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 food, great 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, clubs, theatres, movies 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.
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
Spot on Children's Festival - 27th Sep 2016
Once a year Riverside is transformed by thousands of children and their families, dozens of artists and oodles of imagination with our annual Spot On Children’s Festival.
Studio Stories - Everything I Want You to Know - 29th Sep 2016
Studios Stories presents a monthly event of readings, discussion and open mic showcasing Western Sydney writers. Come for a drink, a chat, a listen and BYO your own material for the open mic.
Eat Street Vibes - 1st Oct 2016
Relish in the sights, sounds and colours of spring with Parramatta’s Eat Street Vibes.Whet your appetite with delicious taster plates from local Eat Street restaurants; listen to live music, be entertained by roving performers and keep the kids amused with free activities.
Brislington - a gracious Georgian building stands on the corner of George and Marsden Streets in Parramatta. It is the oldest existing dwelling house in the inner City of Parramatta and since 1983 has been a Medical and Nursing Museum for the former Parramatta Hospital.More