FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 14, 2020
Scarecrow Season Starts September 9 at Peddler’s Village
Scarecrows in the Village will be on view through October 24; prizes will be awarded based on public votes
Lahaska, PA—Peddler’s Village, a landmark shopping, dining, and entertainment destination in the rural heart of historic Bucks County, PA, will kick off its 41st annual scarecrow season on Wednesday, September 9 with Scarecrows in the Village, a property-wide display of scarecrows created by individuals and businesses in the greater Philadelphia region. The open-air Scarecrows in the Village display will be on view every day through October 24. Safety measures are in place, and admission and parking for the Scarecrows in the Village display are free.
Though the annual Scarecrow Festival is canceled due to the pandemic, Peddler’s Village will host scarecrow-making workshops designed with safety in mind on Saturday, September 12 and Sunday, September 13. For the scarecrow-making workshop, there is a $35 fee for each family circle, which can accommodate up to six people. In addition to the scarecrow events, the month’s lineup at Peddler’s Village will include an outdoor movie night on September 3 featuring Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. Socially distanced family circles that can accommodate up to six people are available for $30 each. Outdoor murder mystery walking tour events—“Murder by Gaslight”—will also be presented every Saturday night at 6 pm, 7 pm, and 8 pm. Admission for the walking tours is $25.
Details and event tickets are available at PeddlersVillage.com.
Scarecrows in the Village
The 41st annual scarecrow display in Peddler’s Village, which will begin this year on Wednesday, September 9, and continue daily through Sunday, October 24, will showcase more than 100 creative, colorful, larger-than-life scarecrows created by the public. Individuals and organizations are encouraged to submit an entry, which is eligible for a prize. Entry forms for Scarecrows in the Village are available online at PeddlersVillage.com or at the Hospitality Center at Cock ‘n Bull and are due by Wednesday, September 2. Scarecrows must be dropped off on Sunday, September 6. Participants can choose from the following categories: Traditional, Quite the Character, Thrills with Chills, Myth & Lore, Pink Out!, and Kids Only.
During the first three weeks of the contest, Peddler’s Village guests will be invited to vote for the winners. Ballots will be available in all shops and restaurants, the Hospitality Center at Cock ‘n Bull, and Giggleberry Fair, and on the new Peddler’s Village mobile app. Prizes will be awarded for first, second, and third place. The grand prize winner will receive $350 and a dinner for four at Cock ‘n Bull.
For more information about Peddler’s Village or September events, visit PeddlersVillage.com or call 215-794-4000.
About Peddler’s Village
Peddler’s Village is a 42-acre shopping, dining, lodging, and family entertainment destination in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, that features graceful 18th-century-style buildings, lush gardens, and winding brick walkways. Created in 1962, the site is one of Pennsylvania’s premier attractions. Its historical storybook setting includes 60-plus distinctive retail shops, five restaurants, the 66-room Golden Plough Inn, and Giggleberry Fair, an indoor family entertainment center. Peddler’s Village typically hosts numerous year-round festivals and seasonal events for the public and is a popular site for weddings, corporate events, reunions, picnics, birthdays, and holiday parties.
Peddler’s Village is located in the heart of Bucks County in Lahaska, Pennsylvania, just 40 miles north of Philadelphia and 80 miles southwest of New York City. For more information, visit PeddlersVillage.com or call 215-794-4000.