Fall brings Dallas/Ft. Worth not only some much needed cooler weather, but some fun activities to do on a date! So grab your love and plan one of these fun date ideas this fall in D/FW!
Dallas / Fort Worth Pumpkin Patches, Hayrides, Corn Mazes and More!
Head out a local pumpkin patch to pick pumpkins, take photos, enjoy a hay ride and find your way thru a corn maze! Then take your pumpkins home to carve, decorate, or bake! Check each location for available activities, times and directions. Here is a list of some pumpkin patches located in Dallas / Ft. Worth area:
Alvarado – Country Critters Farm Pumpkin Patch
Arlington – The Pumpkin Patch at First Christian Church
Canton – Yesterland Farm
Celina/Gunter – Big Orange Pumpkin Farm
Cleburne – Mainstay Farm Pumpkin Days
Coppell – Rejoice Lutheran Church
Dallas – Dallas Arboretum
Dallas – St. James Episcopal Church Pumpkin Patch
Decatur – Black Creek Farms
Denison – Elves Farm
Flower Mound – The Flower Mound Pumpkin Patch
Forney – The Gentle Zoo Pumpkin Patch
Fort Worth – Heritage Pumpkin Patch
Fort Worth – Homestead Farms Harvest Days
Frisco – Pumpkins on the Prairie
Grand Prairie – The Woods United Methodist Church
Grapevine – Halls Pumpkin Farm and Corn Maze
Joshua – First United Methodist Church
Kaufman – First United Methodist Church Pumpkin Patch and Market
McKinney – Storybrook Ranch
McKinney – Tucker Hill Pumpkinville
Richardson – Arapaho United Methodist Church Pumpkin Patch
Rockwall – Blase Family Farm Pumpkin Patch
Southlake – The Patch at Southlake at New Day Church
And speaking of cooking…
There are tons of great recipes out there for fall treats to make at home together. Here are some ideas, with links to Pinterest. Feel free to follow Dates By Design while you are there!
Toasted pumpkin seeds
Crisp hot apple cider
Anything with Caramel
Fall is a perfect time to get outdoors and enjoy the crisp cool air and the beautiful fall foliage. Here are some activities perfect for a fall outdoor date in D/FW:
Biking & Hiking
Arlington – River Legacy Park
Dallas – Cedar Ridge Preserve
Dallas – Trinity River Audubon Center
Cedar Hill – Dogwood Canyon
Cedar Hill – Cedar Hill State Park
Fort Worth – Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge Fort Worth – Tandy Hills Nature Area
Glen Rose – Dinosaur Valley State Park
Grapevine – Rockledge Park
Oak Cliff – Oak Cliff Nature Preserve
Plano – Arbor Hills Nature Center
Plano – Oak Point Park & Nature Preserve
Grab some blankets and a thermos of hot cocoa and go outside to watch the stars. Check Space.com for skywatching events!
Hunt for treasures while using coordinates and clues. Learn more at Geocaching.com.
Cheer for your favorite teams – from small tykes to high school, college and the pros!
Football – Dallas Cowboys
Basketball – Dallas Mavericks
Hockey – Dallas Stars
Baseball – Texas Rangers
In the Car
Take a scenic drive to explore a nearby city and enjoy the fall foliage. East Texas is beautiful in the fall!
Do you have any other fun fall date ideas in you’d like to share? Let us know in the comments!
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** Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in October 2014 and has been updated with new information and links.