October 11-16, 2021
9 am - 6 pm
October 16th: 9:30 am Opening
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. This week-long festival will also feature fun outdoor games, music. Visit on Thursday, Friday, or Saturday to enjoy yummy food from Thanksgiving Point Concessions.
Festival is included with regular garden admission and FREE for Thanksgiving Point Members.
Looking for a speedier view of the scarecrows? Don't miss the 2021 Scarecrow 5k!
Want to contribute your creativity to the Scarecrow Festival? Grab your coworkers, friends, and families to build your own! This is the perfect chance to showcase your love for a favorite sports team, a quotable scene from a movie, a favorite Halloween style, and so on.
Building a scarecrow is not about perfection, it's about being creative and having fun in the process. This year is the perfect time to round up some items from your donate pile and join the festivities!
New entries receive 4 passes to the festival to come back and marvel at your creation and are entered to win one of several prize packs (listed below).
Join us October 14th, 15th, or 16th from 10am-6pm for vendors and activities at the Waterfall Amphitheater, including hands-on educational activities provided by Thanksgiving Point's Learning & Engagement team!
Vendor applications available are Full.
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