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  • Mary Poppins

    Mary Poppins
    The Broadway musical, live. Let your imagination take flight as you step into the magical world of Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins.
    24 July - 8 August, 2015 - Riverside Theatres, Parramata Read more...

  • Discover a world of flavour

    Discover a world of flavour
    Boasting more than 180 restaurants, cafes, eateries and bars in the CBD, Parramatta offers a huge array of flavours from around the world
    - Throughout Parramatta Read more...

  • Love Desire & Riches

    Love Desire & Riches
    The National Trust's Love Desire & Riches: The Fashion of Weddings exhibition
    10 Jul - 1 Nov, 2015 - Old Government House, Pitt St, Parramatta Read more...

  • Farmers Market

    Farmers Market
    feast for the senses with a delicious selection of fresh produce including locally sourced fruit and vegetables, honey, cheese, meats, chocolates, bread and more.
    Markets return on Friday 16 January 2015 - Centenary Square, Parramatta Read more...

Welcome To Parramatta

Parramatta is recognised as the future growth centre of Sydney and offers a wide range of attractions for Sydney-siders and visitors alike, and is home to elegant parks and heritage sites, award-winning restaurants, and a vibrant and youthful culture.

From the beautiful reserves of Lake Parramatta and Parramatta Park to the eclectic dining of Eat Street and surrounds and our Farmers Market or award-winning shows at Riverside Theatres, Parramatta has something for everyone. Great foodgreat shopping, events and street festivals, sprawling parklandsheritage sites, and a thriving after-hours nightlife with pubs, clubstheatresmovies and sport under lights...

Parramatta is a 30 minute train ride from the Sydney CBD and the popular Parramatta River ferry service operates daily from Darling Harbour and Circular Quay.

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Get to know our vibrant city with a fun city video.  Or download Parramatta Revealed, a guide to the best kept eating, drinking and shopping secrets Parramatta.

Latest News

Why the West is Best

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Great write up in Sydney Morning Herald Good Food featuring the diverse and exciting food on offer in the west, including in Parramatta, Harris Park and Granville.

Featuring Eat Street Bourke Street Bakery, The Emporium, Temasek,  El Jannah, Jamie's Trattoria and Gelato Messina.

Read more in the Sydney Morning Herald.

Jamie's Italian Trattoria opens in Parramatta

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Expect queues to form down church st mall when the new Jamie’s Italian Trattoria opens in Parramatta this morning.

A more casual, family-friendly cousin to Jamie’s Italian in Pitt St in the CBD, the Trattoria, on the corner of Macquarie St, will also be open for breakfast, as well as lunch and dinner.

Read more in the Daily Telegraph.

The Emporium opens its doors in Parramatta

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The newly opened Emporium Parramatta offers an array of delights from a bakery, coffee roaster, wine bar, restaurant and garden.

The food offering focuses on clean, honest, fresh modern Australian cuisine with influences from the Mediterranean.

Coming Events

Ghost Tour of Old Government House - 17th Aug 2014

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Love Desire and Riches - 10th Jul 2015

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Mary Poppins - 24th Jul 2015

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Secrets of the Soft Furnishings Group Workshop - 29th Jul 2015

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Places

Champs Bar (Rydges)

Boutique tap beers, cocktails, wine and tapas available over the bar, plus live entertainment race day Saturdays.

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St John's Cathedral, courtesy of Heritage Branch, NSW Dept Planning

St John's Cathedral

The site on which St Johns Cathedral stands is the oldest continuous place of worship in Australia. The southern tower houses 13 memorial bells, gifted to the church and dedicated in 1923.

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