Scarecrows in the
October 3 - October 29: (closed Mondays, except Indigenous Peoples' Day, Oct. 9): Enjoy kooky, creative scarecrows handcrafted by businesses, individuals, schools and organizations, scattered throughout the Gainesville Garden.
About the Exhibition
Now in its sixth 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 on October 3 with the theme, Día de los Muertos!
Cast your vote for your favorite scarecrow this year! The winner will receive a gift basket with a selection of items from the gift shop.
To vote for your favorite Scarecrow, take note of the Scarecrow number during your visit and then scan the QR code in the Ivester Visitor Center to vote.
Registration: August 14 – September 25
Scarecrows Drop-off: September 28 – 30, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Exhibition Dates: October 3 – October 29 (closed Mondays, except Columbus Day)
Gainesville Scarecrow pick up: Tuesday, October 31 – Wednesday, November 1, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Now in its sixth 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 October 3.
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.