Call to Scarecrow Creators! Register Now!

Last Updated 8/23/2023in Business News, Downtown News

Scarecrows are coming to Downtown Manchester this October! (REGISTER HERE)

(View our current list of Scarecrow participants here!)

This year's theme is Manchester: Dream for the Future! Participation in the theme is optional but encouraged.

Everyone is invited to create a scarecrow to be displayed on Downtown Main Street - individuals, artists, families, friend groups, businesses, clubs, schools - you! 

We can't wait to see Main Street lined with scarecrows this October!  

The Top 3 individuals/families in each category below will win a gift card ($50,$25,$25)to a downtown business! Businesses, nonprofits & other organizations win bragging rights for the next year!


  • Fan Picks - Selected by paper ballots cast at voting stations downtown!
  • Facebook Favorites - Most votes on our Facebook page!
  • Best in Theme - Selected by a panel of judges

Early Registration Drawing:
All registrations (businesses, too!) received by 8/23 will be entered to win a paint-your-own Manchester pumpkin! Paint the pumpkin for free at The Firestone | Art Studio & Cafe!


  • 8/23: Early Registration Deadline - Enter to Win!
  • 9/18: FINAL day to register & submit your scarecrow name for the signs/maps.
  • 10/4-10/7  UPDATED Installation Dates
  • 10/29-11/1 Removal Dates

CLICK HERE to register!

CLICK HERE to read more about the Scarecrows!

Many thanks to this year's fall sponsor, All Ways There Home-Care, LLC!

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