pumpkin carving at an apartment resident event in October


Apartment Resident Event Ideas For October 2021

As the temperatures drop and the leaves change, keep your residents busy with lively events throughout the month. For event ideas, draw some inspiration from our autumn-themed apartment resident event ideas for October 2021.

Fall Festival – Kick off October with an event that is fun for all ages. Set up booths with various activities such as face painting, fall-themed crafts, and bingo. Supply food and drinks and maybe even a signature fall cocktail. Coordinate with a local orchard to set up a pumpkin picking booth, where residents can purchase pumpkins.

Pumpkin Carving Contest – Invite residents to compete in a pumpkin carving contest. Provide them with pumpkin carving kits and perhaps a kid’s station with paint and small pumpkins. Take pictures of the completed pumpkins and set up a poll online where residents can vote for their favorites.

Scary Movie Night – Celebrate the spookiest month of the year with a scary movie screening. If your complex has a lot of children, you can do an earlier screening of a silly Halloween movie the whole family can enjoy. You can decorate the screening room with festive decorations and encourage residents to wear their Halloween costumes. even invite residents to dress up in their Halloween costumes and decorate

October’s “National Day” Celebrations

Every month we highlight “National Days” that make for great apartment resident events and activities. All of these come from the National Day Calendar and are a great reason to have an event or activity for your apartment residents!
tacos at an apartment resident event in October
National Taco Day on October 4th: Celebrate this tasty holiday with a taco night for all residents. Set up a make-your-own taco bar and invite residents to eat and mingle with other residents.

National Savings Day on October 12th: While this might not be the most exciting day to celebrate, your residents can definitely benefit from it. Arrange for a finance professional to come speak to your residents about budgeting and efficient ways to save money.

National Make A Difference Day on October 23rd: This holiday focuses on community service and helping others. Supply your residents with information on local organizations. Let them know how they can help these organizations and encourage them to volunteer.

Looking for additional apartment resident event ideas for October? Check out our ongoing collection of apartment resident event ideas for multifamily property managers!


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