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Standale Scarecrow Contest Returns!

Sign your business or organization up for the 2021 Standale Scarecrow Contest, presented by the City of Walker Community Engagement Committee! The creativity from our local businesses and Walker Fire Department blew us away last year. We're excited to see what this year's entries look like! Scarecrows will be displayed along Lake Michigan Drive - in the Standale corridor. 

Judging takes place on social media and winners are based on the amount of reactions the picture of their scarecrow receives from the City of Walker's Facebook page! Winners receive a plaque and bragging rights!

Click here to register online.
You may also download a copy of the registration form.

Applications must be received by October 1, 2021.

Contest Rules

  • Any business, individual, club or organization doing business in Walker/Standale may enter! However, the display has to be set up on light poles along Lake Michigan Drive in Standale. 
  • If mailing a paper application, please address it to: City of Walker - Community Engagement Committee, 4243 Remembrance Rd. NW, Walker, MI 49534.
  • First 10 entrants receive a $20 Meijer gift card to purchase supplies.
  • We will contact you regarding pole assignment.
  • The City's Department of Public Works crews will deliver the straw to your business. We will contact you when delivery is expected.
  • Putting up and taking down the scarecrows will be the participant's responsibility.
  • Scarecrows can be anything "family-friendly!"
  • Judging is done via social media. Winners are based on the number of reactions each picture receives. Pictures of all the scarecrows will be displayed on the City's Facebook at 5pm, October 18. 
Dates to Remember:
October 17: If you want your scarecrow to be judged, please email pictures of your scarecrow to ndidonato@walker.city by this date.
October 18: Scarecrows must be in place. Pictures will be up online & judging begins at 5pm.
October 22: Judging ends at 5pm.
October 25-29: Awards will be delivered.
November 1-2: Scarecrows must come down.


Check out our 2020 Standale Scarecrow Contest Winners:
Seven and Mane scarecrow
Seven and Mane Salon - 1st place

FIrefighter's Scarecrow

Walker Fire Department - 2nd place

Quick Lube scarecrow
Performance Plus Quick Oil Change - 3rd place