The Greatest Summer Bucket List To Seize The Summertime

Summer is officially here and that means it’s time to have some fun! Maybe summer isn’t as exciting as it used to be when we were kids because some crazy person decided that adults don’t get the summer off?? BUT with the right summer bucket list, this summer can still be a blast!

We have all had a bucket list at some point. You may have one for life in general or you might make them for specific things (like the summer)! Summer is so full of potential so why not seize it and do something extra fun and special?!

If you are skeptical if you can fit in all the activities then creating a bucket list can be super helpful. We love a nice, tidy list that keeps us on track! Am I right? So, grab your cutest bathing suit and your fav drink, and let’s get to work on the BEST summer bucket list! 

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Summer bucket list activities 

Hit up the drive-in to watch a movie

Or, grab a projector and have an outdoor movie night at home 

Do an outdoor workout class 

Go rollerblading (this is a popular thing to do around the Sea Wall in Vancouver)

Have a picnic with one of those cute picnic baskets 

Play on a slip and slide like you did when you were a kid (just be careful because well, you’re old now lol)

Road trip! 

Create the perfect summer playlist 

Head to the beach (but make sure to wear some sunscreen)

Build a sand castle!

Have a board game night (I recently learned how to play Catan)

Watch a fireworks show 

Make your own homemade lemonade 

Go swimming at an outdoor pool 

Visit a local museum and learn something new 

Enjoy a drink on a boat 

Sign up for a pub crawl 

Or, play Pub Golf if you are feeling like a party 

Go camping 

Read all the books you want 

Learn to garden 

Make root beer floats 

Hit up a local farmers market 

Have a bbq with your friends 

Go wine tasting (some of my favs are in Kelowna, BC: Blind Tiger, Quails Gate, Gray Monk, Arrowleaf Cellars)

Go to a sports game and enjoy a hot dog!

Have a water balloon fight 

Head to the mountains on an ATV

watermelon by the pool. Seize the summer with a summer bucket list
Two women holding hands by the ocean. Create a summer bucket list

Do a deep “summer clean” 

Go to a bonfire

Make your own sangria (+ make sure you have a pitcher)

Rent an airbnb somewhere in the wilderness 

Watch an outdoor concert 

Take a day or two off work just for you 

Make smores (I did this recently and it was so fun and yummy)

Get in the car and drive somewhere remote to star gaze!

Get a tattoo 

Vacation somewhere you’ve never been before 

Learn to make a signature summer cocktail to impress your friends 

Go swimsuit shopping and treat yourself 

Have some drinks by the pool 

Get in your cozies and watch a summer thunderstorm (maybe have a bailey & hot chocolate)

Buy a pizza oven and make homemade pizza

Throw an outdoor party with those cute string lights 

Send a postcard to a friend or family member

Float down the river on a tube

Relax with a paint by numbers craft 

Go to a music festival

Make up a drinking game with your friends 

Get your nails done in fun, bright colors

Order pizza to the beach 

Pick apples and make an apple pie

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So, what do you hope to do this summer? Will you be creating your own bucket list? I would love to hear what makes it on your list!!

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