What’s On Guide

From ancient festivals in the Slieve Bloom Mountains to modern day merry-making, Laois has enjoyed a party more than most for thousands of years. With over 60 events happening each month , you are most definitely invited to celebrate with us.
And from major international music weekends to local fiestas covering everything from scarecrows and storytelling, to drama and literature, you’re sure to find your tribe. For the outdoor enthusiast there’s weekly guided walks, runs and cycles. Come join us as we celebrate the length and breadth of the county – morning, noon, and night…

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Forest Fest

4th June 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 6th June 2021 @ 11:30 pm

€25 – €100

Forest Fest is aimed at a discerning audience, with a quality, close-up, close quarters, quality gig experience with numbers at each show strictly limited.

A summertime party atmosphere will bring dancing to the crossroads of Emo for the weekend of Juune 4 to 6. Our plan is for you the fans to be at the heart of this event.

You provide the rhythm, we’ll provide the beat…and the tasty craft beers, the fabulous food, the classy cocktails, and the cracking tunes.


4th June 2021 @ 8:00 pm
6th June 2021 @ 11:30 pm
€25 – €100
Emo Court and Parklands