The programme of events for this year’s festival is currently being finalised and will be issued shortly. However in the meantime here are the Highlights of this year’s festival.
Highlights of the 2013 Festival
The programme of events for this year’s festival is still being finalised but here is a sneak preview of what the festival has to offer.
Every day Events: Scarecrow Exhibition, Art Exhibition, Scarecrow Trail, Treasure Hunt, Bouncing Castles, Gary Games and much more!
Sunday 28th July : Music by Woodbine, 5km Run / Jog / Walk, St. Fintan’s College Reunion, Stan Rachet Show by Wobbly Circus, Outdoor Market.
Monday 29th July: Children’s Summer Camp, Buy & Sell Fair, Night of Nostalgia for Senior Citizens, Craft Workshops
Tuesday 30th July: Children’s Summer Camp, Buy & Sell Fair, Hurling Tournament, Craft Workshops, High Nelly Exhibition
Wednesday 31st July: Children’s Summer Camp, Buy & Sell Fair, Craft Workshops, Laois Festival Walk, Flower Show in Durrow Castle by renowned florist Angela Behan O’Carroll
Thursday 1st August: Children’s Summer Camp, Buy & Sell Fair, Craft Workshops, Duck Derby
Friday 2nd August: Children’s Summer Camp, Buy & Sell Fair, Craft Workshops, Family Sports Evening
Saturday 3rd August: Craft Demonstrations, Outdoor Market, Jecca The Clown, Zumba-thon, Scarecrow Bootcamp
Sunday 4th August: Back by Popular Demand – Adela & the Meanits, Music by Local Artists, Craft Demonstrations, Monsieur Gusto Show, Bare Soled Fools, Performance by ‘Young Voice of Laois 2013′ Sarah Luttrell, Announcement of the Winners of the All Ireland Scarecrow Championships 2013,
Monday 5th August: IwW Wrestling Warriors on Tour, Woof & Wellie Walk.