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Delavan Scarecrow Fest
September 14, 2019
September 10, 2017
Downtown Delavan
100 W. Walworth Avenue, Delavan, WI, 53115, United States
Delavan Scarecrow Fest - Frank

The 18th Annual Delavan Scarecrow Fest in downtown Delavan is Saturday, September 14th, 2019. Both visitors and community members are encouraged to participate by either building a scarecrow and bringing it with you or building one right at the festival. Scarecrows will be displayed on the street posts throughout the downtown Delavan area, popping up around Labor Day. Throughout the month of September, Downtown Delavan will have “Scarecrows on Parade.”

Activities in Water Town Park include a craft fair and flea market from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Delavan Darien High School Gridiron Club will be selling Brats, Hot Dogs, Chips and beverages from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., plus there will be free pumpkin painting from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and don’t miss the Annual Pie & Cake Auction that begins at 3:00 p.m.

Delavan Scarecrow Fest - Frank

Sample scarecrow – and Frankenstein can be scary! This guy looks like Fred Gwynne back in the day.

Be at the South Corner of Second and Walworth (Highway 11) for planned activities from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Activities include “Build-A-Scarecrow and Take it Home” for $10.00 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., and the Great Delavan Duck Raffle at 2:30. The raffle tickets are $2, or 3 for $5; they can be purchased at many downtown businesses, including Bradley’s Department Store, Lauren’s Antique & Art Centre, Lubick Gallery, Del-Mart, Remember When, and more. First Place is $200, Second Place is $100, Third Place is $50, plus there are a lot more prizes to win, thanks to the local businesses who donated them for Delavan Scarecrow Fest.

Delavan Scarecrow Festival, recent 3rd place winner

They just get more and more creative with these scarecrows at Delavan Scarecrow Fest!

The Phoenix Park Bandshell will be hosting live music begining at 5:00 p.m. with Audiophilia and Mike Stone and the Rockers at 6pm.

Check out the Walldog Mural Walking Tour, local businesses will have maps. Scarecrows will be “On Parade” throughout downtown Delavan not only Saturday, but through early October.

Be sure to purchase your Duck Raffle Tickets from Linda on the Southeast corner of Walworth Ave. & 2nd.

You can get to Delavan just off I-43, via Highways 11 or 50. Highway 11 is the main street right through downtown. Get some Andes Candies while you’re there!

Delavan Scarecrow Fest Address:

Downtown Delavan
100 W. Walworth Avenue (Highway 11)
Delavan, WI 53115

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