FESTIVAL – Inaugural Manly Festival of Surfing

September 27th, 2009


  • 4 days embracing all things surfing: art, fashion, music, literature, film and board-riding

The festival will present a huge range of stand alone events with music concerts, markets, vintage car rallies, art exhibitions, book signings, gala dinners, coupled with a massive range of surfing events.

Manly is one of the most beautiful and best known surf destinations in the world, and that is the reason this event could be held in no other location.

Event Highlights…..

Night Surfing
Maximise every hour in the water as we light up Manly beach for an open surf session.

Surf Events
Join celebrities Wayne Gardner, surfing world champ Layne Beachely, gromms, tandem surfers and the like as they blend together with an event over the 4 days to entertain everyone.

Film Festival
Enjoy documentaries, surf classics and the latest new releases each day at Manly Cinema.

Legends Dinner
Former and present surf legends come together with the general public for a dinner with a twist.

Kombi Car Rally
Kombi’s hit Sydney CBD winding their way to Manly for a trip back in surf culture history.

Book and Surfer Signings
Grab an autograph from a legend, or a pro as the crowds get up close and personal with their favourite hero.

Surf Board Test Day
Supporting an active lifestyle, with shapers and manufacturers going ‘open house’ for a day of free board testing.

Surfing Lessons
Register for free surf lessons between 12-2am every day of the festival.

for more info go to http://www.manlyfestivalofsurfing.com.au/

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