Scarecrow Extravaganza 2018

Scarecrows sitting on hay set up in Brenham as fall decoration

Help Downtown Brenham welcome fall by designing festive and creative scarecrow to display! The contest is FREE to enter and you could win some great cash prizes!


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Important Dates:

  • Friday, September 21 -- Registration closes at midnight
  • Friday, September 28 -- Scarecrows placed Downtown
  • September 29 thru October  21 -- Voting is OPEN
  • Tuesday, October 23 -- Contest winners announced!
  • October 24 thru 26 -- Scarecrows picked up and photos with winners

Contest Rules:

  • The Scarecrow Extravaganza is open to all individuals, groups, churches, organiztions and businesses.
  • Scarecrows and decor must be made as weather-resistant as possible.
  • Non-organic decor is preferred (fake pumpkins, greenery, etc.). If you choose to use organic materials, please monitor regularly and remove any decaying items.
  • Main Street Brenham will provide each entry with one bale of hay and signage with your design name and artist name. 
  • Please check on your scarecrow regularly. Voting is open for several weeks so you need to keep your scarecrow looking fresh!
  • No inappropriate or overly frightening designs.
  • Most importantly have fun and be creative!