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Festivals

Festivals

You’re Welcome to Celebrate with Us

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 25 festivals held throughout the county every year, 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. Come join us as we celebrate the length and breadth of the county – morning, noon, and night…

Nourish and Flow

23rd August 2024 - 25th August 2024

Welcome to the Nourish & Flow Festival, a transformative glamping retreat thoughtfully designed for individuals navigating the intricate stages of Perimenopause, Menopause, and Post Menopause. Nestled in the tranquil grounds of Ballykilcavan, Stradbally, Co. Laois, our festival invites you to embark on a rejuvenating journey from August 23rd to 25th, 2024.

Ballykilcavan, Stradbally, Co. Laois, R32 Y0PK

Twin Trees Festival

17th August 2023 - 20th August 2023

Visit Laois this August and wander The Twin Trees Festival, a three day outdoor painting event taking place in Heywood Gardens on day one, the woodlands and lakes on day two and Ballinakill Village on day three. With past participants and new artists on the scene, we welcome all to visit Laois to see the very picturesque Ballinakill on canvas. Let's celebrate art and culture in Laois.

Ballinakill, County Laois, Ireland