Halloween on Historic 3rd Street in McMinnville, Oregon

Halloween on Historic 3rd Street

Trick or Treat – Oct 31st, 2023

Bring your kiddos from 4:00 to 6:00pm.

A Scary Good Time

All October long local businesses adorn 3rd Street lampposts with scarecrows, open their doors for trick or treating, and hold family fun events. Third street shuts down for its annual Trick-or-Treat family fun day, filled with vendors and candy. Don’t be afraid its just for fun…maybe…

Scarecrows on Lamp Posts

Important Dates

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.

Previous Entries

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.

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