Table Topics Ideas for the Fall Season

Table Topics Ideas for the Fall Season

Leaves are changing; temperatures are dropping, the kids are back in school, Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Winter is coming (wink to Game of Thrones fans). If you are looking to have a season-themed Table Topics session, here are some ideas to help you along:

Fall Table Topic Themes

  • Have leaves (real or fake) with various fall colors in a bowl, and have each leaf have a different question for your table topics session.
  • Or use the color of the leaf and a word printed on it to be the source of their story (i.e., A red leaf, the term is “car”…now they have to tell a story about a red car.)
  • Put various types of Halloween candy in a bowl, and each candy refers to a pre-determined question or topic. The contestant gets to keep the candy after their speech. (Check out Halloween Table Topics for scarier questions!)
  • Put various school supplies in a bookbag, and have each speaker select one. They then have to share a story about their schooling related to the item. Other “back to school” questions:
    • What was your favorite subject in school?
    • What was your least favorite subject in school?
    • What should they teach in school but don't?
    • Who was your favorite teacher?
    • Would you change your major if you could do college all over again?
    • Do you think school is necessary to succeed in today's world?
    • What should everyone be required to learn in school?
    • Were you a jock or a nerd?

Table Topic Questions for Autumn

  • Do you like scary movies? Why or why not? 
  • Trick or Treat? 
  • What is your favorite fall holiday?
  • Fall is the time for the baseball World Series, the start of the NBA season, and NCAA and NFL football is in full swing. Certainly, a great time to be a sports fan! (Note: we have a list of Table Topics for Football, too!)
    • Have your speaker share what is their all-time favorite team and why?
    • Who is their favorite athlete of all time?
    • What's your favorite sports event memory?
    • What is the most tedious and the most exciting sport to watch?
  • In the fall, we set our clocks back an hour. Have two speakers debate for and against why we should have daylight savings time.
    • What would you do with an extra hour a day, every day?
  • The fall season is the time when television brings out the best shows; here are some TV-related questions (you can also click on more television Table Topics):
    • Ask your speaker to share what show they are looking forward to.
    • Or have them share their favorite show of all time?
    • What show have you recently binge-watched?
    • What show do they despise?
    • Or have your speaker do a television commercial for your chosen show.
  • Fall also brings about Pumpkin-spice everything! Have your speaker share their favorite (or most hated) pumpkin-spice product.
  • Apple cider or pumpkin-spice latte or hot chocolate?
  • Will you miss the summer more, or are you looking forward to welcoming the fall?
  • What event are you looking forward to this fall?
  • Do the leaves changing make you happy or sad?

The fall season is when the leaves change color, and the temperature gets slightly cooler. So grab your jacket and a warm drink, sit around the fire, and have fun with some fall table topics questions. Enjoy!

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