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…

Forest Fest

4th June 2021

A stunning line-up for first ever Forest Fest at Emo village this summer. Laois is the home of the Picnic has a brand new summertime boutique festival to enjoy. From the get-go, Forest Fest at Emo Village has staked its claim as the best newcomer for 2020. Its eclectic, energetic and exciting line-up is certain to engage and entertain fans all weekend from July 10 to 12.

Forest Fest, something to celebrate in the heart of Laois, in the heart of the country, with you at the very heart of it.

Emo, County Laois, Ireland