A Pure Michigan Fall Bucket List

Posted in Bucket List
on September 29, 2016

Fall is my absolute favorite time of year.  I try to savor every flavor, every cool breeze, & every falling leaf.  This my Ultimate Fall Bucket List….

1. Go Apple Picking

2. Enjoy a Pumpkin Spice Latte- to read all about my favorite Starbucks delectables click here


3. Tailgate at a Football Game

4. Have a Bonfire & Roast Marshmellows for S’mores

5. Buy a Fall Candle

6. Decorate a Scarecrow at Troy Family Daze Fall Fair in September

7. Bake Pumpkin Bread…or anything and everything pumpkin

8. Do a Fall Craft from Pinterest

9. Enjoy Your Favorite Halloween Candy

10. Go on a {Haunted?!} Hayride

11. Visit the Tillson Street Halloween Display

12. Make Caramel Apples


13. Carve Pumpkins

14. Pull Out the Sweaters, Jeggings, & Uggs- love love love Fall Fashion

15. Meet the Community Firefighters- they open up the fire station in our city to let families explore the fire station, climb in a truck, and spray a fire hose. It’s a good time to review fire safety with your family & thank your local first responders.  Check your local area for Meet the Firefighters Day.

16. Make Homemade Chili & Cornbread & Watch Football Together

17. Get a Fall Manicure

18. Go to a Farm

19. Eat Pumpkin Custard at Erma’s

20. Decorate the House for Fall

21. Cuddle by the Fireplace


22. Make a Jack ‘O Lantern for the Stonewall Pumpkin Festival at VanHoosen Farms

23. Buy LUSH bath bombs & enjoy a fall themed bubble bath

24. Wear Riding Boots

25. Ride a Coaster at Halloweekends at Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio

26. Have a Fun Fall Day with the Kids- Make Creepy Pizza Cookies, Make Mummy Hot Dogs, Decorate Pumpkins, & Watch Movies

27. Go on a Fall Road Trip

28. Watch the TV Show Premieres

29. Buy Colorful Mums for the Porch

30. Eat Fondue at the Melting Pot

31. Enjoy Donuts & Cider at Yates Cider Mill


32. Jump in the Leaves

33. Get Lost in a Corn Maze

34. Go to a Red Wings Hockey Game– revel at the beginning of hockey season…when I lose my hubby for a few months every year 😂

35. Create a Halloween Costume

36. Pick Out the Perfect Pumpkin in a Pumpkin Patch

37. Make Apple Crisp

38. Watch a Scary Movie

39. Go Trick R Treating at Zoo Boo


40. Eat Beer Cheese Soup at Rochester Mills

41. Do the Color Run Night Glow In The Dark 5K- read my Color Run Tips & Tricks here

42. Watch ABC Family’s Halloween Marathon

43. Collect Some Beautiful Leaves on a    Nature Walk

44. Eat Some Pumpkin Cheesecake at the Cheesecake Factory

45. Go Trick R Treat in the Neighborhood

46. Make a New Fall Comfort Food Recipe

47.  Play Zombie Paintball at Blakes Orchard

48. Host Thanksgiving Dinner

49. Finish Christmas Shopping- yes…you read that right!! 😉

50. Order a New Erin Condren Life Planner for the Next Year…for a $10 off coupon click here


There you have it!  50 Fall Bucket List Activities for you to “tackle” this year! (No football pun intended! 😂)  Are you pumped?!  Me too!

What are your favorite fall traditions?  Share with us below!  Happy fall y’all!


  • Reply Molly Engle

    You summed up the necessities of Autumn in Mi perfectly! Love our state!

    December 16, 2016 at 4:41 am
    • Reply Stephanie Wilson

      I do too!! Michigan in the fall…well, there’s nothing quite like it.

      December 16, 2016 at 7:42 am

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