Fall is a beautiful time to be in Richmond, Virginia- especially outdoors when it’s not-too-hot and not-too-cold.
It’s also a great time to start some new traditions with your family.
Here’s a bucket list of 30 fall ideas to get out (or stay in) and do something fun with the people you love the most. Click on links for more information, inspiration or ideas.
Share your fall traditions with us in the comments below!
Richmondmom’s Fall Bucket List
Check out the leaves changing color on Monument avenue
Go to a fall festival
Be a tourist in Virginia and visit Jamestown, Yorktown and/or Williamsburg or go on a canal cruise downtown
Try a locally made cider
Try a seasonal coffee (from a coffee shop that is not related to Starbucks)
Spend the day in Carytown
Have a night out at Wine Down (okay, this one is for parents)
Let the kids spend the day in their halloween costume (even if it isn’t halloween)
Check out a Richmond Museum (you’ve never been to before)
Decorate a Pumpkin
Trick-or-Treat (of course)
Visit a haunted house
Donate to the food bank
Take photos in a pile of leaves
See a live show (music, dance or theatre)
Host a s’mores party (try different combinations instead of the traditional)
Perform a random act of kindness (with your kids there to see it)
Make a pumpkin flavored something -from scratch
Watch football with friends (and eat really yummy food)
Eat a fall flavored donut (from a place that isn’t Dunkin Donuts or Krispy Kreme)
Get fall-themed books from the library
Take a walk near the river
Make a list of things you’re thankful for