• Lovers Market

    Lovers Market
    The ‘Lovers Markets’ offers fashion, art and design delights.
    Every Saturday, till 8 November, 2014 - Eat Street (Church Street) Read more...

  • Foundations Festival

    Foundations Festival
    Foundations Day is Parramatta's Day to celebrate how far we've come as a city and appreciate our rich cultural heritage and historical past. Come and join the street party to celebrate Parramatta's birthday.
    2nd November, 2014 - Parramatta Town Hall

  • Farmers Market

    Farmers Market
    A feast for the senses with a delicious selection of fresh produce including locally sourced fruit and vegetables, honey, cheese, bread and more.
    7.30am - 2pm, Every Friday (Except Public Holidays) - Church St Mall, Parramatta Read more...

Welcome To Parramatta

Have you seen Parramatta lately? Western Sydney's capital has undergone 10 years of rapid growth and has emerged as a dynamic contemporary city with a busy business and social scene that reflects the cultural diversity of Greater Sydney.

Great food, good shopping, a calendar of events and festivals, sprawling parklands, heritage sites, and a thriving after-hours nightlife with pubs, clubs, theatres, movies and sport under lights...

It's a great place to visit with plenty going on any day of the week. So jump on the ferry, and head west to Sydney's thriving river city and discover Parramatta!

Want to know more about Parramatta?

If you'd like to know more about our vibrant city you can watch a quick and informative video hereYou can also download a guide to the best kept eating, drinking and shopping secrets in Parramatta Revealed.

Latest News

Gelato Messina opens in Parramatta


Gelato Messina is a delicious addition to Parramatta’ s famous ‘Eat St’ precinct and is located at Cr Church and Phillip Streets, Parramatta.


Water fun for kids


Check out a new splash park for kids located at Granville Park, Montrose Ave, Merrylands

A new splash park for kids will be unveiled at a free Family Fun Day on Saturday 12 April at Granville Park, Montrose Ave, Merrylands between 10am-12pm.

The splash park is available for use now and will be open during summer, autumn and spring.

Coco Cubano has won best café in NSW


Parramatta’s Coco Cubano has been awarded the title of Best Café NSW 2014 on Foxtel’s Lifestyle FOOD channel.

The intimate yet vibrant atmosphere captures Cuba's culture offering coffee, rum, cocktails and cigars.

The café is located at the corner of Church and Phillip streets.


Coming Events

Halloween screening of Ghostbusters and Army of Darkness plus Haunted House - 31st Oct 2014

Read more details about this event.


ACL Final Live Screening Wanderers vs Al Hilal  - 2nd Nov 2014

Join us for the ACL Final on the big screen for the Western Sydney Wanderers FC vs Al Hilal game!


Foundation Day Festival - 2nd Nov 2014

Traditionally held annually in Parramatta on 2 November, Foundation Day celebrates the day, in 1788, that Governor Arthur Phillip travelled up the Parramatta River and ordered a settlement be made at the place where tidal water became fresh water. Initially named Rosehill, the area became Parramatta in 1791.


Lovers Market - 8th Nov 2014

The ‘Lovers Markets’ offers fashion, art and design delights.



City Library

Parramatta City Library is filled with kids, researchers, uni students, seniors & the general public. Plenty to see & do with a continually changing program of activities.


Bavarian Bier Cafe and Bar

Huge premises, a hearty atmosphere and plenty of local and imported beers on offer (thirteen on tap!). Check out the new summer beergarden too.



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