Make an impression and throw the best ever shindig in your homestead with these fall harvest party ideas!
Fall Harvest Party | 17 Must-Try Falltastic Shindig Ideas
It’s the most bountiful time of the year again, and I’m telling you, it won’t be complete without a fall harvest party. It’s been a yearly tradition in our farm for years and I want to make it even more special. So if you also want to try something new this year, these fall party ideas will ensure you’ll have a hit. From fall harvest party decor, party games, to harvest food, I’m sure everyone will have a blast and will look forward to your yearly homestead fall harvest party.
Want a vase that will stand out? This DIY floral pumpkin vase clearly speaks of fall’s glorious beauty. Display this on the table of your fall harvest party and for sure this will gather genuine compliments.
2. Homemade Fall Tree
Isn’t this homemade fall tree whimsical? This will give your party venue the much-needed warm fall atmosphere. Grab a tomato cage, Christmas lights, fall garland, ribbon, a topper and you have yourself a homemade fall tree.
3. Fall Tablescape With DIY Floral Plate Charger
Get your guests excited in fall-fashion style with this fall tablescape with DIY floral plate charger. This beautiful fall floral project is incredibly budget-friendly. So if you have some old plate chargers you’ve held onto, give them a new lease on life to grace your fall harvest party. This one really got me into a party fever because I have plate chargers!
4. DIY Gold Confetti Pumpkins
Start your pumpkin decoration with just three things: a pumpkin, washi tape, and scissors. An insanely fun project with endless possibilities. So go nuts with your creativity and make the fall staple pumpkin shine at your fall harvest party!
5. Fall Wood Banner
A party is not complete without any banners and bunting, right? Make your fall harvest party more festive by creating this DIY fall wood banner. A quick and easy project using basic craft supplies. This adorable fall wood banner will add a natural and rustic charm to your fall party decor.
6. Tablescape Setting With Name Card
When the party is just getting started, it’s so easy for your guests to get confused about where their exact spot is. Don’t let this happen and spoil the fun – make sure your table setting has a touch of fall that doubles as a name card.
7. Autumn Leaf Backdrop
Throwing your fall harvest party indoors? No worries, because you can still make it feel outdoorsy complete with wonderful fall colors courtesy of this super easy DIY autumn leaf backdrop.
8. Nature-Inspired Fall Centerpiece
Who can go wrong with keeping it oh-so-natural? The beauty of natural elements definitely can stand on their own. Grab some real gourds, real pumpkins, real branches and other wonders of nature you can find in your garden or backyard to recreate this amazing DIY centerpiece.
9. Outdoor Fall Harvest Party Set-Up
This outdoor fall harvest party set-up is such a great inspiration for an outdoor party. Grab some hay bales and repurpose an old door to make a table to house your party essentials and entertain your guests.
10. Mason Jar Utensil Holder
Every party needs to be organized! If you need an organization idea for your fall harvest party utensils without ruining the fall spirit, here’s a very simple and quick fix. Grab a mason jar, fill with some candy corn, and voila, a cool fall utensil holder.
11. Pumpkin Ring Toss Game
Keep the party going with this fun pumpkin ring toss game. A classic fun game for all ages. Grab some rings and pumpkins and the game is on!
12. DIY Confetti Balloons
These DIY confetti balloons are absolutely fun for the kids, but set up more to let the kids-at-heart do some popping and take a trip down memory lane – the ones who pop the most wins. I’m sure they’ll love to relive childhood memories.
13. The Great Pumpkin Scavenger Hunt
Here’s the easiest yet the grandest fall harvest party activity — the great pumpkin scavenger hunt. This will surely keep all your guests, both young and the young at heart, entertained. Tuck the vibrant minis under the tables, above the trees, and anywhere the party site. Let the hunt begin!
14. Baked Honeycrisp Apples
It’s apple time! Have your guest feast only with the best. This mouth-watering recipe of baked honeycrisp apples is the sweetest and crispest of them all. In doubt? Well, bake it and taste it for yourself.
15. Pumpkin, Spinach, And Walnut Spaghetti
The mild sweetness of roasted pumpkin and the tanginess of spinach in this delectable spaghetti recipe will surely leave your guests asking for more. It also has a bit spiciness and nuttiness, making it more scrumptious.
16. Pumpkin Bundt Cake With Brown Butter And Bay Leaf
This fabulous recipe for pumpkin bundt cake with brown butter and bay leaf is perfectly delicious for your fall harvest party. As it bakes, the aroma will fill your homestead with a spicy scent. The perfect palate cleanser to serve after a hearty party meal.
17. Cranberry Cheddar Sausage Bites
These cheddar sausage bites are filled with the goodness of fresh cranberries. An awesome appetizer for any party. It’s an easy but tasty recipe you can make as snacks, or for quick dinners.
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There you have it, fellow homesteaders! Those are just a few fall party ideas to help you kick-start your party planning, so feel free to pick what you desire most. Enjoy mixing and matching to host the best fall party ever! And use the season to give thanks for all that you have.
Ready to throw your homestead fall harvest party? Let us know how it went in the comments section below.
Editor’s Note – This post was originally published on October 2016 and has been updated for quality and relevancy.