Fall Fun Festival

Alta Vista Botanical Gardens invites you to join us for the 2021 Fall Fun Festival, a free event for the entire family!

Saturday, October 16th, 10 AM to 3 PM

We Are Celebrating Fall!

October 16, 2021 – 10 AM – 3 PM,

Free family event! Join us for a scarecrow contest and plant sale. Vendors will offer food and wares.

Are You A Vendor?

To become a vendor, please contact vendorsavbg@gmail.com

Click here for the Vendor Registration Form

Fall Fun Festival

October 16, 2021
Plant Sale GrowGetters will sell a variety of plants.
Vendors will provide crafts and food.
Scarecrow Contest!

This year the scarecrows will be constructed at home.

Here’s how:

  • Register and pick up scarecrow supplies: Details to be provided later this summer.

  • Deposit of $10 to cover the armature (sticks), a head, stuffing, and your choice of clothes  from our collection. $5 will be returned when the completed scarecrow is brought back to the Gardens.

  • Create a scarecrow at home using colorful clothes and bling.

  • Bring completed scarecrow to the Gardens for judging at the Festival 9 AM to noon.

  • Home-made scarecrows can also be registered for the contest for $5 that day.

Judges will choose winners. Gift card prizes will awarded to 3 creative families.

Scarecrows are displayed in the Garden for a year.


Entry to the Gardens is free! Walk the 14 acres of Gardens filled with rare plants, our new Children’s Garden Discovery Trail, Breceda sculptures, and intriguing water features.

Event Cost: Free

Contact: farmerjonesavbg@gmail.com
Contact: info@altavistabotanicalgardens.org      https://www.altavistabotanicalgardens.org

Thank you to our 2020 Fall Fun Scarecrow Scarecrow Sponsors:
Embroidery Image, Coleman Dentistry, Karen Lindstrom, Sue & Ken Bouchard, Amanda Rigby, Ron Holloway, Judy Pantazo, Judy Ritter, The Woman’s Club of Vista GFWC, Vista Chamber of Commerce, Quality Lock & Security Services, Vista Historical Society & Museum, Dixon Properties, Soroptimist Vista, Lenore Morines, The South Family, Anoint for Wellness, MiniSwag Textiles, Cindy Taylor and Operation HOPE-North County, North County Daily Star, Shonda Palmer Wellness, Competitive Lighting & Electrical, Santa Fe Dental, Yoga Branch, WorthyMamaDesigns, Rey Stone

Thanks for donations to support the Plant Sale: UPG United Plant Growers and Progressive Growers

Thanks also to Knox Williams and Rayne Water for posting our Festival on their marquee on Hwy 78 every year. We appreciate publicity support from Barb Around the Town, Dana Kern, Joey Schmitt, North County Daily Star and Vista Press.