• Farmers Market

    Farmers Market
    The markets are perfect for an inspiring breakfast or lunch, and for stocking up fresh Australian produce.
    Every Fridays - Centenary Square, Parramatta

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

Explore Parramatta


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


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


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.


Celebrate Chinese Duanwu (Dragon Boat) Festival with Western Sydney University - 27th May 2017

The Australia-China Institute for Arts and Culture (ACIAC) at Western Sydney University will be holding an event in Celebration of the Chinese Duanwu (Dragon Boat) Festival on 27 May 2017.


Sydney Writer's Festival All Day YA + TeenCon - 27th May 2017

On Saturday May 27, we’re taking over Riverside Theatres, Parramatta, for a full day of Young Adult (YA) programming hosted by our YA Ambassador Catriona Feeney (aka book vlogger Little Book Owl).


Beyond a Joke Incorporated - Anti Bullying Charity Gala Dinner - 24th Jun 2017

Beyond a Joke Anti Bullying Charity Gala dinner - June 24 2017.



Workers Parramatta

A great local club with plenty on the menu; well priced drinks, bistro, courtyard, keno, bingo and live performances. Plenty of parking too.


Riverside Theatres

Riverside - the best place to catch professional theatre, dance, opera & comedy. The Sydney Festival, Sydney Writers Festival, Mardi Gras & the Arab Film Festival are just part of the lineup.



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