The festival that’s outstanding in its field …


Scarecrow Summer Camp
Opening Hours 10am – 1pm
The enclosed Scarecrow Village closes Monday to Friday from 10am to 1pm to facilitate the Summer Camp.
Lots of other activities on during this time – See brochure.

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.

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

Scarecrow Village – Opens @ 2pm
Village Green, enclosed area in centre of village
Opening Hours: 2pm – 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

Woodturning Demonstration
2pm – 5pm With Padraig Phelan, in the Scarecrow Village

2pm – 6.30pm Julie-Rose McCormick Puppeteer, in the Scarecrow Village

Children’s Workshops
3pm – 4.30pm Slime Work Shop ages 6-12 years, in the Scarecrow Village. €12 booking on Eventbrite.
Fun Slime Workshop with Professor RoRo.  Join us for this 90 minute fun science workshop. Get your fingers messy as you discover how to make slime and have lots of fun creating your own. A small group,  ideal for boys or girls from 6 to 12 year olds. Kids entertainment with a mix of education.
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3pm – 5pm JL Sounds Music

In the small green, across from the Scarecrow Village
From 11am to 6pm Monday 25th July – Friday 29th July

Ladies Night
7.00pm The popular Ladies Night at Castle Durrow is back this year with MC on the night, Dr. AnneMarie Eustace Ryan. Fashion Show in association with 57 Boutique and Ladybelle, Cocktail demo by Susan from The Yard at Bob’s, Chat on Gut Health/Menopause. Food, Drinks and Music on the night.
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