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Scarecrow Contest at Smithville Park in Eastampton 2021
October 14, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 8:00 pm EDT
An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2021
2021 details coming soon.
Scarecrows on Parade returns to Historic Smithville Park in Eastampton the month of October. The winners are based off of votes from daily park visitors!
Do you have a great idea for a scarecrow? Never created one, but want to try? Here’s an opportunity for some free, family fun this fall!
Beginning October 13, Smithville Park will have all of the scarecrows on display. This is a great way to promote your business, civic group or organization, as our parks have never been more busy! Your scarecrow will be viewed by MANY visitors! The best part is that this year’s entry is FREE!
Each scarecrow will be hung at the park for visitors to see. Voting will be on Facebook! Monetary prizes to be announced!
Registration: September 28-October 10. Installation must be completed by the end of day on October 11. Voting will begin on October 13.
First place prize: $250, 2nd place: 150 and 3rd place: $75.
Don’t want to enter the contest? Be a part of the fun by visiting Smithville Park to see the scarecrows and casting your vote online!
Want to see more unique scarecrows? Click on over to our guide of New Jersey scarecrow trails to find one near you.