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Fort Mill Scarecrow Crawl

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    Join the Town of Fort Mill as we host our 7th Annual Scarecrow Crawl from Oct. 4 to 31!

    Come take a stroll in Downtown Fort Mill to see all the amazing Scarecrow entries created by individuals, schools, businesses, organizations, churches and more. Registration to enter a Scarecrow is free and will be held Aug. 30 through Sept. 17. Scarecrow installation will be held from Sept. 27 through Oct. 3. Click here for rules and registration information. Also, make sure to follow our social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram & Twitter) for updates. 

    A panel of judges will vote on the following categories: Most Fort Mill Spirit, Most Creative, Best Name, Most Complex, and Best Overall. The public will also have a chance to weigh in on Facebook from Oct. 8 to 29, by liking their favorite Scarecrows! Winners will be chosen for People’s Choice and Town of Fort Mill Best Department Scarecrow.

    Winners will be announced on Town of Fort Mill social media on Oct. 30. Please make sure to follow all safety guidelines for COVID-19 while visiting this year’s entries. For more information, please contact Events Coordinator Jacona Hester at (803) 487-5413 or by email at



    1. This is a family-friendly event.

    2. Scarecrows must NOT be frightening or distasteful.

    3. Political statements or endorsements are NOT allowed.

    4. Each location will be equipped with a post for your scarecrow.

    5. Scarecrows must be secured by zip ties, twine or string. NO metal or wire is allowed on the poles.

    6. Scarecrow size requirements: minimum 4 ft. tall, maximum 7 ft. tall

    7. Materials must be firmly attached to the scarecrow to withstand ALL weather elements.

    8. Scarecrows require upkeep. Inspect your entry regularly during the month to ensure it remains in presentable condition throughout the Scarecrow Crawl. We will contact you if yours has not been kept in good condition.

    9. Every Scarecrow must have a sign, no larger than 11 X 17 inches. The sign must include 1. “Scarecrow Name” and 2. “Created by” (individual, business, organization name, etc) and 3. “Scarecrow #” that you are assigned.

    10. Scarecrows must not obstruct or impede any sidewalk, street or right of way.

    11. Display Locations: Entries will be assigned spaces along Tom Hall, Main, N. & S. White, Clebourne St., Millstone & Veterans Park. 12. Assigned locations will be emailed to the CONTACT EMAIL by: Friday, September 24, 2021