Come see the Scarecrows! On display Oct. 1 - Oct. 31

Planning to visit Cambria this Fall for the festival? We’d love to have you.   Plan Your Visit

Make the Most of your Visit

We encourage visitors to get up close and personal with scarecrows. The best way to do that is to park your car and walk. Our scarecrows are placed primarily along three streets in Cambria: Burton Drive, Main Street, and Moonstone Beach Drive. They are also located on the frontage roads on both sides of Highway 1 in San Simeon.

Along the way, be sure not to miss these special displays: a count-the-ghost displays along Main Street and Moonstone Beach Drive; a zombie wedding on Cambria Drive between Main Street and Highway 1; a display of fanciful scarecrow whirligigs next to the Shell Station on Main Street in the West Village; and the Day of the Dead Fiesta in San Simeon.

Use the map above to locate scarecrows, find bike rental stations and bus stops around Cambria during the festival. Click the orange location markers to see the scarecrow names and the addresses where they can be found.

Watch the KSBY news report on the Scarecrow Festival

Big Things Are Happening in 2019

Now in its eleventh year, the Cambria Scarecrow Festival has grown into a community-wide event with hundreds of scarecrows bowling, bathing, painting, pedaling, fishing and flying through Cambria, San Simeon and Harmony. Over the years, the festival has grown into one of the most unique festivals of hand-crafted folk art in the U.S., drawing thousands of visitors from across the country. And 2019 will be no exception! In fact, we are pretty sure it is going to be the best one yet!

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Join us in celebrating our tenth annual display of whimsy coming this October. Sign up for one of our intriguing opportunities to learn, explore and sample the Central Coast. Check out all of the individually ticketed events. Proceeds from these events helps make the Scarecrow Festival possible.

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2019 Award Winners

2018 Award Ceremony

Join us in honoring our Scarecrow Festival 2019 Award Winner! We had some amazing scarecrows this year. Just look at how packed the ceremony room was. Thanks again for everyone who participated!

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