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.
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.
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
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.
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ACL Final Live Screening Wanderers vs Al Hilal - 2nd Nov 2014
Join us for the ACL Final on the big screen for the Western Sydney Wanderers FC vs Al Hilal game!
Foundation Day Festival - 2nd Nov 2014
Traditionally held annually in Parramatta on 2 November, Foundation Day celebrates the day, in 1788, that Governor Arthur Phillip travelled up the Parramatta River and ordered a settlement be made at the place where tidal water became fresh water. Initially named Rosehill, the area became Parramatta in 1791.
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