Join your neighbors for this fun community challenge and build your own scarecrow. Make yours scary or funny, silly or ridiculous. This is your chance to express yourself. The contest is open to everyone but you must register in order to compete and to pick up your scarecrow by October 18th. Judging will take place between October 19th-23rd. A Winner will be announced October 30th for a $100 gift card and will be featured on our Fall 2021 Brochure cover. Register to pick up your scarecrow starter kit to jump start your creativity.

Thank you to La Grange Park ACE for supporting this event!

Register to receive your scarecrow kit now!

Contest Rules:

Use your imagination to select a theme for the scarecrow, such as traditional, contemporary, or humorous. Or make your scarecrow whimsical, frightening, funny, or sad, for example.

  • All entrants agree to allow use of their name(s) and photos for promotional purposes.
  • Any materials may be used but use of perishable foods is discouraged.
  • Your display may have more than one figure or props If needed to interpret your theme but must include the scarecrow provided.
  • Scarecrows must be in good taste, ‘family friendly’ and constructed to withstand the weather.
  • Participants are responsible for keeping their scarecrows in good viewing and picture-taking condition through judging.

For more information please call Amanda at 708-354-4580

Please have your Scarecrow displayed by October 19th

VOTING: Once your scarecrow has been completed & installed for display, please take a photo & send it to to be entered into our judging pool. Please include your name & address.