The festival that’s outstanding in its field …

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

Dunmore Country School
Family Herb & Vegetable Discovery Trail
10:30am – 11:30am – Booking Essential. Cost €2 per person, Under 2’s Free – Meet at entrance to Scarecrow Village.

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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.

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

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

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
11am Decorate your own Cupcake or Cookie Workshop
A Walk-in Workshop

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

My Dog Or Me Agility 
Behind Playground
2pm – 5PM Challenge your dog and yourself in this fun agility event, with both the owner and dog taking part! This is a family fun event!
FREE EVENT but donations bucket at your own discression, prizes also for the winners!!

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

Irish Dancing Demonstration
From 2pm – 3pm

Pop Up Gaeltacht
Durrow Library
From 2pm

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

Jeca The Clown
3pm – 6pm

Scarecrow Village Music
Away with the Fairies 2pm – 4pm
4pm – 6:30pm

Rounders Game
Behind Playground
7pm Rounders Games, all kids are welcome to attend, suitable for Children FREE EVENT

Soccer Skills
Test your soccer skills level!