43 Free or Cheap Fall Date Ideas


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Want to make this Fall even better? Check out these 43 free or cheap fall date ideas that include pumpkin patches, movies, apple picking and more!

Autumn is my favorite time of the year and it’s one of the reasons I can handle the Wisconsin winters.

There really is nothing quite like the changing of the leaves and the activities that fill our Fall schedule. The bonfires, apples, pumpkin flavored everything – I can’t wait! It’s also a big time for date days or nights for us as our Summer is so jam-packed that we usually forget to take time for just the two of us. So today, I have 43 free or cheap fall date ideas that you can easily do!

Get Outside

  1. Go apple picking
  2. Go for a hay ride
  3. Visit the pumpkin patch
  4. Have a Fall photoshoot
  5. Go to a corn maze
  6. Rake + play in the leaves
  7. Go for a nature hike and forage
  8. Go leaf peeping
  9. Go on a ghost hunt
  10. Visit a Fall festival
  11. Go to Oktoberfest
  12. Go to a haunted house
  13. Enjoy a bonfire
  14. Go to a football game
  15. Go to a Farmer’s Market
  16. Go to a zombie run
  17. Have a picnic
  18. Attend a local class
  19. Go camping
  20. Visit a winery for their Fall wine selection
  21. Go kayaking when the leaves are changing
  22. Go on a historical home tour
  23. Visit a Halloween themed night at a theme park
  24. Go for a scenic drive
  25. Volunteer together
  26. Go to a flea market
  27. Have a coffee date with Fall flavored coffee

Want to make this Fall even better? Check out these 43 free or cheap fall date ideas that include pumpkin patches, movies, apple picking and more!

Enjoy Indoors

  1. Watch a scary movie
  2. Watch Hocus Pocus and Nightmare Before Christmas
  3. Read ghost stories
  4. Decorate pumpkins (even before Halloween!)
  5. Make caramel apples
  6. Decorate your house with foraged items
  7. Make your own Halloween costumes
  8. Make pumpkin pie
  9. Make your own bird suet
  10. Preserve leaves together
  11. Can and preserve your produce from the Farmer’s Market
  12. Make a warm meal (like this chunky tomato soup!)
  13. Make apple cider
  14. Decorate for Halloween
  15. Make apple butter
  16. Make popcorn balls

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