August Events In Manly

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Go to a market or enjoy a free movie in Manly with these fun events happening this August.

4 August

Free Movie In the Park

Starting at 6:00 p.m. at the Little Bayside Park, enjoy a free movie with your loved ones. The movie will be Fantastic Mr Fox, which is perfect for your kids as well.

8 August

Free Zumba Gold

Ideal for older people who wants to sweat it and stretch it out, this Zumba workout is FREE! Presented by FSG Australia, this workout is also open to people with disability, mental health challenges, along with their carers. This happens every Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at George Clayton Park, 55 Lower Esplanade in Manly (classes are held under the trees behind the waterfront rotunda).


11 August

Inspiring Champions for Moreton Bay

Go on a community cruise to help protect Moreton Bay’s ecosystem by contributing to the Citizen Science activities from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Participants will head out to the Green Island with Moreton Bay Environmental Education Centre and some of the Bays’ Citizen Science organisations to check out the diverse corals and seagrass using underwater video gliders to help with the ongoing citizen science efforts monitoring the bay.

For more details, click here.

31 August

Masque Parade

Take out your costume and head down to the Royal Queensland Watch Squadron for a fundraising event, the Night Ninjas Charity. There will be great entertainment and a presentation by the “Snake Boss” Julia Baker. The charity helps homeless people.

You can get your tickets here.


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4 & 18 August

Jan Powers Farmer’s Markets

An icon in Brisbane, Jan Powers Farmer’s Markets support the locals and get yourself fresh and locally-produced products. This market happens every first and third Saturday of each month.

Aside from shopping, they also offer entertainment within a festive atmosphere.

Every Sunday

Manly Creative Markets

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Spend your Sunday at the park with great food, rides, arts and crafts, and many more from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. There will also be a dog wash so you can bring your doggos with you. It’s the perfect family affair!

This market is Brisbane’s oldest continuously operating market from the same location. It was established in 1991 and it runs every Sunday.