The Huge Scarecrow Contest!

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The Huge Scarecrow Contest!
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The Huge Scarecrow Contest! says
This is a FREE-to-enter contest and we'll provide the scarecrow frame!

Create a one-of-a-kind scarecrow for the Fall Garden Festival Scarecrow Contest! Individuals, families, businesses, civic organizations and schools are all invited to participate in this annual competition. The scarecrows will be on display in the garden during October and will be judged on the Saturday of the Fall Garden Festival.

We want your scarecrows! Show off your scarecrow making skills at the 2015 Fall Garden Festival at the New Orleans Botanical Garden in New Orleans City Park on October 10th and 11th.

We invite everyone to create a one-of-a-kind scarecrow for this competition. Individuals, families, businesses, civic organizations, non-profits, schools – everyone’s got a chance to participate and win BIG!

Your creation should falls into one of five categories: Traditional, Funny, Scary, original, or miniature (for individual children up to 15 years of age).

Please remember these creations should remain appropriate for family viewing.

The scarecrows will be on display in the New Orleans Botanical Garden from October 10th through October 25th. They will be judged on Saturday, October 10th at the Fall Garden Festival (October 10th and 11th).

For more information, rules, and the registration form click on the ticket link attached to this event.

For more information contact:
Mary Ellen at 504-723-7796 or

Botanical Garden at 504-483-9386 or

Click on the photo album to the bottom right to see some examples of scarecrows from years past.

Date to pick up free frame: TBA

Date to drop off decorate scarecrow: TBA

Date to pick up your scarecrow if you want it after the Fall Garden Festival: Oct. 26-27.

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By: New Orleans City Park

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