Council holds major events that attract thousands of people every year.

Please find below the proposals outlining the available partnership opportunities and benefits for each event.

For additional information or to discuss a partnership, please contact the Events team on

Council - major event opportunities


Sun Run

Beginning in 2011, Sun Run is an iconic annual event that showcases some of the best of the Northern Beaches as participants make their way from Dee Why to Manly Beach. With thousands of participants running, jogging, walking and pushing their way along the course, the event promotes a healthy and active lifestyle synonymous with the Northern Beaches, all while raising funds for charities across Australia. Find out more

Held on the first weekend in February.

Refer to the Sun Run Sponsorship Proposal for available partnership opportunities.

Current Event Partners

  • Harbord Diggers 
  • Muscle Republic

Taste of Manly

The iconic Taste of Manly is the pinnacle of Manly’s vibrant food, drink and music culture. Set against one of Australia’s most unique beach locations, it’s a proud showcase of our best and brightest local restaurants and brewers alongside Australia’s finest wine producers across two music-filled days. Find out more

Held over the last weekend in May.

Refer to the Taste of Manly Sponsorship Proposal for available partnership opportunities.


Manly Jazz

Over 50 artists perform across three days throughout Manly's Corso, beachfront, surrounding laneways and inside local venues. From traditional New Orleans jazz to funk, Latin, fusion, blues, gospel, swing and roots, there is something for everyone. Enjoy toe-tapping, finger-snapping and soul-stirring melodies that will transport you to a world of musical magic. Find out more

Held over a weekend in September.

Refer to the Manly Jazz Sponsorship Proposal for available partnership opportunities.