Scarecrows in the
Gainesville Garden

October 1 - November 3: Enjoy kooky, creative scarecrows handcrafted by businesses, individuals, schools and organizations, scattered throughout the Gainesville Garden.

Visitor's Choice Award

We’re giving all of this year’s submissions the chance to win the 2020 Scarecrows in the Garden Gainesville Visitor’s Choice Award. The winner will receive a gift basket including a Quirky Birds coffee mug and coaster set, EIGHT Garden guest passes, a botanical notebook and a $25 visa gift card. Make note of your favorite while you explore, then complete a ballot using the form below. Please note: One entry per email address, please.

Visitor's Choice Ballot

About the exhibition

Now in its third year, Scarecrows in the Gainesville Garden stuffs the woodlands with creations by local artists, crafters, youth groups and more. Entrants compete in professional and non-professional divisions. This popular exhibition will be returning on October 1.

See Scarecrows in Atlanta

Members see it free!

Garden members enjoy unlimited daytime entry for a full calendar year at the Atlanta and Gainesville Gardens. That includes open access during regular hours to Scarecrows in the Garden, and free admission to several seasonal events, like Goblins in the Garden and Wine in the Woodlands.

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