Village festivals and fetes

Durrow Scarecrow Festival

Date
Jul 27 2014 - Aug 04 2014
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Contact details

Address

Environs, Durrow, Laois, Republic of Ireland
T: +353(0)863488254
E: scarecrow@durrow.ie

This 9 day event will leave a smile on your face with over 300 scarecrows to be seen throughout the village. The festival also hosts an art and craft exhibition and outdoor market at the weekends.

Now in its 5th year, the Durrow Scarecrow Festival is a family fun event for young and old. Events include the All Ireland Scarecrow Championship with a total prize fund of €3000, outdoor markets, a craft workshop and demonstration, an art and craft exhibition, live music, street performances and Jarvey tours. The Scarecrow Village is a must to visit, with many scarecrows on display. Here you can take part in workshops and see a craft demonstration. See website for more details.