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Cranford Scarecrow Stroll

October 15, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 8:00 pm EDT

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2021

It’s back, the biggest downtown event of the year! The 14th Annual Scarecrow Stroll will take place Oct. 15 – 31!he Night Stroll scheduled for Oct. 18.

Bob the Builder … building a zombie!

One of our favorite Cranford Halloween events is back!

A can’t miss day or evening for Union County residents! Pick a few hours one day during the Scarecrow Stroll and enjoy Cranford! They’re located outside so no time limits. The quaint downtown offers all kinds of restaurants, ice cream, coffee, gift shops and a top notch children’s consignment store.


Plan to spend an hour or two and watch your kids delight at finding all the scarecrows. Scarecrows were built, created, and conceived by local businesses and organizations. You’ll be amazed at some of the creativity – in past years we saw Harry Potter, Ghostbusters, and Lego, hockey, Wizard of Oz and so many more! Scarecrows will be on display throughout all of Downtown Cranford. Ballots will be mailed to all Cranford homes and extra ballots available at Cranford Library, Community Center & participating businesses. Return your ballot to the mailbox in Eastman Plaza – with so many great ones to choose from don’t miss a chance to vote your favorite!

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Want to see more unique scarecrows? Click on over to our guide of New Jersey scarecrow trails to find one near you.

New Jersey Scarecrow Trails


Downtown Cranford
South Avenue
Cranford, NJ 07016 United States


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