We've got a variety of Council and community events and activities on the Northern Beaches to suit everyone. Take a look at the calendar or select a category for upcoming events. 

We encourage all our local not-for-profit community groups to publicise their events here too.

Wed 6 Sep
Mon 25 Sep
Woolie Art on a wall

Where is Woollie?

Go on the hunt to find this colourful wool creature.
Across different location on the Northern Beaches during the Manly Arts FestivalManly
Art and Culture
Wed 6 Sep
Thu 28 Sep
Spectrum Art Exhibition samples

Spectrum 7 Art Showcase

Bear witness to the artistic talent of 22 members of Art & Soul Collective Inc., in a showcase of painting, drawings and prints installed at Glen Street Theatre, Belrose.
Glen Street TheatreBelrose
Art and Culture, Community Group, Exhibitions
Fri 8 Sep
Sun 29 Oct
Image detail: Dick Frizzell, Phantom on motorcycle, silkscreen


The Phantom, created in 1936 by Lee Falk, was the first costume ‘superhero’ and pre-dated both Superman (1938) and Spiderman (1962).
Manly Art GalleryManly
Art and Culture, Council Events, Exhibitions, Families
Fri 8 Sep
Sun 26 Nov

3 Boats

This unique exhibition presents a rare and original Manly Pier dodgem boat, alongside an early Manly Junior sailing dinghy - both vessels from the mid-20th Century. These craft...
Manly Art Gallery & MuseumManly
Art and Culture
Sat 9 Sep
Sun 24 Sep
Hadyn Wilson, Locus non consequensia

Locus Non Consequensia

Locus Non Consequensia or ‘Location of no consequence’ is a project that began in the early 2000’s and existed only as a concept and a collection of drawings. The intention now is...
West Esplanade (near tourist bus zone)Manly
Art and Culture
Sat 9 Sep
Sun 24 Sep
Artist Jess Cochrane painting

Jess Cochrane - Solo Exhibition at The Plant Room

From the bathroom walls of Sydney's iconic Landsdowne Hotel to Manly's The Plant Room, Jess Cochrane brings her solo show to life for Manly Arts Festival.
The Plant RoomManly
Art and Culture, Exhibitions
Fri 22 Sep
6.30 AM - 7.30 AM

Social Ride - Bike Week

Bike Week 2017 Social Ride
The Pantry RestaurantManly
Education and Learning
Fri 22 Sep
10.00 AM - 12.00 PM

Drop In & Knit 2017

Join Mona Vale Library's knitters on Fridays and help create colourful blankets for Wrap With Love Inc. The group have completed more than 850 blankets over the last 6 years! All...
Mona Vale LibraryMona Vale
Community Group
Fri 22 Sep
10.00 AM - 4.00 PM
Family History Fridays

Family History Fridays at Dee Why Library

Tap into the experience of our Family History researchers who will help you learn more about your family using online tools like Ancestry.com and Find My Past.
Dee Why LibraryDee Why
Education and Learning
Fri 22 Sep
11.00 AM - 11.30 AM

Rhyme Time

Come along with your little one to an interactive session of rhymes and songs to help develop early literacy skills. Ages 0-2 years. This is a free service and bookings are not...
Dee Why libraryDee Why
Children, Families