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:

    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!

    • 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
    • Project Zero - Sun 31 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
    • Russel Peters - Thurs 8 Feb 2018
    • Paramore - Fri 9 Feb 2018
    • Hacken Lee & Joey Yung -  Sun 11 Feb 2018
    • Queen + Adam Lambert - Wed 21 Feb 2018
    • Supremacy - Sat 24 Feb 2018
    • Robbie Williams - Web 28 Feb 2018
    • Fall Out Boy, Mania Tour - Fri 2 Mar 2018
    • Jacky Cheung - Fri 9 Mar 2048
    • Luke Bryan - Fri 16 Mar 2018
    • Bruno Mars, 24K Magic World Tour - 17, 18 ,20 ,23 & 24 Mar 2018
    • Neil Diamond - Tue 27 Mar 2018
    • Lionel Richie - Thurs 29 Mar 2018
    • Lana Del Rey - Mon 2 Apr 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
    • Disney On Ice presents 100 Years of Magic - 18-23 Jul 2018
    • Pink - 3, 4, 6 & 7 Aug 2018
    • Katy Perry Witness Tour - 13, 14 & 16 Aug 2018
  • 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:

    Rosehill Gardens Race Day - Sat 27 Jan

    Sydney Markets Expressway Stakes Day - Sat 3 Feb

    Silver Slipper Stakes Day - Sat 24 Feb

    Rosehill Gardens Race Day - Wed 28 Feb

    Ladies Day - Sat 17 Mar

    Longines Golden Slipper Day - Sat 24 Mar

    Stakes Day - Sat 31 Mar

    Rosehill Gardens Race Day - Sat 5 May

    Rosehill Gardens Race Day - Sat 19 May

  • 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?

    BOOK your stay at Novotel Sydney Parramatta today

    Sat 27 Jan 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?

    BOOK your stay at Novotel Sydney Parramatta today

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

  • Katy Perry

    MYER presents Katy Perry WITNESS The Tour coming to Sydney in 2018!

    “Bon Appétit” is officially Katy’s fastest viewed music video of all time with 14.2 million views in the first 24 hours – now approaching 190 million and was #1 Most Added at Australian Radio in its first week.

    Looking for accommodation near Qudos Bank Arena?

    BOOK your stay at Novotel Sydney Parramatta today

    13, 14 & 16 August 2018 | QudosBankArena 

  • 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?

    BOOK your stay at Novotel Sydney Parramatta today

    3, 4, 6, 7, 9, 11 & 12 August 2018 |

  • Neil Diamond

    TEG DAINTY has announced that Neil Diamond will perform in Australia as part of his wildly successful 50 Year Anniversary Tour in March and April 2018.

    The tour will celebrate Neil Diamond’s incomparable 50-year career and hits spanning decades such as Cherry Cherry, Holly Holy, Cracklin’ Rosie, Song Sung Blue, You Don’t Bring Me Flowers, Solitary Man, Sweet Caroline, Love on the Rocks, Desiree and Shilo.

    Looking for accommodation near Qudos Bank Arena?

    BOOK your stay at Novotel Sydney Parramatta today

  • Invictus Games

    "Never stop fighting and do everything you can to lift up everyone around you." - Prince Harry

    The Invictus Games Sydney 2018 will attract more than 500 competitors from 18 nations to compete in 11 adaptive sports and will recognise and thank families and friends for their role and the challenges they share in supporting our wounded warriors. Sydney will host around 1000 family and friends who’ll be in the stands cheering.

    Looking for accommodation near Sydney Olympic Park?

    BOOK your stay at Novotel Sydney Parramatta today

    20-27 October 2018 |

  • 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