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.

Wakeboarder in air

School Holiday Wake Camps

18 January 2022 - 20 January 2022 (+ 2 more dates)

Cables Wake Park are hosting the ultimate school holiday camp

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Penrith Showground Market

Penrith Paceway Market

19 January 2022 (+ 97 more dates)

Market held every Wednesday morning

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First Aid For Kids at Panthers

19 January 2022

Are your kids ready to be superheroes and help save a life?

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Hair Braiding for Beginners Workshop

19 January 2022

Calling all mums and dads alike!

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Girls in garden drawing on paper mounted on clipboards

Penrith Regional Gallery School Holiday Workshops

20 January 2022

Participants will have fun in workshops inspired by the current exhibition

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Harry Potter figuarine

Harry Potter inspired School Holiday Fun Cruises

20 January 2022 (+ 1 more dates)

Go Potter-ing on the Nepean Belle

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Kids Bingo at Panthers

20 January 2022

A fun filled morning of kids bingo, featuring Marvel & DC Comic characters

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School Holiday Activities and Workshops with The Library

20 January 2022 (+ 1 more dates)

ONLINE Activities throughout the holidays various times and themes

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Circus tent

Circus Show & Workshop @ Saints

20 January 2022

School Holiday Workshop

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Harness Racing Night

20 January 2022 (+ 48 more dates)

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

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Cricket Blast Holiday Program

21 January 2022

Play cricket this school holidays

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Fire Engine Rides

21 January 2022

School holidays activity at The Museum of Fire

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Kids Trivia at Panthers

21 January 2022

Pixar themed trivia for School holidays

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Stardust Circus

21 January 2022 (+ 15 more dates)

The Circus is in town - 7 to 30 January 2022

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Nepean River Parkrun

22 January 2022 (+ 49 more dates)

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

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Penrith Lakes Parkrun

22 January 2022 (+ 24 more dates)

Its you against the clock! 5km Event

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Stunning sandstone frontage of Fernhill Homestead

Fernhill Walking Trail

23 January 2022 (+ 11 more dates)

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

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Aqua Fun for Kids at Nepean Aquatic Centre

25 January 2022

School Holiday water fun!

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Kids on the aqua park

Australia Day 2022

26 January 2022

Bring your family and friends to enjoy hours of water fun on 26 January 2022

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Australia Day at Panthers

26 January 2022

Panthers are celebrating this Australia Day with fun for all!

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Guided Tour of the Museum of Fire

12 February 2022 (+ 2 more dates)

Monthly Guided Tour

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Penrith Reptile Expo & Family Fun Day

13 February 2022

For The Love of Reptiles! Hawkesbury Herpetological Society LOVE reptiles and want to show you why you should love them too! 

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Luddenham Show

05 March 2022 - 06 March 2022

The 117th Annual Luddenham Show - The original country show

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Guess How Much I Love You

13 April 2022 (+ 3 more dates)

“I love you right up to the moon – and back.”

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BEEP

06 May 2022 (+ 3 more dates)

What happens when someone new comes to town?

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Crowd watching performance on river

Real Festival 2022

04 November 2022 (+ 1 more dates)

Council's flagship festival event

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