Music and arts family focused festival dedicated to the presentation and promotion of local and national musicians and artists.
Abbeyleix, Co. Laois
30th November -0001
AbbeyFest is a community music and arts festival that aims to promote and celebrate the town of Abbeyleix, its culture, heritage, artists and local food and craft producers. It is a festival run by the community for the community. Taking place over a weekend in June, AbbbeyFest has become an annual summer event which greatly enlivens the town. The festival has a strong family theme with a full and dynamic programme of free street theatre, theatre, children's theatre and many other family friendly events throughout the weekend. Over the three days an eclectic range of music is presented from rock to trad to jazz to world music. The festival also boasts a vibrant literary, visual arts and craft programme and an exciting locally filmed and produced documentary competition.