The Businesses of Bideford put on a festive evening of fun at Bideford’s late night shopping event.

Shoppers were treated to an evening of entertainment at Bideford's late night shopping last night (Tuesday).

The event was organised by the Businesses of Bideford with support from Bideford and District Chamber of Commerce and the Bideford Festivals Committee.

There was free parking from 3pm, and the shopers were open until 8pm.

There was also a mega craft market in the pannier market as well as Santa's Grotto, festive donkeys and a giant snowball fight.

Late night shopping in Bideford last night (Tuesday). Picture: Graham HobbsLate night shopping in Bideford last night (Tuesday). Picture: Graham Hobbs

There was also a chance to meet Father Christmas in his grotto.

On the Mill Street stage there was entertainment from DJ Phatdog, Captain Coconut, Total Theatre School, and magic with Ozzy and Rob Pudner.