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Downtown Toms River Scarecrow Walk
October 18 @ 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2020
The Scarecrow Walk returns to Downtown Toms River for the 5th Year!
The streets will be lined with this crazy cast of characters! Come downtown to pick the winners – VOTE for your favorite!
Scarecrows will be on display along Washington Street from October 13 – October 31, 2020. Participating shops will have ballots. Just look for the Scarecrow Walk poster in their window!
Do you think you have what it takes to enter the contest?!
Now is the time to start planning your ultimate scarecrow! So dig out those old clothes from the attic, rummage through your fall decorations and start designing the perfect scarecrow.
- The contest is open to all ages and there is no entry fee.
- Registration is required and must be received by Friday, October 9, 2020.
Two chances to win!
- Peoples’ Choice – the public votes on their favorite.
- Judges’ Choice – Special judges will be voting in three different categories, Business, Individual/Family and Community Group.
Want to see more unique scarecrows? Click on over to our guide of New Jersey scarecrow trails to find one near you.