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Step into the Festive Magic of Bideford

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Bideford Ignites a Sparkling Season of Festivities

As the festive season approaches with twinkling lights and holiday cheer, Bideford Town is all set to welcome you to a world of magical markets, lively entertainment, and of course the heart-warming tradition of Christmas shopping.

Bideford Town boasts over 80 independent traders, creating a shopping experience that's as diverse as it is charming. These dedicated traders are gearing up to make this festive season truly extraordinary by aligning their opening hours with two major town events.

Save the Date for Bideford's Festive Highlights:

Bideford Light Switch-on Celebration Event

Date: Sunday, 3rd December

Event Time: 12 pm to 7 pm

  • Street food, festive entertainment, and more!
  • FREE Parking in the town
  • Town shops open their doors from 2 pm to 5 pm

Bideford Christmas Market & Bideford Town Late Night Shopping Event

Date: Saturday, 9th December

Event Time: 12 pm to 8 pm

  • The North Devon Christmas Market transforms Bideford with around 50 top South West traders in the Pannier Market. Enjoy hot mulled wine and delectable street foods.
  • Bideford shops open late for festive shopping.
  • Entertainment throughout the day to uplift your festive spirits.
  • FREE Parking in the town

Whether you're seeking the perfect Christmas present or simply indulging in the joyous town atmosphere, Bideford has something special in store for you. This year's community events promise something for everyone, with free admission for all. For a complete list of Christmas events, including workshops, markets, shopping, charity events, and more, visit the Discover Bideford website. Join us as we celebrate the joy of the season in the heart of Bideford.

Nov 2023

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