12 Festive Table Linens That Celebrate Fall

Set your table to celebrate the season with a festive tablecloth or table runner.

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August 31, 2021

You've piled pumpkins on your porch, styled pinecones in your powder room and draped foliage across your fireplace mantel. Not sure what to tackle next? Give your dining room or breakfast table a fresh start for fall with a new seasonal tablecloth or runner.

Now, it's no secret that the internet offers endless table linens to choose from, and while that can be beneficial (who doesn't love options, right?), it can also feel like too much of a good thing. The key to narrowing down your search and snagging the best tablecloth or runner to complete your fall tablescape is using your dining room color palette and design style as your muse. Wield cozy flannel or checker linens to bring farmhouse charm to your rustic table; For modern or contemporary designs, look for understated design in a crisp black-and-white colorway.

Whether you're going for mod and minimalist, tried-and-true traditional or farmhouse charm, we've got you covered. Keep scrolling to shop our top picks for festive fall tablecloths and table runners for every style.


A smoky charcoal hue pairs with warm cocoa and soft pumpkin orange to create this cozy fall tablecloth. Crafted entirely from cotton, this flannel-print tablecloth promises softness and classic fall flair to any dining table. Bonus? Its machine-washable design means this tablecloth can withstand messy eaters like a champ.

From $35
Etsy | The White Petals

Refresh your farmhouse table with this lovely, lettered runner. The handmade design is crafted from natural cotton fabric and boasts a playful mix of seasonal sentiments scribed in inky calligraphy lettering for a crisp, contrasting design. Choose from 10 unique sizes to best suit your dining table and accessorize with pint-sized pumpkins and brass candlesticks for an elegant autumnal design.


Airy texture and subtle seasonal hues make this table runner a must-have for modern, bohemian and eclectic dining tables this fall. The ivory fabric contrasts with the amber stripe border that yields a crisp statement across the table that's equally striking solo and when layered beneath a festive floral centerpiece.

Pottery Barn

Dress your table in a fall-favorite pattern with this buffalo check table runner. The high-contrast hues will energize your dining table, and the timeless plaid print transitions into the winter holiday seasons with ease. Pair with cream and gold accents for an understated fall tablescape, or go bold with details rich in vibrant autumnal hues.

From $25
Etsy | Returning Grace

This linen table runner is abundant with autumnal charm and streamlined appeal. The modern design features an inky, illustrated-pumpkin trio embellished with artful shadows. Style this seasonal stunner on your farmhouse or industrial table with a pair of matte black candlesticks, glass-and-metal lanterns and a white pumpkin centerpiece to round out the festive fall display.

From $29.95
Etsy | Kitch Studios

Give your household a daily reminder to practice gratitude with this darling table runner. The soft linen base plays well with all color palettes, and the classic pumpkin design surrounded by dainty serif lettering will shine in contemporary cottage and transitional interiors.

Williams Sonoma

Wrap your dining table in wondrous fall hues with this perky pumpkin runner. The statement-making design features a white base topped with cheerful watercolor pumpkins in sage, orange and sunny olive hues. Each tablecloth is made from machine-washable cotton and looks stunning when used solo on the kids' table or when layered atop an ivory tablecloth and floral centerpiece in the formal dining room.

Williams Sonoma

A striking mix of fall foliage and blooms dance across this traditional tablecloth as if taken by the crisp autumn breeze. The tan base creates a warm backdrop for the rustling illustrated motif, and a single chocolate stripe adds a pop of contrast along the border. Style it with white taper candles in brass candlesticks, a bottle of your favorite merlot and a charcuterie board filled to the brim with sweet, salty and savory snacks.

Crate and Barrel

Feast among autumn's fallen leaves with this oak leaf table runner. The white fabric base offers a clean contrast against dark dining room tables, and the delightfully illustrated leaf motif adds movement to the table display.


Prep your table for feasting with this plaid table runner. We're obsessed with how the preppy-plaid pattern adds a polished touch to otherwise casual tablescape designs. Even better? The classic color palette and woven texture promise to shine in traditional, farmhouse and cozy cottage interiors.

Etsy | Kitch Studios

It's time to lean into your obsession with all things autumn, and we're here to encourage you with this must-shop find for your fall table. The textured, natural-linen runner features a whimsical mix of serif and calligraphy lettering showcasing fall's favorite things. Drape across your table to create a casual-cute base for your festive dining room display.


Skip the over-the-top orange and outfit your fall table with this neutral seasonal alternative. The airy beige-and-ivory table runner is crafted from polyester and features "gather" in raised white script. The only thing you'll love more than how lovely this runner looks on your table is how easy it is to style. Just add white taper candles and creamy pumpkins — voila! You have a beautiful setting for family feasts and weekday meals all autumn long.

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