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ph: 02 9976 1430
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Monday - Friday: 9am-5pm
Weekends and Public Holidays: 10am-4pm (except Christmas Day and Boxing Day)


100 Years of Surfing in Manly

Manly Council is pleased to present 100 Years of Surfing in Manly, presenting a historic mute-media display recounting the evolution of surfing in Australia. From the great surfer Duke Kahanomku’s historic visit a century ago, right up to the 2015 Australian Open of Surfing held right here in Manly.

Open Daily Monday to Friday, 9am – 5  pm
Foyer of the Manly Town Hall 1 Belgrave Street Manly.


Manly Fair Trade Markets

fairtrade2Taking place twice a year, on Mothers day and before Xmas. Manly Council is proud to present the Manly Fair Trade Market – a popular event for locals and visitors alike. A range of Fair Trade vendors are showcased along with entertainment, kids’ activities, Fair Trade coffee and chocolate and much more. The markets are something not to be missed!

Sat 9 May 2015 (Mothers Day). and Xmas market on Sunday, 6th December 2015, 9am – 5pm
Manly Council Chambers Forecourt (opposite Manly Ferry Wharf)
Enquiries: Manly Council, phone +61 2 9976 1500

WILD ROPES at Taronga Zoo

image_template-2Get set to challenge yourself on our adventure course, Wild Ropes. Experience nature from a new perspective and test your limits against the breath-taking backdrop of Sydney Harbour.

Experience nature from a new perspective and test your limits …
Bradley’s Head Road, Mosman, NSW 2088
phone: 02 9969 2777

Manly Market Place

Meander in the sunshine and lose yourself in intrigue. A unique open-air market showcasing emerging design and farmers produce. The laneways transform into a hive of activity every weekend as artisans of locally designed, made, baked and grown produce show off their wares. Experience the family friendly atmosphere with whimsical entertainment for young and old while you soak up the surrounds of inspiring boutique shops, bars and restaurants in and around our stunning seaside village.

Open every Saturday and Sunday 10am-5pm
Sydney Rd (just off The Corso).
The Farmers Market currently trades Saturday’s only
Market Lane (just off Sydney Rd)

Taste of Manly – Food, Wine and Sustainability Festival

foodandwine_2014Now in it’s 29th year, come and join in the fun at one of Manly’s most famous festivals, proudly hosted by Manly Council. Taste of Manly showcases Manly’s landmark restaurants and a selection of wineries. You can also learn about sustainable living by visiting exhibits covering a range of issues from organic food and wine to sustainable building.

Saturday, 30 May and Sunday, 31 May 2015, 11:30am – 5pm
The Corso and Ocean Beachfront
Enquiries: Manly Council, (02) 9976 1500,

CJ ‘SNOWY’ McAlister Winter Surfing Festival

The CJ ‘Snowy’ McAlister festival is returning to Manly Beach, in june. Now in its 28th year, the annual three day surfing festival will see some of the best mens, womens, and juniors longboarders. There will also be a fun tandem surfing event with heats and finals. There are sizeable prize pool up for grabs plus there will be plenty of off-beach fun throughout the contest.

6 –8 June 2015
North Steyne, Manly Beach
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Manly Arts Festival

Now in it’s 22nd year, the Manly Arts festival has been running since 1994. Manly Council and Manly Art Gallery & Museum proudly to present a community based festival which highlights the diversity of arts practice in the Manly region. The two week program includes a wide variety of exciting presentations from visual art, music, theatre and dance performances, literary events and youth workshops. Come and enjoy the creative and entertaining program of events.

18 – 27 September 2015, check the festival program for further details and locations or call the Festival Info Line: phone +61 2 9976 1421

Manly Jazz

The 38th Manly Jazz festival is a celebration of Australia’s beach culture, Good food, Good times, and the wonderful Manly Vibes. Australia’s largest community based Jazz Festival takes place over the October long weekend. Presented by Manly Council, the festival features over 70 free performances on four outdoor stages from noon until sundown. The music continues into the evening with a choice of ticketed concerts at local venues. Manly Jazz attracts the finest Jazz performers both nationally and internationally.

3–5 October 2015, 12pm – 6pm daily
Manly Ocean Beach Promenade, Manly Wharf and The Corso
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