Upcoming Family Events in Penrith

There’s plenty of fun and affordable things to do with the family in Penrith, just 50 min from Sydney’s CBD. Kids of all ages will enjoy the exciting activities and attractions including go-karting, wakeboarding, kayaking on the Nepean River and exploring the Museum of Fire. With so much to see and do, Penrith is the perfect place for your next day-trip or family weekend away.

Penrith Showground Market

Penrith Showground Market

21 August 2019 (+ 20 more dates)

Market held every Wednesday morning and the first Sunday of each month

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Harness Racing Night

22 August 2019 (+ 17 more dates)

Racing every Thursday

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Two indoor skydivers performing

Annual Australian Indoor Skydiving Championships

23 August 2019 - 24 August 2019

Great to watch! Free entry for spectators.

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Three young women in jogging gear on Nepean River Parkrun

Nepean River Parkrun

24 August 2019 (+ 20 more dates)

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

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Penrith Lakes Parkrun

24 August 2019 (+ 18 more dates)

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

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Penrith Show

24 August 2019 - 25 August 2019

2019 will be the 176th year of the running of the Annual Penrith Show

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MotoStars Ride Day

25 August 2019 (+ 4 more dates)

Popular ride day & coaching for motorcyclists

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Blue Mountains Ukulele Band

25 August 2019

A fun family performance with a view

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Pro wrestlers posing for photo

Live Pro Wrestling - Wrestle Strong Dojo

25 August 2019

Wrestle Strong Dojo and the charity Fighters Against Abuse Australia, putting on an afternoon of fun for the whole family

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Community Fishing

27 August 2019 (+ 11 more dates)

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

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Father’s Day Buffet Lunch at The Bandy

01 September 2019

Celebrate Father’s Day at The Bandy

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Historic red car in grand parade

St Marys Spring Festival

07 September 2019

St Marys major annual community event held in the CBD

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Astronomy Night

07 September 2019 (+ 5 more dates)

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

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Panthers Stadium on a sunny day

Panthers Home Game

08 September 2019

The Panthers are set to roar this week when they take on the opposition at Panthers Stadium

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15 September 2019

Collectormania toy and hobby fairs are some of the biggest fairs in Australia

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Aussie Night Markets

Aussie NightMarkets

15 September 2019 (+ 3 more dates)

A family event with food, fun and shopping.

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K-9 Ruff Mudder

21 September 2019

Let your furry friend lead the way around a 4km muddy, crazy, fun and exciting obstacle course

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Music By The River

22 September 2019

Enjoy a lazy Sunday afternoon with stunning sights and spectacular sounds

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Mulgoa Valley High Tea

22 September 2019 (+ 6 more dates)

High Tea at Mulgoa Valley Receptions is as unique as its surroundings

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Hands on Workshop - Rockets

04 October 2019

3, 2, 1......Blastoff! School Holiday Workshop

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Kids Zone Mamre House

07 October 2019

School Holiday Fun Day

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Red vintage car on display

All Chrysler Day

20 October 2019

Car Show and Fun Day

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Doll, Bear and Craft Fair

26 October 2019 - 27 October 2019

31st Annual Event - one of the premier fairs in New South Wales

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Real Festival

01 November 2019 - 02 November 2019

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

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The Westies Market - Emu Plains

17 November 2019

The Westies is a very popular quarterly market

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Penrith City Carols

08 December 2019

Annual Carols by Candlelight event

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Yellow trucks on display

Penrith Working Truck Show

29 March 2020

Annual show, country music and family fun day

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