If you’ve taken a stroll around the diamond in the last week, you’ve had the pleasure of seeing our community’s most creative scarecrows! The annual Scarecrow Contest is underway, so be sure to cast your vote for your favorite. The ballot is due to the Chamber Office no later than 4:30 PM on Monday, October 28th. Haven’t had a chance to vote yet? No worries! We’ve listed all of the scarecrows with photos below for you to admire. Congratulations to our 2019 Winners. 1st place: All Tied Up, 2nd place: Swept Away In Ligonier PA, 3rd place: Pull-Pipe-Pull, Community Favorite: Snoopy’s Halloween. 

1: Pumpty Dumpty Sat on a Wall

By: Idlewild & SoakZone

3: Woody

By: LHTC Broadband

4: Tally Ho, Thaddeus

By: The Road Toad

5: Selfie Scarecrow

By: Ligonier Valley Learning Center

6: You’ve Got a Friend in Me

By: Ligonier Pharmacy

7: Marshmallow: You Make Me Happier

By: Dr. Lundquist Family Dentistry

8: Invisible Bench

By: Cub Scout Pack 370

Sponsored by: Ligonier BPW

9: Pull-Piper-Pull. 3rd Place! 

By: Laurel Valley Hardware

10: Take a Chance

By: Ligonier Gardens

11: Coffee & Friends, The Perfect Blend

By: Abigail’s Coffeehouse

12: Snoopy’s Halloween. Community Favorite! 

By: Ligonier Paws on Main & A.O.K Accents

13: All Tied Up. 1st Place!

By: Laurel Mountain Horse and Pony

Sponsored by: Betsy’s Of Ligonier


14: Swept Away in Ligonier PA. 2nd Place!

By: Ligonier Education Trust


15: Where’s Waldo?

By: My Honey Bee


16: Sweet “Candi” Diva

By: O’Shea’s Ligonier Sweet Shop

Sponsored by: The Brubaker Family

17: Spud Washington

By: Ligonier Country Market

18: Pitt is Itt

By: University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg

19: Under Construction

By: Christian Adventure and Heritage Church 

20: Lady the Bug Stopped for a Hug

By: Weeders and Seeders of Ligonier

21: CoCo’s Family Ofrendo

By: Laurel Valley Elementary

Sponsored by: Ligonier Vally Mutual Aid

22:The Pumpkin Squire of Laughlintown

By: Ligonier Valley Historical Society

23: Go Go Crow Crow

By: Get Go

24: SAMA in Wonderland

By: Southern Alleghenies’ Museum of Art

25: Animals Around the World

By: Wood Bridge Preschool

26: Need a Hand Nancy

By: Harmony Home Health

27: Many Hats

By: Shahlstown United Methodist Charge 

28: INat

By: Powdermill Nature Reserve

29: Penelope Poppy

By: Fort Ligonier VFW Post #734

30: Spooky Standard on Main Street

By: Standard Bank


What an amazing line up! Each year, we are so impressed by our community members and businesses that come together for this showcase of fall-festive creativity! Do you have your favorite picked out? If so, be sure to cast your one vote for community favorite scarecrow!

Photos by: Ashley Krause