Summer is almost here!

Summer is quickly approaching, so we’re making the most of the final month of spring. This month, Sydney boasts a wide variety of community events with great causes – such as Remembrance Day commemorative ceremonies, active outdoor charity fundraisers, and family-friendly Christmas concerts! No matter your interests, or your budget, there’s a November activity waiting for you.

Pittwater Paddle kayaking event

Pittwater Paddle
Sunday 4th November
Winnererremy Bay, Mona Vale

There are three events taking place as part of the Pittwater Paddle in 2018:

  • The ORIGINAL Pittwater Paddle: an 8.4km paddling event for elite or recreational paddlers
  • The Pittwater FAMILY Paddle: A shorter 3.6km paddling event for families and less experienced paddlers
  • The NEW Pittwater Sprint: A 1km sprint for elite and experienced paddlers.

Even if you’re not much of a paddler, there will be plenty of food and entertainment for everyone to enjoy. By registering for this event, you will be helping the NBI support children living with disabilities.

Click here to find out more. 

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Remembrance Day
Sunday 11th November
Manly

On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, we take time to remember those who have died or suffered during war and armed conflict. Remembrance Day this year is especially significant, as Sunday 11th November 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the Armistice that ended World War I. All members of the community are welcome to attend this commemorative ceremony at Manly War Memorial, commencing at 10:45am.

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Comedian Bill Bailey

Just for Laughs Sydney
Tuesday 20th November – Sunday 25th November
Sydney Opera House and beyond

Looking for laughs this November? Just For Laughs comedy festival brings world-renowned comedians to Sydney for a week of exclusive performances. This year’s Just For Laughs line-up includes: Whose Line is it Anyway Stars: Colin, Brad & Greg; Ken Jeong (from Crazy Rich Asians and The Hangover); Bill Bailey, Fortune Feimster & more!

Click here to find out more. 

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Finders Keepers Sydney Markets
Friday 30th November – Sunday 2nd December
Barangaroo

Finders Keepers are hosting their Spring/Summer markets at The Cutaway, Barangaroo – accessible by ferry from Manly Wharf. With over 200 independent stalls, there will be something for everyone over this three-day event. Dedicated food and beverage stalls, bars, coffee carts and live music will keep you feeling energised as you shop products from talented Australian designers.

Click here to find out more.

Christmas tree and lights at Martin Place

Christmas in the City
Saturday 24th November
Martin Place

Christmas is coming, and we’re starting our celebrations early in the heart of Sydney – Martin Place! With live performances, great food, fireworks and plenty of street entertainment, this free event will get you and your family in the Christmas spirit. Santa stockings will be available to purchase, with proceeds going to Variety – The Children’s Charity.

Click here to find out more. 

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Manly Surf Side is the perfect location for a little getaway to visit wonderful events around Sydney and the Northern Beaches. Stay out of the hustle and bustle of busy Sydney city and stay right across Manly beach, it’s only a short ferry ride straight to the city to enjoy all the events Sydney has to offer! 

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