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 Defqon.1, the Rowing World Cup, Ironman 70.3, Ballet under the Stars and the Real Festival. Located only 50mins from Sydney, Penrith is your ultimate event destination.

Exhibitions

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

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Leonora Howlett – from the Head and the Heart

25 August 2018 - 11 November 2018

Exhibition at Penrith Regional Gallery

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Samuel Quinteros

25 August 2018 - 11 November 2018

There is a sense by which art is dreaming while you’re awake

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The Curtain Breathed Deeply

25 August 2018 - 11 November 2018

An immersive collection of video and sculptural work by artist Justene Williams.

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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.

Three young women in jogging gear on Nepean River Parkrun

Nepean River Parkrun

22 September 2018

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

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Penrith Lakes Parkrun

22 September 2018

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

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A cluster of blue stars in a nebula in space

Astronomy Night

22 September 2018

The Western Sydney University Observatory holds astronomy nights on various topics...

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Festivals

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

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Oztoberfest

13 October 2018

Celebrate Oktoberfest Aussie Style

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Spicy Penrith

13 October 2018

A spectacular night of dance, food and colour celebrating the vibrant cultures of the Indian Subcontinent

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Real Festival

02 November 2018 - 03 November 2018

Mark the dates in your calendar. You don’t want to miss it.

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Markets

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

Penrith Showground Market

Penrith Showground Market

26 September 2018

A large midweek market held every Wednesday morning, rain, hail or shine

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Aussie Night Markets

Aussie NightMarkets

26 September 2018

A family event with food, fun and shopping.

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Penrith Showground Market

Penrith Showground Market

03 October 2018

A large midweek market held every Wednesday morning, rain, hail or shine

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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.

The Wharf Revue 2018

20 September 2018 - 22 September 2018

Whether you want to calm your nerves or double your disillusion, we all need a fresh serve of laughter, dance and foolishness

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Shut Your Eyes and Think of England

22 September 2018

Classic British sitcom at Henry Lawson Theatre

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Carole King's Tapestry Tribute Show

22 September 2018

See Nicki Gillis perform all your Carole King favourites this September at The Bandy

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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.

Three young women in jogging gear on Nepean River Parkrun

Nepean River Parkrun

22 September 2018

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

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Finish tower at SIRC

Paddle NSW Sprint Series 3

22 September 2018

The NSW SprintSeries is the annual round robin sprinting series for Canoe/Kayak.

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Penrith Lakes Parkrun

22 September 2018

It is a 5km run - it's 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.

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Healing The Gut Workshop

22 September 2018

A practical introduction to broth, kombucha and fermented foods

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A cluster of blue stars in a nebula in space

Astronomy Night

22 September 2018

The Western Sydney University Observatory holds astronomy nights on various topics...

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Loomed artworks hanging on art supply shelf

Loom Weaving Workshop

23 September 2018

Learn how to create and complete your very own wall hanging with Sky Carter.

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