Summer is, unfortunately, coming to a close, which means it’s time to put away our swimsuits and take out our sweaters because fall is right around the corner. The only good part about summer ending is the beginning of fall. Fall is a special time filled with pumpkins, apples, and colorful leaves. But the best part about fall is Halloween, of course. There’s only one occasion a year when you get to dress up in a costume! But celebrating Halloween doesn’t have to just be limited to dressing up. From going to a haunted house to carving pumpkins, there are countless Halloween activities you can do to get yourself in the spooky spirit. So start making your Halloween bucket list now, and be sure to check out these 5 festive Halloween activities to do this year:
No spooky season is complete with going pumpkin picking. How else are you going to get pumpkins to decorate? Pumpkin picking is a great activity to do with friends or family to get everyone in the Halloween spirit. And the best part about pumpkin picking is getting to decorate them afterwards. You can carve the pumpkins, paint them, or just put them on your porch as is. Now is your time to get creative with it!
You can’t celebrate Halloween without going to a costume party. Halloween is the one time a year you get to dress up in a costume, so you want to make the most out of it! If you’re not sure what to be this year, there are countless costumes for women to choose from. You can be a spooky skeleton or a vibrant flamingo. Or, you can gather some friends and do a group costume! The options are endless, just make sure you choose a costume that you actually like as that will make the party more fun.
One of the best parts about Halloween is all the delicious treats. So gather your friends and spend some time baking Halloween desserts. You can decorate cookies and make them into ghosts and mummies. You can whip up delicious candy corn chocolate cookies. You can make pumpkin cupcakes with homemade frosting. There are countless delicious and festive Halloween baked goods you can make, so gather some friends and get to baking.
What is Halloween without binge-watching all your favorite spooky movies? A Halloween-themed movie night is a fun activity to do with friends and family. Get some popcorn and candy, dim the lights, and grab some blankets- it’s time to have a Halloween movie marathon. There’s truly no better way to get in the Halloween spirit than watching scary movies.
If you’re looking for a fun activity to do with your family, Halloween arts and crafts are the way to go. It’s a great activity for both kids and adults, and then you can hang up your creations around the house for Halloween decor. There are tons of crafts you can make, such as Halloween puppets and witch slime. If you have kids, arts and crafts are also a great way to keep them busy.
Halloween will be here before you know it, so it’s never too early to start planning for the spooky season. There are countless Halloween activities you can do, from pumpkin picking to baking cookies. Whether you’re celebrating with friends or family, any of these are fun and exciting activities to do. So break out your calendar and get to planning. Halloween only comes once a year, so you want to make the most of it!
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