Autumn in Lauderdale County, MS is a special time. Not only is the weather starting to get cooler, but it’s also football season! And when you’re not watching the game, there are many great ways to enjoy the beautiful weather. In fact, there are plenty of fun things to do in fall 2018, including a variety of special events.
Fall events 2018 in the Meridian, MS area
Autumn carries a lot of nostalgia for many people. From trips to the local pumpkin patch to visits to a haunted house, many people have special traditions that they honor this time of year. If fall isn’t the same without pumpkins and Halloween, then we have some ideas for you. Consider checking out the Bailey Haunted Firehouse this year or planning a visit to the Lazy Acres pumpkin patch and corn maze.
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Another great way to enjoy the countdown to Halloween and learn some history about our beautiful city is by attending the Rose Hill Cemetery Costumed Tour on September 29 from 7-9 p.m. This free event is essentially a cemetery tour led by local actors dressed as historic citizens from our city. Be sure to bring your flashlights!
You can also enjoy the beautiful autumn weather this season by participating in the Pumpkin Run 5K and 1M Fun Run on October 20 from 8-10 a.m. at Bonita Lakes. There will also be a Walk to End Alzheimer’s on October 6 from 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., at Bonita Lakes, MS.
Here are some other great ways to celebrate fall in the local area:
- Take a brewery tour
- Explore a state park
- Go hiking and see the fall colors
- Go apple picking
- Make some fall treats (caramel apples, pecan pie, etc.)
- Make a new fall drink
- Start a new book
- Carve a pumpkin
- Take some fall pictures
- Explore a corn maze
- Start a new TV show
- Make a fun fall craft
What are your favorite ways to enjoy autumn? Let us know in the comments below! From all of us at Meridian Honda, thank you for reading!