Fall is in full swing here in Minnesota, and we are already planning some great fall fun! There are so many different things to do in Minnesota during the fall season, and there are a few fun activities you want to make sure you don’t miss! You may have to do some driving across the state to see everything, but trust me, it will be well worth the trip! Here are the best fall activities to do in Minnesota.
Head to Nelson Farm for the Pumpkin Patch Festival
Nelson Farm is hosting an excellent pumpkin Patch festival that you won’t want to miss! This event runs until October 27th and is full of fun! Grab some fantastic fall treats and pick out a pumpkin to carve this year.
Visit the Holiday Harvest Wine & Food Festival
Head to River View Winery for some great food and even better wine! You can visit 12 unique wineries and check out fantastic food and local wine.
Go Apple Picking at Afton Apple Orchard
Pick your apples and enjoy the beautiful orchards at Afton Apple Orchard. While the orchard is a Pick Your Own style orchard, you can also buy freshly picked apples and try some of their fantastic apple treats.
Try Trick-or-Treat Geocaching
If you are looking for something a little out of the box to try this Halloween, why not try a trick or treat style geocaching instead? Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park has a unique trick or treat geocaching event where kids can dress up and find treats hidden around the park!
Take a Color Drive on One of Minnesota’s Rainbow Routes
Did you know that Minnesota is home to one of the many rainbow routes? A rainbow route is where you can see beautiful fall foliage on your drive during the fall months. While these drives can be pretty long, going through multiple states, Minnesota is right along some of those drives!
Go Through a Corn Maze at Severs
Severs has an annual fall festival every year, but you can still stop by anytime during the fall months to experience their amazing corn maze! They have an extensive corn maze and even a corn maze challenge!
Visit Anoka for Halloween
Anoka is widely known as the Halloween capital of the world! From parades to family-friendly events, you can find a little bit of everything during the Halloween season here!
Attend the Renaissance Festival
Minnesota has an amazing Renaissance Festival every fall! Dress in costume and head out for an amazing experience that will take you back in time.
Attend a Harvest Festival
Minnesota has many fall and harvest festivals around the state during the fall months! If you get the chance, head out to Stillwater’s Harvest Fest for an amazing pumpkin-filled experience! They have an excellent pumpkin weigh-off, and you’ll get the opportunity to have some great fall fun with the kids at the same time!
Whether you are looking for some Halloween fun or just a fun way to spend a fall day, you should check out some of these great fall activities!