• 1st/15th Royal NSW Lancers Parade

    1st/15th Royal NSW Lancers Parade
    Commemorate, celebrate Parramatta’s grand tradition of the Lancers.
    30 August, 2014 - Macquarie Street, Parramatta

  • Farmers Market

    Farmers Market
    A feast for the senses with a delicious selection of fresh produce including locally sourced fruit and vegetables, honey, cheese, bread and more.
    7.30am - 2pm, Every Friday (Except Public Holidays) - Church St Mall, 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 hereYou can also download a guide to the best kept eating, drinking and shopping secrets in Parramatta Revealed.

Latest News

Gelato Messina opens in Parramatta


Gelato Messina is a delicious addition to Parramatta’ s famous ‘Eat St’ precinct and is located at Cr Church and Phillip Streets, Parramatta.


Water fun for kids


Check out a new splash park for kids located at Granville Park, Montrose Ave, Merrylands

A new splash park for kids will be unveiled at a free Family Fun Day on Saturday 12 April at Granville Park, Montrose Ave, Merrylands between 10am-12pm.

The splash park is available for use now and will be open during summer, autumn and spring.

Coco Cubano has won best café in NSW


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.


Coming Events

1st/15th Royal NSW Lancers Parade - 30th Aug 2014

The pageant will include cavalry riders in period uniforms and reconnaissance vehicles dating from different eras since the regiment was formed in 1885.


Let's Go Greek Festival - 31st Aug 2014

Read more details about this event.


Parramatta Lanes - 7th Oct 2014

Take a journey through the hidden lanes of Parramatta and discover delicious street foods, pop-up bars, live music and art installations as traditional urban spaces are transformed into playgrounds for the curious (and hungry!).



City Parks

Parramatta has many small parks both in the city and on the fringes of it. They contain a good mix of exercise and sports facilities, dog walking, bbq and picnic equipment and playgrounds.

St Patrick's Cathedral, photo courtesy of Heritage Branch, NSW Dept Planning

St Patrick's Cathedral

One of the city's most impressive landmarks, winner of the Sir Zelman Cowan Award for Architecture (2003) and a seemless merging of old and new. The site itself dates back to 1820.



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