Our summer bucket list was such a hit, we decided to make it a seasonal thing! Take in the beautiful fall colours from one of our local trails, check out a fall fair or get dressed up for one of the many Halloween events happening in our city. There are so many things to check off your bucket list this season so you may want to get started.

  1. Take in the colours at Onaping Falls
  2. Give back this year and volunteer at the Elgin Street Mission for Thanksgiving
  3. Head to the Fall Fair at Freskiw Farms
  4. Take yourself on a mural tour and check out all of the amazing Up Here murals around our downtown
  5. Take one last ill-advised dip in the water
  6. Head over to Stich and Stone and purchase one of the seasons must have blanket scarves
  7. Pick up some of Old Soul Soap Company’s fall scented soaps
  8. Decorate your house for fall
  9. Pick up apples from Eat Local Sudbury and bake a fresh apple pie
  10. Make your own apple cider
  11. Enjoy your hot apple cider while reading one of the new books published by one of the Latitude 46 Publishing authors
  12. Cozy up for sweater weather with a new Positive Inception hoodie
  13. Enjoy the Cavalcade of Colours
  14. Take a trip to Leisure Farms and check out the pumpkin patch
  15. Grab your friends and head to Boreal Winery for a tour or try out their Escape Room
  16. Rake a huge pile of leaves and jump into it
  17. Get a taste of Country with Dallas Smith at the Sudbury Community Arena
  18. Check out the Fall Equinox Holistic Healing Fair at the Caruso Club
  19. Dress up in your best fall attire and have a seasonal photoshoot
  20. Join Zen Fitness for their Fall Program and take the 12-week Healthy Lifestyle Challenge
  21. Spend way too many hours looking up clever costume ideas
  22. Get on a horse at Wagon Wheel Ranch
  23. Try a pumpkin spiced latte from one of our local coffee shops: Salute Coffee Company, Old Rock, Kuppajo Espresso Bar or Beards Coffee Bar & Bakery
  24. Help the Northern Cancer Foundation stomp cancer at their Fork & Barrel fundraiser
  25. Head to Killarney for one last hike of the year
  26. Or stick closer to home and check out a full 360 view of the fall colours from the top of Mount Ramsey in the Lake Laurentian Conservation Area.
  27. Test your Quidditch skills at the second Sudbury Quidditch Invitational and Potter Exhibition
  28. Enjoy a film at Northern Frights Festival
  29. Put on your best costume for Sudbury Burlesque’s Monsters Ball 3: Stripped to the Bone Burlesque
  30. Try to make your own caramel apples
  31. Make a delicious fall soup – we suggest this Roasted Butternut Squash recipe
  32. Grab some friends and organize an impromptu football game
  33. Join Sudbury’s own Psychic Medium, Jay Lane for A Night of Spirit.
  34. Host a pumpkin carving competition
  35. Roast your pumpkin seeds for a delicious snack
  36. Join a fall sports league through Sudbury Sport and Social Club or REC Athletics Sudbury
  37. Host a scary movie night with your friends
  38. Celebrate Halloween at The Asylum
  39. Take a ride on the Terror Train at the Northern Ontario Railroad Museum and Heritage Centre
  40. Enter the Tunnel or Terror at Dynamic Earth
  41. Learn a new skill at one of Sew Locals workshops
  42. Browse the shelves of Greater Sudbury Public Library for your next favourite book
  43. Grab a friend head to a local restaurant you’ve never tried before
  44. Hit the dance floor at the newly renovated Grand nightclub and Coyotes where Bassline Jack plays requests all night on Fridays!
  45. Challenge a friend to a game of strategy  at Let’s Scrabbalatte Board Game Café
  46. Go on a blind date with a mysterious wrapped book from Bay Used Books
  47. Start you Christmas shopping early and check out one of Makers North‘s fall fairs
  48. Trade spooky ghost stories around a camp fire
  49. Get all your snacks ready to tune into all your favourite fall premiers
  50. Check out an exhibit at the Art Gallery of Sudbury (and watch out for a spooky surprise from us!)


Emily Franceschini is a current nomad, former full-timer and lover of all things purple. She is currently in Australia pursuing her travel dreams while working for Our Crater. In a past life, Emily worked as a marketing manager and spent her free time searching for the perfect cup of coffee. Now all of her time is free time and she's spending it exploring the world.

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