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 Paceway Market

19 June 2024 (+ 29 more dates)

Market held every Wednesday morning

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Penrith Regional Gallery Youth Art Prize Exhibition

19 June 2024 (+ 31 more dates)

Penrith Youth Art Prize returns in 2024 to foster and celebrate the creative talent of young artists in our community

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Harness Racing Night

20 June 2024 (+ 31 more dates)

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

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Emily Who: A Day For Adventure

21 June 2024 (+ 2 more dates)

Come on an adventure and see what you can find with Australian children’s singer, Emily Who.

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Nepean River Parkrun

22 June 2024 (+ 30 more dates)

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

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Penrith Lakes Parkrun

22 June 2024 (+ 30 more dates)

Its you against the clock! 5km Event

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Fire Engine Rides

22 June 2024 (+ 4 more dates)

Activity at The Museum of Fire

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Fernhill Walking Trail

23 June 2024 (+ 3 more dates)

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

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TINA – The Ultimate Tribute to the Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll

23 June 2024

The electrifying concert experience of Tina Turner

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Community Fishing

25 June 2024 (+ 29 more dates)

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

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Steam Train

Penrith Steam Train Rides

29 June 2024

All aboard The Steam Train!

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First Aid for Kids at Saints

08 July 2024

Kids can learn to be first aid heros this school holidays

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Kids Movies at Panthers

08 July 2024 (+ 1 more dates)

Free school holiday movies - Wonka and Trolls

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Kids Disco at Panthers

09 July 2024

Panthers are hosting a Kid’s Disco these school holidays!

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Little Lanterns

09 July 2024

Penrith Regional Gallery School Holiday Workshop - For Ages 3-5 Years

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Kids Bingo at Panthers

10 July 2024

School Holiday Bingo at Panthers

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Mini Makers Holiday Activities at City Park

10 July 2024

Badge making with Penrith Library

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Sand Sculptures for 5 to 8s

10 July 2024

Penrith Regional Gallery School Holidays Workshop for ages 5 – 8 years

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Glow in the Dark Disco

10 July 2024

School holidays fun at St Marys Leagues

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Sand Sculptures for 9 To 12s

11 July 2024

Penrith Reginal Gallery School Holidays Workshop for ages 9 – 12 years

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Slime Workshop at Panthers

11 July 2024

A fun filled morning of making gooey slime!

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Jack Sharp Kid’s Magician

12 July 2024

At Panthers this school holidays

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Artwork by Dalmarri


12 July 2024 (+ 1 more dates)

Celebrate NAIDOC Week in Penrith

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Beats, Brews & BBQ Festival

13 July 2024 (+ 1 more dates)

Fusion of tastes, sounds and pure enjoyment!

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Winter Family Heritage Day

14 July 2024

Winter family day is back for the July school holidays!

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Mini Groove Fest

15 July 2024

Disco Dance Party for Kids (5-8 years) at the Library

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Junkyard Beats

15 July 2024

Make noise with this 1-hour interactive musical workshop

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Kids Cooking Class at Panthers

16 July 2024

A hands on cooking experience this school holidays

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Felted Scene

17 July 2024

Penrith Regional Gallery School Holidays Workshop for ages 9 – 12 years

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Kids Science Extravaganza!

17 July 2024

Ignite your child’s scientific curiosity

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Farmyard Fun Story Time

17 July 2024

School holiday fun at the Library

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Musical Bingo at Saints

17 July 2024

Groove to the latest tunes and win some cool prizes with this fun bingo twist!

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Guided Tour of the Museum of Fire

20 July 2024 (+ 1 more dates)

Free Guided Tour

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Penrith Show 2024

24 August 2024 (+ 1 more dates)

The 179th Penrith Show

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St Marys Spring Festival 2024

07 September 2024

St Marys Annual Street Festival and parade

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Real Festival 2024

20 September 2024 (+ 1 more dates)

Save the date! 20 & 21 September

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Nepean George Discovery Tour

29 September 2024

An informative and relaxing day outing on the Nepean Belle

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Spring Family Day at Museum of Fire

29 September 2024

A fun day out for all the family

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Penrith Relay for Life

26 October 2024

Relay is a fun and moving experience that raises vital funds for the Cancer Council’s research, prevention and support services

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Nepean Belle New Years Eve Cruise

31 December 2024 - 01 January 2025

Viva Las Vegas! New Years Eve on the Belle

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