Events & Celebrations

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?

Toddler Take Over at The BIG Sheep

Toddler Take Over Days at The BIG Sheep Every parent and grandparent knows just how much energy a young toddler can burn up, leaving you feeling exhausted at the end of a day.  So if you want your toddler to enjoy something stimulating, imaginative and energetic then book a date in your diary and…

Summer School Holidays

From Saturday 25th 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…

Marvellous Lawn Mower Races

The BIG Sheep will be holding one of the wackiest races in the South West on Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th August with our Lawn Mower Racing. Enjoy watching the cheapest motor sport ever as competitors ride on self-propelled mowers. A sport for all ages to enjoy. FREE entrance to the RACES across the…

The Legendary North Devon Grand Tour Mini Run

Celebrating 20 Years of Mini Runs in North Devon! The North Devon Mini Register was started in August 1994, when a mad-man and 3 of his mini friends, just as mad, got together and went for a drive around North Devon. They enjoyed it so much they wanted to tell everyone and show everyone how fantastic…

See Peppa Pig

Oink Oink! Peppa Pig is returning to the BIG Sheep in 2015 Sunday 30th August & Monday 31st August 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 30th and Monday 31st August.…

GIANT Veggie Competition

Saturday 5th September 2015 Try your hand at gardening and enter our GIANT Veggie Competition - we will be on the look out for Vegetables of all shapes and size for our competition. Dave Maund from The Abbotsham Allotments worked hard in 2014 to grow this GIANT pumpkin. Can you beat him? Download your…

Wine Man's Bluff

ARE YOU A WINE BUFF – OR A WINE BLUFFER Who would you trust – Doctor, MP, Vicar or Journalist?   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 Friday 11th September at 7.30pm.  However,…

Nearly New Baby and Toddler Sale

Do you have unused or outgrown clothes or toys? Join our Nearly New Baby and Toddler sale on Sunday 13th September from 10:30am until 2pm and help raise money for POPSI (Parents of Premature and Sick Infants) charity. £10 for a table £1 entry to the sale Discounted entry into the BIG…

The BIG North Devon Wedding Show

Sunday 20th September 2015 11am until 4pm Meet the finest wedding exhibitors Devon & Cornwall has to offer at this new inspiring show set in this unique location. 60+ Devon & Cornwall wedding suppliers. Rock the Frock Catwalk, Pop up Hair and Beauty Parlour, Live Music, Dance Choreography…

Monkeying Around Toddler Take Over

Thursday 24th September Monkeying Around on Thursday 24th September is not to be missed and toddlers will be able to make their own monkey mask, have their faces painted, enjoy some storytelling, board games and watch Disney’s much loved Jungle Book DVD. Every parent and grandparent knows just…

North Devon Kickboxing Championships

Saturday 3rd October North Devon Kickboxing Club will be joining us on Saturday 3rd October for their annual Championships! Come along to show your support or to learn more about Kickboxing as a hobby. Plus... you'll get to enjoy all the usual BIG Sheep fun, with attractions open as usual, throughout…

See Scooby-Doo

Scooby-Dooby-Doo, where are you? Sunday 4th October Scooby-Doo is taking time off from solving mysteries and heading to North Devon to see his fans. The lovable Great Dane will be bouncing into the BIG Sheep family attraction on Sunday 4th October to check out the site for all things ghostly in time…

Halloween Hoots Toddler Take Over

Thursday 22nd October Halloween Hoots Thursday 22nd October This will be last of our Toddler Takeover Day until next year and will be full of tricks and treats.  All toddlers will be given a FREE pumpkin which they will be able to carve with the help of Petunia Pumpkin and then take it home for…

Halloween Festival

"FUN BY DAY & SCARY BY NIGHT" HALLOWEEN FESTIVAL The South West's BIGGEST and BEST Halloween Festival. Halloween at The BIG Sheep promises to be the best yet! Enjoy the happy, fun side of Halloween at the "Fun by Day" Halloween or the spookey scary side at the Scary…

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…

Mercury Queen Tribute at The BIG Sheep

The OFFICIAL UK. No 1 TRIBUTE TO QUEEN - MERCURY WINNERS OF THE NATIONAL UK TRIBUTE AWARDS 2013 The OFFICIAL UK. No 1 TRIBUTE TO QUEEN MERCURY WINNERS OF THE NATIONAL UK TRIBUTE AWARDS 2013 With over 15 years on tour, Mercury is now established as one of the world’s most authentic tributes to…

Christmas Farmers Markets

Sponsored by the North Devon Journal       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’…

Christmas Toddler Take Over Day

Thursday 10th December Toddler Take Over Christmas Special on Thursday 10th December. Every parent and grandparent knows just how much energy a young toddler can burn up, leaving you feeling exhausted at the end of a day.  So if you want your toddler to enjoy something stimulating, imaginative…
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What they say

Something for everyone...even 17 lasses on a hen-do !! Trip Advisor Review May 2014

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 May

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

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!

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