What’s On in Western Sydney

10 October 2016

Over the next nine weeks, Western Sydney will host a busy calendar of events for families, motorsports fans and arts aficionado including AUS-X Open, the inaugural MotorWorld Sydney, World Time Attack Challenge, NSW Golf Championships and Coates Hire Sydney 500.

Western Sydney is a great destination for action-packed adventure experiences such as white water rafting, go-karting, and golfing, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

FOR THE MOTORSPORTS ENTHUSIAST

Yokohama World Time Attack Challenge, Blacktown: Friday 14 – Saturday 15 October

Yokohama World Time Attack Challenge, Blacktown

Yokohama World Time Attack Challenge, Blacktown

Motorsport lovers can enjoy two days of non-stop, high adrenaline, racing action at Sydney Motorsport Park, Eastern Creek as international teams compete for the quickest lap time.

AUS-X Open, Sydney Olympic Park: Saturday 12 – Sunday 13 November

AUS-X Open, Sydney Olympic Park

AUS-X Open, Sydney Olympic Park

World Champion Supercross racers Cooper Webb, Chad Reed, and Ryan Villopoto will take on Australia’s best riders, all racing for the King of AUS-X Open title, at Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney Olympic Park.

MotorWorld Sydney, Blacktown: Thursday 1 – Sunday 4 December

MotorWorld Sydney, Blacktown

MotorWorld Sydney, Blacktown

Visitors will be able to test drive their favourite cars, compare brands and models, or enjoy live vehicle demonstrations at Sydney Motorsport Park, Eastern Creek. With a dedicated Family Zone, parents can drop kids at the professional child-minding centre to enjoy the event uninterrupted.

Supercars Coates Hire Sydney 500, Sydney Olympic Park: Friday 2 – Sunday 4 December

Supercars Coates Hire Sydney 500, Sydney Olympic Park

Supercars Coates Hire Sydney 500, Sydney Olympic Park

The streets of Sydney Olympic Park will come alive over three days for the V8 Supercars grand finale. Ford, Nissan, Holden, and Volvo will go head to head to compete for the 2016 Championship.

NSW Open Golf Championships, Blacktown: Thursday 10 – Sunday 13 November

NSW Open Golf Championship, Blacktown

NSW Open Golf Championship, Blacktown

NSW Open Golf Championships will return to the Greg Norman-designed 18-hole Stonecutters Ridge Golf Club in Colebee. Visitors can walk the fairways behind some of Australia’s best golf players. Purchase tickets directly on the day at the gate.

Getting there and staying there

For visitors planning a weekend getaway in Western Sydney, accommodation caters for families, groups, and couples. There are a range of serviced apartments and centrally located hotels such as Novotel Sydney Parramatta, Quest Liverpool, Autra Blacktown, PARKROYAL Parramatta or Mercure Sydney Parramatta.

Western Sydney is easily accessed from Central Train Station. Visitors can also take the scenic route by catching the ferry from Circular Quay along the Parramatta River.