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Scarecrow Festival

October 11-13, 2019

Friday - Saturday 10am-9pm

Sunday 10am-5pm

Remote Shuttle Parking

FREE Remote Shuttle Parking Lot - Pheasant Run Resort: 4051 E. Main St. 

The Scarecrow Festival draws thousands of visitors each year. During the Festival, we strongly recommend parking at Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 E Main St. There will be a FREE shuttle service all three days of the festival that will run every 20/30 minutes from Pheasant Run to the Arts & Crafts Show and to the main festival site. See google maps below for directions.

Handicap parking is available at a first come basis and can be found at the St. Charles Municipal Building, 2 E. Main St. 

 Scarecrow Contest Displays

Fri & Sat 10am-9pm & Sun 10am-5pm

Meijer Zone - Vote for your favorite scarecrow in each category. Ballots available at the Information Booth.

Make Your Own Scarecrow

 Sat & Sun 10am-4pm

Geico Zone - Stuff & dress your very own unique scarecrow to take home. Supplies are available or bring your own special clothing.

Autumn on the Fox Arts & Craft Show

Fri & Sat 10am-5pm & Sun 10am-4pm

Enjoy over 150 vendors with a variety of jewelry, metal art, stained glass, photography & more!  The Arts & Crafts show is located in Pottawatomie Park.

Windy City Amusement Carnival

 Find the rides in the parking lot at 3rd St. & Cedar St.

Carnival Hours

Thursday 5pm-9pm

Friday 12pm-10pm

Saturday 11am-10pm

Sunday 11am-6pm

Wristband Specials

Thurs 5pm-9pm 

Unlimited Ride Specials for $25 per person!

Fri 12pm-4pm

Unlimited Ride Specials for $25 per person!

Fri 5pm-9pm

Unlimited Ride Specials for $30 per person!

Sat 11am-4pm

Unlimited Ride Specials for $30 per person!

Sat 5pm-9pm

Unlimited Ride Specials for $30 per person!

 Sun 11am-4pm

Unlimited Ride Specials for $30 per person!

Free Live Entertainment Schedule

Friday, October 11

1:00PM  -  Elite Academy of Dance

2:00PM  -  Dreams Dance Academy

3:00PM  -  Batavia Academy of Dance

4:00 - 5:30PM  -  School of Rock Geneva

6:00 - 8:00PM - Scarlett Fever

Saturday, October 12

10:00AM  -  Thompson Middle School Choir & Orchestra

10:45AM  -  St. Charles Dance Academy

11:30AM  -  Dance Dynamics

12:30 - 1:30PM  -  GARY Jazz Group

2:00 - 3:30PM  -  Clayton Mann

4:00-5:30PM - Covington Groove

6:00 - 8:00PM  -  Six String Crossing 

Sunday, October 13

10:30AM - DancEncounter

11:15AM  -  3rd Street Dance Academy 

12:00PM  -  D2 Performing Company 

1:00 - 2:30PM  -  Ben Tatar and the Tatar Tots

3:00 - 4:30PM  -  The Darling Suns