7 Ways To Enjoy Your PVC Deck This Fall

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Brenda Nyawara

Brenda Nyawara is an editor at Archute. She is a graduate architect with a passion for edge-cutting ideas in design, fashion, art and modern world interests.
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You know it’s fall when bright orange leaves lie scattered on the ground and the weather turns a little chilly. The night sky is magnificent. And around you, kids smile radiantly, jumping up and down, excited for Halloween and Thanksgiving. 

Your outdoor area with its PVC decking is the perfect spot for indulging in intimate activities with your loved ones. You can marvel at gorgeous views, feast on delicious dishes, share stories, as well as wine and dine with friends.

Read on to learn more about how you can enjoy your PVC deck this fall.

1. Host A Pumpkin Carving Contest 

Bring your kids along to shop for giant pumpkins on the market and then host a pumpkin carving contest on your deck. Teach them how to carve pumpkins properly and safely with the right tools and techniques. Encourage them to be creative and come up with a unique pumpkin for Halloween festivities.  

Show them how to put a light on the pumpkin too. You can ask them to paint their pumpkins according to the look they’re going for, be it scary or festive. 

Your children will have the best time working on their pumpkins and will make wonderful memories they’ll hold dear for a long time. 

2. Decorate Your Deck For Halloween 

The season for trick-or-treating is an event many little ones and adults who are kids at heart look forward to. In fact, many homes in the United States take Halloween decorations very seriously. In 2021, Halloween expenditure reached an all-time high, with over USD$10 billion spent on Halloween decorations and costumes by American consumers.  

Since you’ve got a lovely PVC deck, why not transform it into a fun place with your family by adding cool and scary Halloween décor? Put all the lighted pumpkins you carved and painted around the space, position the witch and her broom on the stairs, and display some floating ghosts, ghouls, and spider webs for added flair. You could also prop a skeleton on one corner of your deck and hang a Day of the Dead wreath on the patio door for a pop of color. 

Halloween is a great time to impress your family members and friends and win the best Halloween décor of the year.

3. Relish Delicious Apple Pie 

Fall means plenty of Granny Smiths that you can bake into delicious pies. Your family can spend a glorious afternoon on the porch or deck, relishing delicious apple pie and hot beverages, like coffee, green tea, or latte. It’s a tradition many American families follow, and that can be a part of yours too.  

The comforting feeling of eating warm apple pie on a cold fall day will be a fond memory you’ll always treasure with the people you love. 

4. Have Some Beer And Sausages With Friends On Oktoberfest 

When October arrives, a lot of people will be flocking to grocery stores to buy classic beers for Oktoberfest. Take this opportunity to pick up some German beers and sausages and hold an intimate party with friends on your deck. 

5. Decorate The Deck On Veterans Day 

Veterans Day is an event truly worth celebrating since it’s an opportunity to honor those who serve and show courage and love for their country. It’s also an opportunity to teach kids how to appreciate the people who have made sacrifices to protect their freedom. 

So, on this day, express your gratitude by decorating your deck with red, blue, and white colors and putting up the American flag. Spice up your deck with festive garlands and string lights that will make the space glow magnificently in the evening. You can create a pretty garland with acrylic star crystals and paint them with red acrylic. Aside from string lights, use green porch lights, which will be a heartfelt way to salute the nation’s warriors. 

6. Host An Unforgettable Thanksgiving Dinner Outdoors

Host a Thanksgiving dinner outdoors. Set up several lightweight tables on your deck. Create a magical ambiance with twinkly lights above, vases of flowers around, and a battery-operated lantern on each table. Prepare mouthwatering dishes. Catch up with family members and before digging in, share what you’re thankful for.  

7. Stargaze  

For many stargazers, autumn is the best time to view dazzling constellations, such as Cassiopeia and Aquarius, and the Milky Way. Lay a comfortable blanket on your deck and have some hot chocolate while admiring the breathtaking night sky with your favorite people.


Your PVC deck is a beautiful spot where you can spend quality time with your loved ones in the fall. Whether it’s playing with your little ones, chilling out with friends, or star gazing, you’ll cherish every moment.

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Brenda Nyawara

Brenda Nyawara is an editor at Archute. She is a graduate architect with a passion for edge-cutting ideas in design, fashion, art and modern world interests.