The 34th annual Scarecrow Fest is almost here, bringing entertainment for all to enjoy in Lincoln Park Oct. 11-13.
Scarecrow contest entries will be on display beginning at 11 a.m. on that Friday, Oct. 11. All Scarecrow Fest visitors can vote in the Scarecrow contest to help decide the winners in the six categories: MEGA, mechanical, clubs, non-profits and schools, individuals, family and business.
St. Charles Business Alliance Executive Director Jenna Sawicki said it will be a great weekend for locals and visitors alike to come out to Scarecrow Fest.
“This year, we’ve worked hard on continuing the success of Scarecrow Fest and seeing how we can make it a benefit for all to enjoy,” Sawicki said. “As for the contest, I can’t wait to see what our contestants are bringing to Lincoln Park!”
There will also be live entertainment throughout the weekend with performances from dance studios and local bands. For the full line-up of entertainment, visit www.scarecrowfest.com.
Windy City Amusement will be hosting their carnival rides in the parking lot of 3rd St. and Cedar St. There will be unlimited ride specials on each day of scarecrow fest for select times. Information about the times can be found on the Scarecrow Fest website.
There will also be free transportation that weekend with buses running from Pheasant Run to downtown St. Charles on 20-30 minute arrival/departure times.
The St. Charles Business Alliance is also looking for volunteers for Scarecrow Fest. If any individual or organization is interested in volunteering during this amazing, community event, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 630-443-3967.