Village festivals and fetes

Durrow Scarecrow Festival

Jul 26 2015 - Aug 03 2015
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Environs, Durrow, Laois, Republic of Ireland
T: +353(0)868390266

An original and quirky festival with something for all ages. Feed your imagination and soak up the fun filled atmosphere in this welcoming picturesque town where there is a surprise around every corner.

Nominated for best festival of 2012 and 2013 in the Irish Times Ticket Awards, this quirky festival has something for everyone over the 10 day period. Incorporating the All Ireland Scarecrow Championships over 120 scarecrows will come from all corners of the country and further afield to adorn the streets of this small picturesque town and compete for the prestigious title of 'Overall Winner'.

There is a surprise around every corner in Durrow so let the scarecrows feed your imagination and warm your heart; take part in the many craft workshops, enjoy the entertainment; place your bets on the duck derby, cheer from the sidelines of the many sporting events but above all enjoy your time with family and friends in warm and welcoming Durrow.