3rd Annual Scarecrow Fest
Friday, October 18th through Friday, November 1st. Presented by Wilton Chamber of Commerce, in cooperation with Trackside Teen Center and the Town of Wilton.
The contest, open to Wilton based businesses, organizations, clubs and families, will challenge participants to construct creative scarecrows to be displayed during the last two weeks of October in Wilton Center.
The scarecrows will be attached to seventy-five town lampposts beginning October 18th. A panel of judges will award top honors to five winning entries, which will be announced at our Annual Pumpkin Parade!Pumpkin Parade + Trick-or-Treating in the Wilton Center
Saturday, October 26th, 2:00p.m.-4:00p.m.
Need somewhere safe and well lit to take your little pumpkin to snag a respectable haul on All Hallow’s Eve? Channel your inner princess, monster or ghost and have some frightful fun in Wilton’s downtown.
The Pumpkin Parade, led by the Wilton Chamber's Cat in the Hat and the Wilton Family Y's Gordy, will begin at the gazebo at 2:00pm. We will be handing out trick-or-treating bags to the first 200 children. Families are encouraged to stroll our vibrant and dynamic downtown as Wilton Center merchants will be open for trick-or-treating after the parade.
Moments by Andrea Photography will be set up at the gazebo with a festive fall scene offering free professional portraits of children in their costumes and collecting donations to benefit the Wilton Interfaith Food Pantry.
Sunday, October 27th, 10amJoin us for an active, healthy start to Halloween!
The Wilton Chamber presents the 11th annual Halloween Hustle 5K + Scarecrow Scamper Kids’ Run, sponsored by Bankwell, onSunday, October 27th. This fast and fun, timed and measured course winds through Wilton Center, up to the high school, and ends at Merwin Meadows. Participants are encouraged to don a spooky, madcap or “boo”-tiful Halloween costume!
Check-in begins at 9am at the Chamber office (located at 120 Old Ridgefield Road), with a 10am start. The 5K ends at Merwin Meadows, where the Scarecrow Scamper Kids’ Run starts at 11am. $25 entry fee by October 18th and $30 after. All pre-registered racers will receive a special commemorative Halloween Hustle 5K t-shirt. The Scarecrow Scamper (open to ages 12 and under) costs just $10 and all participants receive a participation medal.
To register, please click here.
For information about Wilton Chamber of Commerce membership or events, please call 203.762.0567 or visit the Chamber's website.