The festival that’s outstanding in its field …


Fun’Ky Zone
On the Abbeyleix Road
Opening Hours 11am – 6pm
Admission: Adults €2 – Teen & Kids €1 , optional extra charge may apply for some events


Daily, Europes Largest Mega Slide,Scarecrow Maze, Sandpit Play Area/Mud Kitchen/ Giant Jenga/Kids Games, Old World Farm Machinery, Scarecrow Exhibitions, Durrow and District Pipe Band Memories, Refreshements and Picnic Area.
Some Days, Lego Minitures, Raven Haven Averies.

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

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

Scarecrow Village – Opens @ 11am
Village Green, enclosed area in centre of village
Opening Hours: 11am – 7pm
Admission Fees: Adults €5, Teenagers Children €1

Children’s Activities

Arts, Crafts & Colouring
Scarecrow Colouring Competition – Sheets available for colouring all day!

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 and Tattoos
Skin safe, temporary ink & glitter tattoos for children

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

Also – Sand Art, Bouncy Castles, Pick ‘n’ Paint, Games, Workshops, Scarecrows, Food, Music and Entertainment

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

Treasure Hunt & Scarecrow Trail – Around The Village
From 11am: Scarecrow Trail – Explore the Scarecrow Trail and Follow the Scarecrow Treasure Hunt 
Treasure hunt map available at scarecrow village entrance desk

Durrow & District Pipe Band
11am – Recently formed Durrow & District Pipe Band, will perform at the Durrow Scarecrow Festival.

Aghaboe Carraiges
Around Durrow Village
11:30am – 5:30pm
Enjoy a ride around Durrow in a traditional Horse Drawn Carraige and enjoy viewing the Scarecrows on show

Durrow Playground
The Playground has been voted in the top 12 playgrounds in Ireland by the Irish Times and has been updated since our last festival to include a basketball court, seven a-side soccer and extra seating and is the perfect place to enjoy a picnic whilst the children play and parents can enjoy a well-earned, break in this enclosed area.

Adult Scarecrow Making Workshop
Scarecrow Village
1pm – 3pm: Fun workshop where adults can learn the fine art of scarecrow making! Booking through Eventbrite.

Wheel Of Fortune
From 2pm to 4pm, in the Scarecrow Village

Family Entertainment
Wobbly Circus 11:30am – 12:30pm
Jeca The Clown 3pm – 6pm
Wobbly Circus 3:30pm – 4:15pm

Scarecrow Village Music
Kelly Brothers 11:30am – 12:30pm
Abbeyfolk 1:30pm – 3:30pm
Woodbine Music 4.15pm – 6.15pm