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.

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Dream Realised: Our Community Victory

29 August 2020 - 31 October 2020

Celebrating the 40-year anniversary of the inception of a regional gallery in Penrith

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Stunning sandstone frontage of Fernhill Homestead

Fernhill Walking Trail

31 October 2020 - 01 November 2020 (+ 7 more dates)

The Fernhill Walking Trail is a 2.6 km walking loop of Fernhill Estate

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Outside the Stadium

01 November 2020 - 30 November 2020

A cultural project celebrating Panthers fandom

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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.

Stunning sandstone frontage of Fernhill Homestead

Fernhill Walking Trail

31 October 2020 - 01 November 2020 (+ 7 more dates)

The Fernhill Walking Trail is a 2.6 km walking loop of Fernhill Estate

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Spooky Halloween Pumpkin

Halloween Twilight Market

31 October 2020

Halloween themed market with rides, food and market stalls

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ReAnimate Penrith

01 November 2020 - 30 November 2020

This November experience Penrith like never before, as the City Centre is transformed into an unexpected wonderland of art, exploration, technology and fun!

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Festivals

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

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ReAnimate Penrith

01 November 2020 - 30 November 2020

This November experience Penrith like never before, as the City Centre is transformed into an unexpected wonderland of art, exploration, technology and fun!

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Joylands Fun Park

12 November 2020 (+ 7 more dates)

Amusement rides and carnival fun for the whole family

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District X

08 January 2021 - 10 January 2021

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

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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.

Spooky Halloween Pumpkin

Halloween Twilight Market

31 October 2020

Halloween themed market with rides, food and market stalls

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Penrith Showground Market

Penrith Showground Market

04 November 2020 (+ 7 more dates)

Market held every Wednesday morning

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Ten Dollar Market

07 November 2020 (+ 6 more dates)

Everything $10 and under!

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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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Penrith RSL - Melbourne Cup

03 November 2020

Race Day Bingo

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Melbourne Cup Lunch at Emu Hall

03 November 2020

Celebrate Melbourne Cup in style

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Melbourne Cup Lunch at The Bandy

03 November 2020

Celebrate the 2020 Melbourne Cup at The Band Club

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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.

Stunning sandstone frontage of Fernhill Homestead

Fernhill Walking Trail

31 October 2020 - 01 November 2020 (+ 7 more dates)

The Fernhill Walking Trail is a 2.6 km walking loop of Fernhill Estate

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Twilight Greyhound Racing

04 November 2020 (+ 30 more dates)

See the dogs run

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Greyhound Racing Night

06 November 2020 (+ 30 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.

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Track Day at Luddenham Raceway

08 November 2020 (+ 5 more dates)

Track Days at Luddenham Raceway. Perfect for Track & Street Cars

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Dingo Den Discovery Experience

14 November 2020 (+ 1 more dates)

Discover a den of dingoes on this unique tour

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Guided Tour of the Museum of Fire

14 November 2020 (+ 1 more dates)

Monthly Guided Tour

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