Bideford Soapbox Derby Event

Bideford High St
EX39 2AN
United Kingdom

Soapbox car in Bideford

The booking section on the website for food, stalls, Face painting, Bars and rides for the Quay and the Market on the 7th of July 2024 is now open

Bideford Soapbox derby is an annual community event held on Father’s day in the heart of Bideford North Devon. 

The soapbox team’s raise money for the Bideford soapbox derby’s chosen local charity. 

Each team build their contraptions and design and mould them in to marvels that the spectators see on the day.

Racing starts on the top of town at the Pannier Market, racing down to Greenville Street, hard right to High Street with a big finish left on the quay. The Quay will be filled activities, entertainment and local food.

Event Schedule

11:30 – Official event opening

12:00 – Racing Starts

13:30- 14.30 – Lunch Break

Enjoy the entertainment from Jumping Jacks Comedy Stunt Show on the Soapbox track and enjoy some great local food.

14:30-16.00 – Racing resumes

Check out all our Soapboxes in our Pit area.

16:15 – Trophy Giving & Awards

17:00 – Event Closes