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Real Festival Nepean River, Penrith
Real Festival, Tench Reserve, Jamisontown, Penrith, Nepean River, festival
Real Festival Nepean River. Image courtesy of Penrith City Council Website.


The Real Festival returns to the Nepean River on Friday 4th & Saturday 5th November. It's a chance to celebrate the river and discover new activities bringing joy to your life.

Real Festival Penrith, Country Music, Nepean River, Penrith, Jamisontown
Real Festival Penrith. Image Supplied by Penrith City Council.


There'll be a selection of food trucks, live musical entertainment, gardening demonstrations and Australian Bush Tucker walking tours to delight the senses. Expect to see dragon boat races, illuminated and interactive art displays and artisan markets. Kids will be excited by special guest performers from ABC2.

Real Festival Penrith, Nepean River, Jamisontown, Penrith
Real Festival Penrith. Image supplied by Penrith City Council.


The following activities require pre-registration and limited spaces are available.
Click here to register.

Breakfast with the Birds Learn how to spot native birds along the Nepean River and how to protect their native habitat. Free breakfast supplied. Each walk goes for 1 hour at 8am & 9:30am.

Dog Walking Group Is for 1 hour at 8am only.

Bush Tucker Walk Learn about the history of the river and the local bush tucker found in the area. Goes for 45mins at 8am, 9:30am, 12:30pm & 1:45pm.

Bush Tucker River Walk, Real Festival, Nepean River
Bush tucker walk at the Real Festival. Image provided by Penrith City Council website.


Jay Huxley's 'Cook, Shop, Save' Demonstration. Jay is is famous for his stint on Masterchef, and will show you how to reduce waste, saving money when cooking. Runs for 1 hour at 10:30am & 12:00pm.

Photography workshop Learn how to get the best shot out of your digital SLR Camera from lighting to composition. Runs for 1 hour at 8:30am, 10am, 11:30am & 2:30pm.

For those looking to meet some new fitness buddies or try something new there is a Boot Camp & Body Balance class at 8am & 9:15am. There is a Sh'Bam class at 10am which is a mix of dance moves to top hits and latin beats. All classes include a free breakfast and run for 1 hour. A low intensity class runs at 10am aimed at those with heart conditions, diabetes or who haven't exercised in a while and are looking to get fit.

Real Festival Penrith, Neapean River, Penrith, Jamisontown
Real Festival. Image supplied by Penrith City Council.


Important Information
Parking is limited onsite and it's recommended to park at the Penrith Raceway and catch the shuttle bus to the Real Festival. There is free bike parking, just bring your own bike lock.
The festival runs from 5pm-10pm on Friday 4th November & from
8am-4pm on Saturday 5th November.

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Why? A wholistic day out embracing the wonders of the Nepean River.
When: Friday 4th November (5pm -10pm) - Saturday 5th November 2016 (8am-4pm)
Phone: 0247327777
Where: Tench Reserve Nepean River Jamisontown
Cost: Free entry
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