Events & Celebrations

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The BIG Sheep hosts some of the biggest and best events and festivals in Devon. The South West’s Largest Easter Egg Hunt, The South West’s Largest Halloween Spectacular Festival, One of the best Fireworks and Bonfire Nights in North Devon and the South West’s Largest Christmas Farmers Markets.

When you’re looking for things to do in Devon and Devon events or Festivals the BIG Sheep love an excuse to celebrate and you will find almost every season celebrated at the BIG Sheep.

Explore the events and festivals at The BIG Sheep in the list below and read more about each individual event festival.

What's coming up at The Big Sheep?

Summer School Holidays

From Saturday 23rd July, Devon is offically on HOLIDAY! With 6 whole weeks of fun with the family, we want you to add a day out at The BIG Sheep to your summer intinery. With lots of summer attractions to enjoy whatever the weather brings we hope you and your family and join us! Watch our website for…

See Marshall from Paw Patrol

Marshall from PAW Patrol is making another visit to The BIG Sheep! Saturday 10th September Following the huge success on his last visit, Marshall from PAW Patrol will be making another visit to The BIG Sheep on Saturday 10th September, to see his North Devon fans! Marshall will be making appearances…

Baby and Children's Market

Saturday 10th September - 10am until 12noon 40+ Stalls Pre Loved & Local Businesses Only £1 per adult - Children enter for Free Book Your Ticket Now Baby and children's markets are a great way for people to de clutter their houses of all the good quality baby and children (0 to 8 years)…

Under the Sea - Toddler Takeover Day

Thursday 15th September BOOK DISCOUNTED TICKETS NOW! Enjoy The BIG Sheep all day between 10am and 6pm, but we ask you to please choose a time slot for making crafts and enjoying the extra Toddler Activities in the EWE2. Under the Sea Toddler Takeover Day on Thursday 15th September will be an action…

Scream for Ice Cream

FREE ICE CREAM ON SUNDAY 18TH SEPTEMBER BOOK DISCOUNTED TICKETS NOW! The BIG Sheep has teamed up with Farmer Tom's Ice Cream, and J&R Food Service to give you FREE ICE CREAM on Sunday 18th September.  During the day we will be raising money for Children's Hospice South West…

The BIG North Devon Autumn Wedding Show

Sunday 25th September 11am until 3pm PRE-REGISTER ONLINE Meet the finest wedding exhibitors Devon & Cornwall has to offer at our annual show set in this unique location. 60+ Devon & Cornwall wedding suppliers. FREE entry to BRIDE and GROOMS visiting the wedding show + amazing giveaways…

The BIG North Devon Wedding Show

Sunday 25th September 11am until 3pm PRE-REGISTER ONLINE Meet the finest wedding exhibitors Devon & Cornwall has to offer at our annual show set in this unique location. 60+ Devon & Cornwall wedding suppliers. FREE entry to BRIDE and GROOMS visiting the wedding show + amazing giveaways…

North Devon Kickboxing Championships

Saturday 1st October - From 10am North Devon Kickboxing Club will be joining us on Saturday 1st October for their annual Championships! See them compete with clubs from around North Devon. Come along to show your support or to learn more about Kickboxing as a hobby. Plus... you'll get to enjoy all…

Wine Man's Bluff

ARE YOU A WINE BUFF – OR A WINE BLUFFER A distinguished panel has been assembled for the popular Wine Man’s Bluff event which will take place at The BIG Sheep’s EWE2 arena on Saturday 8th October at 7.30pm.  However, the eminent quartet Jane Whittaker, Chair of Torridge District…

Halloween Festival

The BIG Sheep Annual Halloween Festival The South West's BIGGEST and BEST Halloween Festival has just got BIGGER!! We have NEW Extrended Daytime Fun by Day attractions and Adult and 14 years + evenings!        ​    Fun by Day Festival - Half Term Holidays…

Fun by Day Halloween Festival

The N0.1 Daytime Halloween Festival the WHOLE family can enjoy!        ​    "FUN BY DAY" HALLOWEEN FESTIVAL October Half Term School Holidays: Saturday 22nd October until Sunday 30th October 2016 NEW for 2016: Open 10am until 8pm: Monday 24th…

Scary by Night: Fright Nights

      "SCARY BY NIGHT" FRIGHT NIGHTS OVER 50 HALLOWEEN ACTORS - PREPARE TO BE PETRIFIED! Saturday 29th, Sunday 30th and Monday 31st October 2016 6:30pm until Midnight* X~39 Company will be taking over the BIG Sheep on the evenings of Saturday 29th, Sunday 30th and Monday 31st…

Bonfire Fire Works Party

Bonfire & Burgers - Fireworks & Fun - Boogying & Bopping! Special Toddler Firework display earlier in the evening at 6pm     Doors open at 5pm Junior Fireworks - 6pm Bonfire Lit at 7pm Main Fireworks at 7.45pm Indoor Playground closes at 9:30pm Remember, remember…

Christmas Markets

Saturday 3rd, 10th, 17th & Wednesday 21st December 9am - 1pm FREE ENTRY Free range turkeys, organic meats, sprouts on stalks, cheeses, cakes, puddings, biscuits, fudge, chocolate, bread, fish and Christmas trees are just some of the delights which will be on offer at the South West’s BIGGEST…

Woolly's Wonderland

Weekends from 3rd December and Daily from 17th - 24th December Santa’s elves have being beavering away day and night at The BIG Sheep adding their very own Christmas creativity to bring the magic of Christmas to everyone who visits.  Clicking their magical fingers, the elves haven’t…

Christmas Toddler Take Over Days

Tuesday 6th, Wednesday 7th, & Thursday 8th December 9am - 3pm Toddler Take Over Christmas Special Limited numbers per date for extra special time with Santa! Join us for magical Christmas Toddler Takeover Day on Tuesday 6th, Wednesday 7th and Thursday 8th December where the BIG Sheep will be dedicated…

Gingerbread Workshop

Home ‘Sweet’ Home Make your own Magical Gingerbread Cottage At the BIG Sheep 2pm to 4.30pm at the BIG Sheep family attraction Saturday 17th December   How often do we complain that Christmas is becoming more commercialised each year?  This Christmas why not start you own family…

Breakfast with Santa

Sunday 18th December & Monday 19th December = 9:30am Breakfast Christmas is a magical time of year for all children so why not sprinkle that extra bit of magic and make this Christmas even more special by treating the children in your life to Breakfast with Santa at the BIG Sheep in Bideford on…
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What they say

Something for everyone...even 17 lasses on a hen-do !! Trip Advisor Review

I haven't experienced the "nothing is too much trouble" from staff this much outside of Disneyworld. Trip Advisor Review

We had a fantastic action filled day at The BIG Sheep and saw some very bizarre things, from cool mountain boarding to racing sheep! - BBC Blue Peter

The BIG Sheep is the best all weather family adventure park in the area - Time Out

Age 8-57 had a fab time! One of the best theme parks we have ever been to - Loads to do! Lots of fun animals shows - made us laugh!