Scarecrow Stroll

Date(s) - Sun 1 Oct - Tue 31 Oct
All Day

Idaho Botanical Garden

Get Involved in the Scarecrow Stroll!

Be inspired by the creativity of our community for the entire month of October. Our 10th annual Scarecrow Stroll will be our biggest yet and we invite you to participate!

Make a Scarecrow
Use your imagination and get creative! This year we’re giving you full creative license for family-friendly scarecrow designs. Just fill out an entry form! All scarecrows subject to IBG approval. The deadline for submission is September 15th.

Tour the Garden
Scarecrows will be displayed throughout the Garden during the month of October. Visit the Garden and vote for your favorite designs! The winner will receive a prize plus free entry for the following year.

Sponsor the Stroll
Contact us at 208-275-8603 for more information!


Scarecrows may be found peeping out around the trees and shrubs welcoming guests to the Garden during the Scarecrow Stroll occurring in October! Members and guests of all ages can join in on the fun by voting on their favorite.


October 1-31, 2017

Monday-Thursday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Friday-Sunday: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Businesses, organizations, non-profits, community organizations and local families can create unique scarecrows which may be found throughout the Garden grounds! Stroll through the Garden and choose your favorite scarecrow.

Scarecrow Stroll takes place during regular Garden hours throughout the month of October with price of regular admission.


Adults: $7
Youth (5-12 ): $5
Child (4 & Younger): Free
Garden Members: Free

2017 Contest Details:

Coming summer 2017


2017 Scarecrow Stroll Sponsors







2016 Winners!

  • 1st Place: The Sweet Potato King by Edwards Greenhouse
  • 2nd Place: Frank the Parachuting Beaver by Jennifer Dunmire and Allie Horning
  • 3rd Place: Marilyn Moncrow by Total System Services, Inc

Congratulations to our 2016 Scarecrow Stroll winners and thank you to all who you participated by entering a ‘crow or voting!

The theme for 2016 was Idaho History!