Whats on in December

December in Manly

Summer is here and Manly is in full swing. Long nights along the Corso and days spent enjoying time on the beach, there really is no need for anything else… but just in case your itching for some summer adventures, we have sorted through what’s on this December and we have the best here for you.

MAG&M Society and artists present; Land

Selected works by members of MAG&M Society and artists from across the Northern Beaches region, who have drawn inspiration from the theme ‘land’.  Exhibition opening on Friday 3 Nov 2017, 6 – 8pm Manly Art Gallery & Museum.

There will be poetry readings from twenty pieces from leading, developing and local poets . This is the third in a series of immensely popular readings and an open reading section forms part of the event. Katherine Roberts leads a conversation with the artists about how they approached the exhibition concept and their creative processes. Artists, friends and visitors are invited to join us for afternoon tea to meet fellow artists on the final day of the exhibition.

Find out more here.

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The Rocks Markets

Searching for the perfect, unique Christmas present for your loved ones? Look no further than the Rocks Markets, held every weekend 10am-5pm. With constantly changing stalls and delicious food all around , why not make a day of it. Catch the ferry from Manly Wharf to Circular Quay and walk on over for a day of new experiences and fun in the sun.

Find out more here.

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Carols in the Domain

Woolworths Carols in the Domain is Australia’s largest Christmas concert.  This iconic Christmas celebration is held in the Domain, adjacent to the Royal Botanic Gardens. Come early to enjoy the pre show entertainment and activities or at twilight for the commencement of the main event on Sunday the 17th December. It is an easy ferry ride from Manly wharf to  Circular Quay, then a short walk to the Gardens.

Find out more here.

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Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 

Over the past 72 years, the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race has become an icon of Australia’s summer sport.In addition to the captivating race, the Rolex Sydney Hobart provides various activities and events for people of all ages to be a part of.  On Tuesday 26th December, there will be face painting, popcorn, live streaming of the start and everything in between can be found in the Race Village on Family Day!

The Hobart Race Village comes alive even before yachts start to finish, with live music, food and drink stalls, interactive information and game screens, and many activities to keep everyone happy! In prime position to view the New Year’s Eve fireworks, the Hobart Race Village provides the only outdoor festival on New Years Eve in Hobart!

Find out more here.


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New Years Eve in the city of Sydney

New Years Eve means fireworks, champagne and celebrations in Sydney. Be apart of the spectacular event that is Sydney’s world class, dazzling, midnight fireworks display. The internationally-loved event on Sydney Harbour brings in more than 1.5 million spectators and is watched by more than one billion viewers across the world.
Celebrations start with pre-show entertainment from 6pm and festivities get bigger including the 9pm family fireworks display.

Find out more here.

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Manly Surf Side is the perfect location for any group- family, friends and even workmates. Situated right across Manly beach, spend the weekend doing some awesome upcoming events and sunny spring days!

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