Jack Evans Boat Harbour is located in Tweed Heads adjacent the Tweed River and is the premier regional park in Tweed Heads. Ideally situated in hte Tweed Heads CBD and adjoining Coolangatta, JEBH is easily accessible by public transport and is the most northern extent of the Tweed Regional Cycleway connecting to the extensive Gold Coast Cycleway network.
Comprising of 4.9 hectares, JEBH provides the ideal venue for everyday use, organised events and festivals. JEBH boasts a range of modern facilities including 'all abilities' access to Central Beach and water. Boardwalks, Goorimahbah storey walls, public toilets, outdoor showers, modern park furniture, BBQ's, picnic areas, carparking, energy efficient lighting, a natuarally formed amphitheatre and 32amp 3 phase power supply. With close proximity to shopping centres, resturants and accommodation, the location, accessibility and full range of facilities maked JEBH the perfect venue.
being divided into severa precincts, JEBH can cater for small and large events, busking, small to large scale performances, circus, markets and large zones for events requiring display or demonstation areas. The beach and water precinct can cater events like dragon boating and non motorised watercraft and special needs group activities. JEBH is a great place to meet family and friends for a picnic.
A few of the current and previous events held at JEBH include:
- Cooly Rocks On
- Naidoc Week
- Anzac Day
- New Years Eve Fireworks
- Kids in Need Dragon Boating
- Tweed River Festival 2011
- World Environment Day 2011
- Local Government Week 2011
- Seniors Week 2012
Parkland Use and Event Guidelines
In order to provide a framework for the management and authorisation of events and activities in the Jack Evans Boat Harbour (JEBH) precinct, a Parkland Use and Event Guidelines (PUEG) (1.24mB PDF)
has been developed.
Bookings are essential and Small to Medium Community Events form is to be submitted to Council. Small to Medium Community Events Form (123kB PDF)
Since the official opening in July 2011, Jack Evans Boat Harbour has received numerous awards, the most recent from Cement Concret and Aggregates Australia for the Precincts Award and Best Overall Project. To view the awards for Jack Evans Boat Harbour visit the Tweed Awards and Achievements