Festival Countdown

What’s Happening Around Town

There’s more beyond Scarecrows. There are so many reason to make it a long weekend in St. Charles, Illinois during Scarecrow Fest.  Below are some of the 2018 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

The W.A.R. on Wheels Scarecrow Ride

October 7, 2018 – Your tax deductible registration fee to ride with us will be donated to the Cal’s Angels Foundation’s WAR (Wishes Awareness & Research) against pediatric cancer. Register at Here.

Arcada Theatre

105 E. Main Street – Check out the following events at this beautiful, historic theater. Tickets at www.arcadalive.com:

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

October 4 – Diva Montell Dance Party, 7:30pm

October 6 – Flapper Spectacular!, 8:30pm

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

Mainstage Theater at Pheasant Run Resort
Live music and evening entertainment. For more information visit

October 5  –  The Moods, 8pm

October 6  – Rick Saucedo, Tribute to Elvis, 7:30pm

October 6  – Bad Motor Scooter, 9pm

October 7  – Yacht Rock Night Featuring Maggie Speaks, 7pm

Chicago Steel Hockey Team 

Located at the Fox Valley Ice Arena

October 5  – Steel vs. Cedar Rapids, 7:05pm

October 6  – Steel vs. Green Bay, 7:05pm

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.
Garfield Farm Museum

Harvest Days

October 7, 11:30am-4 pm. Join museum volunteers in this celebration of the season. Continuous demonstrations of farm and household skills, 19th century music, and food.  $6 adults/$3 children under 13.

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

Deals and Special Offers

Click here for more information on deals and special offers available at participating local businesses.

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!