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Announcing our 2023 winners!
Our annual free community exhibition and contest is back! Create a pumpkin with your family, club, group, business or organization. The scarecrows will be exhibited in Van Vleck Gardens and are free to visit daily. New this year, “Pumpkin Friends” will be welcome to enjoy the Gardens with the scarecrow entries.
Vote for your favorite scarecrow HERE (or scan the QR Code below) October 16th through 26th.
Winners in each category will be chosen and then will select a local nonprofit to receive a donation from The Montclair Foundation.
Contest registration is free but closed on October 10th.
An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating indefinitely
An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, repeating until December 18, 2023
21 Van Vleck Street,
Montclair, NJ 07042
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