Upcoming Events in Penrith

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For something fun to do this weekend, look no further than Penrith- the Adventure Capital of NSW. Penrith is home to world-class events such as the Rowing World Cup, Ironman 70.3 and the Real Festival. Located only 50 minutes from Sydney, Penrith is your ultimate event destination.

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Exhibitions

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Penrith’s busy events calendar includes a diverse range of exhibitions, trade fairs and expos.

Camels

Camel Racing

06 March 2021

Western Sydney have never seen an event like this! Camel Racing and more!

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Fieldwork

12 March 2021 (+ 58 more dates)

Landscapes west of Sydney

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Model Park Open Day

28 March 2021 (+ 8 more dates)

The Model Park is a great destination for model enthusiasts, families and special interest groups

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Family

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There’s plenty of fun and affordable things to do with the family in Penrith, just 50 min from Sydney’s CBD.

Penrith Showground Market

Penrith Showground Market

03 March 2021 (+ 42 more dates)

Market held every Wednesday morning

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Harness Racing Night

04 March 2021 (+ 16 more dates)

Regular Racing Nights Brings The Excitement Of Harness Racing To The West

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Three young women in jogging gear on Nepean River Parkrun

Nepean River Parkrun

06 March 2021 (+ 42 more dates)

It's a 5km run - you against the clock!

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Festivals

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Penrith’s busy events calendar features a variety of festivals.

Drinking wine on a picnic blanket

Lakeside Long Lunch

24 April 2021

More than a food and wine festival

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Cartoon Monster Truck and fmx motorbike

District X

29 October 2021 - 31 October 2021

A three-day extreme sport extravaganza filled with action-packed entertainment

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Several horse buggies racing around dirt track

Luddenham Show 2021 CANCELLED

05 March 2022 - 06 March 2022

The 117th Annual Luddenham Show - The original country show

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Markets

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Stroll through and grab a bargain at one of the many specialty markets Penrith has to offer.

Penrith Showground Market

Penrith Showground Market

03 March 2021 (+ 42 more dates)

Market held every Wednesday morning

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Camels

Camel Racing

06 March 2021

Western Sydney have never seen an event like this! Camel Racing and more!

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Sunflowers

Luddenham Country Market

07 March 2021 (+ 18 more dates)

Enjoy a lazy Sunday drive and then a browse through the stalls. A market in the country

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Performances

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Located only 50 minutes from Sydney’s CBD, Penrith boasts a steady stream of nationally and internationally renowned performing artists.

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Lunchtime Tunes with Local Artists

03 March 2021 (+ 7 more dates)

Take a break and rejuvenate with Lunchtime tunes at St Marys

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Orange music symbols and images

Lunchtime Tunes in Triangle Park

05 March 2021 (+ 3 more dates)

Free live staged music at lunchtime!

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Camels

Camel Racing

06 March 2021

Western Sydney have never seen an event like this! Camel Racing and more!

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Sport

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Penrith is home to many world-class venues and is the host thrilling sporting events such as Ironman 70.3 and the Sydney International Rowing Regatta.

Greyhounds running

Twilight Greyhound Racing

03 March 2021 (+ 60 more dates)

See the dogs run

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Group of harness racing horses

Harness Racing Night

04 March 2021 (+ 16 more dates)

Regular Racing Nights Brings The Excitement Of Harness Racing To The West

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Greyhound Racing Night

05 March 2021 (+ 42 more dates)

Richmond Race Club conducts greyhound racing each Friday Night

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Workshops

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Pursue your passion, follow your interests, develop a skill and learn something new in Penrith.

Wall Plaque

Coastal Beach Resin Wall Art

06 March 2021

Get your creativity flowing in this hands on workshop

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Resin Serving Board Workshop

07 March 2021

Join Rebecca from Made by Me Workshop and create 3 amazing boards to keep for yourself or give as a gift.

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pile of books

Art + Music Talk at The Joan

10 March 2021 (+ 7 more dates)

Find out about exceptional masterpieces and explore the stories behind artists, composers and musicians who created famous works in this series

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