Halloween on Historic 3rd Street in McMinnville, Oregon

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Halloween on Historic 3rd Street

Scarecrows on Lampposts

Every October local businesses adorn 3rd Street lampposts with scarecrows for the community to meet and vote as their favorite. These creative, colorful, and, sometimes, terrifying characters spark the imagination and serve as our Halloween contest mascots.

Spooky Coloring Contest

Grab your crayons, markers, or paint and submit your masterpiece to be entered to win!

Scarecrows on Lamposts

Important Dates – TBD

October 9: Registration forms are DUE.

Lamp posts will be assigned no later than Oct. 9, though earlier entries will likely get their assignments sooner.

October 11: Scarecrows must be installed.
October 12-29: Online voting!
October 31: Winners announced and prizes awarded.
November 3: Scarecrows removed.

Get Creative!

Use your imagination – traditional, humorous, or contemporary – and be creative! Depict a favorite fairy tale, animal, fantasy figure, movie or television character, or historic person – the possibilities are endless! Remember, this is a community celebration. The goal is to generate goodwill and a festive atmosphere. No political, off-color, or profane displays will be allowed.

Spooky Coloring Contest

Grab your crayons, markers, or paint and submit your masterpiece to be entered to win!

Pick up a coloring sheet from First Federal, McMinnville Library, or download it below.

IMPORTANT DATES
October 8: Contest opens.

Spooky Coloring Contest from McMinnville Downtown Association

Scarecrow Hall of Fame

Sasssquatch • Scarecrow on Lampposts
Pricilla Pumpkin • Scarecrows on Lampposts
Moonbean • Scarecrows on Lampposts
Scarecrows on Lampposts
Harvest Babies • Scarecrows on Lampposts
Scarecrows on Lampposts
Scarecrows on Lampposts
Scarecrows on Lampposts