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10 Fall Date Ideas For The Panther Couple 

Fall and Romance are in the air 


With Autumn peering right around the corner, you may be scrambling to switch up your wardrobe, or to hang up decorations for the upcoming holidays, though we promise, that’s certainly not all fall is about. 

Fall is often overlooked when it comes to romance, with summer beach dates, and chilly winter walks holding the spotlight, the spooky season falls right out of frame. 

But don’t worry! Showing your love does not need to fluctuate through the seasons.

All you have to do is choose a date from our 10 ideas that you like (or two!), mark your calendar down, and feel the love. 


#1. Pick a Picnic!

This one is certainly an oldie, but a goodie! 

This classic date will certainly help relieve some stress off of you and your partner. 

Unwind and relax in the grass, enjoy the cool breeze and the smell of autumn leaves.

Just because the weather might be a little chilly, doesn’t mean you need to pack away the idea of taking dates outside. For a small bonus, spend some time beforehand to prepare something fall flavored with your loved one!

#2. Swing by a Fall Fair

Who doesn’t love a nostalgic fall fair (Or carnival)? 

Spend time on invigorating rides, tasting candied apples and yummy funnel cake, and challenging your loved one to a fun game of milk bottle toss. You can find tons of local parades and festivals to visit for this kind of fun in Downtown Colorado Springs! You can better customize you experience by visiting Downtown Colorado Springs Activities (

To find all kinds of local happenings.

#3. Go for a nature walk

If you don’t mind taking a bit of a drive for your lover, listen in! Take a trip to Manitou Springs to enjoy the gorgeous hiking trails, bask in the bright fall colors, and maybe even take a sip of that fresh mountain river water if you’re feeling extra brave! Remember to bring a jacket, water, and some strong shoes that you’re not too worried about getting dirty. 

Check out some trails, and choose whichever one your heart calls out to, based on your experience of course. 2023 Best 10 Trails and Hikes in Manitou Springs | AllTrails

#4. Pick out a pumpkin

We couldn’t help it! Such a classic date could not be ignored no matter how cliche.

You can support pop up pumpkin markets here in town, or travel all around to find your favorite one, from Monument to Fountain, and all in between. How could you not love pumpkin picking too, Just saying it feels amazing!  “Pumpkin patch..” It’s basically free serotonin!

#5. Horror Movie Marathon

Spend the night in with your loved one, cuddle up, and watch your alltime favorite horror flicks on an allnighter! This low cost date is perfect for the introverted couple, who are both obsessed with slashers and digging into the candy bucket. Check out this list of the top best horror movies for your next marathon, 10 Best Horror Movies of All Time, According to Rotten Tomatoes (, or choose your very own!

#6. Festive Cooking Competition 

There is nothing more romantic than a sweet night spent cooking together, testing out fun seasonal recipes and more. Even if you can’t work your way around the oven, a recipe book can hold your hand along the way. Check out this list of 50 fun fall treats, fit for people with the skills of a 5 star chef, and a complete newbie. 50 of Our Best Fall Recipes to Enjoy This Season (

#7. Apple Picking

Just thinking about the word “apples” can make anybody grin, thinking about the smell of dried grass and fresh apples falling off their branches. Nothing says “the perfect date” like taking a quiet walk through an apple orchard with your special someone. Check out this article for the best Apple Orchards all through out Colorado, to make the most of your perfect date.

The 15 Best Apple Orchards in Colorado – Minneopa Orchards (

#8. Get a PSL

It can’t get anymore seasonally fitting than this. It’s undeniable that the pumpkin spice latte is a fall classic, and that tons of people love it. You can always stop by your local starbucks, or support small local coffee shops in your area. Check out this local coffee house, and have your mind blown by their excellent flavors and craftsmanship. Local Coffee Shop Colorado Springs – The Perk Downtown

#9. Fall Leaf Search

This is a simple one! Plus it is 100% budget friendly. Take a quick drive to your local park and go on a fun search and find for all kinds of autumn leaves sprawled on the ground. For a cute bonus, share some earphones and listen to a comfy fall playlist! You’ll have all the old couples looking in awe at your sweetness. Check out this list of all kinds of common fall leaves, it’ll be pretty cool if you can find every leaf on the list!Fall Leaf Identifier | Leaves and Fall Foliage of New York (

#10. A romantic night in

Saving the topped picked favorite for last, a cozy and sweet night in. Such a simple but thoughtful date night to gift your partner with, even more perfect for a fall anniversary. 

Cuddle up with your loved one by the fire, watcha romance movie, or even plan a sweet dinner to share (even if its Panda Express). It’s recommended this is done on the night of the seasons first frost, perfect for when October hits. 




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