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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From The Collection X in Concert

14 May 2021 (+ 44 more dates)

Exploring the cultural terrain of Western Sydney through music and sound, creating moments of contemplation and reflection between visual and aural forms

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Stunning sandstone frontage of Fernhill Homestead

Fernhill Walking Trail

15 May 2021 (+ 3 more dates)

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

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National Motoring Heritage Day

16 May 2021

The Museum of Fire is again hosting the National Motoring Heritage Day

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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.

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Nepean River Parkrun

15 May 2021 (+ 32 more dates)

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

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Penrith Lakes Parkrun

15 May 2021 (+ 32 more dates)

Its you against the clock! 5km Event

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Stunning sandstone frontage of Fernhill Homestead

Fernhill Walking Trail

15 May 2021 (+ 3 more dates)

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

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Festivals

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

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Penrith Show 2021

28 August 2021 - 29 August 2021

2021 brings us the 177th Penrith Show

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St Marys Spring Festival 2021

04 September 2021

St Marys Annual Street Festival and parade

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District X

29 October 2021 - 31 October 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.

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My Kids Market Penrith

16 May 2021

The one stop shop for eveything for newborns to 7 Year olds

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Penrith Showground Market

Penrith Showground Market

19 May 2021 (+ 31 more dates)

Market held every Wednesday morning

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Luddenham Country Market

13 June 2021 (+ 14 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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Yentl

15 May 2021 (+ 2 more dates)

For the first time on an Australian stage!

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Holst, Hayden and Mozart

16 May 2021

Penrith Symphony Orchestra

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Comedy at the Joan

21 May 2021

Love a laugh? God knows we need one after the year we’ve just had

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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.

Greyhound Racing Night

14 May 2021 (+ 31 more dates)

Richmond Race Club conducts greyhound racing each Friday Night

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NSW Masters Rowing Championships

15 May 2021 (+ 1 more dates)

Pack a picnic and come along to see the action on water

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Three young women in jogging gear on Nepean River Parkrun

Nepean River Parkrun

15 May 2021 (+ 32 more dates)

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

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Workshops

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

The Potty Mouth Pottery Workshop

28 May 2021

Workshop and a bit of potty mouthed self-care

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Healing The Gut Workshop

29 May 2021

A practical introduction to broth, kombucha and fermented foods

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Nepean Belle Psychic Cruise

30 May 2021 (+ 1 more dates)

Grab some friends and come along and enjoy the Nepean Belle’s ever popular Psychic Cruise!

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