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Fall in Love: Proposal Ideas for the Autumn Season & Matching Engagement Rings

August 15th, 2023

A man leads his fiancee through a dried cornfield maze at a fall festival.

As the leaves begin to turn vibrant shades of red, orange, and gold, and the crisp autumn air fills our lungs, fall becomes a season of love and romance. What better time to pop the question and create a lifelong memory than amidst the enchanting beauty of fall? To complement the romantic ambiance, choosing an engagement ring that captures the essence of the season is key. In this blog, our experts have compiled our top picks for fall proposal ideas around the Ann Arbor area that embrace the season's magic and pair them with fitting engagement rings.

An oval-cut diamond engagement ring with pave side stones from TACORI.

Sample Fall Beers

Amidst the vibrant atmosphere of the annual Oktoberfest celebrations around Michigan, love is in the air as couples gather to savor the flavors of seasonal beers and embrace the festive spirit. As you and your partner enjoy the lively ambiance and sample the finest craft brews, you feel the perfect moment approaching. With excitement bubbling within you, you reach into your pocket, revealing this stunning oval cut diamond engagement ring from TACORI's Sculpted Crescent collection. Its exquisite design, with intricate details and a radiant center diamond, reflects the artistry of the occasion. With the clinking of glasses and the joyful laughter of fellow beer enthusiasts surrounding you, you seize the opportunity to propose and create a memory that will forever intertwine the love you share with the joy of this spirited celebration.

A rose-gold geometric engagement ring from Gabriel & Co. Bridal.

Take a Hike

As you embark on a picturesque hike through the enchanting trails of the Argo Nature Center or the Nichols Arboretum during the golden hues of fall, nature's beauty surrounds you in all its splendor. As you reach a breathtaking lookout point, you take a moment to appreciate the stunning vista before dropping to one knee. Gently, you present your partner with an intricate rose gold freeform engagement ring from Gabriel & Co. Its elegant design, inspired by the organic shapes found in nature, perfectly mirrors the warm colors and natural beauty of the season. As the sun casts a golden glow on your surroundings, you express your deepest love and ask for a lifetime of adventures together.

A halo engagement ring from Hearts On Fire’s Delight collection.

Drive-In Movie Marathon

Immerse yourself in a nostalgic experience at the Ford Drive-In in Dearborn, where the magic of cinema comes alive under the starlit sky. As you and your partner settle into the comfort of your car, ready to indulge in a movie marathon, a sense of anticipation fills the air. In this enchanting setting, you unveil a stunning Hearts On Fire halo engagement ring. Its exquisite brilliance, crafted with precision and passion, perfectly complements the magical ambiance of the drive-in theater. As the movie begins and the screen illuminates the night, the ring's diamonds catch the light, creating a dazzling display of love and devotion.

a mixed metal solitaire engagement ring from ArtCarved.

Bake Seasonal Treats Together

Begin your day by immersing yourselves in the charm of your local farmer’s market, selecting the freshest produce amidst the vibrant colors of fall. As you return home with your bountiful harvest, the real adventure begins. Together, you embark on a baking journey, creating delicious seasonal treats and filling your home with the comforting aroma of autumn spices. In this intimate and cherished setting, you present your partner with a mixed metal solitaire engagement ring from ArtCarved. Its understated elegance and delicate design perfectly match the lowkey and effortlessly stylish nature of the bride-to-be. As the warm glow of the oven illuminates your surroundings, you express your deepest love and admiration, proposing a lifetime of shared happiness.

A emerald-cut diamond engagement ring with black diamond accents from Simon G.

Explore a Haunted House

Embark on a spine-tingling adventure with your thrill-seeking partner as you delve into the chilling depths of a local haunted house, such as Wiard's Night Terrors Haunted Thrill Park. Amidst the eerie atmosphere and adrenaline-filled moments, you feel your heart race with excitement and anticipation. With each heart-pounding scare and nervous laughter, you realize this is the perfect time to take your love to the next level. As you reach the climax of your haunted house experience, you unveil a black diamond engagement ring from Simon G., a bewitching choice for your Halloween-loving sweetheart. The unique allure of the black diamond perfectly reflects the darkness and mystique of the haunted ambiance.

An engaged couple holds hands and poses for a photo during a walk.

Shop Fall Engagement Rings at Lewis Jewelers

Allow Lewis Jewelers to be your trusted local Ann Arbor jewelry store, where we invite you to embark on a remarkable journey in search of the perfect engagement ring. Our knowledgeable team is dedicated to providing a personalized and memorable shopping experience, guiding you through our extensive offerings to find the ring that captures your heart. At Lewis Jewelers, we understand that your engagement ring is more than just a piece of jewelry—it represents a lifelong commitment and the beginning of a beautiful journey. Visit our local Michigan jewelry store today and let us help you create a cherished memory as you select the perfect engagement ring amidst the enchanting ambiance of fall.