Need some winter bucket list inspiration? Here's a variety of winter activities that is perfect for all ages.
Are you struggling to figure out what to add to your winter bucket list this season?
No need to worry, I am giving you the ultimate winter bucket list to complete with your boyfriend/girlfriend, friends, and family.
I love everything about the winter season. It can get crazy with the holidays around the corner. Besides getting into the Christmas spirit by drinking hot chocolate, playing All I want for Christmas is you on repeat, and decorating for the holidays there is so much to do.
That's why I created this winter bucket list ideas for you to not miss out on the exciting things that happen this season. The best part of this I included a printable winter bucket list for you to put on your wall, refrigerator, or even in your car.
So have fun scrolling through this list, I guarantee you will find something that you never did before that you could make into a tradition.
This post is all about winter bucket list ideas.
Winter Bucket List for couples
1. Ice skating
This is a must-add to a winter bucket list for couples.
You can't go wrong with this fun winter date ideas that you and your significant other will love. Even if you don't know how to skate its a great way to bond over how clumsy you both are.
Plus with this, there are awesome photo opportunities.
2. indoor picnic
Even though picnics are usually outside you may want to consider the winter weather it may not be the best idea to be outside.
But you can bring the picnic inside. All you need is a big throw blanket and some cozy throw pillows to cuddle afterward.
Don't forget to pack a good dessert and your favorite alcohol beverage.
3. Make a meal together
If you and your boyfriend/girlfriend love to cook I think this would be fun date idea. Mix it up and cook a meal together that you both never tried before.
If you want a unique learning experience try finding a local cooking class.
4. Rent a cabin
Websites like Airbnb, make it easy to find a cozy cabin that you and your significant other can stay for a weekend.
You can go up to the mountains or even the woods to rent a cute cabin for the night.
5. view holiday lights
I know looking at Christmas lights gets me in the holiday spirit. You could try to find that one neighborhood that goes all out with Christmas decorations.
Get your adrenaline pumping by going sledding. Race down the hills with a sled (with this sled) with your partner. You could even share a sled as an excuse to cuddle.
I don't know if it's only me but this just reminds me of a scene from a rom- com movie and afterward grab some hot chocolate.
What I love about the winter is it brings out the good in people. You could collect food donations or you could help out a local shelter for the holidays.
It's really easy to get involved with your local shelter. Especially during the winter season, homeless shelters need volunteers more than ever.
Another idea is you could even make holiday care packages and send them to children's hospitals. In my l volunteer group, we would always make care packages to our local children's hospital and send them out which made their day.
8. make ugly christmas sweaters
Have a friendly competition between you and your partner.
With this winter bucket list idea, all you need to do is find a sweater at Goodwill that you can use. And then head to your local craft store and purchase supplies to make the ugliest sweater.
9. cuddle near the fire place
There just something about cuddling near the extremely romantic fireplace.
Even if you don't have a fireplace you could find a video on YouTube. If you do have a fireplace you could even make s' mores. You can also make s'mores in the oven.
10. have a couple photoshoot
I think this is such a cute winter date idea. You could add this to your winter bucket list with your boyfriend and have these pictures to look back on once you get older.
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11. try yoga
I know this idea is going to try some convincing with your partner. It's a great way to get to know your partner's body during the poses and after if you know what I mean 😉
12. try NEW HOT CHOCOLATE RECIPIES
So many different hot chocolates that you and you're S/O could try. But thanks to Pinterest, there is millions of hot chocolate recipes looking D-E-L-I-C-I-O-U-S.
My go to hot chocolate includes whipped cream and cinnamon. I love making my hot chocolate in my best selling crockpot.
13. go on a horse and carriage ride
This is my dream winter date idea. It's kind of expensive but this is a fun experience that you should add to your winter bucket list for couples. While you're riding you can cuddle and gaze at the Christmas lights
14. BUild a fort
Forts are not just for kids. Rearrange some furniture, add some sheets, and for the finishing touch of twinkling lights to create a cozy romantic atmosphere.
Winter bucket list for families
15. See a musical or play
Visit your local theater and watch a seasonal play or a musical that you and your family have been wanting to watch.
16. Have a gingerbread competition
Have a friendly competition with your family and see who can decorate the best gingerbread house in a certain amount of time.
This is a fun winter activity to do with kids while you're inside.
17. make a holiday photocard
Send some holiday cheer by sending a greeting card to your loved ones this season.
18. bake cookies
Find a few different recipes that you and your family will enjoy making them. You could even deliver some cookies to your neighbors, friends, or other family members.
19. go tubing or SKIING
Going tubing or skiing is a winter activity that all of your family members will enjoy.
20. have a bonfire
21. go bowling
22. have a game night
Invite some friends and family members to an epic game night.
If you're anything like my family and I we get extremely competitive when it comes to games.
Pull out all of your favorite board games or party games that you and your family like to play. Board games is fun things to do in the winter inside. Here are a few of my favorite games that definitely get us riled up.
23. go caroling
Gather some of your family members and friends and go door-to-door singing your favorite Christmas songs.
24. take a sleigh ride
Although Rudolph won't be pulling this sleigh that night but it would be a fun experience for you and the family.
25. Read your favorite holiday stories
26. attend a holiday parade
27. donate old toys/clothes
There are so many families during the holidays who need some winter clothes and some toys to gift this year.
For this winter bucket list idea spread the holiday spirit by donating some old winter clothes and toys to your local shelter.
Winter bucket list with friends
28. Relax at spa
29. Go shopping
I know that i'm definetly adding this to my winter bucket list with friends. It's something about shopping with friends makes everything so much fun.
30. make each other winter playlists
Get in the holiday spirit by changing up your music. You can create each other winter playlist for the new season.
31. Throw a christmas party
You could throw a holiday party with your friends. I think this would be fun to get together with your friends. You could also make the party themed like ugly christmas sweater or dress up as your favorite christmas character.
You could have a secret santa exchange, drink some eggnog, and watch some Christmas movies.
32. create a new years goals
Create some New Year's resolutions that you and your best friend can keep each other accountable for.
33. have a snowball fight with friends
34. attend a hockey game
Spend the evening with screaming fans! Hockey games are a fun way to connect with your friends and enjoy the game. The best part about hockey is it's not that expensive.
35. try a fitness class
You and your best friend could try a new fitness class together.
36. wear matching pajamas with your bestie
You and your bestie go to wear these matching pajamas or these cute pajamas.
37. Wrap gifts
38. go Hottubing
39. build an ingloo
Making a snow igloo can be so much fun to add to your winter bucket list ideas.
Christmas bucket list
40. Christmas movie marathon
Slip into your favorite Christmas pajamas like this cute pair and turn on your favorite holiday movies. This is a MUST add to your christmas bucket list.
Don't forget a nice cozy blanket and your favorite hot beverage. Here are a few of my favorite movies that I watch every year:
41. write a letter to santa
Get some paper and pens and write a letter to Santa Claus. Here's a guide from USPS on how to write a letter to Santa correctly.
42. take a picture with santa
43. go to a local christmas festival
44. make an ornament
I love making Christmas ornaments. I remember in third grade I made this snowman out of a light bulb and it's my all-time favorite ornament.
Channel your inner creativity and come up with some ornament ideas to put on your tree this year.
45. decorate Your home for winter
46. see the nutcracker ballet
47. attend a holiday party
48. do random acts of kindness
Practicing some random acts of kindness during this holiday season. You can make someone's day as simple as paying for their cup of coffee or giving them a compliment. Here's a list of 101 random acts of kindness to pay it forward.
49. drink eggnog
I personally never had eggnog but I found this recipe and it sounds really good. Kick off the Christmas season with some eggnog.
50. White elephant
I love the game white Elephant. You can play this game with friends or at a party.
If you don't know what white elephant is everyone brings a gift and you start trading gifts randomly in the circle.
51. donate to angel tree
52. Kiss someone under the mistole toe
Meet that special someone under the mistletoe. If you've had a crush on someone make your move and meet them under the mistletoe.
53. Start an advent calendar
Free Winter Bucket List Printable
Don't forget to download your free winter bucket list printable to use this year.
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