If you’re looking for the best Fall activities for families on a budget, we’ve got you covered! Fall can be such a fun time for families to make memories together. It’s associated with so many amazing things like hayrides, corn mazes, sweaters, scarves, and, of course, pumpkin everything!
The options for fun, Fall activities really are endless. And the good news is that you don’t have to spend a fortune to get into the Fall spirit with your family. All you need is a little creativity, an open mind, and, of course, our list!
So, let’s jump into it. Here are our top picks for the BEST Fall activities for families on a budget.
44 of the BEST Fall Activities for Families on a Budget
- Go hiking.
- Take a ride to see the leaves.
- Visit a corn maze (find your nearest one).
- Visit an apple orchard near me (find your nearest one).
- Make a scarecrow for the front porch.
- Have a pumpkin carving contest then toast the pumpkin seeds.
- Decorate the house together.
- Watch a favorite Fall-related movie.
- Make your own indoor haunted house.
- Go to a chili cook-off or host your own.
- Make your own pumpkin spiced latte.
- Make a pumpkin dessert like this Pumpkin Spice Latte Dump Cake.
- Make your own Fall wreath (Click here for wreath-making supplies).
- Create leaf rubbings.
- Jump in a pile of leaves.
- Design and paint your own pine cones.
- Make a fall-inspired paper maché creation.
- Go to a football game.
- Make s’mores.
- Go camping.
- Make homemade hot cocoa.
- Tell spooky stories around a bonfire.
- Make pumpkin soup.
- Play a game of football in the backyard.
- Make homemade apple cider.
- Make pumpkin bread French Toast for breakfast.
- Make a homemade trail mix.
- Have your own Fall photo shoot.
- Make a homemade Fall scented candle.
- Try your hand at DIY Halloween costumes.
- Read Fall-themed books together.
- Host an apple pie bake-off.
- Paint Fall-inspired rocks.
- Make a Fall flower arrangement.
- Crochet your own Fall throw blanket (click here for beginner guides to crocheting).
- Do a sink or float experiment with Fall items (leaves, pumpkin seeds, apples, etc).
- Upcycle an old sweater into a mug cozy.
- Do an apple print craft.
- Have a Fall picnic.
- “Mummy Wrap” each other in toilet paper.
- Donate unused pantry items to a food bank.
- Make homemade caramel apples.
- Do your own Fall-inspired mixed manicure or pedicure.
- Rake an elderly neighbor’s leaves.
You made it to the end of our list! At this point, I’m sure you’re ready to sip a Pumpkin Spiced Latte, curl up under a cozy blanket, and read a great book.
While you’re all bundled, why don’t you peruse some of our other articles? Each one is designed to save you time and money! And who doesn’t want that? Thanks again for reading, and Happy Fall Y’all!