The festival that’s outstanding in its field …

Gerardine Wisdom’s Rush Workshop
10am – 5pm €15. Booking Essential!

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.

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
Raven Haven Averies

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

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

Aghaboe Carraiges
Around The Village
Enjoy a ride around Durrow in a traditional Horse Drawn Carraige and enjoy viewing the Scarecrows on show

Museum of Yesteryear
The Library & Museum on Chapel Street, Durrow
3pm – 5pm
Take a step back in time through the History of Durrow and enjoy our local Museum of Yesteryear

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

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

Puppet Show
Four Shows with the wonderful McCormick Puppets
Show Times – 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm!

Children’s Workshops
12pm Decorate your own Cupcake or Cookie Workshop
A Walk-in Workshop

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

Family Entertainment
Brian Daly Magician TWO SHOWS from 11:15 – 12:15 and from 2:30pm – 3:30pm

Jeca The Clown 3pm – 6pm

Wheel of Fortune with lots of prizes!

Adult Scarecrow Making Workshop: 3pm – 5pm FREE EVENT

Scarecrow Village Music
Abbeyfolk Music 12.15 – 2.30pm
Sweet Freedom 3.30pm – 4.00pm and 5pm – 6:30pm
(they will take a 30 minute break for the Awards Ceremony)

All-Ireland Scarecrow Championship Awards Ceremony
Taking place in the Scarecrow Village from 4pm

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

Scarecrow Village Closes at 7pm