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    Farmers Market
    The markets are perfect for an inspiring breakfast or lunch, and for stocking up fresh Australian produce.
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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.

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Explore Parramatta

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Put on your walking shoes or hop on a bike to discover the history of Parramatta.

Use our Explore Parramatta guide to show you the way. Explore Parramatta.

Taste Parramatta

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Eat your way around Parramatta - Gatehouse Tea Rooms

Indulge in the finest quality High Tea or a light snack in one of the oldest High Tea venues in Australia.

Taste Parramatta - for to the latest and best food offerings in Parramatta.

Sydney Festival is bringing the circus to Parramatta this summer

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A world-class line-up of international and Australian artists.

A world-class line-up of international and Australian artists will light up the summer season this January when Sydney Festival returns with a host of premiere works including a new Circus City precinct.

More information on Sydney Festival website.

Coming Events

A Changing Australia: The Time of Gough Whitlam - 12th Jan 2017

Explore the dynamic, influential and tumultuous years of the Whitlam Government.

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Christmas in Parramatta - 27th Oct 2017

Celebrate Christmas in Parramatta as we light up the City!

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Graffiti Removal Day 2017 - 29th Oct 2017

The aim of Graffiti Removal Day is to highlight the problem of graffiti and encourage people to volunteer their time to remove and prevent graffiti. Graffiti Removal Day will take place on Sunday 29 October 2017. For more information on Graffiti Removal Day, to volunteer or nominate, visit our website http://graffitiremovalday.org.au/ or call us on 1300 665 310 or email us at info@graffitiremovalday.org.au.

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Common Anomalies  - 2nd Nov 2017

Common Anomalies is a triple bill of solo dances by young artists, vastly different in style, exploring their cultural identities.

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Places

St John's Cemetery, photo courtesy of Heritage Branch, NSW Dept Planning

St. John's Cemetery

Australia's oldest surviving cemetery dating back to 1790. An important site with graves from the First Fleet and well known pioneers, including Reverend Samuel Marsden, David Lennox and two governor's wives.

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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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