When Is The First Day Of Fall?

09/19/2013 03:42pm ET | Updated December 6, 2017

We've been talking a lot about fall lately. And it hasn't even started yet. So, when is the first day of fall?

The first day of fall -- also known as the autumnal equinox -- is Sunday, Sept. 22. The equinox itself will arrive at 4:44 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.

What are some things you could be doing on the first day of fall?

Go apple picking...
apple orchard

Or leaf peeping...
autumn leaves

Take a hike...
autumn hike

Or go for a bicycle ride...
autumn bicycle

Play some football...
fall football

Or, if you're not the athletic type... tailgate!
tailgate football

No matter what you do, enjoy the fall while it lastes! Happy autumn!

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