Durrow Looking Forward To 2019
The festival that’s outstanding in its field, the Durrow Scarecrow Festival, is over for another year but fear not, we will be back for our 10th birthday in 2019 from July 28th to August 5th. Scarecrows all over Ireland and beyond are looking forward to it, for what has become one of the most popular festivals in the country.
We can’t wait and once again, we welcome you all to Durrow to enjoy with us, a week of uninhibited imagination, creativity, music, food and fun and above all else the scarecrows who turn up with your laughter in mind. The festival can only happen with the help and support of our sponsors and volunteers and as always we would like to thank them for everything they do. Take a bow!
Hay Fever takes over Durrow
Hay Fever is taking over the picturesque village of Durrow in Co Laois with a scarecrow festival to beat them all. The beating heart of this great event is the Scarecrow Village with something for everyone and the Ranch where you can catch the Round Bale entries and everything vintage. All the info is here - We hope you enjoy!
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The Durrow Scarecrow Festival in Co Laois made it into The Irish Times Ticket supplement’s Top 10 Festivals. The focus is very much on the family and teenagers are well catered for in the Teen Zone. Great fun plus the serious business of the All-Ireland Scarecrow Championship with a prize fund of €3,000 to be won. We love this festival.
Durrow Scarecrow Festival has to be one of the most fun ways to raise funding for a locality. You could find anything from Jedi Knight to Springsteen scarecrows. In Durrow no nook or cranny goes unused. The approach roads feature large bales tarted up to grab the eye of motorists. A former Esso station is set up as a themed exhibition area - fantastic stuff!