Community gathers for 21st Great Akron Scarecrow Festival

Local News

AKRON, Iowa (KCAU) – The Great Akron Scarecrow Festival came back for its 21st year.

After only have a display of scarecrows last year, the festival at Akron Park had fun activities for the entire family.

The event was put on by the Town Friendship and Service Club, and they said it’s nice to see everyone out again.

“Nice to be back in the park and have everybody together again and see lots of smiling faces. All the kids’ activities, all the vendors back. It’s just great to see a park full of people,” said Leanne Philips.

The festival was used to raise money for the schools and community projects.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

DUE TO CORONAVIRUS…PLEASE CALL AHEAD TO ANY EVENT LISTED

Trick or Treat at the Tyson Events Center
October 28
5-7pm
Free to attend

Day of the Dead Celebration
October 30 from 1-3pm
A family event featuring youth dancers, face painting and activities for children. La Perla Tapatia, a dance group from Irving Elementary School will perform.
Sioux City Public Museum

Fright Hike
October 30th
Head to Fort Defiance State Park in Estherville for a frightful hike through the woods. This unique haunted experience is one you will never forget. Want to not be quite so scared join us during our Lights on Hour from 6-7pm or come for the full scare from 7-10pm!

Halloween at the Railroad Museum Roundhouse
Saturday, Oct. 30 from 10ama-4pm
Sunday, Oct. 31 from Noon – 4pm
Admission is $2 per person
Quiet house for families with special needs from 10am-noon on Sunday
Featuring free children’s games, prizes and Trick or Treating
3400 Sioux River Road in Sioux City, Iowa

Siouxland Sleep Out
Cone Park in Sioux City
November 5 at 5pm

Bee’s Knees Trivia Night
Featuring Big Daddy
Teams of 6 will compete for fun prizes. Prizes for best dressed “Roaring 20’s” team.
November 20 from 6-10pm
South Sioux City Marriott Riverfront
Contact Jennifer at hart@heartlandcounselingservices.com

Arena Night at Cone Park
January 10 from 6-9pm
Cone Park in Sioux City
Come enjoy glow tubing!

Community Speakout – Theme: Police
November 10 at 5pm
Sioux City Public Museum

Local News

More Local News

Trending Stories