Welcome To Parramatta

Parramatta is recognised as the future growth centre of Sydney and offers a wide range of attractions for Sydney-siders and visitors alike, and is home to elegant parks and heritage sites, award-winning restaurants, and a vibrant and youthful culture.

From the beautiful reserves of Lake Parramatta and Parramatta Park to the eclectic dining of Eat Street 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 parklandsheritage 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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Get to know our vibrant city with a fun city video.  Or download Parramatta Revealed, a guide to the best kept eating, drinking and shopping secrets Parramatta.

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

Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Costume Exhibition - 21st Mar 2016

Series three of the popular Australian ABC TV program Miss Fisher& #039;s Murder Mysteries returns to Old Government House, Parramatta in 2016


JCME Charity Golf Day - 31st May 2016

You are invited to the JCME Charity golf day in support of SAMSN.


Away - 2nd Jun 2016

One of Australia’s defining works of art, Away is a wonderful story of family, community and forgiveness.


Stolen - 2nd Jun 2016

National Theatre of Parramatta will be premiering a brand new fully staged production (the first since 2000) of this important Australian play.



Parramatta RSL

Newly refurbished with comfortable modern interiors, dining, outdoor balconies, lounge areas, bowling greens, views over the park and a strong line-up of live entertainment.


City Sports and Training Fields

Sports-lovers - you will find running tracks, fields, training facilties, courts, pits, throw cages and skate parks within minutes of the city.



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