It can be hard to feel the Fall season here in LA because of the warm and sunny weather…but we think, why not enjoy the best of both worlds? We’ve curated a list of Fall activities that you can enjoy in the Cali sun with your loved ones!
1. Go to a Pumpkin patch!
Pumpkin patches offer visitors a ton of festive activities like bounce houses, corn mazes, pony rides, a petting zoo, face painting, live entertainment and food trucks to fuel your pumpkin picking! With so much to do, you won’t even notice the time gone by!
Tanaka Farms: 5380 University Dr, Irvine, CA 92612
Mr Bones Pumpkin Patch: 10100 Jefferson Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232
2. Go for a scare!
Who doesn’t love Halloween? LA has all the good scare spots to offer! Enjoy a frightful night at amusement parks + the fun perks of the rides at Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights, Knott’s Scary Farm, and Magic Mountain’s Fright Fest. But if you don’t want to spend too much money, there are a bunch of other creepy options as well: The Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor and Haunted Hayride!
3. Find Fall Colors!
Southern California does Autumn it's own way. Despite the sunny skies almost year-round, there are some places you can catch a glimpse of a more traditional Fall season.
Descanso Gardens in La Cañada
Ice House Canyon Trail near Mt. Baldy
The Huntington Library in San Marino
4. Celebrate Oktoberfest!
Oktoberfest is the world’s largest beer festival, traditionally held in Germany - but also celebrated here in LA, with all the craft beer the city has to offer! Oktoberfest gives you the opportunity to visit as much beer bars and biergartens in LA whilst munching on your fave bratwurst in hand!
Check out the:
Wurstküche Restaurant Oktoberfest in Venice
Oktoberfest 2019: Alpine Village in Torrance
5. Throw a Friendsgiving!
What says Fall better than a warm, cozy, group of friends enjoying a meal together in the comfort of your own home? Appreciate your friends with a delicious potluck dinner while watching funny movies on Netflix!
Don't know what to make for the Fall Season? We made a list of our fave Autumn-inspired Recipes, just for you!
1. Pumpkin Gnocchi
2. Pumpkin Mole Chicken
3. Sweet Potato Souffle with Nut Crumble
No Fall meal is complete without sweet potatoes! Wow your friends and family with this Sweet Potato Soufflé recipe featuring our classic Ancho Chile & Tamarind sauce— it’s sure to be a crowd favorite!