• Wistaria Fete

    Wistaria Fete
    Come to the annual Wisteria fete on the grounds of Cumberland Hospital for a blooming good time filled with family fun.
    17th-25th Sep, 2016 - Cumberland Hospital Gardens

  • Spot On Children’s Festival

    Spot On Children’s Festival
    Once a year Riverside is transformed by thousands of children and families, dozens of artists and oodles of imagination at the Spot On Children’s Festival.
    27th Sept-2nd Oct, 2016 - Riverside Theatres, Parramatta

  • Kidtopia Festival

    Kidtopia Festival
    Bursting with live music, food, rides & family entertainment, Kidtopia is a festival extravaganza set to ignite the excitement in everyone!
    7-9 Oct, 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

Parramatta Bike Hire - 24th Sep 2016

Hire a bike in Parramatta Park


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 Medical and Nursing Museum

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.


Harris Park

Multicultural Harris Park has great food, produce stores and especially good desserts. Indian, Greek, Italian, Lebanese and Japanese all feature in the retail mix.



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