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.
Food Truck Festival
4 July 2021
The Food Truck Festival is back at Evans head Bowling Club Sunday 4th July 2021 4-8pm
- Free entry
- Delicious food & drinks
- Kids activities including jumping castles
- Brookie's gin cocktails, Pirate Life & Budweiser outdoor bars
- PLUS - Live entertainment!
The perfect afternoon for the whole family!
Brookies Pop Up Bar
23 July 2021
The Sandbar Restaurant Evans Head will be celebrating 'splendor in the grass' the whole weekend. Everything will be festival themed!!
Brookies Pop Up Bar from 6pm till 9pm.
Free Entry. All Brookies Cocktail Specials and Brookies Gins & Liquors available!
Plus Live music 6-9pm. The beach front, Captain Cook Drive, Evans Head
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.
8 July 2021
Drag Bingo is coming to Evans Head Thursday July 8 with a fabulous duet of queens Milena Missi and Electra DQ.
Balls drop at 7pm, Tickets are $50 each, cash prizes, delicious meals available from the Sandbar menu & overall a fun, hilarious & interactive experience.
WHEN: 6.00pm Thursday 8 July 2021
WHERE: Sandbar Restaurant Evans Head
2 - 6 August 2021
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.