Welcome to the St. Charles Scarecrow Fest!
Join generations of visitors who flock to the annual St. Charles Scarecrow Fest every year! For over 30 years, this award-winning festival has brought heartwarming memories to both children and adults, and is a tradition for thousands of families across the Midwest.
October 6-8, 2023
The 38th annual Scarecrow Weekend, presented by St. Charles Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram, will be held October 6th-8th in downtown St. Charles, Illinois.
85+ handmade scarecrows will be showcased around town for visitors to view and vote on their favorites. There will be a Family Zone with live entertainment and family fun as well as an Activity Zone with festive photo ops, Scarecrow-to-Go and family activities.
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.
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.”