Manly Vibe

Manly Vibe is our premium program of events happening throughout the year celebrating all things Manly!

The hugely popular annual Manly Arts, Manly Jazz and Taste of Manly - Food, Wine and Sustainability Festival are included as key events under the Manly Vibe annual program. Manly Vibe also brings together contemporary artists and performances from the Christmas Choral Concert, Sydney Chamber Music Festival and many more family events celebrating Manly's culture and great vibe of music, arts and enjoyment.

Plan to join us for the next Manly Vibe event...

World Food Markets

The ever popular World Food Markets returns again on Friday nights in January 2016. Now in a new location at Gilbert Park, just across from Manly Wharf, this event is a great opportunity to sit back and relax with friends and family, enjoy excellent food and great music.

Fair Trade Markets

Manly is NSW's first Fair Trade Community! To celebrate, Manly Council presents the Fair Trade Markets at Manly Council Forecourt. A popular event for locals and visitors alike showcasing a number of fair trade vendors, fair trade organic food and drink along with music and entertainment. The next Fair Trade Market will be held on Saturday 7 May 2016.

Taste of Manly - Food, Wine & Sustainability Festival

Every year up to 40,000 food and wine enthusiasts from Sydney and NSW, interstate and overseas flock to Manly each day to experience this Food, Wine and Sustainability Festival. Enjoy sampling some of Manly's best restaurants, great wines from around the country, craft beers from local Northern Beaches breweries and be entertained with two days of live entertainment including cooking demonstrations and competitions and a fantastic line up of live music across mulitple outdoor stages! The event will be held on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 May 2016.

Dogs Day Out

Come down to beautiful Clontarf Reserve and celebrate the annual Dogs Day Out event to be held on Sunday 14 August 2016. A fun filled day to entertain dog owners and their furry friends with exciting demonstrations, competitions, racing, great selection of dog products and 'Ask the Expert' sessions to have your questions answered by your local vet.

Manly Arts

Since 1994 the Manly Arts Festival has grown into one of the State’s leading community-based arts festivals. Each year, Manly’s arts and cultural organisations and Manly Council, with the support of local businesses, join forces to develop a creative and entertaining program of events for residents and visitors. Please check the festival website closer to the event for further details.

Manly Jazz

Great National and International Artists in beautiful setting are presented to you at Manly Jazz. Enjoy this celebration of sound with your friends and family set amongst Manly's famous seaside location plus popular local indoor hotspots held on and around the October Long Weekend.

Christmas Choral Concert

Manly Council invites families, friends and neighbours to join together in a musical celebration of Christmas at the annual Christmas Choral Concert! Enjoy live carols by the Manly Community Choir, a special visit by Santa plus spectacular fireworks display.

Interested to Join Manly Vibe?

Opportunities exist for sponsors and participants across the entire Manly Vibe event program. For more information please contact the Events Team on 02 9976 1500 or