Dee Why Australia Day 2020

Time: 8am - 12pm (NEW TIME)

Location: Ted Jackson and James Meehan Reserves, Dee Why Beach (view Google location)

Support participating community groups. 

BBQ Breakfast 

Choose from a variety of BBQ breakfast options for only $5 each. There's pancakes with butter & maple or lemon & sugar, sausage & egg rolls and bacon & egg rolls to choose from. 

There'll be water refill stations so you can fill up your reusable bottle. 

Coffee - Roaming Cafe

Ice Cream - Chill Bar


Give the inflatable rides a go! Pick up your tickets for $5 each, 5 tickets for $20 or purchase an all-day pass for $25. All day passes can be used at Newport, Narrabeen and Dee Why Australia Day events.

Car and Bike Show

Check out the Car and Bike Show. If you have a car/bike to enter in the show, you can register on the day from 6am-8am for $5, trophies to be won!


It's a gold coin donation for each activity. Try the thong throwing competition, or get a temporary Australia Day themed tattoo. 

There'll be face painters ready to paint your face for $5 or $3 for a mini design.

Have you ever wanted to ride a camel on Dee Why Beach? On Australia Day, you can do this for only $10 per ride.

Live Entertainment 

Enjoy the live music from the line-up of artists below: 

Ted Jackson Reserve Stage


8 - 8.40am – Looped up Kicks

8:40am to 9:10am – March Past & Flag Rising

9.00am – Manly Warringah Pipe Band to perform National Anthem

9.10am – 9.15am - Mayor Address

9.15 – 9.30am – Australia Day Ambassador Address

9.30 – 10.10am - Evergreen Music - Aus Mix

10.20 – 11.00am - Evergreen Music - Junior Collective

11.15 am - 12pm – So What

12pm - Raffle draw and prize winners

*schedule subject to change


James Meehan Reserve

8am - 12pm - DJ Alex Mac


Community Raffle tickets will be on sale at the event for $2 a ticket or 3 tickets for $5. 

All money raised from the raffle goes back to local community groups involved in the event.

The raffle prizes will be drawn at 12.00pm at the Ted Jackson Reserve stage. 

View the prizes

Road Closure Information

Road Closures will be in place from 12 noon, Saturday 25 January to 4pm, Sunday 26 January at:

- The Strand between Dee Why Parade and Oaks Avenue 

- Howard Avenue between Clyde Road and The Strand

Residents can access Howard Avenue via Clyde Road.

Special Event Clearway will be in place from 12 noon, Saturday 25 January to 4pm, Sunday 26 January at The Strand between Dee Why Parade and Oaks Avenue. 

Vehicles left in special event clearways will be towed and a fee will apply. If your vehicle has been towed, please call 13 27 01.

Please abide by special Australia Day Alcohol Free Zones: All beaches sand areas and attached reserves from 6am 26 January to 6am on 27 January.

Contact Information

Events Team
9942 1786