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St. Charles IL Scarecrow Fest!

by The Rullo Team

Welcome to the St. Charles Scarecrow Fest! 

October 9 - 11, 2015

Friday & Saturday 10am - 9pm

Sunday 10am - 5pm

 

Only 2 Days til Scarecrow Fest!!! The St. Charles Scarecrow Fest is a tradition for thousands of families, not only from the Fox Valley, but from the entire Midwest. Come and join generations of visitors who flock to this festival every year! The award-winning Scarecrow Fest has brought heartwarming memories to both children and adults for over 25 years!

The Scarecrow Contest, which boasts 100+ hand-crafted scarecrows, is the heart and soul of the festival. Visitors view and vote for their favorite in each of five categories. There's plenty to do all weekend long – which is why so many choose to "make it a weekend" in our charming community. Enjoy live entertainment, a huge arts and crafts show, carnival, and petting zoo – those are just a few highlights! You can even make your own scarecrow to take home. Plus, enjoy plenty of delicious food. 

2015 Scarecrow Fest Signature Events

Scarecrow Contest Displays

Fri & Sat 10-9, Sun 10-5. ROCKET FIZZ ZONE (Main Street between 4th & 5th Streets) and JEWEL-OSCO ZONE (3rd Street bewteen State and Cedar). View and vote for your favorite Scarecrows! Ballots available at the ROCKET FIZZ ZONE Information Booth.

SodaPop Tour and Coca Cola Museum

Fri & Sat 10-5, Sun 10-4Sample over 80 unique and craft sodas, browse the General Store and see Cocoa-Cola nenorabilia at this festival on wheels in the MUNICIPAL CENTER ZONE.

Make Your Own Scarecrow

Fri 11-4, Sat & Sun 10-4. FIFTH THIRD BANK ZONE (3rd Street between Cedar and Main Streets).

Sat & Sun 10-4 MUNICIPAL CENTER ZONE.

 (east side of the Fox River, north of Main)

Stuff and dress your own unique handmade scarecrow to take home.

Autumn on the Fox Arts & Crafts Show

Fri & Sat 10-5, Sun 10-4. Pottawatomie Park (just north of MUNICIPAL CENTER ZONE. along the Riverwalk)

Windy City Amusements Carnival

Thurs 6-10, Fri & Sat 12-10, Sun 11-6. 2nd and Cedar Streets. $25 unlimited ride armband special Thurs 6-10, Fri 12-4. Children less than 48" must be accompanied by an adult.

Photo Op Stations - Art by Joseph, The School of Art and Vintage Tractor Fri & Sat 10-6, Sun 10-5. FIFTH THIRD BANK ZONE. Fun photo opportunities for family, friends and social media.

Additional Activities by Zone

R - Rocket Fizz   J- Jewel-Osco - F - Fifth Third Bank - M - Municipal Center

Daily

M - Fest T-Shirts - Button Man Printing, 7 E. Main

M - Make Handbands with Jenny Rotundo of House of Hair

M - Petting Zoo

F - Picasso Coloring Tent

F - Donut Eating Contest sponsored by Windy Acres Farm, 12pm & 2pm. $1 to enter

And: Childrens Craft: St. Charles History Museum, 215 E. Main Fri & Sat 10am-5pm

Friday, October 9
J- Make your mark in Sidewalk Chalk 10-6pm

M - Balloon Artist 10-4pm

Saturday, October 10
J- St. Charles Gymnastics Performances 10, 11, 1, 2, 3pm

M - Balloon Artist & Stiltwalker Magician 12-3pm

F - Fest Mascots, Chuck & Char 11-3pm

Sunday, October 11
J- St. Charles Gymnastics Performances 11-1:30pm

M - Balloon Artist & Stiltwalker Magician 12-3pm

F - Fest Mascots, Chuck & Char 12-4pm

RIDE THE BIGGEST FERRIS WHEEL IN KANE COUNTY!

Carnival Days & Times

Thursday 6:00pm - 10:00pm

Friday 12:00pm - 10:00pm

Saturday 12:00am - 10:00pm

Sunday 11:00am - 6:00pm

The possibilities are endless. Best of all….admission, parking, trolleys and parking shuttles are all FREE! Come on out and experience why Scarecrow Fest is a four time winner of the "Top 100 Events in North America." For more information, go to: Scarecrow Festival
Just so you don't miss anything, we've included a printable map of the festival. Just Click Here: Scarecrow Festival Map 


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St Charles SCARECROW FESTIVAL is only a week away!

by The Rullo Team

It's FALL!  The trees are changing, the leaves are falling, and St. Charles is getting ready for a weekend full of festivities. Come on out next weekend, October 10-12, for the annual St. Charles Scarecrow Festival! Families across the Midwest have filled the streets of St. Charles for over 25 years to experience this award-winning festival. That's right it's the 25th Anniversary!

 You can be a part of a main event this weekend and vote for your favorite scarecrow in the Annual Scarecrow Contest. There will be over 150 handcrafted scarecrows ready to scare you right out of your shoes!

 

The festival is filled with events and entertainment for all types of ghouls and goblins. Get the family together and experience the St. Charles community at it’s finest. Enjoy live music, create your own scarecrow, hitch a ride at the carnival, or take your kids to the petting zoo. There are all sorts of activities planned to fill your weekend with fun.

 Don’t worry about parking or dreaded parking tickets because admission, parking, trolleys and shuttles are completely FREE! Be sure to plan your weekend in St. Charles and see for yourself why Scarecrow Fest is one of the Top 100 events in America.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

Festival Information can be found at the links below:

FESTIVAL MAPS & EVENTS  PARKING & TRANSPORTATION  ENTERTAINMENT LINE-UP  CARNIVAL TIMES & SPECIALS FUN CHILDRENS ACTIVITIES

 

HAVE A WONDERFUL TIME AT THE SCARECROW FESTIVAL!



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SCARECROW FESTIVAL, ST.CHARLES, IL

by The Rullo Team

The annual Scarecrow Festival has been one of the favorite events in St. Charles for over 25 years. Thousands of Illinois families will visit the festival October 11 - October 13 to make memories and enjoy the beautiful fall weather. Over 150 hand crafted scarecrows are the heart and soul of the festival and guests can't wait to see what local residents have created. The Scarecrow Festival is more than just scarecrows though. You can enjoy the live entertainment, food and drink, carnival, arts and crafts shows, the outdoor market, and much more. The event is free to the public and runs from 10:00 am - 9:00 pm on Friday and Saturday and 10:00 am - 5:00 pm on Sunday. Downtown St. Charles is preparing to host this fantastic event and to welcome residents and guests to the festival. Make it a weekend! Stay at one of our St. Charles hotels, all located within a 5 minute drive to the festival!

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St. Charles Scarecrow Festival - October 11-13

by The Rullo Team

The annual Scarecrow Festival has been one of the favorite events in St. Charles for over 25 years. Thousands of Illinois families will visit the festival October 11 - October 13 to make memories and enjoy the beautiful fall weather. Over 150 hand crafted scarecrows are the feature of the festival and guests can't wait to see what local residents have created. The Scarecrow Festival is more than just scarecrows though. You can enjoy the live entertainment, food and drink, carnival, arts and crafts shows, the outdoor market, and much more. The event is free to the public and runs from 9:00 am - 9:00 pm on Friday and Saturday and 9:00 am - 6:00 pm on Sunday. Downtown St. Charles is preparing to host this fantastic event and to welcome residents and guests to the festival.

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