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.

A photo graph of a burnt piece of land

Black Mist Burnt Country

26 May 2018 - 29 July 2018

An award-winning national touring exhibition of artworks by over 30 Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists commemorating the British atomic tests in Australia in the 1950s.

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Garage Graphix

26 May 2018 - 29 July 2018

A community art, design and screen printing workshop

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Historical image of bus in St Marys

Windows on Queen

25 July 2018 - 05 September 2018

Queen Street Riches and Textures 2018 Community Exhibition

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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.

A photo graph of a burnt piece of land

Black Mist Burnt Country

26 May 2018 - 29 July 2018

An award-winning national touring exhibition of artworks by over 30 Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists commemorating the British atomic tests in Australia in the 1950s.

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Garage Graphix

26 May 2018 - 29 July 2018

A community art, design and screen printing workshop

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Community Fishing

24 July 2018

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

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Festivals

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

Colourful bunting hanging

Werrington Festival

18 August 2018

Free fun family festival

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Dodgem cars

Penrith Show

25 August 2018 - 26 August 2018

Penrith District Show will step back in time as it celebrates 175 years of the Annual Show this year

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Antique Fire Trucks

St Marys Spring Festival

01 September 2018

St Marys major annual community event held in the CBD

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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

25 July 2018

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

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Aussie Night Markets

Aussie NightMarkets

25 July 2018

A family event with food, fun and shopping.

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Penrith Showground Market

Penrith Showground Market

01 August 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 Leading Men & A Leading Lady

25 July 2018

Famous duets and songs, delivered by the big names and voices

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Girl in field alone

DAGS

27 July 2018 - 28 July 2018

A coming of age story directed by Debra Oswald, presented by Henry Lawson Theatre Co.

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Christmas In July

28 July 2018

The Politically INcorrect Comedy Show

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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.

Community Fishing

24 July 2018

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

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Greyhounds running

Twilight Greyhound Racing

25 July 2018

See the dogs run!

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Harness Racing Night

26 July 2018

Racing every Thursday

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Workshops

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

Adult ONLY Painting Night @ Plaster Funtime

27 July 2018

Join in the fun of our Adult Painting Night.

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A cluster of blue stars in a nebula in space

Astronomy Night

28 July 2018

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

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A cluster of blue stars in a nebula in space

Astronomy Night

11 August 2018

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

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