Upcoming Events in Penrith

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.

Artwork

ARTEXPRESS 2024

19 June 2024 (+ 45 more dates)

Opening 11 May - ARTEXPRESS is an annual showcase of artworks from the previous year’s Higher School Certificate

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Penrith Regional Gallery Youth Art Prize Exhibition

19 June 2024 (+ 31 more dates)

Penrith Youth Art Prize returns in 2024 to foster and celebrate the creative talent of young artists in our community

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This Place Where They Dwell

19 June 2024 (+ 45 more dates)

A major new commission by contemporary artist, Diana Baker Smith

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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 Paceway Market

19 June 2024 (+ 29 more dates)

Market held every Wednesday morning

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Penrith Regional Gallery Youth Art Prize Exhibition

19 June 2024 (+ 31 more dates)

Penrith Youth Art Prize returns in 2024 to foster and celebrate the creative talent of young artists in our community

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Harness Racing Night

20 June 2024 (+ 31 more dates)

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

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Festivals

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

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Beats, Brews & BBQ Festival

13 July 2024 (+ 1 more dates)

Fusion of tastes, sounds and pure enjoyment!

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Fireworks

Penrith Show 2024

24 August 2024 (+ 1 more dates)

The 179th Penrith Show

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St Marys Spring Festival 2024

07 September 2024

St Marys Annual Street Festival and parade

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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 Paceway Market

19 June 2024 (+ 29 more dates)

Market held every Wednesday morning

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Penrith Producers

21 June 2024

Unwind, eat, discover and play at Penrith Producers

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Fireworks

Penrith Show 2024

24 August 2024 (+ 1 more dates)

The 179th Penrith Show

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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 in City Park

19 June 2024

Enjoy Lunchtime Tunes with local artists on Wednesdays at City Park, Penrith 

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Emily Who: A Day For Adventure

21 June 2024 (+ 2 more dates)

Come on an adventure and see what you can find with Australian children’s singer, Emily Who.

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Penrith Producers

21 June 2024

Unwind, eat, discover and play at Penrith Producers

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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.

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Harness Racing Night

20 June 2024 (+ 31 more dates)

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

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Nepean River Parkrun

22 June 2024 (+ 30 more dates)

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

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Penrith Lakes Parkrun

22 June 2024 (+ 30 more dates)

Its you against the clock! 5km Event

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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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Dragon Boat Paddling with Pendragons Dragon Boat Club at SIRC

22 June 2024 (+ 5 more dates)

Dragon Boat Paddling is great fun, keeps you fit and you will make new friends!

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Barista Basics Workshop

22 June 2024 (+ 14 more dates)

Learn the art of coffee making from Underground Coffee Roasters

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Community Fishing

25 June 2024 (+ 29 more dates)

'Catch and Release' with barbless hooks every Tuesday at the Regatta Centre

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