Upcoming Family Events in Penrith

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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. 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.

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ReAnimate Penrith

01 November 2020 - 31 January 2021

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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PCYC School Holiday Activities

18 January 2021 (+ 4 more dates)

Current activities include Multi-Sport, Indoor Soccer, and Gymnastics

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YMCA School Holiday Activities

18 January 2021 (+ 4 more dates)

School Holiday Activities and Programs

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Penrith Regional Gallery School Holiday Workshops

19 January 2021 (+ 3 more dates)

Participants will have fun in workshops inspired by the current exhibition

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School Holiday Activities with The Library

19 January 2021 (+ 1 more dates)

School holiday with The Library at Home

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Penrith Showground Market

Penrith Showground Market

20 January 2021 (+ 48 more dates)

Market held every Wednesday morning

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Joey Presto

20 January 2021

Sydney's leading kids magician appears at Panthers this school holidays

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Kids Bingo at Panthers

21 January 2021

Bingo to keep the kids entertained this school holidays

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Harry Potter inspired School Holiday Fun Cruises

21 January 2021 (+ 1 more dates)

Go Potter-ing on the Nepean Belle

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Kids Craft Day at Panthers

22 January 2021

You won’t want to miss out on this fantastic school holiday activity for kids!

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Nepean River Parkrun

23 January 2021 (+ 48 more dates)

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

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Penrith Lakes Parkrun

23 January 2021 (+ 48 more dates)

Its you against the clock! 5km Event

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Fernhill Walking Trail

23 January 2021 (+ 7 more dates)

The Fernhill Walking Trail is a 2.6 km walking loop of Fernhill Estate

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Aladdin - The Children's Musical

23 January 2021

Singing, dancing and live entertainment for kids of all ages

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Oz the Musical

23 January 2021 (+ 3 more dates)

Ruby Productions School Holiday Performance

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Australia Day 2021

26 January 2021

Bring your family and friends to enjoy hours of water fun on 26 January 2021

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Australia Day at Panthers

26 January 2021

Panthers are celebrating this Australia Day with fun for all!

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Australia Day G'day at Richmond Race Club

26 January 2021

Live music, activities, entertainment and a full race day

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Harness Racing Night

28 January 2021 (+ 21 more dates)

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

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Guided Tour of the Museum of Fire

13 February 2021 (+ 1 more dates)

Monthly Guided Tour

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Ten Dollar Market

13 February 2021 (+ 3 more dates)

Everything $10 and under!

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Mulgoa Valley High Tea

21 February 2021

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

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Luddenham Show

06 March 2021 (+ 1 more dates)

The 117th Annual Luddenham Show - The original country show

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Camel Racing

06 March 2021

Western Sydney have never seen an event like this! Camel Racing and more!

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Western Sydney Marathon

27 June 2021

Whether you are pushing yourself on a personal level or are after a fun family activity, this event is not to be missed.

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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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