Festival Opportunities

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Looking to participate in the Festival? We have a few options available to you. Join us as a vendor, contribute as a sponsor, or donate your time. No matter how involved you want to be we have an option for you. Pre-registration forms are below for Scarecrow Contest and Chili Cook Off. 

  • Scarecrow Contest | Registration Form - Coming Soon
  • Chili Cook Off | Registration Form - Coming Soon
  • Vendor Space | Vendor Form - Coming Soon 
  • Sponsorship Opportunities  | Sponsorship Packages
  • Volunteer Opportunities | Contact us


Scarecrow Contest

October 15, 2017

More information coming Soon 


Winner announced at 3:30pm in Centennial park


No Scarecrow kits allowed. Scarecrow displays must be self-supporting and no taller than 7 feet once installed.

Submission is free. Entries should be in good taste, as this is a family event. Contest is open to businesses, residents, and individuals in the Oxford community.

Judging will take place on Saturday October 14th, during the Scarecrow Festival, beginning at 10:00am.


Festival Activities

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The Festival includes many fun activities. Many events to join the day of the festival. Come support downtown Oxford for this fun fall themed festival! 

2016 Schedule  

  • 10:00am
  • Games and activities begin
  • Pet parade registration begins
  • Scarecrow Contest voting
  • 10:30
  • Kid's Music with Matthew Long 
  • 11:00am
  • Ballon Animals
  • Hay Wagons to Merge Studio - Start 
  • Costume Contest registration - Merge Studio
  • 11:30am 
  • Chili Cook-off Tasting
  • 12:00pm
  • Fire truck - Polic Car
  • Balancing Earth - Live Music 
  • 12:30pm 
  • Pie Eating Contest
  • 1:00pm
  • Balancing Earth - Live Music
  • Trick-or-treating begins
  • 2:00pm
  • Pet Parade
  • 2:30pm
  • Balancing Earth - Live Music 
  • 3:00pm
  • Voting and contests end
  • Wagon rides to Merge Studio ends
  • 3:30pm
  • Kid's Costume Parade
  • All Contest Winners Announced
  • 4:00pm - Event Ends



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