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Fall in Love with Fall! 5 Team Bonding Ideas for Autumn

Don’t succumb to post-summer sadness – it’s time to layer up and get excited for football, falling leaves, and all things pumpkin. There’s nothing better than fall in Chicago, and the change of seasons provides a great opportunity for co-workers to reconnect in new ways. Here are 5 ways your team can bond this fall:

  1. Say “prost!” to Oktoberfest

Because what’s better than beer, brats and lederhosen? This fall, head to a local Oktoberfest celebration with your team for good food, good beer and good times! In Chicago? Click here to check out this Oktoberfest celebration at St. Alphonsus.

  1. Host a Halloween Costume Contest

You may have outgrown trick-or-treating, but you’re never too old to dress up! For a fun change of pace during the week, hold a Halloween costume contest, with prizes for the winner.

Need some inspiration? Check out these photos of LaSallians from last year’s costume contest!

  1. Serve up some friendly competition with a flag football game

Bring the iconic “Friends” Thanksgiving episode to life with a friendly game of flag football. Scope out a nearby park, split up into teams and play ball during the lunch hour!

  1. Brew at the Zoo

Bring out your inner child with a trip to the zoo! Tons of zoos offer a 21+, after-hours experience that would make for a perfect team outing! Check out Adults Night Out at Lincoln Park Zoo:

  1. Did someone say pumpkin pulled pork?

Spice up lunch hour with a Pumpkin Cook-Off! To enter the competition, each homemade dish must incorporate pumpkin flavor. Once the smorgasbord is set up, your whole team can taste test each dish and vote for their favorite!