Whats On In Laois - Festivals & Events

Our guide to just some of the amazing events and festivals taking place in and near Laois.

  • Tullamore Show

    Tullamore Show

    Date:14 August 2022
    Location:Tullamore, Co. Offaly

    In the early 1990’s, a small group of people met with the idea of reviving the agricultural show in Tullamore, it was the only large town in the midlands that did not have a show of its’ own at that time and it had been 53 years since the last show had taken place. The […]

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  • Electric Picnic

    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, […]

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  • The National Ploughing Championships

    The National Ploughing Championships

    Date:20 September 2022 - 22 September 2022
    Location:Ratheniska, Co. Laois

    The National Ploughing Championships is one of Europe’s largest outdoor exhibitions and agricultural Trade Shows that shouldn’t be missed. The event attracts on average 1,100 exhibitors and 189,000 visitors every year. If you’re looking for accommodation near the National Ploughing Championships. Maldron Hotel Portlaoise is ideal for you. Showcasing Irish food, farming and culture, The […]

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