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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ReAnimate Penrith

01 November 2020 - 06 December 2020

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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Artwork

FABRIK

21 November 2020 - 28 February 2021

Modern Art Projects Blue Mountains Exhibition

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Artwork

Memento

21 November 2020 - 28 February 2021

Exhibition of work by leading Australian artist Bonita Ely

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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.

Mobile phone with live illustration on Penrith Streetscape

ReAnimate Penrith

01 November 2020 - 06 December 2020

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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Gingerbread Folk

01 December 2020 - 19 December 2020 (+ 17 more dates)

Christmas Warehouse open to the public

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Penrith Showground Market

Penrith Showground Market

02 December 2020 (+ 2 more dates)

Market held every Wednesday morning

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Festivals

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

Mobile phone with live illustration on Penrith Streetscape

ReAnimate Penrith

01 November 2020 - 06 December 2020

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

Read more

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Lakeside Long Lunch

24 April 2021

More than a food and wine festival

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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.

Penrith Showground Market

Penrith Showground Market

02 December 2020 (+ 2 more dates)

Market held every Wednesday morning

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Ten Dollar Market

05 December 2020 (+ 5 more dates)

Everything $10 and under!

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Christmas tree decorations

Friends Christmas Stall

06 December 2020

Homemade baked goods, handmade craft items, plants, cards, preserves and more!

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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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Showstoppers - Morning Melodies Series

25 November 2020 - 25 December 2020

From power ballads, to show tunes and classic favourites – three multi-talented performers bring you some of the world’s biggest songs!

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Lunchtime Tunes with Local Artists

02 December 2020

Take a break and rejuvenate with our Lunchtime tunes

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Lunchtime Tunes

04 December 2020 (+ 1 more dates)

Free live staged music at lunchtime!

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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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Twilight Greyhound Racing

02 December 2020 (+ 25 more dates)

See the dogs run

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Harness Racing Night

03 December 2020 (+ 27 more dates)

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

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Greyhound Racing Night

04 December 2020 (+ 26 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

05 December 2020 (+ 2 more dates)

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

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Ebony Secombe Sitting with Fear and Empathy

07 December 2020 (+ 22 more dates)

You are invited to join Ebony Secombe as she creates her artwork live

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Ceramic Painted Bauble Workshop

09 December 2020 (+ 1 more dates)

Create your own Christmas decoration

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