The Taylor Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is hosting its annual Scarecrow Stroll + Vintage Market on October 15th. All are welcome to join the fun by creating a scarecrow or just visiting the Vintage Market for a relaxing shopping experience in the Gardens.
$25 fee to enter the contest (on our Events page).
Build a scary, cute, or just fun creation to display in the Gardens. $25 entry fee helps maintain the Taylor Conservatory and Botanical Gardens and includes two tickets to the Scarecrow Stroll + Vintage Market.
The Scarecrow Contest judging will take place at the Scarecrow Stroll + Vintage Market which will host vendors, food, music, and fall treats @ the Taylor Conservatory 11:00am - 5:00pm on October 15th. $5 fee to enter the Scarecrow Stroll + Vintage Market includes 3 tickets to vote on your favorite scarecrow display. Scarecrows with the most tickets wins. Three prizes will be awarded.
To pay your entry fee complete the registation form and click to "go to PayPal". You will then have the choice to use PayPal or enter a credit card.
Scarecrows can be any height but must be able to be secured to a post (posts are provided but you can use your own)
Each Scarecrow will have a 5' area to create a display.
Scarecrows may be delivered to the Conservatory on October 13th and 14th 9:00am - Noon and 4:00pm - 6:00pm.
You may decorate your scarecrow display, if applicable, 8:00am - 10:00am on October 15th.
Contestants may remove their Scarecrows after 5:00pm on October 15th. Otherwise, Scarecrows will remain on display at the Taylor Conservatory until Halloween as long as weather permits.