This fall dinner party menu is perfect for an autumn evening! Your guests will love these six harvest-inspired recipes from drink to dessert.

I always say that summer is my favorite.

But then?

Along comes fall.

And I begin to wonder if maybe I was wrong.

Just maybe, fall may be the best season of all.

Of course, here in North Carolina, fall still feels pretty warm!

Our days range from the low 70s to the mid 80s.

So I can still wear my favorite shorts and sandals…

I just need to throw a cardigan on too.

Because the lows 70s feel a little chilly. LOL

However, fall evenings?

Oh. My.

Temps can dip into the 50s, so it’s time for chunky sweaters, and jeans, and cute booties!

Truly perfect fire pit weather.

It’s an amazing time to get together with friends for a delicious meal.

When weather is this gorgeous, you don’t want to waste the day slaving away in the kitchen, though.

So an easy fall dinner party menu is exactly what you need.

A menu with lots of dishes you could make ahead.

Dishes filled with the flavors of the fall harvest.

If you’re looking for the perfect menu for your very own fall dinner party, then you’re in the right place!

Welcome to our Virtual Progressive Fall Dinner Party!

If you’ve been around Simply2Moms for a little while, then you know that this year we started planning monthly themed parties with some of our blogging friends.

You can check out all our themes at the bottom of this post for tons of inspiration for decorating and food.

This month we’re co-hosting a virtual autumn dinner party, and these simple recipes all sound delicious!

You’ll find recipes for a cocktail, appetizer, main dish, two side dishes and a dessert.

Each recipe is filled with fall flavors and we can’t wait to give them all a try.

You can find inspiration for your fall table by checking out these six beautiful fall tablescapes.

Then whip up the easy recipes from our list of fall harvest-inspired dishes.

If you’re visiting from our friend Stacy at Bricks’n’Blooms, or you’re new to Simply2Moms, welcome!

We’re Anne (in the white) and AnnMarie (in the black) and together, we’re Simply2Moms.

We live across the street from each other and love sharing simple ideas for home decoratingeasy DIY projectsentertaininghealthy eating, and some tips for raising teens and beyond.

If you’re a blogger and you’d like to join our virtual dinner club for a month as a guest host, leave us a comment below or contact us here.

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An Autumn Dinner Party Menu

So let’s take a look at the yummy recipe ideas our friends are sharing for an easy fall dinner party.

Depending on where you live, you could host your party inside or if you live in the south, enjoy the cooled down temperatures outside!

We’re going to start things off with a tempting fall drink.

Cocktail: Pumpkin Spice White Russian

Mason jar glass rimmed with brown sugar and filled with a layered pumpkin white russian drink garnished with a cinnamon stick.

Pumpkin Spice White Russian // Stacy Ling of Bricks’n’Blooms

Appetizer: Hot Roasted Corn Dip

Roasted hot corn dip in a cast iron skillet with a basket of blue tortilla chips and mini bell peppers

The Best Hot Roasted Corn Dip // Simply2Moms

Main Course: Turkey Apple Cheddar Paninis

Turkey apple and cheddar paninis on a wood serving board garnished with fresh herbs

Turkey Apple Cheddar Paninis // Midwest Life & Style

Side Dish: Fall Harvest Salad

Bowl filled with a mixed green salad topped with slices of apples, feta cheese, and pecans.

The Best Fall Harvest Salad // Vintage Home Designs

I can not wait to give this recipe a try!

Side Dish: Simple Fall Pasta Salad

Bowl of pasta salad with harvest flavors on a farmhouse table set for a fall dinner party with gourds and wood candleholders.

Simple Fall Pasta Salad // Robyn’s French Nest

This month we invited our friend Robyn from Robyn’s French Nest to join us as a guest host.

If you haven’t met her yet, you are going to love her when you visit her blog.

Be sure to click over and check out her

Dessert: Mama’s Persimmon Pudding

Wood plate with persimmons and a silver spoon on a rustic wood table

Mama’s Persimmon Pudding // The Ponds Farmhouse

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More Entertaining Inspiration

Be sure to check out all our entertaining menus. Just click on any of the links below for more tasty recipes.

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