• Sydney Festival

    Sydney Festival
    The circus is coming to town! Sydney Festival are bringing a huge program to Parramatta this summer! Tickets on sale now.
    January 2017 -

  • FOMO Festival

    FOMO Festival
    FOMO is coming to Sydney this summer with Flosstradamus, Empire of the Sun, Peking Duk, Jme, Metro Boomin, Desiigner & more
    8th Jan, 2017 - Parramatta Park

  • Cinema at Riverside

    Cinema at Riverside
    Catch feature films, docos, shorts, independent films, Australian and world films, the best of world stage at Riverside.
    November - December - Riverside Theatre

Welcome To Parramatta

From the beautiful reserves of Lake Parramatta and World Heritage Listed Parramatta Park to the eclectic dining of the Eat Street precinct 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 parklands, some of Australia's oldest and most interesting heritage 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.

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.

Parramatta is getting a pocket-sized cocktail bar


There's no denying that Parramatta's cultural star is on the rise.

As more skyscrapers go up with each passing day, Sydney's second city centre has been clocking a series of wins for the west, including the return of the Plot music festival in November; becoming the site for Tropfest for 2017; and signing a whole host of ace food and drink operators for new projects in Parramatta. It's a good time to live in the 2150.

And in yet another bit of good news, there's a new small bar opening beneath a carpark in the heart of the city: Uncle Kurt's.

Read more at Time Out Sydney

Sydney Festival is bringing the circus to Parramatta 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 a host of premiere works including a new Circus City precinct.

Coming Events

A Sense of Place: The artist Greg Hansell's record of history now - 13th Oct 2016

A very Australian landscape.


Parramatta Park Dairy and Rangers Tour - 10th Dec 2016

Parramatta Park hosts tours of historic Dairy and Rangers Cottages


Camerata Academica of the Antipodes: Four Seasons & Gypsy Airs concert - 10th Dec 2016

Epping-based chamber orchestra and singers Camerata Academica of the Antipodes brings together the thrilling intensity of the violin and the human voice in a festive concert bursting with beauty and energy. Saturday 10 December 2016 @ 7pm, St Alban's Church Hall 3 Pembroke St, Epping, Sydney


Festive Favourites  - 11th Dec 2016

Festive Favourites at Riverside Theatres for one-show only!



Albion Hotel

The most popular bar in town, with one of the prettiest crowd, the Albion offers good food, music, chill out rooms, live entertainment and a really nice open-air vibe.


Parramatta RSL

Newly refurbished with comfortable modern interiors, dining, outdoor balconies, lounge areas, bowling greens, views over the park and a strong line-up of live entertainment.



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