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
The Way of the Reformer: Gough Whitlam in His Century - 9th Jun 2016
Gough Whitlam shaped the Australian nation, but before that, the Australian nation shaped him. We're exploring the man behind the legacy - from the bright schoolboy growing up in a fledgling Canberra to the RAAF navigator braving hazardous skies at the height of the Pacific war, to the young father eating spag Bol with his family on the urban fringe...
Arab Film Festival 2016 - 21st Jul 2016
Join us for a 4-day festival jam packed with the latest in contemporary Arab cinema plus a party with Knafeh to kick it off.
The Power of the Lens - 23rd Jul 2016
This exhibition will showcase the photographic and video entries of the 5th Annual NRMA Kennedy Awards for Excellence in Journalism.
Parramatta City Library is filled with kids, researchers, uni students, seniors & the general public. Plenty to see & do with a continually changing program of activities.More