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.

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Explore Parramatta

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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

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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

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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

Crescent Summer Series - 25th Feb 2018

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Voyage of Voices  - 25th Feb 2018

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Crescent Summer Series - 11th Mar 2018

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Places

Champs Bar (Rydges)

Boutique tap beers, cocktails, wine and tapas available over the bar, plus live entertainment race day Saturdays.

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

St Patrick's Cathedral

One of the city's most impressive landmarks, winner of the Sir Zelman Cowan Award for Architecture (2003) and a seemless merging of old and new. The site itself dates back to 1820.

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