Fun Fall Date Ideas in Los Angeles

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Who doesn’t love a cozy night, drinking your annual cup of cider and pulling out that one coat stuffed in the back of your closet? Our team in Los Angeles has put together your go-to list of perfect fall date ideas in LA!

Are you mourning summer and needing some fall inspiration? Us lucky Southern Californians have summer almost all year round so it takes some effort to get into the spirit of autumn. But who doesn’t love a cozy night, drinking your annual cup of cider and pulling out that one coat stuffed in the back of your closet? Our team in Los Angeles has put together your go-to list of perfect fall date ideas in LA!

Rooftop Cinema Club

The Los Angeles Rooftop Cinema Club is cool, different and memorable. Picture it – sorry for the pun – lawn chairs on a rooftop, earphones, a blanket, gourmet food truck fare, and cocktails. Catch a classic film at any of their three locations in the Arts District, Downtown LA, and El Segundo. Their mission is to transform nights at the movies into cinematic events with friends and loved ones. At this social cinema, cozy up with your date as you enjoy some of the most iconic films. This season, they will be showing titles such as, Beetlejuice, Hocus Pocus, American Psycho, or the Adams Family. This takes “dinner and a movie” to a whole new level!

Fall Leaves at the Huntington Gardens

Encompassing 130 acres of land, the botanical gardens at the Huntington in Pasadena feature sixteen breathtaking themed gardens. Explore how rare or endangered plants change during the fall. Plants are just like relationships in which they grow, blossom, and evolve, so this date spot is excellent for you and your partner, no matter which growth stage you are in! A wholesome nature walk where you can talk and let yourself be enchanted by the colors.

Echo Park Swan Boats

Echo Park in Northeast Los Angeles has become known for its diverse and trendy allures. The park most famously known for their swan pedal boats is a great way to enjoy the crisp fall air. Perfect for those who enjoy a collaborative type date activity. There is nothing more romantic than sharing your night with the symbol of love and loyalty, The Swan.

Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios

Did you know scientific research has shown that consuming horror together with a date may create feelings of romance? When you experience fear, your body reacts with an increased heart rate and a rise in blood pressure putting you in a state of increased adrenalin. Experiencing these levels of arousal together can add to the excitement and attraction you feel for one another. And where is the best place to experience horror movies in real life? Universal Studios’ Horror Nights!

Apple Picking at Oak Glenn

Oak Glenn Farms is in the San Bernardino National Forest and is known for their 100-year-old apple trees. This quick trip outside of LA is sure to put you in that festive feel as you are surrounded by nature and the multi-colored leaves. Their Apple Butter Festival in November includes apple picking and making your own apple butter as you enjoy live music and wagon rides. The perfect getaway for our foodies!


Just like the seasons, we as individuals also go through cycles of change. Specifically in autumn, we are shedding our past as we prepare for different experiences. Perhaps you are looking to spread your branches into new dating adventures. If so, our experts at Maclynn are here to nurture you as you grow and date mindfully with our 5-Step Methodology!

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Sarah Powell

Sarah Powell is our Managing Partner at the California office. She is a native Californian and has also lived internationally in both Australia and the UK. She obtained a Baccalaureate in Biological Sciences and credentials in Applied Behavioral Analysis, which has provided her with a psychology-driven approach to matchmaking. Sarah previously founded her own date coaching business and has years of headhunting experience, thus is well versed in pinpointing compatible couplings. Sarah finds matchmaking gives her great purpose- a life dedicated to cultivating love and connection.

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