Festivals

Shakespeare at its edgy best

Experience Shakespeare in the open air just like the Bard intended as the Leura Shakespeare Festival returns for 2018. Held at the sublime Everglades Gardens...

Penrith Show celebrates 175th year

Old and new are set to collide next weekend as the Penrith Show celebrates a milestone year. For 175 years the Penrith Show has been...

Indian culture on show this weekend

Rich spices and aromas will fill the air in Jordan Springs this Sunday, with the traditional Hindu festival, Diwali. The ancient festival known as the...

Festival takes a trip down memory lane

With the sun shining, magpies swooping and flowers starting to bloom, it can only mean one thing... spring is almost upon us. But these aren’t...

Queen Street upgrades future uncertain

The future of Queen Street is up in the air, now the company contracted for its upgrade has gone into receivership. Council awarded Hargraves Urban...

Country stars headline new festival

Some of the biggest country music stars in the world are heading to Australia next year as part of the inaugural Australian Country To...

Getting REAL at new festival

See exercise in a different light and experience new and exciting flavours at the inaugural Real Festival at the Nepean River on November 4 and...

Council to celebrate Re-imagine Ageing festival

Penrith is celebrating the Re-imagine Ageing festival in March. The festival is a chance for the community to get together and enjoy an exciting...

Penrith Show promises to be bigger and better than ever in 2017

Now in its 174th year, the Penrith District Show is promising to be a weekend to remember for the whole family. Held at Penrith Paceway,...

St Marys springs to life this weekend

Spring has sprung, and what better way to celebrate than to take part in the St Marys Spring Festival this weekend. This Saturday, September 2...

Elvis lovers unite at Rooty Hill

Do you love Elvis? Do you have every album he ever released? Do you have a pair of blue suede shoes that you wear...

Australia Day festivities return to Jamison Park

Penrith Council’s Australia Day event is returning to Jamison Park on Friday, January 26 from 3-8pm. Following the success of the 2017 event, Council will...

Swing back to the 50s

It was the iconic era that brought us Elvis, colour TV and poodle skirts and now you can relive the fabulous 50s once more...