• Lunar New Year Twilight Festival

    Lunar New Year Twilight Festival
    Celebrate the Year of the Goat at this family-friendly festival with traditional and contemporary live music and dance, K-pop, authentic food, Chinese dragons and spectacular firecrackers and fireworks.
    20th February 2015 - Centenary Square, Parramatta

  • Farmers Market

    Farmers Market
    feast for the senses with a delicious selection of fresh produce including locally sourced fruit and vegetables, honey, cheese, meats, chocolates, bread and more.
    Markets return on Friday 16 January 2015 - Centenary Square, Parramatta Read more...

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.

Great food, good shopping, a calendar of events and festivals, sprawling parklands, heritage sites, and a thriving after-hours nightlife with pubs, clubs, theatres, movies and sport under lights...

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.

Latest News

The Garage Burgers and Snags opens in Parramatta


The Garage Burgers and Snags is a delicious addition to Parramatta’ s famous ‘Eat St’ precinct and is located at Cr Church and Phillip Streets, Parramatta.


Ghost Night Tours return for 2015


The Governors and their households left Parramatta in 1855, but their presence still haunts Old Government House...

At night you are invited to come and explore this 212 year old Georgian mansion by candlelight.

Revisit the scene of a tragic accident and witness places within the house where psychics, guides and visitors have experienced ghostly encounters. Reflect on your own experiences over supper, in this splendid vice-regal residence.

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.


Coming Events

Ghost Tour of Old Government House - 17th Aug 2014

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AFC Asian Cup Promotion  - 27th Jan 2015

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Movie Screenings - Baraka (1992 World Documentary) - 6th Feb 2015

Share in your favourite cult, Anime and Australian movies with special creative talks, organised by Pop Up project Shh Centre for Hybrid Arts.


Lunar New Year Twilight Festival - 20th Feb 2015

Celebrate the Year of the Goat with live entertainment, traditional and contemporary cultural music and dance, delicious food stalls including all your authentic favourites, kid’s activities and the spectacular Chinese dragon and lion dance with fire crackers.



Artists Studios

The Studios offer 14 affordable non-residential & 1 residential studio to emerging and established contemporary artists, craft practitioners & creative professionals. The gallery is open to the public 5 days/wk.

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

St John's Cathedral

The site on which St Johns Cathedral stands is the oldest continuous place of worship in Australia. The southern tower houses 13 memorial bells, gifted to the church and dedicated in 1923.



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