16 Cute Outdoor Doormats to Welcome Fall

From punny messages to colorful designs, refresh your front door with one of these outdoor mats perfect for ushering in cooler temps and cozier vibes.

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Updated on August 22, 2023

Finally, fall is almost here! If you're just as excited for sweater weather, crunchy leaves and pumpkin spice as we are, you're probably already itching to decorate. If your doormat is old and in need of replacing, it's the perfect time to add one while you're adding potted mums and maybe a fall wreath to your front door. From punny fall sayings to colorful fall-inspired designs to more neutral coir styles that will work year-round, check out these cute and affordable doormats we've found. Plus, most of them ring in at less than $40.


Buffalo check is the quintessential fall pattern, and we love the way this black-and-white buffalo check pairs with bright orange pumpkins. It's a classic combo, and you can't beat the price at just 15 bucks and free shipping for Amazon Prime members!

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We also had to include an orange version because orange buffalo check works for general fall, Halloween, Thanksgiving and maybe even your favorite football team.

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This mat is the epitome of fall, and we can't resist a good pun in holiday home decor.

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"Fall, y'all!" is one of our favorite phrases. If you're counting down the days until leaf peeping, hot apple cider and big cozy sweaters, this is the perfect doormat to shout about all the fall hype.

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Add spooky season vibes to your front porch while also lighting a path with this one-of-a-kind, light-up doormat featuring a repeating ghost pattern from Pottery Barn.

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$32 $19.99

Minimal, subtle and chic — fall means preppy plaids and flannels, and this neutral coir mat from Food52 is the perfect versatile front door accessory. It will work with Halloween decorations, Thanksgiving decorations and well into the holidays, too.

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$39.99 $30.99

Two mats for the price of one? Yes, please. If you want to give your porch or stoop a refresh but want something more neutral and not specific to fall, check out this "home sweet home" coir mat that also comes with a separate black-and-white plaid rug for layering underneath. This combo will look great all year long.

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If you added a little one or furry one to your family this year, this doormat would make the cutest addition for those first Halloween and first costume photos.

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Hosting Friendsgiving this year? Roll out this mat and at the end of the night send it home with next year's host!

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This coir pumpkin mat from Kirkland's checks all the boxes. The price is right at under $17, and we love the minimal design. Of course, you could always take some paint and personalize it with DIY lettering like a monogram or the word "thankful."

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$36.99 $23.75

This rug just makes you happy with the cheerful bright colors. If your favorite part of fall is harvest festivals, community events and pumpkin pie, this is the perfect doormat to celebrate the season.

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$34.28 (Set of 2)

"Oh, boy!" this is the perfect fall doormat for any Disney fan, and it's actually part of a set! Yep, two rugs for under $50.

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If your patience for decorating for fall or Halloween is minimal this year, just put out this punny doormat to convey your mood, and call it a day.

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Bring a sentiment of gratitude to your front stoop with this simple "thankful" message. This doormat from Urban Owl Home ships for free within the U.S.

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If the spooky season is your favorite season, bring the boos to your front porch with this simple and fun "Boo!" mat that could be used indoors or out.

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Make everyone smile when they read this fun mat, and remind them to literally shut the front door. Plus, this clever mat is another one you can keep out all year long.

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