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With over 60 events happening each month, you are sure to have fun in county Laois! From internationally recognised festivals such as Electric Picnic, to ancient celebrations in the Slieve Bloom Mountains there is something for everyone. Laois hosts a multitude of events and festivals from  hilarious comedy shows to reconnecting with nature it’s all waiting to be discovered in our What’s On Guide!

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Laois Africa Day 2024

25th May @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Poster for Laois Africa Day 2024 taking place on May 25th 2024. It lists a number of events happening and features an African woman dressed in traditional attire

Looking to experience a culture-packed day in Laois this May? Attend Laois Africa Day!

Laois Africa Day 2024

Attend Laois Africa Day at the Portlaoise Leisure Centre grounds! The celebration will feature traditional African drumming and dance performances, showcasing the continent’s rich cultural heritage. You can also enjoy displays of African fashion, arts, and crafts, offering insights into the continent’s diverse traditions.

As we come together for the event, Portlaoise will be filled with the sounds and sights of African culture. This event aims to bring the community together for a day of celebration and cultural exchange. As well as a learning opportunity for those who wish to know more and appreciate the contintent’s culture.

Whether you are interested in the dynamic performances, the detailed craftsmanship, or simply the lively atmosphere, the Day has something for everyone. Join us for this special event that highlights and celebrates the cultural diversity of Africa in Laois. For more details about the event see the Laois African Support Group page here. For more information on Laois’ events visit our What’s on page !


25th May
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm