Diwali Lights celebrate the ancient Hindu festival of Diwali © Blacktown City Council

You’ll be surprised at what you can find in Blacktown City. There’s plenty to do.

Medieval Fayre photo
Photo Peter-Lorimer


My Lords and Ladies Medieval Fayre
May at Nurragingy Reserve.
Step back to the dark medieval times including live jousting displays.

Family Fish In
August (bookings required) Trout fishing at Mount Druitt Swimming Pool.
Free family friendly Australia Day Celebrations with live music, rides and fireworks at the Rooty Hill, Eastern Rd, Rooty Hill – 26 January

Blacktown City Festival – May

running shoes photo
Photo Aerismaud

Westlink M7 Marathon – July

Summer Grooves Jazz Concert at Nurragingy Reserve. October (check website).


1) Blacktown Drive-In, the only Drive-In in the Greater Sydney area.

2) Featherdale Wildlife Park

Photo Susan Renee

Nurragingy Reserve Blacktown photo
Photo loren_lean

3) Chinese Gardens and weekend Blacksmith demonstrations at Nurragingy Reserve.

4) Wave Pool at Blacktown Leisure Centre, Stanhope.

Eastern Creek Motorsport photo
Photo Paul D’Ambra – Australia

5) Eastern Creek Motorsport precinct including motor racing, drag cars and karts.

6) Blacktown Visitor Information & Heritage Centre (first school in Blacktown).

Sydney Blue Sox photo
Photo Simon_sees
7) Blacktown International Sportspark, the heart of sport in western Sydney and home to Sydney Blue Sox (baseball) & Western Sydney Wanderers (football)

8) Ghost Tours at St Bartholomew’s Church and Cemetery.

 Blacktown Arts Centre photo
Photo Jock Reby

9) Blacktown Arts Centre

Rouse Hill house photo
Photo State Library of New South Wales collection

10) Historic Rouse Hill house and farm and Historical Bicentennial Museum in Riverstone.

WET and WILD sydney photo
Photo aenigmatēs

11. Come and see the WET n WILD, Prospect

Blacktown Visitor Information & Heritage Centre

Flushcombe Rd, Blacktown
Tel 1300 302 858
The friendly staff at the Blacktown Visitor Information Centre are there to help. Located within the Max Webber Library open Tues-Sat 10am-3pm

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