10AM - 3PM


Dixon's Annual
Scarecrow Festival

Dixon's Annual Scarecrow Festival spans 6 city blocks, encompassing Downtown Dixon, IL.

A family friendly event, Scarecrow Festival is loved by all!

Discover Dixon is looking for vendors!

The Scarecrow Festival is a great way for our local creators, makers, and entrepreneurs to get in front of the community. We encourage interested parties to register as soon as possible, as space fills up fast.

Once we receive your application, a Discover Dixon team member will reach out to you on the next steps.

The Pumpkin Derby Returns!

For the past few years, there has been a new activity at the Scarecrow Festival, the Pumpkin Derby! This has quickly become a favorite - and allows those of all ages and creative levels participate! 

The United Way Donut Eating Competition

Our friends at the United Way of Lee County are hosting the Annual Donut Eating Competition at the Dixon Scarecrow Festival. We have brackets for all ages, registration is held on the day of. There will be an announcement when registration begins.

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Scarecrow Competition

Please only submit your scarecrow after you've placed it downtown.

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