• Parramatta Day

    Parramatta Day
    Celebrate Parramatta’s birthday at this free family event on Saturday 29 October, with live entertainment, farmers market stalls, workshops and the Parravision talent competition!
    29th Oct, 2016 - Experiment Farm

  • Pitch for Good

    Pitch for Good
    Grab some friends, have a great night out and support exciting new enterprises that give back to the community in Parramatta!
    24th Oct, 2016 - Riverside Theatres, Parramatta

  • The Plot

    The Plot
    The Plot will present some of the most exciting musical acts from around the country, in the beautiful surrounds of Parramatta Park.
    19th Nov, 2016 - Parramatta Park

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 foodgreat 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, 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.

Latest News

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

Sydney Festival makes Parramatta the place to be this summer


A world-class line-up of international and Australian artists will light up the summer season this January when Sydney Festival returns with an expanded Parramatta program, including a new fairground festival precinct.

Coming Events

A Sense of Place: The artist Greg Hansell's record of history now - 13th Oct 2016

A very Australian landscape.


Weird and Wonderful Doco Series  - 22nd Oct 2016

Riverside Theatres will celebrate the wonderfully whacky and unashamedly weird, with the inaugural Weird & Wonderful Doco Series on Saturday 22nd October 2016.


Sydney Scale Model Show 2016 - 22nd Oct 2016

The Sydney Scale Model Show is in its 6th year of operation & promotes the scale building hobby in Sydney


Pitch for Good - 24th Oct 2016

Pitch for Good is a fun and exciting way for the local community to get to know more about local social enterprises.



Parramatta Park

Beautiful Parramatta Park adjoins the city on its western fringe and offers a wonderful respite from the city's bustling energy. An events venue, the park plays host to symphonies, concerts, road races and tours.


Parramatta Swimming Centre

Long hot summer? Hit the pool. It offers a 10 lane 50m pool, twin waterslides, learners pool, babies pond, dive towers, program room and modern changing facilities.



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