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Please use the Submit Entry form provided below, but if your entry does not appear on this page within 24 hours please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Include your Scarecrow Name, Description, Email, Phone, your Name or Business Name, Entry Category, Address where the Scarecrow can be seen and attach your photo. We do apologize for any inconvenience this causes and appreciate your understanding.
Registration Open October 1 to 15.
Registration Begins October 1st
Please do not submit your Scarecrow Registration until after you have your scarecrow built and can attach a photo of it to the entry form.
You may enter your scarecrow in one of seven categories.
- Residential (single or multi-family, care facilities)
- Retail Business (stores & shops, except art galleries)
- Service Business (legal, medical, travel, salon)
- Food/Beverage Business (restaurants, bars, coffee)
- Financial/Insurance/Real Estate (banks, agents, financial consultants)
- Artists/Galleries/Government/School/Civic (galleries, city, artists, service clubs)
- Non-Voting (for those who just want to share your scarecrow with the community)
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- Select only one category for your entry.
- Entries DO NOT post automatically to the page. Please allow 12-24 hours for us to review your entry and make it live on the website.
- The Edmonds Historical Society reserves the right to edit submitted text, photos or entry categories at our discretion.
Voting Open October 16 to November 1
Voting is Closed Until October 16
- You may vote for one entry in each category below.
- Only one vote per person.
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- Overall top vote getter as well as top three vote getters in each category will be recognized when certificates are awarded at a Scarecrow Festival Reception at the Edmonds Historical Museum, 7:00 PM on November 5th. Scarecrow entrants, scarecrows and the public are welcome.
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(single or multi-family, care facilities)
Nevermore Nick is one cool rook who has had his wings clipped. And so he’s out for a stroll in his socks and shoes wearing his (not-so) feathered cape in anticipation of forecasts of inclement weather.
Senorita Scarecrow is visiting us from Mexico and is a great aunt of the Wartelle Family and looking forward to celebrating Dia de los muertos later this month!
The boys from the White House are off to prison for their just desserts. Torsky Trump, Junior, Moscow Mitch, and Behind Bars Barr are decked out in their black and white strips.
Joan Crawford has nothing on our Mummy Dearest. Mummy D. is just as handy as Joan Crawford with a coat hanger but much better than her with kitchen utensils. As a matter of facts she can bring home the bacon, cook it up in a pan, and never let your forget she’s the Ma’am!
Scariel the big Mermaid came from the edmonds water park where she seduces divers and puts them under her spell. She arrived at 420 to get the party started. she is acompanied by her friendly crab Sebastian.
(stores & shops, except art galleries)
A “Stranger Things” parody themed scarecrow of one of the classic characters “Eleven” or “El” and a Demogorgon crawling out of the cornstalks. Complete with blinking Christmas lights. If you haven’t seen the show… go watch it.
Madame Corbeau has flown into town this October to show off her sense of mystery, curiosity and wonder at all the shiny things in our little shop! Our three year old daughter delighting in the painting and gluing of feathers, Laurent figured out how to keep her upright and Andrea decorated her from head to toe in trinkets and treasures. The corn is safe with her in town but beware, she is a mean card player. Come visit her in our shop window, she is guarding our glass pumpkin and acorn patch.
Stranger Things are happening in Edmonds! Robin and Steve join us at our faux Scoops Ahoy ice cream stand. Fans of the cult favorite show will enjoy the nod to some of our favorite characters through our ice cream flavors like Demogorogon Crunch and Grass “Hopper” Mint. 15 yo Kate was wrangled to help with the character design elements and Kimberly broke out the power tools to try to bring to life the Scoops Ahoy ice cream parlor.
Buongiorno! My name is Fieno, which means “hay” in Italian. Edmonds is so bella but I do miss the canals of Venice which I call home. Come along with me to have an espresso or a gelato- now that’s amore!
Rumpelstiltskin is a 4000 year old fairytale. Stranded by the Sea is depicting the story with an elfin scarecrow spinning on an antique spinning wheel turning straw into gold for the millers daughter dressed as a princess scarecrow sitting next to him.
The moral of the fairytale is meant to be the danger of speaking without thinking.
The Traveling Minions! These small little henchmen are ready for any adventure! One is an airline pilot, one is a snorkeling tourist, and the top one is ready for a Hawaiian luau. Happy travels!
Miniatures & More “House Party with Emily” scarecrow represents our store of dollhouse miniatures, many of the type of items we sell, as well as tombstones from the proprietor and employees. Emily is the Corpse Bride from the same named movie. This house party includes visitors like Shrek & Fiona, Drakula, the Mummy, and Trick-r-Treaters as well. They can stroll up the tiled path through the graveyard.
Meet the ‘IT’ girl of downtown Edmonds Miss Pennywise the clown! Her giant red balloon is used to lure children as a signal that she is watching you and waiting.. So if you see a red balloon around, you should probably get a little nervous… Send in the clowns! Our ‘IT’ girl is wearing a dress constructed of white trash bags & craft pom poms.
(Legal, medical, travel, salon)
Poppy and Branch from the Trolls Movie are always happy to sing and dance their way into any holiday celebration! So we decided to call it Troll-O-Ween in honor of our special guests.
All the wetland creatures that have lost their homes in the Edmond’s marsh or on our beaches are coming back to haunt you this Halloween!
Pearla loves AVEDA’s mission to keep our planet clean and finding new ways for sustainability. She swam to shore this season to remind everyone to reduce, reuse and recycle to keep our beautiful waters clean for all of its visitors, inhabitants and critters.
An Edmonds local glove maker that was ill formed into a Zombie by a vicious full moon bite a few nights ago. This zombie glove smith has an affinity for crows and brought a few to the dark side with him. He stands tall and proud to make bloody sport gloves here in Edmonds.
Spooky the Spa Scarecrow wants you to know no matter who you are, you need a little self-care! Now with Fall here and the colder days approaching, take time to pamper yourself like Spooky!
Sugar Skull Queen is friendlier than she seems! Stop by day or night, and bring a friend to snap a photo with our AR Filter and you can join the Sugar Skull Queen Army!
Use this link, https://www.instagram.com/a/r/?effect_id=410667199644058
or scan the QR code we have posted near our scarecrow, then take a photo and share with your friends!
TAG US & THE EDMONDS SCARECROW FESTIVAL!
For the past three years, Lice Spies has sponsored Edmonds Comedy Night where proceeds from the event benefit students of the Edmonds School District. This year, Kermet Apio, comedian extraordinaire and host for the event, coined the tag line for us: “Lice Spies… because you can’t boil your kids!” No “Itchy Witchy”, you cannot boil the nits out of the kids’ hair in your cauldron!
The glamorous Witch of the Pacific Northwest! Vanity Lash Lounge has all the potions and spells needed to keep you looking as fabulous as “this witch.”
This Tooth Fairy is not scary but helps keep her kids and adults alike happy and healthy with fluoride and floss.
Ms. Flo Ride helps make smiles bright.
Calling all SWIFTIES! Come see Taylor Swift-Crow perform live on the Edmonds waterfront! Catch this rare performance for the next 2 weeks as you are out for a stroll on the beach – just be sure to look up on the second story of the Edmonds Bay Building to catch Taylor Swift-Crow light up the balcony with her dazzle and sparkle! You many even catch a glimpse of her 3 fuzzy guest stars too – her cats! 🙂
(restaurants, bars, coffee shops)
Named after 190 Sunset’s popular Halloween cocktail, The Corpse Reviver is guaranteed to clear the cobwebs from your head and scare away any misgivings that may be haunting you from the night before!
Poor Mama Tini was a beautiful soul that hoped to represent Kelnero in this year’s annual Edmonds Scarecrow Competition, but sadly, she met her demise in an oversized martini glass. May she rest in party.
These two hard-boiled turtle slappers were just taking photos for The Daily Beagle and burning matches down to their fingertips when they were suddenly sucked into a mysterious portal- upon landing they found themselves in the Twigverse, and decided to park awhile! Spider Ham enjoys floating through the air when he smells our delicious pies. Spider Noir likes his coffee black, like his soul. Don’t bring up the interdimensional warping- these two pack a punch!
The Cheesefather & his associates welcome you to The Cheesemongers Table. Whiskers has been slaving away stocking the case with all the best cheeses & while he is laying low on his break he is trying to make some “cheddar” on the side. Whiskers will make you an offer you can’t refuse….. well, because it is cheese and it is delicious! #eatmorecheese
Scare-Squatch is ready for fall ya’ll! The Demetris and Edmonds own beloved Sasquatch has grown a mustache and dug out his flannel fall gear for the chilly weather, but you can come inside and warm up with delicious dinner and drinks. Vote for SCARE-SQUATCH!
After a hard night fighting crime and doing good deeds, Spiderman needs some down time…. And what better way than chillin\’ & having some of his fav froyo….??!!
Scarecrow Slender Man ventured out of his home in the woods and came all the way down to Waterfront Coffee Company. He can be seen peering through the corn stocks, watching over the people of Edmonds and making sure that you drink only the most delicious of coffee!
Financial/Insurance/Real Estate Business
(banks, credit unions, agents, financial consultants)
Here to protect downtown Edmonds from evil and terror, you never know when the Mummy Mob might strike. However, don’t let their name fool you, this crew may be ‘wound up tight’ but they’ve also been known for causing a few shenanigans here and there during the month October. And that’s a wrap!
Government secrets. Fearless kids. And a dark force that turns a small town upside down. Coldwell Banker Bain’s scarecrow represents the hit Netflix show “Stranger Things,” with Mind Flayer and Eleven on display.
Falling leaves. Crackling fires. Warm sweaters. Pumpkins. Harvest festivals galore. And what small town doesn’t have an Autumn pageant? Meet Miss Willow Branch – Harvest Queen 2019.
(art galleries, city, artists, service clubs)
Meet Garden Gal, a valued member of Edmonds Floretum Garden Club. Floretum helps plant Hazel Miller Plaza, the hanging baskets, and the corner gardens downtown. We LOVE Edmonds.
“Adelaide Crowette,” a suffragist, was integral to the women’s suffrage movement. She is looking forward to 2020 which marks 100 years since the ratification of the 19th Amendment, ensuring the right to vote for most women.
The blue bumper sticker covered “It’s An Edmonds Kind of Mummy” can be seen wandering the downtown Edmonds streets after the sun has gone down. During the day you can visit her resting inside her hand-made coffin, constructed of recycled materials outside the Edmonds Chamber office.
Meet the newest staff member at CPE! Mr. Harvest brings years of experience protecting ripening crops from birds. We welcome him this fall.
Meet Rhonda Rufflebum, our newest Can Can girl in a long line of Can Can girls dating back 90 years. Rhonda may not have the highest kicks or the best splits but she is our most loyal, braving Edmonds’ wind, rain and bitter cold October nights with nary a complaint. Drop by and add a sticker to our chart if you are, were, would like to be, or even know a Barclay Shelton Can Can girl. And if not, stop by anyway.
Mary Poppins is visiting the library this year for Halloween, but she looks a little spooky! She is hanging out with her creepy crawly companions near the book drop. Come say hello!
AWEstruck changes when in flight,
A skull alone ebbs through the night,
Hands a-flutter with no connection,
Darkness gives the form protection.
We welcome you to pause for a moment
at this mural and feel free
to take a photo and share
with your friends and family.
The Port of Edmonds scarecrow Edmund Fischer is back this year. He can be found pulling up his crab pots and fishing from the Harbor Square sign on the corner of Dayton St. & SR 104
A nod to our upcoming production of A Christmas Story, The Musical. Ralphie is begging for money for the thing he wants most for Christmas, a Red Ryder BB gun, and we couldn’t resist putting him in the iconic pink bunny suit. He may not put the “scare” in scarecrow, but we sure hope he encourages you to check out his story, live on our stage November 29-December 22, 2019!
View at 306 Main Street (Under the Bank of the America entrance)