Keep up to date with what has been happening in Penrith by reading our latest blog articles.


Celebrate someone special this Mother's Day

03 May 2024

Celebrate that special someone this May

Show your appreciation to that special someone in your life with heart-felt activities and cozy gatherings in May.

Great deals for eating out in Penrith

05 April 2024

Check out local deals for dining out + kids eat free with the bonus of playgrounds 

Discover the historical gems of St Marys

02 April 2024

Explore St Marys like never before!  

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

19 March 2024

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

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

19 March 2024

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 dining options.

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

06 February 2024

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! 

How to plan the perfect Valentine's Day

06 February 2024

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

Stay and play with Penrith Summer Specials

19 December 2023

Fun-filled Summer day ideas with activities on special for a limited time only!

Nepean River drone shot

08 December 2023

If you love summer, you’ll love Penrith! From active fun in the sun and eating out with family and friends, to lazy days in nature or exploring our cultural gems.

Celebrate Christmas in Penrith

07 December 2023

Christmas is around the corner, and there’s still plenty of ways to celebrate the festive season in Penrith.

Look what's around the corner for Spring!

20 September 2023

Spring has sprung and you know what that means – fun activities and exciting events are popping up like daisies, and we’ve got the best list of what do for weekend downtime, school holiday workshops and spooky Halloween celebrations!

Real festival stage with the band Bonniedoon

07 September 2023

Here's our list of just SOME of the BEST activities not to be missed at Real Festival 2023.

family group observing indigenous artwork display

01 September 2023

Join us for your favourite festival full of fun!

boys crafting

28 June 2023

It may be chilly and breezy but planning July school holiday activities can be easy!

Ashli at Penrith Regional Gallery

23 June 2023

We recently had our friends from Concrete Playground Sydney come around and explore what Penrith has to offer! 

Archway at Manufactor

29 March 2023

2115 Castlereagh Rd Penrith is set to become one of Penrith’s most bustling micro and medium sized manufacturing locations.

Penrith's craft beer trail

15 March 2023

Amber liquid lovers rejoice, Penrith is craft beer central!

Cables aqua park

21 December 2022

Looking for an easy way to cool down in Penrith this Summer? Grab your cossie and head to one of our City’s splash parks!

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21 December 2022

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Undercurrent Exhibition

06 December 2022

Get your fill of art in Penrith this summer.

Mountain Culture Beer Co bar

06 December 2022

Penrith welcomes a fourth craft beer brewery!


Cheers to Penrith's bar scene

06 December 2022

In Penrith you’re spoilt for choice when it comes to cool bars.

Jetpacking at the Regatta Centre

06 December 2022

When heat hits this summer, make a splash in Penrith!

Christmas decorations on a table with a wine glass and candles

05 December 2022

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

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

05 December 2022

Be crowned “best gift giver” this year and save yourself time and hassle while Christmas shopping with our Top 10 gift and experiences guide. 

Three people in raft on Whitewater

25 November 2022

If you love summer, you’ll love Penrith!There’s so much to see and do in Penrith this summer, and so much to share with family and friends.

Your guide to recovery in Penrith

17 November 2022

Penrith is the perfect host city for sporting events and for post-event recovery too.

Where to get a dose of retail therapy in Penrith

17 November 2022

If you’re looking for a great shopping destination, Penrith has it all!

The best youth activities in Penrith

17 November 2022

We’ve put together a list to get the 15 to 19 years cohort off their phones and into some Penrith action! 

Top places to catch live music

17 November 2022

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. 

What's on this November

27 October 2022

The first weekend in November promises to be ripper, so cancel all your plans and head to Penrith!

Boat on whitewater

17 October 2022

The new Penrith Visitor Guide is your invitation to discover positively adventurous Penrith!

Beer and burger

15 September 2022

Beer lovers rejoice, there’s a new kid on the Penrith craft brewers’ block!

Penrith Skate Parks

15 September 2022

If your kids love skating, they’ll love Penrith!

Young family enjoying a picnic on a blanket at Tench Reserve

15 September 2022

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

Looking for some kids' party inspo?

15 September 2022

Keen to not clean your house before (and most definitely after) the big event?

Penrith Regional Gallery is just one of the stops on the Penrith Heritage Walk. Image: Destination NSW 

14 September 2022

There’s no better way to learn about a place than to walk its streets, and the Penrith Heritage Walk invites you to do just that!

Feel New

31 August 2022

Feel New in Penrith with action packed and adrenaline charged adventure.

Discover Penrith this September

25 August 2022

Looking for something fun and different to do in Penrith this September? Check out this guide.

Treat Dad to a Penrith adventure this Father’s Day

23 August 2022

Discover how Penrith can help make a fuss of your dad this Father’s Day!

St Marys Street Art Trail

27 July 2022

St Marys is a colourful and diverse part of Penrith with its own distinct character and charm.

Visit Penrith in August

27 July 2022

Come to Penrith in August for music, comedy, art, sports and more!

Penrith’s accessible attractions

05 July 2022

Find out about the accessible activities and attractions in Penrith.

Meet TruNinja's Jesse James

01 July 2022

TruNinja is a popular Penrith adventure attraction. General Manager Jesse James shares a little about her background and what TruNinja, and other adventure businesses, bring to Penrith.

Love a museum? Make Penrith your next destination

01 July 2022

You may know that Penrith is home to many historic buildings and sites, but the city is also home to four museums, each offering a fascinating glimpse into the past.

Indoor fun in Penrith

30 June 2022

It's cold outside, so head indoors for some truly unique Penrith experiences.  

Penrith Museum of Printing

23 June 2022

Are you fascinated by fonts, into tinkering with type setting or want to learn more about printing presses? 

Visit Penrith in June

01 June 2022

Here’s why June is a must-do month to visit Penrith.

Go karts racing on track

01 June 2022

Penrith is the place to be this June long weekend.

May wrapped up

04 May 2022

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

St Marys Lights Up

29 April 2022

There’s nothing quite like being outdoors with friends and family enjoying great food and music.

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.

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.

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. 

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. 

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

Local favourites and hidden gems

30 June 2020

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

Emu Hall

05 June 2020

One Day Itinerary

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

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.

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.

Three ways to get in the Nepean River

29 October 2019

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

Wine and dine at the riverbank

27 October 2019

Spanish-style tapas and drinks with amazing views.

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. 

Everything you need to know about Pinot & Picasso

23 July 2019

Penrith’s ultimate paint and sip experience.


Your action packed adventure in Penrith

18 July 2019

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

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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. 

Penrith has an Escape Room

15 February 2019

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

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.

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?

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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