Welcome to Funtober. We’re the #1 website for finding fall fun in the United States.  If you love Fall, October and Halloween, then this is for you.  We’ve found thousands of things to do in America from Labor Day to Thanksgiving, including Apple Orchards, Festivals, Oktoberfests, Corn Mazes, Haunted Houses, Ghost Tours and Halloween Parties.  

It’s the start of 2016 right now so we’ve got several seasons until things get in full swing here.  We hope you will pardon the dust as we get ready for September and October 2016!

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Start finding fall events, festivals and other things to do in September and October by clicking on your city: Atlanta, Boston, CharlotteChicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, DenverDetroitIndianapolis, Kansas City, MinneapolisNew York CityPhiladelphia, Pittsburgh, Portland (OR)Seattle and St. Louis.  We’re building this section out quickly for 2016 so stay tuned for more.

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Farm Fun

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Take your family to a corn maze this fall and enjoy some good ole' farm fun.  Imagine it with me.  Your escape from the...
Image of apple trees in an apple orchard.

Apple Orchards start picking in late August and runs through October, so it is the perfect fall harvest activity. One of the big traditions...
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The Funtober pumpkin patch directory lists more than 700 farms and other locations across America offering pumpkin picking and pre-picked pumpkins in late September...

Fall Festivals

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There’s definitely no shortage of fall pumpkin festivals in October 2015 and rightly so. This is pumpkin’s time to shine – from Halloween to Thanksgiving...
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Cool night, fall weather, colorful leaves and beer festivals are just a few of great happenings this fall.  There are an incredible number of...
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If it’s true an apple a day will keep the doctor away, what will a whole bushel do? Find out at one of the...


Monterey Bay Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest has a long and interesting history, dating back more than 200 years to the marriage of Crown Prince Ludwig of Bavaria and Princess...

Oktoberfest Munich will be the largest festival in the world for 2016.  Over 6 million people travel to Germany for the event.  Stuck in...
Image of inside the large Hippodrom Beer tent at Munich Oktoberfest.

Reservations for beer tents have to be placed well in advance. They are made through the individual beer tents and the cost varies by...

Scary Halloween

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Funtober lists USA Halloween haunted houses in America for 2016.  This is the most current list of commercial and charity haunted houses on the internet.  Find fun...

Halloween is a dark night where dangerous and mysterious creatures take to the streets from the shadows. Mischief and mayhem abound. If you want...
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We list more than 500 ghost tours located across the United States in our directory of fall fun.Boston Gettysburg, PA Jersey Shore New York City Niagara Falls &...


The big night is almost upon you. And you don't have the Halloween music for the party ready yet. But don't fret. Compile these...

Find the best 2016 Halloween haunted houses in Virginia at Funtober's directory of haunted houses.  Funtober has a complete list of popular local haunted...

This is my massive list of Halloween party games for those of you hosting a get together and looking for some activities to keep...

Staying in with the family?  

We’ve curated hundreds of craft ideas and thousands of recipes to enjoy the season

Fall Crafts

In the Woods Paper Lantern

Every year on the Saturday before Halloween, costumed revelers line up and illuminate Baltimore in the Halloween Lantern Parade. Yet, in all the years...
Leaf Printed Linens

  To be perfectly honest, this project is the result of one of those moments when I'm at the store looking at kitchen and table...
Dip-dyed Pine Cones

  My mom used to decorate for every single holiday and season when I was a kid. Of course, things always got exciting when October...

Fall Recipes

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Funtober is so fortunate today to introduce attorney and noted food blogger Michelle Hershman.  Her website Healthy Recipe Ecstasy features her lifelong passion of...

These pumpkin cocktails will make you long for fall the rest of the year. Serve at your Halloween party, after Thanksgiving dinner, or anytime...

There's two weeks until Halloween party season kicks into high gear. So I spent yesterday building massive lists of links to recipes for pumpkin...

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