Fall is a time for sweaters, getting ready for colder weather and warming up with your special someone. So, it’s only natural that L.A. offers a ton of great activities to take part in whether it’s a first date, or you’ve been with someone for a while now.
See An Outdoor Movie
Electric Dusk Drive-In
2930 Fletcher Dr. & San Fernando Rd.
Los Angeles, CA 90065
What could be more interesting than an old-time themed movie that used to be commonplace before the advent of big megaplex movie theaters? Join Electric Dusk Drive-In for a great drive-in movie throughout October. You may think these are a thing of the past, but Electric Dusk Drive-In is stirring up some nostalgia with their weekly outdoor screenings. With the downtown L.A. skyline as your backdrop, you’ll get to watch a few Halloween type movies throughout the month of October, including “Edward Scissorhands” and “Scarface” on October 21, 2017. No need to sneak candy into this movie, as you can pack your car full of snacks, or head to the Snack Shack and grab a burger, hot dog, popcorn, soda, and other movie eats.
Go Apple Picking
Willowbrook Apple Farm
2099 Oak Glen Rd
Yucaipa, CA 92399
There isn’t a huge amount of time during fall before the apples run out, but one of the best and most fun experiences to do on a fall date is to go apple picking. What’s better than celebrating by walking through groves of apple trees, and picking them on your own. It may seem like hard work, but it’s a great way to connect with your special someone and connect with the fall season at the same time. So, the Swanson Family invites you to enjoy a day of apple picking at their small family farm just under an hour from L.A. and O.C. With brooks, fresh air and a 100 year old apple orchard, you’ll be in fall heaven. Visit our list of the Best Places To Go Apple Picking In Los Angeles.
Various Pumpkin Patches
This year, pumpkin patches are back again in a big way. So, kick your pumpkin-carving experience and check out these great pumpkin patches where you can engage in a fun activity with your special someone. Visit our lis of the Best Pumpkin Patches in L.A. to find out where you can experience this fun activity!
Go See Some Fall Foilage
1418 Descanso Dr
La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011
Sure, Los Angeles is mostly known for its year-round sunshine, but we do get to celebrate a bit of fall colors and cool weather, too. From pumpkin patches to Halloween scares and events, to fall activities, one of the best ways to explore during fall is to go hunting for beautiful fall colors. As the trees and leaves start to change during September and October, it’s beautiful to stop by the many places to enjoy the colorful fall foliage around LA. From gardens like the Descanso Gardens to the mountains and elsewhere around L.A., there are a lot of terrific places to take advantage of the color. Other great areas to see fall foliage include Solstice Canyon, The L.A. Arboretum, Malibu Creek State Park, The West Valley, Oak Glen, Big Bear, and places around mountainous areas.
Get Scared At L.A’s Best Halloween Activities
Los Angeles is bringing out all the stops for Halloween this month! If you and your date love being scared, and enjoying the great costumes during the month of October, head to Universal Studios in Hollywood for Halloween Horror Nights. Learn more at our Guide To Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights.
See A Rooftop Movie
Throughout fall, there are still plenty of great opportunities to see an outdoor movie across Los Angeles. Make sure to visit Rooftop Cinema Club, Eat | See | Hear, and Street Food Cinema to find a time and day that work for you. Movies ranging from “Jurassic Park,” “Wonder Woman,” “Batman,” “The Matrix,” “Dirty Dancing” and “Arrival” are going to be played across town.
Go On A Picnic
4730 Crystal Springs Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Los Angeles is one of those cities that offers great weather throughout the year. So, having a romantic picnic is perfect for fall. While there are plenty of loations around the city, including Point Dume State Beach, Hancock Park La Brea, Barnsdall Art Park, The Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Grand Park, LACMA, The Getty Center, Lake Hollywood Park and elsewhere, Griffith park is one of LA’s greatest gifts. With plenty of space, grab picnic food from our list of great places to get food and pick a spot.