We are pleased to announce the return of the 16th annual Scarecrow Contest—a beloved tradition for Benicia families! Check out scarecrows fashioned by downtown businesses and beyond. Scarecrows are on display starting October 7.   The public is invited to vote for their favorites! Paper ballots are available at Benicia Main Street, participating businesses, and Benicia Farmers Market. Voting ends Sunday, October 23rd; 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place favorites will be announced shortly thereafter.

Participating Businesses:

Downtown Businesses

Angel Heart 4 You, 501 First St.

Artcentric Pottery & Glass Studio, 733 First St.

Baxter’s Restaurant & Bar, 280 First St.

Bella Siena Restaurant & Bar, 127 First St.

Benicia Main Street, 90 First St.

Benicia Plein Air Gallery, 307 First St.

Coldwell Banker Solano Pacific, 900 First St.

Compass, 615 First St.

DGA Chiropractic and Wellness, 555 First St., Ste. 204

Gallery 621, 920 First St., Ste. 203

Golden Horse Shoe Antiques, 415 First St.

Hamann Real Estate, 513 First St.

Happy Life Pottery, 632 First St.

Le Sparkly Chateau, 638 First St.

Mozart, Earhart & Me, 620 First St.

Pink Arrows Boutique, 374 First St.

Pups & Purrz, 422 First St.

Re/Max Gold, 426 First St.

ResCom Properties, 376 First St.

Rooted Beauty Studios, 601 First St., #101

Sepay Groves Olive Oil, 364 First St.

Sparkly Ragz, 560 First St., B-160

Sweetness & Light Flowers & Events, 301 First St.

The Elevate Company, 901 First St.

The Movement Chiropractic, 242 First St.

The Teak Man, 400 Block First St.

Twin Oaks Real Estate, 231 First St.

Zeppelin Comics, 929 First St.


Benicia Chamber of Commerce, 601 First St., Ste. 100

Jazzercise, 378 Military E. St.

City of Benicia Departments

Benicia Fire Department, 150 Military W. St.

Benicia Police Department, 200 E. L St.