The festival that’s outstanding in its field …


Arts & Crafts Exhibition
Durrow Community Centre on the Kilkenny Road
Opening Hours 11am – 6pm
Admission: Adults €2 – Teen & Kids Free

The Ranch
On the Abbeyleix Road
Opening Hours 11am – 6pm
Admission: Adults €2 – Teen & Kids Free

Pet Farm
Old World Machinery
Round Hay Bales

The Miami Slide

As it’s our 10th Anniversary, Scarecrow Festival, we really are trying to make it that extra bit special, and bringing the biggest slide in Europe, is sure to excite all! The slide can be used by both kids and adults, if the adults are up to the challenge that is!!! We know the kids are!

Europe’s Largest Slide – The Miami Slide is at the Durrow Scarecrow Festival for all nine day’s!!!

Please Note – The Miami Slide is located in The Ranch: OPENING HOURS 11am – 6pm Daily.

Scarecrow Trail & Scarecrow Treasure Hunt

Around The Village
Explore the Scarecrow Trail and Follow the Scarecrow Treasure Hunt

Scarecrow Village – OPENS @ 2pm
Village Green, enclosed area in centre of village
Opening Hours: 2pm – 9pm
Admission Fees:
Adults €3, Teenagers €1 and Children (U13yrs) FREE

Kids Disco
2pm – 4pm in the Scarecrow Village. FREE EVENT!

Scarecrow Summer Camp
Opening Hours 10am-1pm (… ongoing till Friday)
The enclosed Scarecrow Village closes Monday to Friday from 10am to 1pm to facilitate the Summer Camp

Historical Walking Tour Of Durrow With Sean Conroy
2pm: This is a Free Event through DDF/Durrow Scarecrow Festival but requires booking for numbers. Book Here!

Children’s Workshops

Scarecrow Workshop from 4 – 5pm. FREE EVENT

Fairy Door Workshop
Decorate your own Fairy Door to take home
Walk-in Workshop 3 – 4pm. Cost €5

Drama Workshop from 3 – 4pm
Booking Essential €5 Strictly Ages 9-12 years

Children’s Activities

A unique, non-messy, non toxic, air-drying modelling clay for
ages 3+. This soft and pliable modelling clay is fun to squeeze,
shape and mould into your own creation to take home
Payable Workshop

Glitter Art & Tattoos
Skin safe, temporary ink & glitter tattoos for children

Face Painting
Have fun and why not get painted like a Scarecrow.


Woodturning Demonstration, with Padraig Phelan from 2pm – 5pm.

Scarecrow Village Music

JL Sound 2pm – 8:30pm

Laser Tag In the small green, across from the Scarecrow Village
From 11am to 7pm Monday 29th July – Friday 2nd August

Soccer Skills

Taking place on the River Erkina
Kayaking Teen 7 – 8.30pm
Ages 13 – 17 years Booking Required – Cost €3