Scarecrows on the Square

The HBPA is holding their annual Scarecrows on the Square October 01 -28!

There are two categories for participation:

  • Business: Any business interested is welcome to participate. There is a $40 charge for businesses to display their Scarecrow. They are allowed to display their business name on the Scarecrow to promote their business.

  • Non-Business: (split into two groups) Nonprofit Organizations, Individuals and Families: Any organization, individual or family interested is welcome to participate. There is no charge for participation in this category. They can display their organization, individual and family name on the Scarecrow.

All participants must contact the organizers below to register by Oct 1st. Scarecrows will be displayed on Oct 2nd and 9th from noon to 2pm. Businesses will set up their scarecrows on the North side of Main St., Nonprofit Organizations on the Southwestern, and Individuals and Families on the Southeastern.

Community members will vote on their favorite Scarecrows in each category and there will be 3 winners from each category. Winners from the non-business category will receive Hummelstown Dollars as prizes, and the winners from the business category will receive trophies.

The top winning Scarecrows will be displayed in the Hummelstown Halloween Parade on Oct 31st. All Scarecrows must be taken down by Nov 5th.

Businesses can register to be voting sites for the Scarecrow Competition. There is a $40 charge for businesses to be voting sites. Ballot boxes and ballots will be provided by HBPA. It is the responsibility of the business to tally all votes and send them in to the organizers by closing time on Oct 28th.