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May wrapped up

04 May 2022

There’s no maybe about it. May is the perfect month to Visit Penrith.

Open Streets and St Marys Lights Up

29 April 2022

There’s nothing quite like being outdoors with friends and family enjoying great food and music. In May, Penrith and St Marys will provide venues for a series of free street parties to celebrate connection, our public spaces and the creative heartbeat of our City.

Celebrate Mum this Mother's Day

28 April 2022

Mother’s Day gift ideas 

Don’t fall into the old toaster, slippers or chocolates gift trap for your mum this Mother’s Day. Treat her to a fun, action packed, creative or indulgent adventure in Penrith and earn yourself a favourite child badge!

Two boys looking at fire engines at the Museum of Fire in Penrith

29 March 2022

Whether you are catching up with friends and family or taking time out for yourself, the Easter long weekend is the perfect time to explore Penrith’s world class attractions and dine at some of the city’s award-winning cafes and restaurants.

Dining venues with play areas that the kids will love

27 March 2022

Dining out with kids? These restaurants with play areas are worth the trip.

NEW Parents NSW and Stay NSW Vouchers

26 March 2022

Use your Stay NSW voucher locally, and enjoy all that Penrith has to offer with family and friends or treat your pooch to a pet-cation! 

School Holiday plans sorted

25 March 2022

School holidays are just around the corner and now is the time to start planning holiday activities for kids to keep them busy, entertained and happy.

Penrith Producers returns in April

25 March 2022

April is a great time to visit Penrith – think cool mornings, clear sunny days and evenings that invite getting out to explore and enjoy.

Five free things to do in Penrith

17 March 2022

Low on cash and looking for ways to get out, get active and be entertained? Well, put away your wallet and take a look at this list of free activities in Penrith.

Don't forget your littlest loves, celebrate Valentine's Day with the whole family!

10 February 2022

Celebrate your family, and the littlest loves in your life this Valentine’s Day with a staycation in Penrith. To help, we’ve gathered some fun activities that will have the whole family grinning from ear to ear! 

Galentine's girls' day out

10 February 2022

Valentine’s Day isn’t just about romance. Celebrate the best ladies in your life this Galentine’s Day! Whether you’re loved up, a single pringle or simply just want to spend a fun filled day out with your friends, then consider celebrating this alternative with our gal’s day out!

How to plan the perfect Valentine's Day

10 February 2022

The month of love is here and Valentine’s Day is just around the corner!

Taste your way through new and delicious eateries!

14 December 2021

SO MUCH NEW! It seems a new delicious eatery is opening every week lately, and just in time for Summer.

Your guide to Penrith’s ultimate Summer bucket list

14 December 2021

Don’t let a rainy forecast dampen your summer plans! Make unforgettable memories and discover new experiences and eateries, explore and adventure with family and friends. 

People sitting on motor tricycles in front of a view of mountains

14 December 2021

Be crowned the “best gift giver” of your family this year and save yourself time and hassle from Christmas shopping with our Top 10 gift and experiences guide. 

Sydney Weekender presenter smiling whilst painting and holding a wine glass

05 November 2021

Sydney Weekender invites you to discover a perfect Penrith day on this weekend’s episode. 

Surprise your Dad on Father’s Day

01 September 2021

The ultimate guide for you to make a fuss of Dad this Father's Day.  

Takeaway and delivery options in Penrith

27 August 2021

Though Penrith's cafes and restaurants are currently unable to offer dining in, many are still offering takeaway or home delivery. 

Penrith LGA Walks

26 August 2021

Stay at home orders currently apply to Penrith. Exercising is included in the four essential reasons to leave home during lockdown, and walking and cycling are great family friendly ways to look after your physical and mental wellbeing.

Go karts racing on track

09 June 2021

So much to do, and only three days to fit it in. 

Top Indoor activities in Penrith!

09 June 2021

Rain, hail or shine, we’ve got you covered – Here are some of the top indoor activities  that kids, teens and adults can enjoy in Penrith! 

Unique experiences and workshops in Penrith

09 June 2021

Pursue your passion, follow your interests, develop a skill or  do something out of the ordinary in Penrith this winter.

Astina Suites.... Penrith’s newest slice of luxury

08 June 2021

Astina Suites rooftop bar and pool area is set to be the next ‘it’ location for meeting friends and family.

Dine, Discover, Parent and Stay Vouchers in Penrith

01 April 2021

Find out where to use your Dine & Discover, Parent NSW and Stay NSW Vouchers in Penrith!

Five new places to dine in Penrith

18 March 2021

Penrith's dining scene is heating up! Check out these NEW places to dine!

Welcome to Table Lane

17 March 2021

Penrith’s newest dining strip has arrived at Caddens Corner! At Table Lane, you’re welcome anytime, day or night. Drop by one of the cafés for your morning caffeine fix, meet a friend for lunch or take the family out for dinner, Table Lane has it all.

Coming soon to Penrith!

17 March 2021

Here at Visit Penrith, we like to keep on top of what’s coming to our city so that we can keep you updated and ensure you have the best experience when you visit! So, we’ve decided to give you a sneak peek of what’s to come in 2021. 

Plan your visit

01 January 2021

Penrith is not your usual destination; the experiences here are anything but ordinary! Welcome to Penrith!

Summer fiesta at Checho's!

03 December 2020

Hola Amigos! A new authentic Mexican experience has arrived in Penrith.

Meet your mates in Penrith

03 December 2020

One Day Itinerary

We’ve put together an epic itinerary that will have your hearts racing and your belly’s full this summer.

Christmas decorations on a table with a wine glass and candles

11 November 2020

Take the fuss out of Christmas and book a delicious lunch at one of the great restaurants open in Penrith on Christmas Day. 

See our city come to life this November with ReAnimate Penrith

29 October 2020

Penrith is set to explode into a wonderland of art, exploration, technology and fun this November!

Arts and Connection St Marys

02 October 2020

St Marys is known as a suburb of boldness and creativity. This month local artists and community groups have partnered with Penrith City Council’s 2020 Magnetic Places project, to showcase some new unique installations throughout the city.

A Night Out In St Marys

04 September 2020

If you’re thinking of having a night out, but don’t fancy travelling to the big city we’ve got the next best thing! St Marys has a vibrant night culture with plenty of fun venues. 

Fresh Air and Feathered Friends

03 September 2020

Mountain View Reserve is one of Penrith’s hidden gems. Take a stroll along the track to explore the bushlands, wildlife and fauna. Be sure to stop into the bird hide to observe and photograph the wildlife!

A Dog’s Day Out in Penrith

03 September 2020

Who let the dog’s out? We did! Here in Penrith, we treat your four-legged friends as one of our own. With more and more dog-friendly venues popping up throughout the city, they will never feel left out.

The Ultimate Picnic Locations in Penrith

02 September 2020

Nothing beats getting together with your friends and family, finding a picturesque location and setting up for a picnic under the sun.


Woman looking sideways

18 August 2020

The Joan is rebooting 2020 and breathing life back into its spaces with a season of live performance and entertainment on Friday nights.

Things to do in Penrith this week & weekend

22 July 2020

With attractions reopening throughout Sydney and NSW, here's help to plan your visit to Penrith.

Local favourites and hidden gems

30 June 2020

Uncover Penrith’s hidden gems as you explore our most popular local attractions.

Get back to nature

26 June 2020

Craving fresh air and open spaces? With so many outdoor adventures to be had it’s easy to get back to nature in Penrith. 

iFly Indoor Skydiving

26 June 2020

Looking for your next adrenaline fix? Penrith has you covered with an array of indoor and outdoor adventures right on your doorstep. 

Emu Hall

05 June 2020

One Day Itinerary

With lockdown restrictions easing there’s no better time to get outside and discover your backyard.

Ways to maintain your sanity while on Corona-cation

10 April 2020

The team at Visit Penrith have put together some ways to maintain your sanity while on Corona-cation.

Straight from the ‘art

30 March 2020

Our friends at Pinot & Picasso have created the ultimate isolation survival kit with an at home Art Box and access to online painting sessions from the Pinot team themselves!

A message from the team at Visit Penrith

26 March 2020

A message from the team at Visit Penrith

There is no doubt we are living through extraordinary times.

Meet Tins & Wood

05 March 2020

Tins & Wood is the latest food offering to grace Penrith’s rapidly growing dining scene.

A local's guide to Penrith with Olympian Jess Fox

05 March 2020

Penrith local and seven time world champion slalom canoeist Jess Fox, gives us her guide to Penrith. 

Food at Emu Hall

30 January 2020

Built in 1825, this historic homestead is enjoying a new lease of life as Penrith’s latest and greatest dining venue. With Insta-worthy cocktails, delicious all-day eats and unbeatable river views, Emu Hall is a must for locals and visitors alike.

Jetpacking at the Regatta Centre

23 December 2019

Temperatures are on the rise which is why we’ve put together a list of Penrith’s best water based adventures to help you cool off this summer.

Summer drinks hit list

23 December 2019

Great weather and extra time off work is the perfect excuse to get the gang together for summer drinks at Penrith’s best cafes, restaurants and bars. Get the group chat started and make the most of the summer season right here in Penrith.

The best places for Christmas drinks

22 November 2019

It’s the silly season after all and if you’re planning celebration drinks we’ve got your guide to the best bars in Penrith.

Christmas events in December

21 November 2019

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas and there’s plenty of ways to celebrate the festive season this month.

Christmas events in Penrith

21 November 2019

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas and there’s plenty of ways to celebrate the festive season this month.

Three ways to get in the Nepean River

29 October 2019

Explore and enjoy the beautiful Nepean River from a different perspective.

Where to find markets in Penrith this month

28 October 2019

Discover all the great markets happening across Penrith this month.  

Wine and dine at the riverbank

27 October 2019

Spanish-style tapas and drinks with amazing views.

Food trucks are coming to the Nepean River

25 October 2019

Real Festival is dishing up all sorts of delicious for you.

Top suggestions for your next date

24 September 2019

A candlelight dinner for two is just so predictable, so think outside the square and have fun with these awesome date suggestions.

Your guide to Real Festival 2019

23 September 2019

Penrith’s signature event is back and here’s what you need to know. 

Top 10 things to see and do at Real Festival 2019

20 September 2019

Your handy guide to all the highlights at this year’s event.

Five unmissable events happening this month

27 August 2019

Looking for what's on in September? We've got the best events right here. 

When you need something to eat, take a stroll down Riley Street

27 August 2019

Your guide to Penrith’s vibrant dining precinct.

Ride the wave all the way to Penrith

26 August 2019

Dip your toe or dive right in to these aquatic adventures.

Explore the great outdoors

23 August 2019

Head outside, explore nature, be active and have fun!

Experience nature, taste and adventure trails

20 August 2019

Explore, discover and be amazed at what this region has to offer. 

Penrith's best new restaurants

23 July 2019

Your guide to everything that’s new and delicious.

Everything you need to know about Pinot & Picasso

23 July 2019

Penrith’s ultimate paint and sip experience.

Your guide to Penrith Panthers Entertainment Precinct

23 July 2019

Dining, drinks and entertainment all in one venue.

Your action packed adventure in Penrith

18 July 2019

Push your boundaries, test your limits and have a whole lot of fun.

Grug on stage at The Joan.

21 June 2019

Make this school break great with plenty of fun-filled adventures in Penrith.

Hidden gems in Penrith

20 June 2019

All the places you need to know about.

Five things you didn't know about The Joan

19 June 2019

Want to know more about Penrith’s premier performance venue?

The ultimate weekend itinerary

17 June 2019

No need to plan your weekend to Penrith, we’ve done it for you. 

Things to do on a rainy day in Penrith

14 June 2019

Here are our favourite rainy day activities.

Five of the best places to drink craft beer

27 May 2019

When it comes to beer, the big brands are not always better. See for yourself. 

Best breakfast spots in Penrith

27 May 2019

We’ve profiled some of the best places to enjoy brekkie. You're welcome.

History and heritage highlights in Penrith

21 May 2019

Explore the region’s rich and colourful history.

Burger Heaven in Penrith

01 May 2019

If you haven’t already noticed, the humble hamburger has received a facelift in recent years.

A woman and man on a ledge holding onto a flying fox about to jump

29 April 2019

Give your mum an experience that she will really enjoy doing and will also remember forever.

Discover the lost art of letterpress printing

24 April 2019

See, feel and experience the history of design at Penrith’s Museum of Printing.

Maldini's at the Nepean River

24 April 2019

Serving up all your favourite Italian dishes and desserts. 

A taste of Penrith

23 April 2019

Everything that’s picked, grown, made and brewed here.

Woman relaxing against tree trunk with autumn leaves on ground

23 April 2019

Fall in love with a different side of Penrith by visiting some places that really show their best colours in autumn.

Enjoy spectacular views of the River

15 April 2019

Autumn hues of red, yellow and orange set against the magnificent Blue Mountains makes a bushwalk in Penrith a must-do activity this month.

Young family enjoying a picnic on a blanket in a park

09 April 2019

Enjoy being outside in the sunshine at one of the many great picnic locations in Penrith. 

Easter events and activities

22 March 2019

You’re in for a real treat!

Five things you didn’t know about Penrith’s Regional Gallery

21 March 2019

Seasonal exhibits, a heritage garden, colourful history and more!

Zokoko is where all your chocolate dreams come true

20 March 2019

Find out about this award winning chocolate maker in Penrith.

High St Depot does dinners

15 March 2019

Your favourite cafe just got a bit more gourmet, now open for dinner Friday and Saturday nights!

Yhandai River Crossing Bridge

24 February 2019

Penrith is not your usual destination. The experiences here are anything but ordinary.

Next level amazing dumplings at the Nepean River

20 February 2019

New restaurant dishes up a fusion of exotic foods from across Asia with river views.

Enjoy the Nepean River from a different perspective

19 February 2019

Stand up paddle boarding is a fun way to exercise and explore. 

Take your taste buds on a smoke-filled adventure

18 February 2019

Bovine and Swine brings low and slow barbeque meats to Penrith.

Penrith has a new Escape Room

15 February 2019

Discover clues, solve puzzles, complete a mission and escape! 

Ever dreamt of flying through the air? It’s possible in Penrith

04 February 2019

Experience the thrill and excitement of flying above water with Jetpack Adventures.

A brewery in Penrith? Yes please!

29 January 2019

The humble home brew has come home to roost with micro-brewery Rusty Penny opening their doors in Penrith.

Learn something new in 2019

21 January 2019

There are so many fun ways and places where you can learn new things and have a great time in the process.

Free activities for kids and families

17 January 2019

Check out these fun and affordable ways to entertain kids across Penrith.

Combine paintball and go-karting for the ultimate rush

14 January 2019

Why choose between paintball and go-karting when you can do both at Luddenham Raceway?

Where to find the best street food in Penrith

18 December 2018

The Carriage is your go-to place for crazy delicious street food and international flavours.

Everything you need to know about Penrith’s new wine bar, Allan Grammar

18 December 2018

Delicious food, boutique wines and a great atmosphere. Penrith’s new wine bar has everything you need for your next night out.

The silhouette of a man up in the air using a water jetpack on a river

13 December 2018

This is your guide to the ultimate summer of fun in Penrith.

A family fun day out in Penrith

28 November 2018

There’s so many ways to have fun with your family in Penrith, check out our ideas for your next family day out.

Walk or bike the Yandhai Nepean Crossing

27 November 2018

The opening of the new pedestrian bridge across the Nepean River gives you another reason to be active in the great outdoors.

Matildas player taking selfie of herself and crowd

06 November 2018

Headed to Penrith to see the Westfield Matildas take on Chile? Here’s everything you need to know for game day.

Eating out in Penrith is now even easier!

31 October 2018

We've got the low-down on a new app that can help you choose where to eat in Penrith. 

Penrith’s Big Weekend of Sporting action is here

18 October 2018

Headed to Penrith to see the Westfield Matildas take on Chile? Here’s everything you need to know to make your game day a success regardless of the score!

Getting to and around Penrith

04 October 2018

Planning a trip to Penrith to enjoy some of the exciting things to do, delicious places to eat or luxurious places to stay? This guide will help.

Your perfect golf weekend

25 September 2018

See Australia’s top golfers go head to head in the 2018 NSW Open Championship then stay in Penrith for a weekend of fun.

Penrith’s big weekend for kids

21 September 2018

Watch the Westfield Matildas take on Chile then try one of Penrith’s family friendly experiences or delicious foodie destinations.

Penrith’s accessible attractions

28 August 2018

Find out about the accessible activities and attractions in Penrith.

High St Social opens for breakfast

28 August 2018

Penrith’s go-to place to catch up with family or friends now offers breakfast on weekends.

Kayaking on the Nepean River

28 August 2018

Hop in a kayak, it’s a great way to enjoy the great outdoors in Penrith.

The gold medal goes to the Sydney International Regatta Centre

28 August 2018

For Olympic-sized fun in the great outdoors, there’s only one place to go. 

A side view of a large indoor kids playground.

28 August 2018

Keep young kids entertained and occupied for hours at these great play areas in Penrith.

A Night Of Beauty & Ballet Under The Stars In Penrith

21 August 2018

Enjoy a visual feast of dazzling costumes, amazing sets and gravity defying choreography, when The Australian Ballet returns to Penrith Lakes for its third performance of Ballet Under the Stars.

Where to go for a $10 lunch in Penrith

30 July 2018

When your funds are limited but your hunger is huge, make your way to any of these great places serving up delicious $10 lunch specials.

The best attractions to visit in winter

24 July 2018

When it’s cold, wet or windy outside, there’s always plenty of indoor fun to be had in Penrith. Step inside our guide to the best places to visit in winter.

Fun dining experiences for kids

10 July 2018

Eating out with kids doesn’t need to be stressful. Keep the whole family happy by visiting one of these great kid-friendly places for lunch or dinner in Penrith.

Penrith's dog friendly cafe

27 June 2018

Enjoy great home-style food with your canine companion at Thor’s Cafe. 

Affordable fun for kids in Penrith

21 June 2018

Keep your kids occupied and entertained with lots of fun and affordable activities in Penrith.

Where to have brunch in Penrith

23 May 2018

We’ve profiled some of the best places across Penrith to enjoy brunch - your favourite meal of the day.

All the musical greats perform in Penrith

23 May 2018

Grab your best toe-tappers because it’s musical tribute shows galore across Penrith this month – let’s get excited people!

Everything you need to know about Percy Plunkett

22 May 2018

It’s a celebration of food and history at Penrith’s newest cafe, and we’ve got the low-down on the newly opened Percy Plunkett.

Top Tea Spots in Penrith

21 May 2018

Whether you like yours in loose leaf or bags, in a cup or a mug, brewed, steeped or sweet - there’s a tea for you in Penrith.

Penrith's restaurants with views

24 April 2018

On the menu for you to choose from is a delicious selection of food served with a side of amazing views. 

Top places to catch live music

23 April 2018

You can enjoy live music at many great venues across Penrith but we’ve come up with a list of the best. You’re welcome. 

Reimagine Ageing in Penrith

26 March 2018

No matter how ‘old’ you are or feel, it's time to reawaken your spirit of fun and adventure in Penrith.

Young man and woman posing with Escape 51 sign and props

26 March 2018

With Youth Week being celebrated from 13-22 April across NSW, there’s no better time to focus on some of the unique things Penrith has to offer for young people.

Stars in night sky

26 March 2018

April 12 is International Day of Human Space Flight and the clear skies of Penrith in autumn make it a great place to be dazzled by the wonder of all things astronomical.

Old cars lined up on grass

26 March 2018

Penrith showcases the best and the latest in cars, bikes, trucks and earthmoving equipment this month.

There’s so much fun to be had in Penrith this Easter!

28 February 2018

There’s some really eggcellent activities to enjoy in the lead up to Easter. So hop to it! 

Your next girls day out is in Penrith

19 February 2018

In desperate need of a girl’s weekend? We’ve got you sorted with our Girls Day Out guide; full of festivals, films, food and more, designed with the whole girl gang in mind.

It’s a collector’s paradise this month in Penrith

12 February 2018

Immerse yourself in the world of Australia’s most prolific collectors and delight in their treasures both small and large.

Smiling woman surrounded by glitter

30 January 2018

World class performances in theatre, music, dance and more… check out what’s in store at the Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre in 2018.

group takling selfie at bar

30 January 2018

St Marys is the place to be this summer with plenty to eat, see and do for the whole family.

Man holding 2 axes standing in front of wooden targets

30 January 2018

If you’ve ever wanted to throw an axe (and really, who hasn’t?) this one’s for you. Throw Axe is now open in Penrith so get ready to unleash your inner lumberjack.

Ian Thirpe holding baton

30 January 2018

Penrith will host the Queen’s Baton Relay on Sunday 4 February. Find out where you can cheer on the batonbearers and join in the fun of this historic event.

Get the adrenaline pumping at Cables Wake Park

19 December 2017

Get wet, stay cool and have a lot of fun in Penrith this summer at Cables Wake Park. Try wakeboarding, kneeboarding, the aqua park and more! 

Make a splash at Ripples Leisure Centre

19 December 2017

With two outdoor pools, a playground, a café, gazebos offering shade and a fun new splash pad there is only one place you need to be on a hot summer day.

The Holy Grail of breakfast is at Manic Organic

18 December 2017

If your New Year’s resolution is to try new things, make one of those things Manic Organic Café. Trust us, your tastebuds (and waistline) will thank you.

Climb into this exhilarating indoor activity

18 December 2017

Climb the wall like Spiderman and enjoy hours of active indoor fun at the Climbing Centre in Penrith. All ages and skill levels welcome! 

New restaurants to indulge at this silly season

29 November 2017

Tis the season to be merry and there’s plenty of places to get into the festive spirit throughout December.

Everything you need to know about Penrith’s new bar

28 November 2017

Penrith is home to some culinary heavyweights and the newest addition Mr Watkin's is no exception.

The Rebel Women’s Big Bash League is coming to Penrith

26 November 2017

Get ready to be bowled over! Sydney Thunder take on the Melbourne Stars in Penrith, and you can watch for free!

New art exhibition explores the Australian outback

22 November 2017

Summer is finally here and you know what that means; there’s a new art exhibition to see at the Penrith Regional Gallery.

Top 10 Things To See and Do At Real Festival

03 November 2017

Set aside your entire weekend, that’s right block out your calendar, because there is just so much to see and do at Real Festival this year. To help you out, we've come up with a list of unmissable activities, attractions and experiences. You're welcome.

Be Bowled Over By The Nurturing Goodness Of Mamata

29 September 2017

With a name that means ‘Mother’s Love’ it’s no wonder this new café in Penrith is providing us all with new and totally delicious ways to look after our health. 

It’s A Great Month To Do The Great River Walk

29 September 2017

Make this month your time to get outside and explore, the Great River Walk could be the perfect way to end your day.

Fishing Around For Something Fun To Do?

29 September 2017

If you’re keen to get outside, enjoy the sunshine and do something new and fun, then we have a weekly free activity that ticks all those boxes. 

Score Yourself Free Tickets To The Golf

29 September 2017

Experience golf at its best, and for FREE, at the 2017 NSW Open Golf Championship in Penrith from 16-19 November 2017.

Embrace Adventure And Fun At Real Festival

29 September 2017

Real Festival returns with an weekend of free activities and experiences in the beautiful natural setting at the Nepean River.

Major events served up in Penrith this weekend

11 September 2017

If you’re going to one of the three major events in Penrith this weekend, plan your travel ahead of time so you don’t miss a moment of the action.

Come for the game, stay for the food.

06 September 2017

You’re going to need some sustenance to get you through the game or fill you up after the thrilling match between the Westfield Matildas and Brazil. 

Spring exhibition celebrates Modernist art and living

28 August 2017

Once the home and studio of artists Margo and Gerald Lewers, the Penrith Regional Gallery continues to be a place of lively debate, artistic creation and exhibition on the banks of the Nepean River.

Three reasons why you should head to The Village

28 August 2017

If you’re looking for a restaurant with rustic decor, a great atmosphere and delicious food– then look no further than The Village in Penrith. 

Three big events, one huge weekend!

21 August 2017

Get ready for an explosive weekend of world-class events as the very best in soccer, tennis and music head to Penrith to play and perform for their biggest fans.

Matilda's player Katrina Gorry kicking a soccer ball during a match

08 August 2017

There is a buzz across the city and excitement is building as Penrith gears up to host the Matildas vs Brazil match on Saturday 16 September at Pepper Stadium.

The Nepean Belle cruising on the Nepean River

01 August 2017

If you’ve heard the terms ‘Date card’, ‘Group date’ and ‘Final rose’ before, then it’s fair to say you’re familiar with a little program called The Bachelor.

A close up of a burger with cheese, tomato and mayonaise

28 July 2017

Penrith is in the spotlight after winning two awards in The Daily Telegraph’s Best of Sydney campaign.

A man and woman holding hands whilst floating in the air

25 July 2017

It’s a testament to the popularity of indoor skydiving that the Australian Indoor Skydiving Championships has grown into a two-day event.

Bragging Rights

03 July 2017

Hundreds of locals shared their love of Penrith on social media last month as part of Council’s #BraggingRights competition.

A cup of coffee on a saucer

29 June 2017

It's a well-known fact that a bad coffee can absolutely ruin your day, but there's a sure-fire way to prevent this kind of tragedy from happening to you in the future.

Young, excited children in front of two vintage fire trucks in a museum

28 June 2017

Children don't need to spend hours in a classroom or on a computer to learn something new.

Penrith comes to life at night

01 June 2017

The revitalisation of Penrith’s CBD has attracted a raft of new restaurants and many of the established and most popular restaurants are keeping their doors open for dinner.

The best steaks in Penrith

10 May 2017

There are plenty of places to enjoy a good meal in Penrith, but finding the best T-Bone, Rib-Eye, Fillet or Rump can be time consuming and expensive.

The best pizza in Penrith – get ready for a slice of heaven!

02 May 2017

Whether it’s eaten at home or in a restaurant, pizza is undoubtedly one of the most popular meals consumed by Australians.

A taste of Germany in Penrith

28 March 2017

If it’s comfort food you’re after, take a stroll down Riley Street and head on in to the newly opened Bavarian restaurant.

Young woman smiling whilst indoor skydiving

25 January 2017

Whether you’re a family looking for fun, a couple looking to explore somewhere new together, an adrenaline junkie looking for a challenge or a group of friends wanting to enjoy the great outdoors...

The street that's a batt above the average

28 June 2016

If you’ve ever travelled along busy Mulgoa Road then you’ve definitely travelled past it.

Toast with icecream sprinkled with crushed nuts and strawberries

01 June 2016

If you’re planning on eating your way through winter, High St is a great place to start.