Festival of Scarecrows

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

Free Admission

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.


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