Manly Events

Manly is the most well-known of Sydney’s Northern Beaches, and with good reason; it’s a surfer’s paradise lined with beautiful family-friendly beaches, the shopping and dining on offer is world-class, and there’s a fantastic range of events on offer year-round. Jump on the ferry from Circular Quay and in half an hour you’ll be there, ready to enjoy whatever awesome events are taking place that day.

From weekly farmers’ markets (Wednesdays and Saturdays) to food festivals to music events and surfing competitions, there’s never a dull moment in Manly. Don’t miss the annual Manly International Jazz Festival, the largest community-based Jazz festival in Australia. Catch a home game for local rugby league team the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles at Brookvale Oval, or just chill out on Manly or Freshwater Beach, where you can learn to surf or watch the experts. Surfing festivals and competitions are common in the area, and it's also home to the Sydney Surf Film Festival.

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  1. Nielsen Park bush regeneration group

    Tuesday 13 December to Tuesday 21 February 2017, Manly

    If you’re interested in volunteer work involving bush regeneration in Sydney Harbour National Park, then the Nielsen Park bush regeneration group might be for you. This volunteer group meets in the picturesque Nielsen...

    13 Dec -21Feb
  2. Yoga Dining Club Social

    Thursday 15 December 2016, Manly

    Ruby Lane organic eatery has joined forces with Yoga Dining Club to bring like minded individuals together over the love of good food and great yoga.Inviting all yogis and Foodies to a community event of...

    15 Dec
  3. Wine and Dine Sydney

    Saturday 17 December 2016, Manly

    Wine and Dine Sydney is a dinner party with a twist. They bring Sydneysiders together for an evening of good food, good wine, and, perhaps most importantly, good company.If you want to meet new like-minded...

    17 Dec
  4. Australian Open of Surfing

    Saturday 25 February to Sunday 5 March 2017, Manly

    Mix the world's best surfers, skateboarders, music and lifestyle, all for free and all on Manly Beach, and you get the Australian Open of Surfing!The World Surf League's (WSL) best will hit Manly Beach to...

    25 Feb -05Mar
  5. Sydney Harbour Challenge

    Saturday 25 February to Sunday 26 February 2017, Manly

    Sydney Harbour Challenge presented by Hawaiian Airlines, hosted by Pacifica Outrigger Canoe Club, is Australia's most prestigious six man Outrigger Canoe Race.The race will start at Manly Wharf and head...

    25 Feb -26Feb
  6. Volleyfest

    Saturday 25 February to Sunday 26 February 2017, Manly

    Volleyball Australia's annual Volleyfest event is held at Manly Beach. Spectators will see visiting countries compete in a series of Volleyball tournaments across a three week period in March on Manly Beach....

    25 Feb -26Feb
  7. Manly Inflatable Boat Race

    Tuesday 28 February 2017, Manly

    The Manly Inflatable Boat Race is set to take over Manly Beach. Get ready for some piracy on the high seas as the event kicks off again - all in the name of charity.Full of fun and excitement for everyone,...

    28 Feb

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