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A happy scarecrow holding a banner reading "Registrations are OPEN!"

The 16th
Haxby and Wigginton Scarecrow Festival

They’re On Their Way!

We’ve received a postcard from them! The Scarecrows are on their way back and they’re hoping to meet lots of new friends!


Yes, the 16th Haxby and Wigginton Scarecrow Festival returns over the Early May Bank Holiday weekend, between Saturday 4th May and Monday 6th May 2024.

Money raised from the Festival goes to local and national charities!

Registrations are now open!

Plan the scarecrow you’ll be making and register it here by Saturday 13th April. Just click the button to go to our registration form!

Have a question? Just email us, at

How to Start?

Check out our suggestions on how to make a scarecrow.

(But use your imagination too!)

Want inspiration?

See our photo gallery of (nearly all of) the 2023 entries!

Did you know…?

With your help, in 2023 we raised 


for our charities!

Get a poster!

Encourage others to make a scarecrow with this poster to print out and display to advertise the Scarecrow Festival.

Need help?

Get our guide on how to make a scarecrow.


(Click on one to view/download it.)

PDF file containing a poster to print or email encouraging people to make and register a scarecrow for the Festival.
PDF file containing a guideon how to make a scarecrow.
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