Parramatta attractions and events

We keep you up to date on all the latest entertainment and events in Parramatta. Novotel Sydney Parramatta is located in the heart of Parramatta CBD, a prime location for you to explore all that Western Sydney has to offer. Parramatta is the perfect destination to experience the best in entertainment, with Riverside Theatres directly across the road and only a stones throw away from ANZ Stadium, Qudos Bank arena and Spotless stadium in Sydney Olympic Park.

  • ANZ Stadium

    ANZ Stadium plays hosts to all large national and international music artists such as Ed Sheeran, and sporting events including  NRL grand finals, Bledisloe cup, AFL and Rugby Union games.

    Located in the heart of Sydney Olympic Park, ANZ stadium is a short train ride from the Novotel Sydney Parramatta.

    Book your accommodation today for these upcoming events:

    Monster Jam - Sat 21 Oct

    Wanderers VS Sydney FC - Round 10, Sat 9 Dec

    Wanderers VS Melbourne City - Round 13, Mon 1 Jan

    Wanderers VS Adelaide United - Round 15, Wed 10 Jan

    Wanderers VS Melbourne Victory - Round 17, Fri 19 Jan

    Foo Fighters, Concrete & Gold World Tour - Sat 27 Jan

    International Double Header - Sat 17 Feb

    Ed Sheeran - Thurs 15 - Sat 17 Mar

    NRL Double Header - Round 3, 24 Mar

  • Entertainment at Qudos Bank Arena

    Qudos Bank Arena is currently ranked Top 10 in the world and is Australia's No.1 arena.

    The venue plays host to a number of A-list entertainment and sporting events including NBL, Katy Perry, P!NK, Robbie Williams, Drake and Cirque du soleil.

    Novotel Sydney Parramatta is ideally located 15 minutes from Sydney Olympic Park.

    Book your accommodation today for these upcoming events!

    • Cirque Du Soleil TORUK - Thurs 19 Oct 2017
    • Pete Tong - Wed 1 Nov
    • BROS - Sat 4 Nov 2017
    • DRAKE - Boy meets world tour - Tues 7 Nov 2017
    • AUS-X OPEN - Sat 11-12 Nov 2017
    • Take That - Fri 17 Nov 2017
    • UFC - Sun 19 Nov 2017
    • School Spectacular - Fri 24 & Sat 25 Nov 2017
    • Shawn Mendes - Fri 1 Dec 2017
    • The Weekend - Starboy World Tour, Sat 2 Dec 2017
    • Cat Stevens - Mon 4 Sept 2017
    • Paul McCartney - Mon 11 Dec 2017
    • Muse - Sat 16 Dec 2017
    • The Wiggles - Wiggly Christmas Big Show - Sat 23 Dec 2017
    • Grease - Sat 20 Jan 2018
    • For the love of Mrs.Brown LIVE - 25 - 27 Jan 2018
    • Pink Floyd's Roger Waters Us + Them - Fri 2 Feb 2018
    • Hacken Lee & Joey Yung -  Sun 11 Feb 2018
    • Queen + Adam Lambert - Wed 21 Feb 2018
    • Robbie Williams - Web 28 Feb 2018
    • Fall Out Boy, Mania Tour - Fri 2 Mar 2018
    • Bruno Mars, 24K Magic World Tour - 17, 18 ,20 ,23 & 24 Mar 2018
    • Lionel Richie - Thurs 29 Mar 2018
    • Jay Chou - Sat 7 Apr 2018
    • Elvis live on screen -  Sat 14 Apr 2018
    • Harry Styles - Fri 27 Apr 2018
    • Killers - Sat 28 Apr 2018
    • Niall Horan - Tue 5 Jun 2018
    • Professional Bull Riders - Sat 9 Jun 2018
    • Pink - 3, 4, 6 & 7 Aug 2018
    • Katy Perry Witness Tour - 13, 14 & 16 Aug 2018
  • Bruno Mars

    Due to overwhelming demand, a fourth & fifth show have been announced for Bruno Mars!

    Grammy Award winner and world renowned, multi-platinum selling Bruno Mars brings 24K Magic World Tour to Qudos Bank Arena. Joining Bruno Mars will be the Best New Artist NME Award winning, honey-voiced singer from London, special guest DUA LIPA.

    Looking for accommodation near Qudos Bank Arena or just want to make a weekend of it?

    BOOK your stay at Novotel Sydney Parramatta today

    17, 18, 20, 23 & 24 Mar 2018 |

  • Foo Fighters

    Foo Fighters are returning to ANZ Stadium with their Concrete & Gold World Tour!

    The 11-time Grammy-winning, 25+ million-record-selling rock gods will be joined by American alt-rockers Weezer, and Sydney favourites The Preatures.

    Looking for accommodation near Anz Stadium or just want to make a weekend of it?

    BOOK your stay at Novotel Sydney Parramatta today

    Sat 27 Jan 2018 |

  • The Plot

    Set across three-stages upon the Monument grasslands of Parramatta Park and across from Old Government House, THE PLOT is shaping up to be the go-to event for break-through artists. THE PLOT will offer local, premium food and beverage options and an array of community programs to get involved in.

    Make a weekend of it and BOOK your accommodation today

    Sat 18 Nov | 

  • TORUK - Cirque Du Soleil

    Cirque Du Soleil is bringing TORUK - The First Flight to Qudos Bank Arena in October 2017!

    Inspired by James Cameron's record breaking film AVATAR, you will be transported to the world of Pandora in this visually stunning Arena spectacular. Experience cutting-edge visuals, puppetry and stagecraft in true Cirque Do Soleil style. This is an event not to miss.

    Qudos Bank Arena is only a short distance from Novotel Sydney Parramatta. A great location to stay if you are travelling from far or just want a staycation.

    Show Schedule:

    Thurs 19 Oct 8pm - Opening Night

    Fri 20 Oct 8pm

    Sat 21 Oct 8pm

    Sun 22 Oct 1pm

    Fri 27 Oct 8pm

    Sat 28 Oct 8pm

    Sun 29 Oct 1pm

    Book your accommodation today

  • Ed Sheeran

    Due to overwhelming demand, Ed Sheeran has announced a 3rd show at ANZ Stadium!

    Don't miss one of the world's biggest names, Ed Sheeran, touring in celebration of his record breaking and chart-topping third studio album Divide.

    Looking for accommodation near Anz Stadium or just want to make a weekend of it?

    BOOK your stay at Novotel Sydney Parramatta today

    15 - 17 Mar 2018 |

  • P!NK Beautiful Trauma World Tour

    Australia's favourite international pop icon P!NK has announced her Beautiful Trauma World Tour will hit Australia in August 2018!

    Renowned around the world as one of the most dynamic live performers of her generation, PiNKs's 2013 The Truth About Love Tour still stands as the biggest selling tour by a solo female artist in Australia.

    Looking for accommodation close to Qudos Bank Arena or just want to make a weekend of it?

    BOOK your stay at Novotel Sydney Parramatta today

    3, 4, 6 & 7 August 2018 |

  • Schools Spectacular

    The iconic and cultural Schools Spectacular is an annual variety show which showcases the outstanding talent in NSW public schools from metropolitan, rural and remote regions of NSW.

    Unequalled in the world, Schools Spectacular made it into the Guiness World Book of Records 2016 for the largest amateur variety act!

    BOOK your accommodation for Schools Spectacular today!

    Fri 24 & Sat 25 Nov 2017  |

  • Rosehill Gardens Race Days

    Rosehill Gardens Racecourse is located in the heart of Greater Western Sydney and plays host to some of Sydney’s finest racing events including Longines Golden Slipper and Ladies Day.

    Make a weekend of it with our VIP Race Day Package. You will receive 10% OFF the best available rates*, buffet breakfast for two people, PLUS indulge in a complimentary glass of bubbly and strawberries or a cold beer with bar snacks upon your arrival to the hotel.

    Upcoming Race Days:

    Derby Day - Sat 4 Nov 2017

    RoseHill Gardens Race Day - Sat 11 Nov 2017

    Girl's Day Out - Sat 18 Nov 2017

    Thoroughbred Breeders NSW Race Day - Sat 25 Nov 2017

  • Parramatta Farmers Market

    Every Friday - Centenary Square, Parramatta

    “The site of Australia’s original marketplace, est. 1791”

    Over 20 farmers and producers from the Sydney basin and regional NSW will be selling high quality, authentic local, seasonal produce directly from growers and artisan food producers.

    Come early and enjoy breakfast whilst you shop or come later for lunch.

    Learn more