Scratchtober is an annual Scratch event that occurs every October. Inspired by Inktober, the event highlights a specific prompt each day. Scratchers are then invited to create projects based on that prompt. The prompt changes every day, but Scratchers are allowed to use previous prompts from that year for the duration of the event.
Scratchtober 2020 was the first Scratchtober to be held by the Scratch Team, announced on October the 1st. Being the first event, it was known as "Scratchtober" rather than "Scratchtober 2020". The prompts were:
- Trick or Treat
- Upside down
- Tiny or Giant
Scratchtober 2023 was the fourth Scratchtober event. The countdown project was released on October 2nd. On October 17th, the studio and the list of prompts were released. The prompts were: