• Parramatta Lanes

    Parramatta Lanes
    Gourmet street foods, craft beers, cocktails, live music and art installations within eight uniquely themed sites in Parramatta.
    6-9 Oct, 2015 - Various locations across Parramatta CBD Read more...

  • 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...

  • Drill

    A new work from FORM Dance Projects explores of the choreographic potential of athletic movement and training.
    14-17 Oct, 2015 - Riverside Theatres, Parramatta

  • Parramasala

    A spicy mix of parades, parties, exotic bazaar, food stalls, music, dance, poetry, film, art, street performers and more.
    23-25 Oct, 2015 - Parramatta CBD

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.

Want to know more?

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

Where to stay in Sydney


Where to stay and what to do in Sydney via HotelClub including great sporting and dining recommendations in Parramatta thanks to The Western Sydney Food Blog!

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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

Burger Project and Chinta Ria to open Parramatta outlets


Parramatta continues to nab more city-centric restaurateurs to the west, with Simon Goh and Neil Perry the latest confirmed starters in the postcode. Perry will kickstart a Burger Project outlet in Parramatta ["just near Jamie's Italian", he says], while Chinta Ria's Simon Goh will open at EcoWorld's West Village where Salt Meats Cheese will also be a tenant.

Coming Events

Ghost Tour of Old Government House - 17th Aug 2014

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Love Desire and Riches - 10th Jul 2015

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Unbound - 2nd Oct 2015

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Football Film Festival Parramatta - 9th Oct 2015

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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.


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.



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