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27 Jun 2019
Durrow Scarecrow Festival Kids Disco

Kids Discos At Durrow Scarecrow Festival

We have two Kids Discos taking place during this year’s Scarecrow Festival, and admission to both is FREE!
We will be joined by Disco Girl who will really get the party going for all the kids.

The Discos take place, in the Scarecrow Village on Monday 29th July at 3pm, and Wednesday 31st July, at 2pm!

Disco Girl

When: Monday 29th July
Where: Scarecrow Village
Time: 3pm
Admission: FREE

When: Wednesday 31st July
Where: Scarecrow Village
Time: 2pm
Admission: FREE

Please Note: Entry to the Scarecrow Village is €3 for adults!

21 Jun 2019
Durrow Scarecrow Festival Kayaking

Teen Zone – Kayaking On The River Erkina

As part of this year’s Teen Zone, at the Durrow Scarecrow Festival, Teen Kayaking takes place on Wednesday 31st of July at 7pm.

Hosted by the local Laois Kayak & Canoe Club, this is the perfect opportunity to try out something new, or maybe you are already a dab hand in the water!

The Kayaking session is for teenagers aged between 13 and 17, and the cost is €5.

Booking is through Eventbrite.

When: Wednesday 31st July, 7pm-8:30pm
Where: River Erkina, Durrow (Beside Fire Station)
Cost: €5

21 Jun 2019

Scarecrow Summer Camp Tickets Now On Sale

The Scarecrow Summer Camp runs each day from 10am-1pm in the Scarecrow Village right in the centre of the Durrow. The camp is strictly for children aged between 5 and 12 years. The camp has proved very popular over the last few years providing children with a host of different activities over the week including: Clay Modelling, Drama, Sports, Arts and Crafts and much much more. This year every effort will be made to ensure that all materials used for Arts and Crafts will be recycled material.

To join the other scarecrows in our Scarecrow Summer Camp and due to the large amount of enquiries and the limited spaces that we have, you will need to book the space here, through eventbrite, once the spaces are gone, unfortunately and with much regret they are gone.

One you have paid your booking fee, our team will forward you a confirmed booking applicaiton form which must be returned by email, post or drop to Happy days Creche before Monday 1st July, if the form is not received, a refund will be issue and the space given to a person on the cancellation waiting list.

This Camp is so popular that places are limited, so scare off them crows and get your application form to us as fast as you can.

The camp is strictly for kids aged between 5-12 years of age. Please do not apply if your child is outside of this age group as they will not be accepted.

Pricing is €50.00 per child

Children will not be allowed to participate in the camp if they have not been pre-registered and their monies paid.

Please email with your booking/order reference and name so we can forward the application form, please be advised that you won’t receive your booking form until after Monday 24th June but once you have paid and received your Eventbrite confirmation, your space is guaranteed so long as the terms and conditions are adheared to.


13 Jun 2019
Durrow Scarecrow Festival - Fancy Dress Dog Show

Fancy Dress Dog Show – Sunday July 28th

What a great event to look forward to, and the good news is that it takes place on the first day of this year’s Durrow Scarecrow Festival!
A Dog Show is cute, but a Fancy Dress Dog Show is really going to be that extra bit special.

The Fancy Dress takes place, at 2pm on Sunday 28th July, beside the playground, where last year’s Scarecrow Electric Picnic was on display.

Entry is Free, and there will be prizes in categories including; Best Small Dog, Best Medium Dog, Best Large Dog, Best Homemade Costume, Most Original Costume and Best Overall!

Overall Winner

The Best overall dog,  wins the prize, pictured below, which is kindly created and sponsored by Totally Pawsome Pooch, who will be trading at our Food and Craft Fair, on Sunday 28th July and Monday 5th August.

Fancy Dress Dog Show

Date: Sunday, 28th July

Time: 2pm

Venue: Old Boys’ School (Beside Durrow Playground)

Cost: Entry is Free