• 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

  • Pasifika Film Fest

    Pasifika Film Fest
    See the Pacific, like you've never seen it before at the Pasifika Film Festival
    2nd-6th Nov 2016 - Event Cinemas, Westfield 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.


Indigenous Incarceration and Community Solutions - 27th Oct 2016

Join the Hon Linda Burney and the Hon Bob Debus AM to discuss what must be done to realise meaningful change.


Make Bullying History Foundation Gala Dinner - 28th Oct 2016

Unfortunately Australia is ranked top three highest in the world for the most number of children who commit suicide because of Bullying. The funds raised from this Gala Dinner will support the Make Bullying History Foundation in there efforts to change this.


DERBY DAY - 29th Oct 2016

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



Old Government House

For 7 decades it was the 'country' residence of the first 10 Governors of the colony. The convict-built property lies within Parramatta Park, with sweeping views over the Parramatta river.


Barefoot Bowling, Parramatta RSL

For a good day out, grab your friends and head to Parra RSL for bowls, beers and sun. Oh, and leave your shoes at the door.



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