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There’s more beyond Scarecrows

There are so many reason we encourage you to make it a weekend in St. Charles during Scarecrow Fest.  Below are some of the 2017 events:

Baker Cafe & Crafts

When planning your say, stop by the Baker Cafe at Baker Memorial United Methodists church for walking tacos, baked potatoes, and more! You can also browse our reclaimed art for sale! All proceeds go to missions Here, Near, and Far Away

“All Wheels In” Bike Rides

Arcada Theatre
105 E. Main Street – Check out the following events at this beautiful, historic theater. Tickets at

October 4 – Richard Marx, 7:30pm

October 5 – RATT, 8:00pm

October 6 – Firehouse & Downtread, 8:00pm

October 7 – Gene Chandler “The Duke of Earl!” Glenn Leonard of the Temptations! Joe Coleman of the Platters! Joe Blunt of the Drifters! 3:00pm

October 7 – Artimus Pyle Band: A Tribute To Lynyrd Skynyrd, 7:00pm

At Club Arcada

Club Arcada Hours: 11:30am – 11:30pm Open For Lunch

Mainstage Theater at Pheasant Run Resort
October 5, 8pm, The Moods – Presented by THE MOODS have been entertaining crowds at clubs, festivals, weddings, corporate parties and major fundraisers all around the Chicagoland area and across the country. They have performed with and opened for such major talents as The Temptations, The Spinners, Mary Wells, Bernie Mac, Chuck Berry, Little Richard, The Stylistics, The Impressions, The Chi-Lites, and the list goes on and on. Tickets: $20-$25. For special Pheasant Run Resort packages during Scarecrow Fest weekend, click here.

Chicago Steel Hockey Team 

Cycling Rentals
Bike Rack, 2930 Campton Hills Road, 630.377.6588
Giant Fox Valley, 415 S. 1st Street, 630.524.4855
Sammy’s Bikes, 602 S. 1st Street, 630.444.0690

Motorcycle rentals
Fox River Harley-Davidson, 131 S. Randall Road, 630.584.8000

Pheasant Run Golf Course, 4051 E. Main Street, 630.584.4914
Pottawatomie Golf Course, 842 N. 2nd Avenue, 630.584.8356

St. Charles Farmers Market
Cedar Avenue and 4th Avenue – Held every Friday from 7am-1pm. Located at Baker Memorial Church, on the East Side of the Fox River at 4th Avenue and Main Street.

Events by The St. Charles History Museum, 215 East Main Street | 630.584.6967
October 6, 11am – 4pm – Grave Reminders Cemetery Tour at North Cemetery

St. Charles Paddlewheel Riverboat Cruises
8 North Avenue, 630.584.2334 – During Scarecrow Fest weekend, enjoy cruises along the Fox River! Public cruise times are: Friday 3:30pm – Saturday 2:00, 3:00 and 4:00pm – Sunday 2:00, 3:00 and 4:00pm.


Night Live with more Live Entertainment
Pub 222
House Pub
Hotel Baker

And so much more! From live theater to dining and shopping…hiking or biking along the Fox River… Click here to plan your visit today and learn about all there is to do here in Greater St. Charles!