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  • Worlds Collide

    Worlds Collide
    An awe-inspiring combination of contemporary world and dance music, video projections and art installations eight stories high on a car park rooftop!
    3rd Sep, 2016 - Level 8, Wentworth St Carpark, 2-10 Wentworth Street Read more...

  • Eat Street Vibes

    Eat Street Vibes
    Relish in the sights, sounds and colours of spring with Parramatta's Eat Street Vibes
    3rd Sep, 2016 - Church Street, Parramatta (between Market Street and Phillip Street) Read more...

  • 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 Read more...

  • 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 Read more...

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

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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

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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

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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

Friday Night Cult Classics - 5th Aug 2016

Experience your favourite cult classics on the big screen at Riverside as a Friday late night treat!

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Telopea Community Fair - 27th Aug 2016

With a host of free activities, bring the family along to this free and fun community event held at Telopea Public School.

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Rosehill Gardens Race Day - 27th Aug 2016

Add a day at the races to your social calendar and enjoy first class racing and entertainment trackside at Rosehill Gardens.

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NRL: Parramatta Eels v St. George Illawarra - 29th Aug 2016

Cheer on your team as the Parramatta Eels take on St. George Illawarra at Pirtek Stadium

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Places

Elizabeth Farm

Built in 1793 for John Macarthur (father of the Australian wool industry), Elizabeth Farm is today Australia's oldest European dwelling.

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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.

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