo trip!


Pumpkin patch

Visiting a pumpkin patch with your friends or family is one of the perfect activities to do to get into a fall mood. Tallahassee has an assortment of pumpkin patches all throughout the town. For example, the Faith Presbyterian Pumpkin Patch is just down Meridian Road. The pumpkin patch opens at the beginning of October and has an abundance of pumpkins and gourds all from Native American Tribes in New Mexico. A percentage of the income goes toward the youth programs at the Church and the other goes back to the Native tribes. After picking out your ideal pumpkin or pumpkins, you can get creative and carve fun spooky designs into them. Going to a pumpkin patch is an easy way to enjoy the season and create fun memories.


Baking

The holiday season is upon us and with that comes lots of delicious recipes. From apple pie to pumpkin bread, there are endless amounts of festive baked goods. Pumpkin pie is one of the most popular items baked during the fall. It is a savory Thanksgiving classic with rich pumpkin filling. Carmel apples are another popular item due to its simple recipe. All you need is some apples and caramel to cover them in. It is the perfect sweet treat. The lovely aroma of cinnamon and pumpkin spice throughout the kitchen and warm sweet treats cannot help but fill you with joy. Grab a friend and an apron, then head to the kitchen, it is time to start baking.


Watching festive movies

With all those fresh baked goods warm in your stomach, grab a blanket and cozy up on the couch for a festive movie marathon. “Hocus Pocus” is a great movie to watch this time of year. It perfectly captures the spooky and fun vibes of the season because the story takes place on a Halloween night. It is filled with many funny, magical and spooky moments that will get you into the Halloween spirit. Some other great movies include “Harry Potter,” “Halloween Town” and “Twitches.” Make yourself some hot chocolate, grab your favorite blanket, cozy up by the fire and turn on your favorite holiday movie.


Decorating

Fall is a good time to break out the warm and cozy vibes all around your home. As the leaves change outside to shades of burnt orange and red, it is only fitting to match these marvelous hues inside. Decorating is an easy way to get into the holiday spirit. Something as simple as hanging up a pretty wreath on the door or lighting a pumpkin-scented candle can change the vibes of a house completely. Placing pumpkins along the outside of your front door is another cute way to decorate for fall. Incorporating warm colors and inviting scents or even pumpkins creates a cozy environment perfect for fall.


Holiday Shopping

Throughout the fall season, many stores have great deals due to holidays like Labor Day and Black Friday. Even if Christmas is still a few months away, shopping during the fall not only allows you to get good deals but also puts you in the holiday spirit. You cannot help but light up at the sight of marvelous gifts and Christmas decorations throughout the store. These wonderful sights get us anticipating the next few months, which is the perfect spirit to have during the holiday season.


From visiting pumpkin patches to holiday shopping, fall is a season of diverse activities. This season offers so much joy. All of the feelings, smells and sweet treats fall offers truly bring so much warmth this time of year. Fall is the season for fun activities and a creative spirit.

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