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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The Ideal Home

01 December 2018 - 24 March 2019

Summer exhibition at Penrith Regional Gallery

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Electric Domestic: modern lives - suburban dreams

02 January 2019 - 30 October 2019

NSW State Archives exhibition exploring power, modernity and the promotion of the suburban dream in mid-1960s Australia

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Model Park Open Day

24 February 2019

Model planes, trains and automobiles

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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.

Harness Racing Night

21 February 2019

Racing every Thursday

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Nepean River Parkrun

23 February 2019

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

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Penrith Lakes Parkrun

23 February 2019

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

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Festivals

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

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Sydney International Whitewater Festival

15 February 2019 - 24 February 2019

The largest international whitewater event in the Asia Pacific since 2000

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Luddenham Show

02 March 2019 - 03 March 2019

The 115th Annual Luddenham Show - The original country show

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Penrith CBD Festival

16 March 2019

Annual festival and street parade

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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

27 February 2019

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

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Aussie Night Markets

Aussie NightMarkets

27 February 2019

A family event with food, fun and shopping.

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Several horse buggies racing around dirt track

Luddenham Show

02 March 2019 - 03 March 2019

The 115th Annual Luddenham Show - The original country 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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Dinkum Assorted

22 February 2019

A mixture of comedy, drama, dance and music, this play is a slice of Australia’s social history

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Dirty Dusting

22 February 2019

A hilarious comedy presented by mature characters with motive, opportunity and a lifetime of experience

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Kings of Country Rock Tour

22 February 2019

An epic musical salute to Americas number one country rock legends: The Eagles and Creedence Clearwater Revival

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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.

Jess Fox on the white water

Sydney International Whitewater Festival

15 February 2019 - 24 February 2019

The largest international whitewater event in the Asia Pacific since 2000

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Harness Racing Night

21 February 2019

Racing every Thursday

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Competitor on Whitewater

Oceania Championships Slalom

22 February 2019 - 24 February 2019

Part of the 2019 Sydney International Whitewater Festival

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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

23 February 2019

A practical introduction to broth, kombucha and fermented foods

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Track Attack Open Track Day at Luddenham Raceway

24 February 2019

Your Car, Our Track – Find out what you and your car are made of

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Astronomy Night

02 March 2019

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

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