Great Akron Scarecrow Festival

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the 2019 Great Akron Scarecrow Festival.  We appreciate all the sponsors, vendors, scarecrow entrants and everyone who spent the day with us! 

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.

Make plans to attend the 20th annual Great Akron Scarecrow Festival:


September 19, 2020
10am to 4pm
Akron City Park


It’s never too early to start planning your scarecrow contest entries! Check out photos of 2018 decorating contest winners here. With multiple award opportunities, you might take home some of the more than $1,000 worth of cash and prizes.

Registration will be open in late spring for vendor spaces for the 2020 festival. 

Questions? Follow us on Facebook, or email us at AkronScarecrow@gmail.com.