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Enrollment & Advancement Center • University of Maine at Fort Kent • 23 University Drive, Fort Kent, ME 04743

Entries needed for Homecoming/Scarecrow Festival Parade

August 17, 2015

Note: this is an archived news release. As such, the information provided may no longer apply.


photo of parade participants marching down Market Street in Fort Kent

The University of Maine at Fort Kent is looking for area businesses, organizations, and individuals interested in placing an entry in the homecoming/scarecrow parade that will take place on Saturday, September 19, 2015 at 11 a.m.

The parade line-up will be at the Fort Kent Courthouse from 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. At 11 a.m. the parade will wind its way down Market, East Main, and end up on Pleasant Street.

The parade is among the most popular events of the annual UMFK Homecoming and the Greater Fort Kent Area Chamber of Commerce Scarecrow Festival held from Friday, September 18 through Sunday, September 20.

Plaques will be awarded in several categories, including the most creative, best musical, best non-profit, best business entry, judges' choice, best “Scarecrow” theme entry, and best “Harvest” theme entry.

Parade entry forms are available at the Greater Fort Kent Area Chamber of Commerce office or by calling the office at (207) 834 -5354.

For more information on the parade, please contact UMFK at (207) 834-7557 or by e-mail: