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Scarecrow Weekend

Friday, Oct. 7 | 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 8 | 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 9 |10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

The Scarecrow Weekend, presented by AAA, will be held October 7-9. 85 Scarecrows will be spread around the town to support local businesses that will be paired with said scarecrows. The businesses will offer Scarecrow Weekend related deals, specials, and events and be featured on a Scarecrow Weekend Map so individuals can take a Stroll to see the scarecrows and visit the St. Charles businesses. See below for other events happening during Scarecrow Fest.


Scarecrow Contest: 

The Scarecrow Contest is taking place during Scarecrow Weekend October 8th-10th throughout downtown St Charles. Look at all of the unique handcrafted scarecrows on display throughout the weekend. Stop into the local stores and restaurants! Voting will be open starting Friday afternoon and closes on Sunday at 5pm.  


Family Zone:

The Family Zone will be located in Lincoln Park with children's activities and entertainment. More information coming soon!


Scarecrow in a Box:
Scarecrow in a Box will be sold on Riverside Ave. Each box will include panty hose, twine, an outfit, straw to stuff the scarecrow and directions. Make sure to stop by and purchase your Scarecrow in a Box on Friday from 12pm-6pm , Saturday 10am-6pm and Sunday 10am-5pm. Sponsored by McNally’s Heating & Cooling.


Professional Pumpkin Carver:

The professional pumpkin carver will be located in Lincoln Park on Saturday & Sunday October 8th-10th.


Photo Opportunity:
Stop by our photo opportunity and capture a family photo! The photo opportunity will be available October 8th-10th.



Window Displays:
Check out the fall window displays that St Charles businesses have created. The Fall Window Displays will be available October 8th-10th.


Autumn on the Fox Craft Show:

Pottawatomie Park Friday & Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 10am-4pm. For more information, click here.