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

“An Introduction to Watercolour “
With Darren Graham from Ephraim Art Studio
12 Noon to 1pm, in Durrow Community Centre
Friday 2nd, and Saturday 3rd August. €6 per person.

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.

Pop Up Gaeltacht 

From 2 – 4pm: Free Event in Durrow Library – Ceoil agus Cómhrá.

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

Dunmore Country School
Family Herb & Vegetable Discovery Trail

10:30am – 11:30am – Booking Essential. Cost €5 – Meet at entrance to Scarecrow Village.

Scarecrow Village
Village Green, enclosed area in centre of village
Opening Hours: 11am-7pm
Admission Fees:
Adults €3, Teenagers €1 and Children (U13yrs) FREE

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.

Children’s Workshops
Decorate your own Cupcake or Cookie Workshop
A Walk-in Workshop

Gerardine Wisdom’s Rush Workshop
10am – 5pm €15

Outside The Box  Lulu’s World
From 1pm – 1:45 pm and from 3pm – 3:45pm

Clancy Hurleys – Hurley making demonstration and hurls
made to order on the day

Family Entertainment
Wobbly Circus and Street Theatre Company
Two shows at 11.15am and 1pm

Jeca The Clown
3pm – 6pm

Scarecrow Village Music
Woodbine 4pm – 6:30pm

Food and Craft Fair
In the small green, across from the Scarecrow Village
Opening Hours: 11am-6pm

Soccer Skills