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October Scarecrow Festival

Scarecrow © Keith Roper
Scarecrow © Keith Roper

Celebrate the advent of fall at the October Scarecrow Festival, which is held annually at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens. A perfect family activity, this fall festival will see the streets of Alpharetta lined with over 100 unique scarecrows created by the locals. The special event held every weekend in October include games, storytelling, hay rides, crow cornhole, and scarecrow crafts. The festival culminates in a children's costume party, with lots of Halloween treats and entertainment.

Venue: Atlanta Botanical Gardens

Date: All of October (except Mondays) annually

Website: www.alpharetta.ga.us/government/departments/recreation-parks/special-events/featured-yearly-events/scarecrow-harvest.com