FESTIVAL OF SCARECROWS!
DATE: Saturday, October 11, 2014
(rain date Oct. 18)
PLACE: Olde Town Square - 57th Street - and all of Olde Town Arvada
TIME: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Schedule of Activities
10:00 – 12:00 Decorated Pumpkin and Pumpkin Dish drop off - Under Related Links find Pumpkin Dish Contest Rules
10:00 – 1:30 Scarecrow Judging by Public
11:00 – 11:30 Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest
11:00 – 12:00 Pumpkin Seed Spitting
12:00 Kids Costume Parade
12:30 Decorated Pumpkin and Pumpkin Dish Judging
1:30 – 2:00 Giant Pumpkin Weigh-in with prizes for adults and children
Activities Throughout Event
Buy Pumpkins – Proceeds to Arvada Community Food Bank
Kids’ Fun Street, Games, Karaoke
Kiddie Cone Maze – Bring a non-perishable food donation (Wheelchair accessible)
Hayrides, Food, Music
Photo-op background – Bring your cameras and take pictures of the family!
Shop the Lively Community Booths and Local Merchants
Activities in Olde Town Square and on Grant Place – Don’t miss the fun!!
Join us on Facebook: City of Arvada
Scarecrow Contest - www.oldetownarvada.org
Community sponsors: City of Arvada Arvada Festivals Commission, Historic Olde Town Arvada (HOTA) and Arvada Gardeners
Fall Fun at the Festival of Scarecrows!
Fall would not be complete without the Festival of Scarecrows. It’s free! It’s fun! Join us to celebrate in Olde Town! With new activities each year, there is something for everyone.
The traditional Scarecrow Contest – Scarecrows of all shapes, sizes and costumes will be scattered all over Olde Town. Everyone can vote on their favorites with prizes given to the best in several categories. Businesses, community organizations and individuals can enter their creations. See Related Links for the Contest Form.