Upcoming Events in Penrith

For something fun to do this weekend, look no further than Penrith- the Adventure Capital of NSW. Penrith is home to world-class events such as the Rowing World Cup, Ironman 70.3 and the Real Festival. Located only 50 minutes from Sydney, Penrith is your ultimate event destination.

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Exhibitions

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Penrith’s busy events calendar includes a diverse range of exhibitions, trade fairs and expos.

Artwork

ARTEXPRESS 2024

16 July 2024 (+ 18 more dates)

Opening 11 May - ARTEXPRESS is an annual showcase of artworks from the previous year’s Higher School Certificate

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Penrith Regional Gallery Youth Art Prize Exhibition

16 July 2024 (+ 4 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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This Place Where They Dwell

16 July 2024 (+ 18 more dates)

A major new commission by contemporary artist, Diana Baker Smith

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Family

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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.

Community Fishing

16 July 2024 (+ 25 more dates)

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

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Felted Rainbows

16 July 2024

Penrith Regional Gallery School Holidays Workshop for Ages 5 – 8 Years

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Penrith Regional Gallery Youth Art Prize Exhibition

16 July 2024 (+ 4 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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Festivals

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Penrith’s busy events calendar features a variety of festivals.

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Flame Fest

20 July 2024

The whole family will have an electrifying evening at the Flame Fest!

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Fireworks

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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Markets

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Stroll through and grab a bargain at one of the many specialty markets Penrith has to offer.

Penrith Showground Market

Penrith Paceway Market

17 July 2024 (+ 26 more dates)

Market held every Wednesday morning

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Fireworks

Penrith Show 2024

24 August 2024 (+ 1 more dates)

The 179th Penrith Show

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200 Years of Winbourne Open Day

25 August 2024

Save the date - The venue opens it's doors to Celebrate turning 200 years!

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Performances

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Located only 50 minutes from Sydney’s CBD, Penrith boasts a steady stream of nationally and internationally renowned performing artists.

Major Oak Comedy Theatre Restaurant

20 July 2024 (+ 14 more dates)

Politically incorrect stand-up comedy!

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Blood Moon / The Adventures Of The Abducted Sorceress

20 July 2024 (+ 2 more dates)

Ruby Productions Performance By David Poyer and Directed by Chrisine Snell

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Talk Of The Town

24 July 2024

Morning melodies starring Danny Elliott, Christine Lee Tyrrell, Peter Paki and the Greg Hooper Trio

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Sport

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Penrith is home to many world-class venues and is the host thrilling sporting events such as Ironman 70.3 and the Sydney International Rowing Regatta.

Community Fishing

16 July 2024 (+ 25 more dates)

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

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Harness Racing Night

18 July 2024 (+ 27 more dates)

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

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Nepean River Parkrun

20 July 2024 (+ 26 more dates)

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

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Workshops

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Pursue your passion, follow your interests, develop a skill and learn something new in Penrith.

Community Fishing

16 July 2024 (+ 25 more dates)

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

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Come and Try Programmable Robots: Sphero

16 July 2024

Curious about coding and robotics? Come and Try the Library's new Sphero robots.

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Felted Rainbows

16 July 2024

Penrith Regional Gallery School Holidays Workshop for Ages 5 – 8 Years

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