Join us in Akron, Iowa, on the third Saturday of September each year for a day of family fun. Celebrate fall with food, children’s activities and enjoy the scarecrow contest display in the beautifully-decorated park. Show your creativity by entering a scarecrow in the decorating contest – $600 in cash prizes are awarded across three age categories.
The 18th annual Great Akron Scarecrow Festival will be held on:
September 15, 2018
10am to 4pm
Akron City Park
The 2018 Festival theme is “HARVEST THE FUN!” We can’t wait to see the creative scarecrows in this year’s contest!
Download the 2018 festival flyer here.
Interested in being a vendor at the 2018 festival? Check out the Shopping page for information and registration form.
Did you know that all proceeds from the Scarecrow Festival benefit local organizations and school programs? Donation requests are due on December 1 and April 1. Learn more here.