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Signature Events

2018 Scarecrow Fest Signature Events

Q Center Main Stage Live!

Fri & Sat 10-8, Sun 10-4

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Photo Op Stations

Fri & Sat 10-6, Sun 10-5

Scarecrow Contest Displays

MEIJER ZONE – Vote for your favorite scarecrows in each of the categories. Ballots available at the MEIJER ZONE Information Booth.Fri & Sat 10-9, Sun 10-5

Make Your Own Scarecrow

Fri 11-4, Sat & Sun 10-4

FILLING STATION and MUNICIPAL 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 set per family.

Autumn on the Fox Arts & Craft Show

Fri & Sat 10-5, Sun 10-4

Located in Pottawatomie Park (north of MUNICIPAL ZONE along Riverwalk), this show features over 150 vendors with handmade items to temp you.

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. * Rides for special needs patrons are available Friday from 10-12 pm


Activities Schedule

Friday, October 5

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

Glowby the Bubbler 10-4pm


Saturday, October 6

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

Glowby the Bubbler 10-4pm


Sunday, October 7

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

Fall Themed Crafts: St. Charles History Museum 10-4

Glowby the Bubbler 10-4pm


Please thank our sponsors for making this Fest possible.


See it. Do it. Live it.

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! To book a room click here or call 800.777.4373 to make your reservations.