Fall Fun is happening across Long Island and we love events that incorporate some crafty fun.
Will you build your own scarecrow this fall? Maybe even put yours in a local competition?
We have a list of places in this post who are providing scarecrow fun on Long Island.
1. Hicks Nurseries-
Build Your Own Scarecrow (Weekends Only)
Sep 15 @ 10:00 am – Oct 28 @ 5:00 pm
Create your very own scarecrow during your Fall visit to Hicks Nurseries! You bring the scarecrows shirt and jeans. We provide the hay for stuffing, bamboo poles and a drawstring burlap bag stenciled with a face for the head. Stop by anytime Saturdays, Sundays & Columbus Day 10am-5pm.
Cost: $15.00 per scarecrow
Located at: 100 Jericho Tpke., Westbury, New York 11590
2. Chick’s Southold Agway-
BUILD YOUR OWN SCARECROW! From 9am-3pm each day on October 13th and 14th, grab the kids, bring some old clothes and get creative! We’ll supply a pre-cut piece of burlap to make the head, twine, and some fun accessory items, plus all the straw you’ll need to create your scarecrow! $5 per scarecrow to cover materials. Get your creative juices flowing.
Enjoy some hot apple cider while you work.
3. Family Fall Festival at The Shoppes & Scarecrow Contest
Fall Festival is fun-filled for the entire family!
Great Vendors, Bounce House, Face Painting, Pumpkin Patch, Food, Carousel and More!
Saturday & Sunday, September 29 & 30 from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Enter our Scarecrow Contest and Win prizes! Entry must be received by September 20th.
Call (631) 929-3500
Located at: 5768 Route 25A Wading River, NY
Read more and enter the contest: https://eastwindlongisland.com/events/
4. Stony Brook Village
Scarecrow Competition 2018- September 28, 2018
Deadline for : (registration form will be available shortly)
Friday, September 28
Contestants set up scarecrows at assigned locations:
Friday, September 28 – Sunday, September 30
Public judges entries:
Monday, October 1 – Thursday, October 25
Winners notified by 5 pm: Friday, October 26th
Winners announced at the Halloween Festival: October 31st
5. Wildwood Fall Festival
The 25th Annual Fall Festival at Wildwood State Park in Wading River will be held on Saturday, September 22 from 11am-4pm . In addition to the craft vendors the festival features family entertainment, pony rides, a petting zoo, moon bounce, funny photos, contests refreshments and much more. Last year over 3500 people attended the festival and we expect even more this year.
All activities are FREE!
An$8 vehicle use fee will be in effect; unless you have an Empire Pass then your entrance fee is covered!
Wildwood State Park Wading River, New York 11792
6. Woodside Nursery & Garden Center
Fall Family Fun Now thru Oct 31st
Open Daily 9am – 6pm. Bring the camera
Pumpkin Picking – Haunted Tunnel – Octobercation Trail – Balloon Bounce – Gold Mining
Scarecrow Making – Dino Adventure Exhibit – Hay -Cornstalks – Mums- Fall decorations and more.
Weekend added attractions: Roasted Corn – Snack Stand – Face Painting – Balloon Artist
*There is a charge for Scarecrow Making at this location*
*Call ahead to see if they have scarecrow making available before you go*
Located at: 134 East Woodside Ave, N. Patchogue, NY 11772
Read more: https://www.woodsidenurseryandgarden.com/
or you can pretend to be on like my daughter in the picture below: