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Evans Head

Evans Head is a relaxed fishing town on the Northern Rivers. It is home to long unspoilt beaches, an abundance of fishing spots, deep sea fishing, a river estuary that provides a safe spot for children to swim and a legendary surf break.

Adjacent to two national parks and part of the beautiful Richmond Valley, Evans Head has one of the largest caravan parks in New South Wales. Located on the banks of the river, Evans Head is a popular holiday destination.

Evans Head: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Airforce Beach


One of the most popular beaches on the north coast, Airforce Beach is patrolled during the summer holiday period. It has fairly consistent surf with the best wave direction being from the east northeast. Easy walking distance from the popular Silver Sands Caravan Park.
Kiosk facility located at main beach area. Access for four-wheel driving available with no permit required and dog's leash free exercise area.




Evans Head
Evans Head, NSW, 2473

Located 0.7K from Evans Head

Evans Head Living Museum


The Evans Head Living Museum is located at the Old School site in Woodburn Street, Evans Head.

The Museum boasts historical photographs, newspaper articles, World War II memorabilia and items related to Evans Heads' history. The Living Museum is an excellent place to learn about the history and development of the Evans Head township.




19-25 Woodburn Street
Evans Head, NSW, 2473

Located 0.8K from Evans Head

Evans River


The Evans River is a pristine, clean and calm waterway located in the heart of Evans Head. The river is a popular destination for those holidaying and living in Evans Head. It is the ideal setting for on water activities such as canoeing, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, boating and fishing. With barbecue facilities a stones throw away from the sandy banks of the river, it is always buzzing with activity.

The river provides safe swimming and is highly popular amongst all ages. Year round, the Evans River is stunning to see and is an excellent point for bird watching, walking the dog, or simply sitting and watching the boats leave the harbour and head out to sea.




Evans Head, NSW, 2473

Located 0.9K from Evans Head

Evans Head: Events

Evans Head Golden Oldies Rugby Club Gala Day


*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***
Evans Head Golden Oldies Rugby Club Gala day is an annual gala afternoon focused on rugby but with plenty for the family to do too. A series of rugby union games will take place as well as market stalls, jumping castle, face painting, barbecue and refreshments.

A fun day for the whole family!





Event Dates
2015
      10th Oct
2016
      10th Oct


Booyong Street
Evans Head, NSW, 2473

Located 0.3K from Evans Head

Seafood Bowling Carnival


*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***
Evans Head's annual Seafood Bowls Carnival is held the first full week in August.

There are three games each day, starting at 9.30am and the mixed teams are to play Lady - Man - Lady - Man.

Dress - Creams or club colours.

The cost is AUD20 per person per day which includes morning tea, lunch and high tea.

Watch the champions challenge their opponents! There's always a high level of great rivalry and sportsmanship that makes this a great event to watch. Enjoy the action at "the bowlo" right beside the ocean in beautiful Evans Head.


Event Dates
2015
      3rd Aug
      4th Aug
      5th Aug
      6th Aug
      7th Aug
2016
      3rd Aug
      4th Aug
      5th Aug
      6th Aug
      7th Aug


2 Beech Street
Evans Head, NSW, 2473

Located 0.4K from Evans Head

Malibu Classic


*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***
The best provincial longboarding in Australia will feature120 longboarders from Victoria to the Sunshine Coast competing in the annual Evans Head Malibu Classic, formally the Evans Head Longboard Invitational.

Over the long weekend there will be live music, barbecues and refreshments available and on the public holiday Monday a beachside market. Spectators should get along to see surfboards from another era. The increasingly popular 'retro' competition division featuring pre 1982 single fin shortboards and the pre-1968 under 40's Old Mal division will provide all the nostalgia from the days of old.

Come along to celebrate the start of summer surfing!


Event Dates
2015
      2nd Oct
      3rd Oct
      4th Oct
      5th Oct
2016
      2nd Oct
      3rd Oct
      4th Oct
      5th Oct


Main Beach
Evans Head, NSW, 2473

Located 0.7K from Evans Head

Beef Meets Reef


The fun takes place in Oak Street, Evans Head. Beef Meets Reef is a huge celebration of seafood, salt air and beef skewers for all the family to enjoy.

Come and taste the local offerings of scrumptious Reef and Beef while you are entertained by dancing, live music, farm animals, cattle display, clowns, and much more.


Event Dates
2016
      22nd May


Oak Street
Evans Head, NSW, 2473

Located 0.7K from Evans Head

Crankfest


*** Latest details to be confirmed. ***

Crankfest is the Far North Coast of NSW's largest Regional Youth Festival. It has been running for 10 years. Set at beautiful Evans Head's Main Beach area this one day event celebrates Youth Culture and Arts.

The event is a youth driven collaboration between the Mid Richmond Neighbourhood Centre, young people across the region, volunteers, and various youth focused organisations in Health, Education and Community Services throughout the Far North Coast.

There are Mentoring and Education opportunities, information on Programs, Services and Youth related issues as well as the opportunity for young people to showcase talents in Sports, Music, Dance and other Arts.


Event Dates
2017
      15th Apr


Main Beach Area
Evans Head, NSW, 2473

Located 0.8K from Evans Head

Evans Head Fishing Classic


Evans Head Annual Fishing Classic is the perfect place for you to experience a week of fun and fishing, with your family or solo.

Held each year during the June/July NSW School holidays, Evans Head offers a unique holiday experience for you and your family. Pristine beaches, local atmosphere, and a range of accommodation options to suit any budget. It is the ultimate school holiday destination.

Each year hundreds of people, ranging from children to the experienced fisherman, travel to Evans Head to participate in the Evans Head Fishing Classic, where they get to experience all that the North Coast of NSW has to offer.

With 21 draws every night, daily winners and amazing prizes - there is much to keep you entertained for the seven days.

For more information, please visit the web site.


Event Dates
2016
      8th Jul
      9th Jul
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      15th Jul


11 - 13 McDonald Place
Evans Head, NSW, 2473

Located 0.9K from Evans Head

Evans Head: Travel Tips

Evans Head Visitor Information Centre


The Evans Head Visitor Information Centre is located within the reception area of the Evans Head Bowling Club. The very experienced staff can provide you with a range of information on Evans Head and the surrounding area. They can help you with accommodation availability, road directions, maps and attractions available within Evans Head and the surrounding region.





2 Beech Street
Evans Head, NSW, 2473

Located 0.4K from Evans Head

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