Sydney: The best things to do in Sydney and Manly – October 2023

A fun comedy night, iconic run, open air cinemas and more! Here’s our pick of things to do in Sydney this month.

Best Things To Do In Manly

Bondi to Manly Ultra – Bondi/Manly

28 October, 5pm – 8pm, Manly NSW

On Saturday 28 October the epic 80km run from Bondi Beach to Manly Beach will be descending on Sydney Harbour. A race like no other around the most spectacular harbour in the world. Join the fun or cheer on the participants at the start line in Bondi or finish line at Manly beach.

Cost: Free – $316

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Palm Beach Markets – Palm Beach

22 October, 9am – 3pm, Governor Phillip Park, Palm Beach

The iconic Palm Beach Market has been running since 2008 and takes place every 4th Sunday of the month. It is a great opportunity to explore the most northerly tip of Sydney’s Northern Beaches and to do the famous lighthouse walk after enjoying the markets.​ Products include home wares, fashion, jewellery, baked goods and lunch options from Vietnamese Pho to traditional fish and chips.

Cost: Free

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Open Air Cinema – Brookvale

6 + 7 October, 5:30pm to 8:30pm, Brookvale Oval

Bring your picnic rug, gather your friends and enjoy a night under the stars. Pack your own snacks or treat yourself to dinner from a variety of local food trucks. Get there on time, the first 1000 people through the gate will receive a free bag of popcorn!

Cost: Free

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Comedy night at a brewery – Freshwater

26 October, 7:30pm – 22pm, Freshwater Brewing Company, 4 Powells Road, Brookvale 2100

Comedy nights are popular around the Northern Beaches and so are the unique breweries – there is no better location to enjoy a comedy night than a local pub.
“Freshie Stand up” is back at Freshwater Brewing Co.  Get ready to eat, drink and laugh at the popular Fresh Water Brewing Co. Watch international headline acts or local up and comers and enjoy a fun night with your friends.

Cost: $22.50

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Have fun!

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