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  • Western Sydney Legends Day

    Western Sydney Legends Day
    Don’t miss the finale of the 2015 Golden Slipper Carnival at Rosehill Gardens – a day of excitement and action for the whole family.
    28 March, 2015 - Rosehill Gardens Read more...

  • Studio Stories

    Studio Stories
    Join studio artist and NSW Premier Literary Award winner Felicity Castagna for a series of free themed monthly writing event at Parramatta Artist Studios
    5 March & 16 April 2015 - Parramatta Artists Studios 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

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 here You can also download a guide to the best kept eating, drinking and shopping secrets in Parramatta Revealed.

Latest News

The Garage Burgers and Snags opens in Parramatta

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The Garage Burgers and Snags is a delicious addition to Parramatta’ s famous ‘Eat St’ precinct and is located at Cr Church and Phillip Streets, Parramatta.

 

Ghost Night Tours return for 2015

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The Governors and their households left Parramatta in 1855, but their presence still haunts Old Government House...

At night you are invited to come and explore this 212 year old Georgian mansion by candlelight.

Revisit the scene of a tragic accident and witness places within the house where psychics, guides and visitors have experienced ghostly encounters. Reflect on your own experiences over supper, in this splendid vice-regal residence.

www.friendsofogh.com

Coco Cubano has won best café in NSW

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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.

Visit www.cococubano.com

Coming Events

Ghost Tour of Old Government House - 17th Aug 2014

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Exhibition: Other Chinese Landscapes  - 20th Feb 2015

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The Great Easter Egg Hunt - 5th Apr 2015

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Anzac Poppy Wall art installation and workshops - 7th Apr 2015

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Places

Elizabeth Farm

Built in 1793 for John Macarthur (father of the Australian wool industry), Elizabeth Farm is today Australia's oldest European dwelling.

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Workers Parramatta

A great local club with plenty on the menu; well priced drinks, bistro, courtyard, keno, bingo and live performances. Plenty of parking too.

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