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Fun Activities

2017 Scarecrow Fest Signature Events

Scarecrow Contest Displays

Fri & Sat 10-9, Sun 10-5

MEIJER and GERALD KIA ZONE. Vote for your favorite scarecrows in each of the categories. Ballots available at the MEIJER ZONE Information Booth.

Baltria Vintage Auto Gallery & Pumpkin Display

Fri & Sat 10-5, Sun 10-5

BALTRIA ZONE. See the stories of vintage cars from the 19-21st centuries and work of a professional pumpkin carver.

Make Your Own Scarecrow

Fri 11-4, Sat & Sun 10-4

BALTRIA and OLD ST. CHARLES ZONE. Bring a scarecrow to life. Stuff and dress your own unique handmade scarecrow to take home. Supplies are available or bring your own. Clothing is limited to one per family.

Petting Zoo

Fri – Sun 10-5

Located in the BALTRIA ZONE.

Autumn on the Fox Arts & Craft Show

Fri & Sat 10-5, Sun 10-4

ART OF THE HEARTLAND ZONE at Pottawatomie Park (north of BALTRIA ZONE along Riverwalk)

Windy City Amusements Carnival

Thurs 6-10, Fri & Sat 12-10, Sun 11-6

2nd street and Cedar Street. $25 unlimited ride armband special: Thurs – 6-10pm, Fri and Sat – Noon-4pm, Sun – Noon-4pm. Children less than 48” must be accompanied by an adult.

OLD ST. CHARLES Action Zone & Photo Op Stations

Fri & Sat 10-6, Sun 10-5

Enjoy the Fox Valley Arena Ice Challenge and fun photo opportunities for family, friends, and social media.

MAIN STAGE LIVESee entertainment listing

Children’s Craft

St. Charles History Museum, 215 E. Main

Fest T-Shirts by Button Man Printing,


Free Popcorn and Tours

Stop by the Arcada Theatre at 105 E. Main for complimentary popcorn and a tour

Activities Schedule (Letter indicates Zone)

Friday, October 7

G – Make your mark in Sidewalk Chalk 10-6pm

B – Glowby the Bubbler 10-4pm

Saturday, October 8

G – St. Charles Gymnastics Performances 10, 11, 1, 2, 3pm

B – Glowby the Bubbler 10-4pm

B – Fine Art Demonstrations by Fine Line Creative Art Center

Sunday, October 9

G – St. Charles Gymnastics Performances 10, 11, 1, 2 pm

B – Glowby the Bubbler 10-4pm

B – Children’s Craft with St. Charles History Museum

S – Photos with Miss Illinois 12-3pm

Please thank our sponsors for making this Fest possible.

Make it a St. Charles Weekend!

Visit a farm, watch professional entertainers on stage, and learn about our history. Rentals are available to ride the river, play some golf, and bike the scenic trails and roads. See What’s Happening around Town for a weekend full of fun ideas or see or call 800.777.4373 for more details and to book your room today!