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Los Angeles Fall Bucket List: Here Are All The Fun Things To Do This Season

#PSL season is finally upon us, and with our Los Angeles fall bucket list you can find tons of unique (and sometimes free) things to do, see, make, and eat all around LA. We’ve separated the list into three categories specific to fall, Halloween, and Thanksgiving. Check back because we will be adding more cool events and ideas in upcoming months.

Fall Fun

Los Angeles Fall Bucket List

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Go apple picking at Riley’s Farm and make gourmet caramel apples.
Los Angeles Fall Bucket List
Visit Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch and grab a bunch to bring home and decorate. Here are some unique ideas.
Spend a Saturday getting lost at Big Horse Corn Maze.
Los Angeles Fall Bucket List

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Get your camera ready, and take a road trip to view the fall foliage around Los Angeles. Our favorite spots to check out are Ice House Canyon, Julian, Lake Arrowhead, and Idyllwild.
Los Angeles Fall Bucket List
Los Angeles Fall Bucket List
Los Angeles Fall Bucket List
Bath & Body Works - "Leaves" 3-Wick Candle
$15 - 25
LAFCO - Pumpkin Pomander Candle 
$42
Veda - Keap Candle Wood Cabin
$35
Update your home with fall scented candles. These are our are our favorites.
Los Angeles Fall Bucket List
Stock up on cozy sweaters and update your autumn wardrobe by attending a sample sale. Check out Chicmi’s Calendar to see what labels and designers have events going on this season.
Don't forget to checkout our Fall Shopping Guide!
Los Angeles Fall Bucket List
Sample delicious beer at Oktoberfest in Lake Arrowhead, CA. (9.16 -10.29)
Los Angeles Fall Bucket List

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Spend a weekend at a cozy cabin in the woods.

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Make homemade pumpkin spice lattes (aka #PSL) and 10-minute cinnamon donut holes to eat while watching all the fall season TV premieres.
Peter Thomas Roth Pumpkin Enzyme Mask - A Girl in LA
Philosphy Pumpkin Icing Shampoo - A Girl in LA
Los Angeles Fall Bucket List
Peter Thomas Roth - Pumpkin Enzyme Mask
$31.50
Philosophy - Pumpkin Icing Shampoo, Shower Gel & Bubble Bath
$32.95
Too Cool For School - 24k Gold Pumpkin Sheet Mask
$7.95
Have a spa day with these pumpkin scented products. 

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Make homemade fall potpourri with this simple recipe.

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Bake from scratch caramel apple cookies to eat and enjoy by the fire.
Gilded Harvest Place Cards - A Girl in LA
DIY: Check out these 30 fall decorating ideas to get you into the fall spirit. We can’t wait to make the Cinnamon Stick Candles and the Gilded Harvest Place Cards.
Los Angeles Fall Bucket List
Gather your friends and family and tailgate at a USC or RAMS football game.
Cecconi's Pumpkin Pizza - A Girl in LA
Dine at Cecconi’s in West Hollywood and try their roasted pumpkin topped pizza.
Easy and Healthy Fall Recipes
Make one (or all) of our favorite fall recipes.

 

Halloween Happenings

Los Angeles Fall Bucket List

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Visit one of LA’s many haunted houses like Creep Los Angeles, The Queen Mary: Dark Harbor, Reign of Terror, The Tension Experience, or The Haunted Shack which happens to be free.
Here's a list of even more haunted houses that are worth a visit.
Los Angeles Fall Bucket List
Get spooked by going on Los Angeles's most famous haunted hayride, which takes place in Griffith Park’s abandoned zoo. Read about the real life hauntings of Griffith Park.
Get your Halloween costume ready by shopping at one of LA’s famous costume stores, The Costume Shopee.
Here's a list of easy, last minute costumes for when you're running out of time.
To old to trick-or-treat? Indulge like a grownup by stopping by Dylan’s Candy Bar and stocking up on Halloween candy.
25 Halloween Movies
Spend a Sunday doing nothing but watching Halloween movies and making pumpkin spice waffles with vanilla ice cream.

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Check out all the Halloween attractions going on in LA like Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights, Knott’s Scary Farm and Halloween Time at Disneyland.
Los Angeles Fall Bucket List
Hear the tales of the dead; the notorious crimes that were committed in Los Angeles; and where these ghosts haunt by going on a creepy ghost tour. Our favorites are

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Make your skin crawl by visiting Hollywood’s Museum of Death.
Los Angeles Fall Bucket List
Attend Labyrinth + Masquerade Ball inspired by David Bowie. (10.28)

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Spend October 31st on West Hollywood Boulevard, which happens to be the United States biggest Halloween bash.
Los Angeles Fall Bucket List

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Check out all of the Day of the Dead festivities going on in and around Los Angeles.

Ideas For a Festive Thanksgiving

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Buy fresh autumn flowers in the flower district to display in your home.
Los Angeles Fall Bucket List

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Watch The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on NBC. (11.23)
Los Angeles Fall Bucket List

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Eat the best pumpkin pie in the world from Urth Caffe.
Los Angeles Fall Bucket List
Start your Holiday shopping by taking advantage of all the Black Friday deals.
Los Angeles Fall Bucket List

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Have Thanksgiving dinner at Bottega Louie, The Ivy, Cafe Gratitude, or The Four Seasons which are known for their exquisite Thanksgiving menu.

XoXo,

Kristie 

@agirlinla / agirlinlosangeles@gmail.com