Show your creativity by joining in the fun of crafting an original scarecrow for display in O’Fallon, and compete for $100, $200 or $300 in prize money, too.
First, fill out the Scarecrow Contest Entry Form and submit it along with a $10 entry fee to O’Fallon’s Tourism & Festivals Office by noon on Friday, September 16. Entry forms are available at www.ofallon.mo.us/fall-fest and include rules, guidelines and deadlines. Or pick one up at the office, 400 Civic Park Drive (across from Civic Park), O’Fallon, MO 63366. Office hours are 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday.
The contest is open to all O’Fallon businesses, organizations and residents. Scarecrows entered in the contest will be installed along Main Street and/or in front of O’Fallon businesses between September 30 and October 2.
Then, on October 4–6, the community will decide the winners by voting for a favorite scarecrow, one vote per voter, on www.facebook.com/visitofallon. The winners will be announced at the Fall Fest Street Dance on Friday, October 7, and the scarecrows will remain on display for everyone to appreciate through October 23.