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Parramatta Park
Pitt Street and Macquarie Street Parramatta 2150


City of Parramatta
1300 617 058

Farewell 2018 at Parramatta's ultimate end-of-year celebration in the stunning grounds of the World Heritage-Listed Parramatta Park. Watch the skyline sparkle with colour and light, and enjoy a host of family-friendly activities and entertainment across four activation areas and two stages.

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The Crescent

Spread out your picnic rug and spend a night under the stars singing along to classic tunes from the golden era of swing music. Hum along to the rhythms of The Organised Band and enjoy an exquisite fusion of jazz, pop, rock and blues as the Sydney Jazz Orchestra play music by some of the world’s greatest artists (think Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles).  Plus, sing along to iconic female anthems by the original sisters of swing and soul, legends of motown and divas of disco and pop as The Diamonds trio bring you to your feet. Hosted by MC Monica Trapaga (Play School). 

5:45pm -  Welcome
6:25pm - Taya & The Organised Band
7.10pm - Sydney Jazz Orchestra
8:05pm - The Diamonds with Band
9:00pm - Fireworks

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Coronation Hill

Got little ones on board? Enjoy family-friendly entertainment featuring performances by and ‘meet and greets’ with characters from Hotel Transylvania and Splashdance. Also, don’t miss an interactive high energy, nonstop singing and dancing show featuring songs from Disney movies with Bethany Fisher’s ‘Kidding Around’.

5:50pm - Welcome
6:10pm - The Great Gagliardis
6:35pm - Hotel Transylvania
7:05pm - Splashdance
7:40pm - Kid’s Party Confidential with Sean Murphy
8:00pm - The Great Gagliardis
8:25pm - Kidding Around with Bethany Fisher 
9:00pm - Fireworks

Meet and Greets 

5.30pm - Hotel Transylvania Meet & Greet 
7:40pm - Splashdance Meet & Greet 
8:00pm - Hotel Transylvania Meet & Greet

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The Fairground

Perfect for young families with a great selection of amusement rides, snacks, face painting and roving entertainment. Take a selfie with amazing roving performers during New Year’s Eve in Parramatta, including:

5:00pm-5:35pm - Penny Farthing Unicycle & Juggling
5:00pm - 8:00pm - Face Painting – Face Focus by Tash
6:00pm-6:30pm - Vintage Circus Duo – Stilt Walkers
6:30pm-7:00pm - Empress Stiltdance
7:30pm - 8:15pm - Circus Solarus - Samba Trio
8:00pm - 8:30pm - Vintage Circus Duo – Stilt Walkers
9:00pm - Fireworks

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Carnival on the Green

Indulge in something sweet, take a spin on the amusement rides, learn how to hula hoop, have your face painted and meet some colourful roving characters along the way.

Pick a spot to relax and unwind with one of the best views in the Park for the fireworks spectacular.

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Indulge in a range of fantastic dinner options and tasty snacks (think slow-cooked meats from 2 Smoking Barrels, sweet treats from Stroop Bros, Korean BBQ, dumplings and more).

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Look to the skies at 9:00pm and experience a rush of light and colour during a grand fireworks finale with three amazing displays. Spread your picnic rug and join us as we farewell 2018! Fireworks are visible from every event site. 

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Refill Your Water Bottle For Free!

Free drinking water taps, supplied by Sydney Water, will be located throughout the various zones. Bring your own bottles and refill throughout the evening.

Accommodation Special - Plan Your Stay 

Enjoy New Year's Eve Parramatta with a luxurious stay with our Accommodation Partner Mantra Parramatta. Receive a 10% discount off your accommodation rate plus a free bottle of wine and late check out (12pm). Use promo code 'NYE' when making your booking


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