Discover Penrith this September
Looking for something fun and different to do in Penrith this September? Check out this guide.
With the weather warming up it’s the perfect time to visit Penrith or, if you’re a local, to get out and enjoy some great events, pitch perfect shows and theatre that will make you laugh and cry (and quite possibly laugh-cry).
Nothing says September more than the St Marys Spring Festival! This local tradition, on Saturday 3 September, will bring Queen Street and surrounds to life with stalls, music, rides and activities for all the family.
History week is back at the Penrith Museum of Fire. From Saturday 3 September take a deep dive into the history of firefighting and the cultural significance of fire. Finish the week with a guided tour of the Museum on Saturday 10 September.
If wedding bells are ringing, put Sunday 18 September in your diary and head to the Wedding Expo at Penrith Panthers. You’ll find everything you need to create a perfect day from flowers to dresses, marriage celebrants, planners, stylists, caterers and more.
Be part of the IRONMAN 70.3 Western Sydney event at the Sydney International Regatta Centre on Sunday 25 September. Cheer the athletes on as they swim, ride and run their way to glory. Kids can also get in on the action by taking part in the IRONKIDS Western Sydney event on Saturday 24 September. There are no placings in this event, it’s all about having fun. The kids can just take part in the run if they don't want to cycle.
Sing a song of springtime
The Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre has lots on offer this month:
- On Friday 2 September, be stirred by the music of Spain, Portugal and Latin America with Canto Latino or, if the twang of a country song is more your thang, catch Melinda Schneider presenting her Love Songs show.
- A stellar line up of musicians will be on stage on Saturday 3 September to pay tribute to Aussie music legend, the late Ted Mulry.
- On Saturday 10 September the Penrith Symphony Orchestra will perform Puccini’s La Boheme as part of the group’s Symphonic Series.
- Mirusia Songbird, international soprano and classical crossover artist, will perform a range of vocal favourites on Sunday 25 September.
- On Wednesday 28 September it’s time for Morning Melodies, this month from the Royal Australian Naval band.
Head to St Marys Band Club on Saturday 10 September for the John Lennon Songbook in Concert, an unforgettable night of music to celebrate the 50th anniversary of John Lennon’s iconic album, Imagine.
Revel in the music of ground breaking band Pink Floyd when the Echoes of Pink Floyd show comes to Penrith Panthers on Friday 16 September.
Theatre for all seasons
Enjoy a scrumptious selection of bite sized plays at the Henry Lawson Theatre with its production of All Sorts on Friday 2 and Saturday 3 September. Later in the month, step into the world of Hyacinth Bucket and friends when Ruby Productions presents Keeping Up Appearances at the John Lees Centre on Saturdays 10, 17 and 24 September. And, of course, Nothing beats the theatre of live comedy! Don’t miss Comedy @ The Joan on Friday 16 September.
New kid on the block
There’s a new kid on the Penrith craft beer block! Squinters Brewing Co opened its doors 26 August. Drop by to try their craft brews while your deso enjoys a coffee and you both indulge in some seriously delicious food.
There’s plenty more going on in Penrith this month. Check out all upcoming events here.