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16 Things to Do This Fall

Fall is always a fun season full of tradition, and this year we can finally go back to all of the activities that we love. It can be hard to find good ways to enjoy the special fall activities like finding places to see the colors, limited-time places that are open, like haunted houses, and others. At the Publishing Haüs, we recommend a number of activities such as sports events, places to visit, parks to walk in, and some school activities. Read more about all of these recommendations in the list below!

Northwest Sports 

If you want to go to watch a sporting event this fall, there are many options. Getting together with friends or family and watching games or meets is such a fun way to spend your free time, and get away from homework and school-related stress for a few hours. Some big games happening at Northwest this fall are:

Varsity girls soccer senior night: October 21st, at 3:30pm at Bobby Morris PlayField

Volleyball senior night: October 21st, JV at 4:30pm, Varsity at 6:00pm

Ultimate senior night: October 24th, at 3:30pm at Bobby Morris PlayField

Playoffs are also starting for many sports, so make sure to catch one of those exciting games!

See the rest of the fall game schedule here!

Pro Sports

If you want to go see a professional game, there are so many fun options for that as well! While some sports play in other seasons as well, fall is such a fun time to watch a game. 

The Seahawks have just started their season, and this year looks promising! Click here to see their schedule for the 2022 season and find a great game to watch!

Though the Kraken is not having the best season, they are still an upcoming team and have a lot of potential. View their schedule here, and check out a hockey game this season. 


Haunted houses are such a fun fall activity to do with friends! If you like haunted houses or are looking to try one, the Georgetown Morgue is open every Thursday – Sunday night in October, as well as the 31st. Tickets start at $32, and parking is free. Along with the classic haunted house, Georgetown Morgue also offers escape rooms starting at $33 per person, and other fun things.

Kelsey Creek Farm is open 9am – 3pm. It is located in Bellevue and you can see animals like cows, chickens, and so much more. Kelsey Creek Farm is free, and has free parking! You can also take a walk around Kelsey Creek Park, right next door, to see the fall colors on the trees. 

If you’re looking for a fall pumpkin patch, corn maze, hay ride, or even mini golf, Craven Farm is the place for you. It is located in Snohomish, and wristbands start at $15, and individual activities start at $5. 

Parks/ Walks

Get into nature and get exercise by taking a walk in beautiful parts of Seattle. Some of the best spots in Seattle to see the fall colors are:

Washington Park Arboretum: Located in between Montlake and Madison Park, the Arboretum has so much land to walk on, also has no cost, with free parking!

Green Lake Park: A 2.8 mile loop trail around Green Lake, also includes free parking as well!

Kubota Garden: This beautiful Japanese- inspired garden is located in the Rainier Beach neighborhood. Parking is free as well for a beautiful view of the Japanese- inspired garden.  

School Sanctioned Activities 

If you’re looking to enjoy the outdoors with your friends, try snowshoeing! There is an NWS outdoor program snowshoeing trip on January 21st. 

Support your friends and enjoy amazing performances at NWS:

Northwest School band concert: November 3rd 

Dance Showcase: November 8th

Spirit week is from the 31st of October – the 4th of November. Dress up for the days and have a fun and school spirit-filled week!

There are so many fun things to do in the fall, these are only some! We hope you get the chance to get together with friends and family, or solo and do some fun activities, like the ones on this list as well as so many others. The Publishing Haüs wishes you a happy fall!

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