• The Plot

    The Plot
    The Plot returns to Sydney at with music from an eclectic selection of artists from diverse backgrounds across Australia and the world.
    5th Dec, 2015 - Parramatta Park

  • Rosehill Gardens Race Day

    Rosehill Gardens Race Day
    There's no place like the racecourse to experience the excitement and thrills of first class racing.
    28th Nov, 2015 - Rosehill Gardens, Rosehill

  • 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
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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.

Want to know more?

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

New Urban Walkabout Guide for Parramatta


Urban Walkabout have a new pocket-sized urban guides to fashion, design and food in Parramatta.

You can pick them up from hotels, visitor centres and the stores featured in the guide! Check out all the details.

Bourke St Bakery’s delicious morsels worth train ride to Parramatta


If you've ever waited ­impatiently in the lengthy queue at Bourke St Bakery, willing the couple lingering over empty cups to just get up and leave already so you can nab their table, you'll be pleased to know they've opened up a spot where you're practically guaranteed a seat.

Read more at The Daily Telegraph

Sydney Festival makes Parramatta the place to be this summer


A world-class line-up of international and Australian artists will light up the summer season this January when Sydney Festival returns with an expanded Parramatta program, including a new fairground festival precinct.

Coming Events

Christmas at the Female Orphan School - 4th Dec 2015

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Henry V - 5th Dec 2015

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A League - Western Sydney Wanderers v Brisbane Roar - 5th Dec 2015

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The Plot - 5th Dec 2015

We are creating a space (both online and at the festival) for everyone to tell their stories, add to their experiences and make their own fun.



Parramatta Heritage & Visitor Information Centre

The Parramatta Heritage Centre provides a unique starting point for discovering the city's past, present & future - And it's only 10 minutes from the ferry wharf.


Auto Alley

The most prestigious motoring brands line up alongside each other in this car and motorbike mecca.



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