Scarecrow Contest

Let your imagination be your guide to creating a scarecrow display using the theme, "Twenty-Five Years of Giant Pumpkins".  This is the festival's 25th anniversary so we would like you to go back in time and create an entry honoring your favorite Festival or Scarecrow theme. Prize funds sponsored by Ray Morgan Company.

Event Details

  • Date: October 5 and 6
  • Time: 10 am - 5 pm
  • Location: Elk Grove Park (near Jerry Fox Swim Center)


  • Cost: $10 Entry Fee (includes one parking pass good for both days)
  • Register Online (Advanced registration required)
  • Registration Deadline: September 20
  • Youth Open (individuals 12 and under)
  • Youth Group
  • Teen/ Adult Category (groups and individuals ages 13+)
  • Elementary School Class

Prize Money

  • First Place $250
  • Second Place $100
  • Third Place $50

People's Choice

  • A $100 cash award will be presented to the entry which receives the most votes from event attendees.

Best Theme Scarecrow

  • A $100 cash award will be presented to the entry which most accurately captures the spirit of this year's theme.
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Sponsorship Available 

  • Call 916-405-5303