As much as we'll miss the summer sun, we're looking forward to the colorful fall foliage and the coziness crisp autumn winds conjure. And so are your colleagues!
October and November are no joke - they're two of the most productive months out of the year. This means your remote workers are firing on all cylinders.
Giving the entire team a chance to enjoy the autumn season together is a surefire way to boost team morale and keep everyone energized for Q4! 💪 Now, keep reading for the best fall team building activities for your remote colleagues.
Here's a list of fun, engaging virtual events guaranteed to keep teams connected this autumn season. ❤️
What screams 'autumn' better than Oktoberfest?
Treat your virtual teams to a delicious tasting of pumpkin ales and Oktoberfest brews guided by a professional beer expert. Discover how to pinpoint key characteristics of various fall beers and make lasting conclusions about each beer's flavor profile.
You could go further and pair your Oktoberfest beer tasting with a scrumptious Pretzel Making Class!
Where to get started 👉 Start your team's Oktoberfest shenanigans in our virtual Fall Beer Tasting!
If you're searching for cozy fall team building ideas, there's nothing quite as relaxing as an autumn arts & crafts night.
Choose between an acrylic or watercolor painting class, and follow along as an inspiring art instructor shows your team how to create a wonderful fall-themed painting. The best part of all? You have the opportunity to choose what your team paints, from fall treats to gorgeous autumn landscapes.
Where to get started 👉 Harvest your creativity in our Fall Painting Class!
Fall is the perfect season to throw a cozy wine-tasting event for your team!
We'll make things easy and send your whole team a complete kit of various wines. A wine-tasting expert will walk you through a full tasting experience, starting with an overview of the wine-making process, and a detailed tasting of your wine flight.
The team that sips together, stays together!
Where to get started 👉 Cheers to Fall with a Wine Tasting!
Get crafty and cozy in this virtual activity!
Learn fun finger knitting techniques from a skilled knitting instructor as your remote teammates make a cozy beanie or cute throw blanket. This is the perfect way to prepare for the winter winds - or even help your team make a gift for a special someone!
Plus, crafting is an engaging way to reduce stress! Sounds like a win-win situation for every team member involved.
Where to get started 👉 Unwind together in our virtual Knitting Class!
Time to turn up the heat with a fall-themed cookie decorating event!
In a step-by-step class, learn how to decorate delicious autumn cookies with buttercream or royal icing! Choose from an assortment of fall foliage shapes and make the shapes your own.
Once the class is over, host a competition and have your virtual team vote on the best-decorated cookies.
Where to get started 👉 Fall for delicious designs in our Fall Cookie Decorating event!
Apples are the fruit of autumn — and the perfect way to bring the fall spirit to your virtual team!
Our caramel apple decorating class will show you how to make decorated caramel apples from scratch—it's easy and delicious! Whether you're looking for something sweet to do during lunch with your coworkers or want an excuse for an after-hours virtual hang, this class is perfect for autumn team building events.
You'll learn how to prepare and dip apples in caramel, as well as how to decorate them with different toppings. And if you've ever wanted to try making caramel sauce at home, this class is a great way to start!
💡 Pro-tip: Consider treating your team members and their family to tickets to their local apple orchard! Their night of apple picking will have them ready to decorate caramel apples with their colleagues.
Where to get started 👉 Our Caramel Apple Decorating Class will have your team saying 'how 'bout them apples?'
It's the season of pumpkin spice lattes, cozy sweaters, and cozy fireplaces. It's also the season of fall-themed cocktails.
In our virtual mixology class, you'll learn all about the basics of becoming an expert mixologist, including how to mix a Perfect Pear spiced vodka sour and Autumn Leaves, a seasonal riff on the classic Paper Plane.
Where to get started 👉 Sign up for our Fall Mixology Class to learn how to craft these delicious drinks—and get ready for some serious fun!
Autumn is affectionately called "spooky season" for a reason!
Host a day of fun Halloween team building activities, like pumpkin painting, an online murder mystery, or a spooky escape room. Take your team building to the next level by turning your party into a costume party, encouraging everyone to come decked out in their favorite Halloween costumes!
Where to get started 👉 Get in the Halloween spirit with our Halloween collection!
Gather 'round the virtual campfire and listen to some spooky ghost stories!
While distributed teams can't exactly gather around a real bonfire, you can still come together for an evening of icebreakers, s'mores, scary suburban legends, and spine-chilling stories told by immersive storytellers.
To add to the ambiance, treat your team to a s'mores box that gives everyone their very own mini firepit and all the fixings, like graham crackers, marshmallows, and chocolate.
Where to get started 👉 You'll be spooked when you hear these Scary Ghost Stories!
An evening of cozy games is always a favorite among remote teams.
Create the perfect fall team building lineup with autumn-themed online games. Get in team bonding time by starting team meetings with seasonal icebreakers in Fall Water Cooler. Then, once everyone's feeling close and cozy, follow it up with an engaging virtual event like Fall Pictionary or Fall Charades.
Where to get started 👉 Find all our autumnal games in the Fall Fun collection!
Thanks for reading about these fun fall team building activities. If you're unsure what will make for the best online team game night, we're here for you!
Just shoot us an e-mail at [email protected], and we'll create an autumn lineup that keeps employees engaged all season long.
Make your virtual team meetings fun with themed team building activities and icebreakers centered around the autumn season. This way, your remote team can stay connected and engaged for one of the busiest times of the year!
The best virtual fall activities will always depend on what your team likes to do! If your team is full of foodies, opt for an event that revolves around food. If your team is on the craftier side, choose an experience like a Fall Origami Class!
If you really want to provide the best virtual team building event, we suggest asking your remote team members how they'd like to celebrate fall.
October and November are two of the busiest months for the corporate world! Planning virtual team building activities during this time helps keep your remote workers happy, engaged, and connected. And a connected company culture is crucial for distributed teams to thrive!