Apple Pie Contest

Get into the spirit of Fall and enter the Scarecrow Invasion Apple Pie Contest on September 29th, 2023!


The contest is open to anyone residing in the Municipality of Meaford and takes place on the day of the Scarecrow Parade and Family Festival – September 29th.

Contest Categories

  • Traditional Apple Pie Baking Contest
  • Young Baker Apple Pie Contest, Ages 8 – 12
  • Young Baker Apple Pie Novelty Contest for Best Decorated Pie, Ages 8 – 12

Apple Pie Criteria

  • Homemade 9-inch double crust pie on aluminum pie plate for judging
  • NO nuts, raisins, or additional fruit
  • ONE (1) pie per person for judging
  • Young Baker contest includes a novelty category for best decorated pie. Edible decorations only, please.

How to Enter

Deliver your pie to Christ Church Anglican, 34 Boucher St. E., on September 29th between 12:00 PM and 3:00 PM


Top three (3) winning apple pies from traditional and young baker contests will be presented with a gift from a local area business.

Pie Auction & Sale

Top three (3) winning apple pies will be auctioned during the Family Festival in the Rotary Pavilion Harbour. All pie entries and donated pies will be sold for $2 per slice at the Family Festival. Proceeds from the auction and sales of pies will go towards the 2024 Scarecrow Invasion and Family Festival.