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?

The Legendary North Devon Grand Tour Mini Run

In aid of the Children's Hospice South West On Saturday 26th August (Bank Holiday Weekend) The Big Sheep will be holding a very special free family "Mini Show." The Mini Show will be open to any Mini, Classic or New and it will be open to anyone to attend. All mini owners are invited to…

See Peppa Pig

Oink Oink! Peppa Pig is returning to the BIG Sheep in 2017 Sunday 27th August 2017 BOOK DISCOUNTED TICKETS NOW! Everyone’s favourite cheeky little piggy is back by popular demand and will be visiting The BIG Sheep, Devon’s official top attraction on Bank Holiday Sunday 27th August. Peppa…

Barn Dance

Instow Community Primary School present a Barn Dance in aid of The North Devon Hospice. On Saturday 9th September dust off your dancing shoes and join the fun from 7pm-11pm. Live music from the Oggie Band. Sweet Chilli Beef Co will be supplying gourment burgers, an ice cream stall and there wil be a…

Brilliant Baking Toddler Takeover

Thursday 14th September Park Open between 10am until 6pm Dedicated Timeslots for Baking and Crafts in the EWE2 Arena Pre Book Tickets Today During the booking process, we will ask you to pre book a dedicated 2 hour time slot for your admission to the EWE2 Arena for the baking, crafts and activities.…

The BIG North Devon Wedding Show

Sunday 24th September 11am until 3pm PRE-REGISTER FREE 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…

BIG Coffee Morning for Macmillan

Coffee & Cupcakes & The BIG Sheep Bake Off! 9am to 12noon RAISING VITAL FUNDS FOR MACMILLAN CANCER SUPPORT There is nothing quite like coffee and cake and a catch up with friends - so why not invite your friends to the BIG Sheep family attraction on Friday 29th September and help raise vital…

North Devon Kickboxing Championships

Saturday 30th September - From 10am North Devon Kickboxing Club will be joining us on Saturday 30th September 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…

Wine Man's Bluff

ARE YOU A WINE BUFF – OR A WINE BLUFFER A distinguished panel will assemble for the popular Wine Man’s Bluff event which will take place at The BIG Sheep on Saturday 7th October at 7.30pm.  However, the eminent quartet will be doing their utmost to deceive during what will be a…

The BIG Charity Auction

  Welcome to The BIG Sheep’s BIG Charity Auction – raising vital funds for North Devon Hospice and Macmillan Cancer Support. Enjoy bidding on some great auction lots which have all be kindly donated to help raise funds for these great charities. Bidding will close at 4pm on Saturday…

Baby and Children's Market

  Sunday 8th October - 10am until 1pm 30+ Stalls Pre Loved & Local Businesses Market Entry: Only £1 per adult - Children enter for Free PRE BOOK TICKETS TODAY Baby and children's markets are a great way for people to de clutter their houses of all the good quality baby and children…

Halloween Hoots Toddler Take Over

Tuesday 17th, Wednesday 18th and Thursday 19th October Park Open between 10am until 6pm Dedicated Timeslots for Pumpkin Carving and Crafts in the EWE2 Arena BOOK TICKETS TODAY Halloween Hoots on Tuesday 17th, Wednesday 18th and Thursday 19th October will be full of tricks and treats.  All toddlers…

Fun By Day: Halloween Festival

The BIG Sheep Annual Halloween Festival The South West's BIGGEST and BEST Halloween Festival has just got BIGGER!!        ​    Celebrate Halloween at The BIG Sheep with Fun By Day and Scary By Night Celebrations. From 10am until 5pm, the BIG Sheep will…

Scary By Night: Halloween Festival

SCARY BY NIGHT  The BIG Sheep is the BEST and BIGGEST Halloween Evening Party in the South West from 5pm – 10pm from 23rd-27th October! Celebrate with the whole family at our Pantomime - a hilarious show with Woolly the Sheep and enjoy the rest of the evening with the Halloween attractions…

Bonfire Fire Works Party

BONFIRE NIGHT! Special Toddler Firework display earlier in the evening     BOOK TICKETS NOW! Doors open at 4pm Junior Fireworks - 6pm Bonfire Lit at 7pm Main Fireworks at 7.45pm Indoor Playground closes at 9:30pm Remember, remember the 5th of November - Bonfire and Burgers – Fireworks…

Christmas Markets

Saturday 2nd, 9th, 16th & 23rd 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 indoor Farmers’…

Woolly's Wonderland

December & Christmas Holidays 2017 Santa’s elves will be 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 stopped in their efforts to…

Christmas Toddler Take Over Days

Tuesday 5th, Wednesday 6th and Thursday 7th December 2017 Join us for magical Christmas Toddler Takeover Day on Tuesday 5th, Wednesday 6th and Thursday 7th December where the BIG Sheep will be dedicated to entertaining pre-schoolers! Park Open between 10am until 2pm Dedicated Timeslots for Christmas…

Charity Fight Night 2018

Saturday 28th April Doors & Bar Open @ 6pm - First Fight @ 7pm Raising Money for Cardiac Risk in the Young Tickets £12 each or Family Tickets for 2 adults & 2 children: £35 (£15pp on the door) Charity variety fight night including Boxing, Kickboxing and K1. In aid of Cardiac…
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What they say

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!

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

A lot more fun than Ascot - Michael Burke BBC National News

Baa-rilliant day out! They promise you that The Big Sheep is the highlight of any trip to North Devon and they're not wrong. TripAdvisor Review

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