• 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...

  • Let's Go Greek Festival

    Let's Go Greek Festival
    Join us for Parramatta and Western Sydney's premier Greek Cultural event. Fun for the whole family!
    30 August, 2015 - Parramatta Workers Club

  • Sacred Music Festival

    Sacred Music Festival
    Defining the sacred - A celebration of diverse devotional music, ceremony and art.
    5-20 September, 2015 - Parramatta Riverside Theatres

  • 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...

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

Where to stay in Sydney


Where to stay and what to do in Sydney via HotelClub including great sporting and dining recommendations in Parramatta thanks to The Western Sydney Food Blog!

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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

Burger Project and Chinta Ria to open Parramatta outlets


Parramatta continues to nab more city-centric restaurateurs to the west, with Simon Goh and Neil Perry the latest confirmed starters in the postcode. Perry will kickstart a Burger Project outlet in Parramatta ["just near Jamie's Italian", he says], while Chinta Ria's Simon Goh will open at EcoWorld's West Village where Salt Meats Cheese will also be a tenant.

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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The art of make up - 31st Aug 2015

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Behind the Seams Tour - 5th Sep 2015

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Lake Parramatta

A highly significant 60km bushland reserve located in North Parramatta with a plethora of native flora and fauna and evidence of Aboriginal occupation. Bushwalking, bbq and nature-gazing...


Parramatta Stories

Parramatta Stories - strengthening the visibility, awareness and experience of cultural heritage in Parramatta. Check out the self-guided heritage trails.



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