Electric Picnic

Date:2 September 2022 - 4 September 2022
Location:Stradbally, Co. Laois

Electric Picnic music and arts festival is an annually occurring event which has been staged since 2004 at Stradbally Hall in Stradbally, County Laois. The festival will take place on the weekend of 2nd to 4th September 2022. It’s organised by Pod Concerts and Festival Republic, who purchased the majority shareholding in 2009.

In 2018, about 55,000 people attended the Electric Picnic festival. This year, the organisers expect 57,500 people to attend the festival in County Laois.  The full line up for Electric Picnic will be announced soon.

Over the past years, the Electric Picnic festival also won several awards, including ‘Best Medium-Sized European Festival’ at the 2010 European Festival Awards and ‘Best Big Festival’ at the Irish Festival Awards.

In general, the festival is suitable for people who are over 18 years old. Children aged 12 or under are also permitted free of charge with a weekend ticket accompanied by an adult. Make sure to bring your ID (e.g. passport, drivers licence or Garda Age Card) on the festival day for ID checks.

Maldron Hotel Portlaoise is located just a 15 minutes’ drive away from the festival grounds which makes it the perfect place when attending the Electric Picnic event. If you prefer a comfy and good night’s sleep after a fun and action-packed festival day instead of camping, then our affordable accommodation is just right for you.

Our special Electric Picnic Offer

Maldron Hotel Portlaoise offers an exclusive package for the Electric Picnic weekend, making your festival experience even more memorable.

What we offer:

  • Bed & Traditional Full Irish Breakfast
  • On-site car parking
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel
  • Free access and use of our Club Vitae Leisure Centre which includes a swimming pool, sauna, steam room, jacuzzi and fully equipped gym
  • Spacious bedrooms for up to 3 adults
  • Late night Room Service Menu
  • Shuttle bus available to and from the venue

Be sure to pre-book your Electric Picnic Package now to avoid disappointment!

Contact Us

For further information give us a call on +353 (0)57 869 5900 or write us an email info.portlaoise@maldronhotels.com.

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