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…

Electric Picnic 2-4th September 22

The Folly Festival

8th July 2022 - 9th July 2022

This year's Folly Festival, takes place, in the environs of Cullohill Castle, on Friday July 8th and 9th.
We invite everyone to join us for a BBQ, live music from some of this year's Folly acts, and maybe even the announcement of some more!!!
So come along and get a taste of what's to come!!!!

Twin Trees Festival

18th August 2022 - 20th August 2022

Our Tutored En Plein Air event, which is open to beginners and accomplished artists alike, takes place during Heritage Week 2022, from August 18th - 20th.
We are thrilled to provide you with a unique outdoor painting experience, in the beauty and tranquillity of Heywood Demesne, and nearby Ballinakill Village.

Ballinakill, County Laois, Ireland