Join us this fall in the Ashton Gardens for our popular Scarecrow Festival. Enjoy the beautiful autumn colors in the expansive 50-acre gardens and dozens of imaginative scarecrows built and submitted by the community. Visit on Thursday, Friday, or Saturday to enjoy activities, vendors, and food!
Festival is included with regular garden admission and FREE for Thanksgiving Point Members.
October 16-21, 2023
THURSDAY, FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
Join us October 19, 20, or 21 from 10am-6pm for vendors and activities at the Waterfall Amphitheater, including hands-on educational activities provided by Thanksgiving Point’s Learning & Engagement team!
2023 Vendor applications are now closed.
The History of Scarecrows
Whether they are spook-ified villains like in Batman or naïve and lovable travel companions like in the Wizard of Oz, scarecrows are a staple of the autumnal harvest season. Learn more about how long scarecrows have been around and how they came to be!