Sydney Festival 2020 in Parramatta
By Discover Parramatta
diptych of young woman with Sydney Festival 2020 logo
Every January, the Sydney Festival starts the new year with a bang, transforming the city with a bold cultural celebration based on critical ideas and cutting-edge art and performance. Enjoy one of Australia's largest annual cultural celebrations right here in Parramatta.

Set out on the road trip of a lifetime, celebrate youth & Western Sydney dance culture, dine on a deliciously funny examination of contemporary culture clash, and broaden your musical horizons with these must-see Sydney Festival offerings in Parramatta.
Sir Elton John
Sir Elton John Makes Parramatta his Last Stop
Sir Elton John will end his Australian 'Farewell Yellow Brick Road' tour at Bankwest Stadium Parramatta.
Parramatta Actors Centre
Getting the Movement Going at Parramatta Actors Centre
Parramatta Actors Centre is Parramatta’s first actors’ school, offering lessons in acting, voice and improvisation for kids, teens and adults. We chat to Nisrine Amine, Creative Director of PAC about the centre and her connection to Parramatta.
Lauren LaRouge at her nail salon
Get Nailed by LaRouge
From burlesque dancer to sought after nail artist, Lauren LaRouge is in Parramatta to stay.
Shop 3, 48-50 George Street Parramatta
0400 758 525
Beatdisc Parramatta
Tucked away in a corner of Centenary Square is Western Sydney's only independent record store. We chat to owner Pete Curnovic about Beatdisc in Parramatta's landscape.
Anthony Macris
Meet the artist Anthony Macris
The resident writer at the Parramatta Artists Studios talks about his work, his return to Western Sydney and the importance of a cultural life.
Dapper and doll products
A guide to guy's grooming
Calling all dapper gents: here are the local barbers you need to know.
Garry Trinh in his studio
Meet the Artist Garry Trinh
Get to know Garry Trinh, one of the resident artists at Parramatta Artists Studios and find out what inspires him to keep creating art.