Electric Picnic 2019

  • Date: 30 August 2019 - 1 September 2019
  • Location: Stradbally, Co. Laois

Electric Picnic will take place from Friday 30th August to Sunday 1st September 2019.  It’s 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, who purchased the majority shareholding in 2009.  It was voted Best Medium-Sized European Festival at the 2010 European Festival Awards, and has been voted Best Big Festival at each of the last four Irish Festival Awards since they began in 2007.

Early Bird tickets for next years event have already sold out. People will have an opportunity to buy tickets in early 2019.

About 55,000 people attended the festival this year, with capacity expected to increase to 57,500 next year.

The lineup for the 2019 festival, which will return to Laois from 30 August to 1 September, won’t be announced until next year.

Hotel near Electric Picnic

Maldron Hotel Portlaoise is located only 15 minutes by car from Electric Picnic event.

Here at the Maldron Hotel Portlaoise we offer a range of packages for an Electric Picnic weekend, making your weekend comfortable.

We can offer you:

  • Bed & Traditional Full Irish Breakfast
  • FREE Parking
  • FREE use of Club Vitae (Swimming Pool, Sauna, Steam Room, Jacuzzi and Gym)
  • FREE Wi-Fi throughout hotel


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