1. Apple Picking – Lynd Fruit Farm in Pataskala has plenty of acreage and a great variety of fruits and gourds to pick. You can use what you pick to make apple pie, peach cobbler, or use the gourds as a fun fall decoration around the house.

  1. Pumpkin Carving Contest with Friends – Need plans for a Friday night? Invite some of your friends over and see how competitive you and your friends are. To make the contest even more interesting – have a prize for whoever wins the contest.

  1. Running or Walking a 5k – Most of you have made it your resolution to get fit or do something fit, this could be your chance! There are multiple pumpkin/fall themed 5k’s all around Central Ohio. Grab a friend and take the challenge!

  1. Haunted House – There are a ton of haunted houses in Central Ohio – some of the most notable ones is the famous 13th Floor Haunted House and Carnage Haunted House.

  1. Festivals – There are festivals in Columbus every weekend. Some ideas are Boo at the Zoo, Gahanna’s Creepside Festival and COSI After Dark: Halloween.