The internationally acclaimed Manly Jazz is known worldwide for its beautiful location and the diversity of music it presents, from traditional New Orleans jazz to funk, Latin, fusion, blues, gospel, swing and roots - with performances in multiple indoor and outdoor venues including major stages alongside the world famous Manly Beach.

29 Sep - 1 Oct 2018

The 41st annual Manly Jazz will be held over the October long weekend from Saturday 29 September - Monday 1 October 2018.

Artist Enquiries

Expressions of Interest for interested performers are now closed. Successful artists have been notified.

Sponsorship and Media

Northern Beaches Council would like to thank our 2017 event partners ICMSKawaiNovotel Sydney Manly Pacific and our Official Venues.

If you would like to be a sponsor of the 2018 event please contact

For all media enquiries please contact

Wine Garden - proposals close 13 August

Northern Beaches Council is requesting proposals to develop and maintain a ‘pop-up’ wine garden in The Corso in Manly through the October long-weekend as part of Manly Jazz 2018.

Interested parties should download the Request for Quotation and submit your proposal via email to by Monday 13 August, 2018.


There are a range of large and small events across Council every year that value volunteer involvement. Most of these opportunities are short term where volunteers can gain valuable experience as part of a team working on a major event.

Check out the Volunteering page to apply for the roles available.


Previous Events


Check out the amazing talent and fun we have had at Manly Jazz over the years.