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Delavan's Scarecrow Fest

The 19th Annual Scarecrow Fest in downtown Delavan is Saturday, September 14th, 2019. All community members are encouraged to participate by either building a scarecrow and bringing it with you or building one right at the festival. Scarecrows will be displayed on the street posts throughout the downtown Delavan area. Activities in Water Town Park include a craft fair and flea market from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The festival is free to attend and will feature activities such as pumpkin decorating, face painting, hayride mural tours, build-a-scarecrow, and a petting zoo. There will be food trucks, local vendors, and live entertainment as well.

• 9 - 11 am Community Bike Ride
Enjoy a ride from Darien to Delavan with drink / snack stop on the way - you'll also have a chance to win a Trek Kickster Bike donated by Avant Cycle Cafe.
• 10 am - 11 am On Stage: Creventive Puppet Company Presents "Hands & Strings: A Puppet Variety show"
• 10 am - 1 pm Petting Zoo at Aram Public Library
• 10 am - 4 pm Craft & Vendor Fair, Sidewalk Sales, Food Trucks & Vendors, Dousman Transport Boo Bus, Face Painting, Kid's Activities Area
• 11 am - 1:30 pm Scarecrow Building
Build a Scarecrow! $10 fee includes all the supplies you need and a helper.
• 11:30 am - 12:30 pm On Stage: Live Music - Underground Sound Jazz Combo
• 12:30 pm Walldogs Mural Tour
Take a wagon ride tour of the murals decorating downtown.
• 12:45 - 2 pm On Stage: Live Music - Sawdust Symphony
• 1 - 3 pm Free Pumpkin Decorating
Decorate a pumpkin and take it home - while supplies last.
• 2:15 - 3:15 pm On Stage: Limber Timbers Square Dance Club
Enjoy the talented square dancers and maybe even try a step or two.
• 2:30 pm Duck Raffle
Purchase a raffle ticket for a chance to win a cash prize and support Scarecrow Fest and keep it a free event.
• 2:30 pm Walldogs Mural Tour
Take a wagon ride tour of the murals decorating downtown.
• 3:30 - 4 pm On Stage: Live Music - Jenny Hundt
• 7 pm Phoenix Park Bandshell: Jeff Walski
• 8:15 pm Phoenix Park Bandshell: Mike Stone with Laser Fusion Light Show
Performing all of the hit Rock & Roll memories with a fantastic laser light show.

During the entire month of September, there will be “Scarecrows on Parade” all over the downtown area. All scarecrows will be tagged and ballots will be printed for the public to vote for their favorites to decide the winning scarecrow. Prizes will be awarded to the scarecrow artists who receive the most votes. Those interested in entering a scarecrow can do so until September 9th. The entry fee is $5/scarecrow or $3 for children under 13. Entries from businesses, organizations, groups and individuals are all welcome. Scarecrow crafters can go the DIY route or scarecrow kits can be purchased for $15 (entry fee included). Kits and entry forms are available at Remember When or by contacting Lorie Wuttke at 262-728-8670.
Scarecrow Entry Form at:

In order to help keep this event free, the Scarecrow Fest Committee will be holding a duck raffle to raise funds.
• Raffle tickets are 1 for $2 or 3 for $5
• Cash prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place
• Tickets will be for sale at participating local businesses
• All proceeds benefit Scarecrow Fest!

Downtown Delavan
Delavan, WI 53115
United States
Saturday, September 14, 2019 - 9:00am to 7:00pm