Festivals (Community)

Providing support for Festivals and Community Events

The Arts Office are involved in promoting and supporting the establishment of festivals and community events to develop arts activities throughout the county.
 electric picnic

Electric Picnic is an annual arts-and-music festival which has been staged since 2004 at Stradbally Hall in Stradbally, County Laois, Ireland. It is organised by Pod Concerts and Festival Republic,    Dates: Sep 2 – Sep 4, 2016


Mountrath Community Festival

Mountmellick Summerfest

Rathdowney Music Fest

Irish County Rds & Culture Fest

Bare in the Woods

Fest Francais De Portarlington

Half Door Music & Dance Fest

Durrow Scarecrow Fest

Laois County Fleadh

The Slieve Bloom Storytelling Festival

St Patricks Day Cultural Events

Mountmellick Drama Festival     takes place in March annually at Mountmellick Community Arts Centre. For further details contact: Community Arts Centre, Facebook: Mountmellick Drama Group


More information on all Events and Festivals throughout Laois is available from the Laois Tourism website.

For further information you can also contact the Arts Office at 057 8664033/64013 or email: artsoff@laoiscoco.ie