Scarecrows in the
Gainesville Garden

September 28 - October 31 (closed Mondays, except Columbus Day): Enjoy kooky, creative scarecrows handcrafted by businesses, individuals, schools and organizations, scattered throughout the Gainesville Garden.

Visitor's Choice Award

The Scarecrows in the Garden Visitor’s Choice Award returns in 2021! Beginning Oct. 1, after your Garden visit, use the link below to enter the number of your favorite creation. The creation with the most votes on Oct. 31 wins a gift basket from the Garden Gift Shop in Gainesville.


About the exhibition

Now in its fourth year, Scarecrows in the Gainesville Garden stuffs the woodlands with creations by local artists, crafters, youth groups and more. This popular exhibition will be returning September 28.

Gainesville guidelines

registration closed

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 Cocktails in the Gainesville Garden.

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