IN THE RICHMOND VALLEY
If you enjoy good food, friendly atmosphere and strong community spirit, you'll love our variety of events. From food trucks and fishing comps to air shows and celebrating beef and reef, check out our jam-packed events calendar and plan your stay today.
Great Eastern Fly In
January 2021 CANCELLED
We will be back! The Great Eastern Fly In is a unique Australian Aviation event. Pilots and their families and friends fly in from all over Australia and experience this iconic event. Activities for all ages are on offer including markets, classic cars, joy flights and of course a variety of aircraft aerobatic displays. The Fly In is held at the Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome.
17 April 2021 POSTPONED
Crankfest in Evans Head has something for everyone including delicious food, craft markets, live music, surf and skate competitions as well as a number of activities for all ages. Crankfest is hosted annually by the Mid Richmond Neighbourhood Centre. The event celebrates the youth culture in our town and is held behind Main Beach.
Malibu Surf Classic
1 - 4 October 2021
Every year for the past 30 years, the Evans Head Malibu Club has hosted their annual Malibu Classic, a famous longboard surfing contest at the Main Beach of Evans Head. Many well-known national and international surfers attend with spectacular demonstrations of their highly skilled sport. All proceeds are donated to local charities.
Drive In Air Show
27 - 28 March 2021
The inaugural “Evans Head Drive-In Airshow” will be kicking off the return of Airshows in Australia on the 27th & 28th of March. This truly unique experience will be just like a drive-in theatre… except replace the big screen with big warbirds and adrenaline fuel aerobatics.
The 3hr Drive-In airshow will be taking place at the Evans Head Aerodrome where you can either drive or fly in. Tickets are limited.
Evans Head Fishing Classic
25 June - 2 July 2021
The 2021 Evans Head Fishing Classic is scheduled to be held from the evening of Friday 25 June and conclude with the main prize draw and presentation evening on Friday 2 July 2021. More information to come. Located behind Club Evans RSL on the foreshore, the event site features a food alley, displays from sponsors and a live fish tank.
Hooked On Evans
A new community festival showcasing our riverside town, encouraging local growth with community support. Encompassing the very best of what Evans Head has to offer; fresh seafood, local produce, exceptional eateries, live music, local talent, rich history and our eastern coastline. More information on this new family-friendly 3-day event to come.
Chords & Cocktails
Friday 23 July 2021
Brookies Pop Up Bar from 6pm till 9pm & live music by BEN KUHL.
All Brookies Cocktail Specials and Brookies Gins & Liquors available!
Join us at the beach front, Captain Cook Drive, Evans Head
Soul'd Performs Live
Sunday 29 August 2021
Soul'd performs LIVE at Club Evans RSL.
10 piece live band playing the hits of the 60's, 70's and 80's.... Come along and join us for a musical Sunday afternoon of soul, disco, funk and blues from 2-5pm. This is a FREE event.
Friday 15 October 2021
Australia’s leading ABBA production ABBALIVE – as close as it gets to the real thing & this tribute show returns to the stage at Club Evans RSL Friday 15 October. Relive the brilliant harmonies, the unforgettable moves, the timeless music & the fabulous costumes.
This is the most breathtaking authentic ABBA show that will leave you screaming for more.
2 - 6 August 2021 CANCELLED
The Seafood Carnival is coming to the Evans Head Bowlo from 2nd - 6th August 2021. Club opens at 8:30am and games start 9:20am. $30pp for the day, which includes:
3x games of bowls, morning tea, Chinese smorgasbord lunch & high tea.
Fill in the form on our website to sign up for the day! Follow the More Info link above.
Friday 24 September 2021
The Killer Queen Experience hits Evans head Friday 24 Sept at Club Evans RSL.
The 2- hour live show consists of all Queens Greatest Hits including – Bohemian Rhapsody, We Will Rock You, We Are the Champions, Somebody to Love, Radio Ga Ga, Another One Bites the Dust and select album tracks for the hardcore fans.
Bookings are recommended.
Weekly Farmers Markets
Evans Head Farmers Market aims to support their farmers, reduce their community's carbon footprint and provide access to fresh, locally sourced produce. Byron Bay Olive Company, Eltham Valley Fresh, Stanthorpe Apples, Love More Fermentary, Gracemere Farm, Sugarcane juice, Wholesome Tribal Foods, Organic Sourdough, Pastries and sweets, Cakes and more.