Entertainment - Australia Day Parramatta

By Discover Parramatta

Enjoy 15 hours of non-stop entertainment across 4 different stages at Australia Day in Parramatta Park on 26 January, from 6am - 9pm. 

"Australia Day Parramatta Crescent STage"

Crescent Stage
5:30pm – 9pm

Enjoy 3 hours of free live music headlined by indie rock group ‘British India’*. Kick the evening off with a performance by X Factor finalists ‘Jess + Matt’ before revelling in the musical stylings of Triple J Unearthed winner Asta. End the night off with a bang as ‘British India’ bring the house down.  

5.30pm - Welcome to Country
5.45pm - Jess & Matt
6.40pm - Asta

7.40pm - National Anthem
7.45pm - Lord Mayor's Speech
7.50pm - British India

* Due to illness, ‘Sheppard’ will no longer be headlining the Australia Day Parramatta evening concert, however hit indie rock group ‘British India’ (4x ARIA Top 10 Albums) have stepped in to deliver an exciting concert, supported by Triple J Unearthed Winner ‘Asta’ and X Factor’s ‘Jess & Matt’.

"Playground Stage"

Playground Stage 
8.30am – 5.30pm

Looking for family entertainment or simply love music of all genres? Then the Playground Stage is the place for you! Featuring family-friendly entertainment and live performances from Bananas in Pyjamas, Sesame Street, Circular Keys Chorus, comedian Sean Murphy, reggae outfit Green Hand Band, four-piece rock band SUNFLOWER and pop-rock artist Hallie.

8am - Welcome to Country
8.30am - Citizenship Ceremony with Circular Keys
9am - Bananas in Pyjamas
9.30am - Sesame Street Down Under 
10am - Bananas n Pyjamas
10.30am - 11.30am - Sean Murphy 
10:40am - Bananas in Pyjamas - Meet & Greet 
11.30am - Sesame Street Down Under 
12pm - Sean Murphy
12.15pm - Sesame Street Down Under - Meet & Greet 
2pm - Green Hand Band 
3.15pm - SUNFLOWER
4.30pm - Hallie


"Carnivale Stage"

Carnivale Stage 

9am - The Ukelles 
10am - The Ukelles 
11am - The Ukelles 
12pm - Straw Dogs 
1pm - Straw Dogs
2pm - Straw Dogs

"Murray Gardens Stage"

Murray Gardens Stage 

11am - Blues Preachers
12pm - Frankie & Charles
1pm - Blues Preachers
2pm - Harvey
3pm - Frankie & Charles
4pm - Harvey

"Roaming entertainment Australia Day Parramatta"

Across the site | 6.30am-4pm

Get a glimpse at our Australia Day roving performers as they wander around the park at Australia Day Parramatta. From Up, Up & Away and LifeSavers to Roo’d, Wacky Racers and Seagulls, take a selfie with these colourful entertainers and tag #ausdayparra!


Please note: we have decided not to proceed with the fireworks display at our upcoming Australia Day event due to continuing concerns about the threat of bush fires, and as a mark of solidarity with the many communities affected by the fires across the country.


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Parramatta Station Interchange Westmead Station Free Shuttle Bus