First, fill out the Scarecrow Contest Entry Form and submit it along with a $10 entry fee to O’Fallon’s Tourism & Festivals Office by noon on Friday, Sept. 16. Entry forms are available at www.ofallon.mo.us/fall-fest and include rules, guidelines and deadlines. Or pick one up at the office, 400 Civic Park Drive (across from Civic Park), O’Fallon, MO 63366. Office hours are 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday.
The contest is open to all O’Fallon businesses, organizations and residents. Scarecrows entered in the contest will be installed along Main Street and/or in front of O’Fallon businesses between Sept. 30 and Oct. 2.
Then, on Oc. 4-6, the community will decide the winners by voting for a favorite scarecrow, one vote per voter, onwww.facebook.com/visitofallon. The winners will be announced at the Fall Fest Street Dance on Friday, Oct. 7, and the scarecrows will remain on display for everyone to appreciate through Oct. 23.