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.

Three young women in jogging gear on Nepean River Parkrun

Nepean River Parkrun

26 June 2021 (+ 26 more dates)

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

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Penrith Lakes Parkrun

26 June 2021 (+ 26 more dates)

Its you against the clock! 5km Event

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Western Sydney Marathon POSTPONED

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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Magic Hat and wand

Joey Presto

28 June 2021

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

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Kids Crazy Science Show

28 June 2021

A unique mix of science, magic, humour and the arts!

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Aqua Fun for Kids at Nepean Aquatic Centre

29 June 2021 (+ 1 more dates)

School Holiday water fun!

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Penrith Showground Market

Penrith Showground Market

30 June 2021 (+ 25 more dates)

Market held every Wednesday morning

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Penrith Regional Gallery School Holiday Workshops

30 June 2021 (+ 4 more dates)

Participants will have fun in workshops inspired by the current exhibition

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Harry Potter inspired School Holiday Fun Cruises

01 July 2021 (+ 1 more dates)

Go Potter-ing on the Nepean Belle

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School Holiday Activities and Workshops with The Library

02 July 2021 (+ 5 more dates)

Various times and themes. Activities throughout the holidays

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Panthers Home Game

02 July 2021 (+ 3 more dates)

Penrith Panthers National Rugby League

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Harry Potter Workshop

05 July 2021 (+ 1 more dates)

School Holiday Fun

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Kids Flicks at Panthers

06 July 2021 (+ 1 more dates)

Free school holiday movie screenings

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School Holiday Fun Day at Nepean Aquatic Centre

07 July 2021

Australia Day & School Holiday fun for the whole family!

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Kids Bingo at Panthers

07 July 2021 (+ 1 more dates)

Bingo to keep the kids entertained this school holidays

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Circus tent

Circus Show & Workshop @ Saints

07 July 2021

School Holiday Workshop

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The Wiggles

08 July 2021 (+ 3 more dates)

Penrith, get ready! It’s time for The Great Wiggly Road Trip Tour!

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Guided Tour of the Museum of Fire

10 July 2021 (+ 4 more dates)

Monthly Guided Tour

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The Simpsons Trivia

20 July 2021

¡Ay, caramba! – The Simpsons Trivia is coming!

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Model Park Open Day

25 July 2021 (+ 4 more dates)

The Model Park is a great destination for model enthusiasts, families and special interest groups

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Penrith Show 2021

28 August 2021 - 29 August 2021

2021 brings us the 177th Penrith Show

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Real Festival

10 September 2021 (+ 1 more dates)

Council's flagship festival event

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Penrith Lifestyle and Leisure Roadshow

17 September 2021 (+ 2 more dates)

Caravans, Camping, Motoring, Boats!

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Nepean Belle on the Nepean River in mist

Nepean George Discovery Tour

18 September 2021

An informative and relaxing day outing on the Nepean Belle

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Pantomime cast

Snow Fever

28 September 2021

School Holiday Pantomime

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Cartoon Monster Truck and fmx motorbike

District X

29 October 2021 - 31 October 2021

A three-day extreme sport extravaganza filled with action-packed entertainment

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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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