Scarecrow Festival & Contest
Publication Date: For Immediate Release
Contact: (PenMet Parks) Peninsula Metropolitan Park District
Chuck Cuzzetto, Recreation Specialist
Date: September 6, 2017
Subject: Scarecrow Festival & Contest
Join us for THE PREMIER fall event for the greater Gig Harbor area! Our 7th Annual Scarecrow Festival on Saturday, October 7, from 10am-4pm at Sehmel Homestead Park, 10123 – 78th Ave NW, Gig Harbor. The festival is an autumn celebration with farm animals, hay and pony rides, carnival games, vendors and SO much more! Festival includes family friendly entertainment, a variety of food from doughnuts, gourmet sandwiches, roasted corn, hamburgers and fair treats.
This year’s Scarecrow Festival features our famous Scarecrow Competition created by local business, communities groups and families. Compete for cash prizes and gift certificate for best of show and people choice in each category. Deadline date to submit your entry form is September 24, no entry fee.
Admission to the festival is free: a $2/child suggest donation to help support the activities and music at the festival. Some activities include a small fee: $6/pony ride and $5 for the pumpkin launcher.
For more information about this event please contact Chuck Cuzzetto at Pen Met Parks at 253.530.0833 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
10:00 - 4 Greg Bennick – MC and Entertainer
10 - 11 Pen Met Open Mic Showcase - Teen Artist
11:15 – 12 Leapin Louie – Western Show & Tricks
12:15 - 1 Greg Bennick – Comedy & Variety Show
1:30 – 3:30 The Dark Horses
3:30 Scarecrow Contest Awards
Scarecrow Displays & Contest
Carnival Games, Hay Rides, Arts & Crafts, Petting Zoo – Free
Pumpkin Launcher (3 pumpkins for $5 to benefit the PenMet Recreation Programs)
Pony Rides -$6/ride
Farm Animal Petting Zoo
Local Vendors, Food and Fair Treat Vendors
O: (253) 530-0833 | C: (253) 820-7737 | F: (253) 858-0192
PenMet Parks, 10123 78th Ave NW, Gig Harbor, WA 98332