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.

  • Bend & Snap!

    The wait is over, Packemin Productions and Riverside Theatres presents

    Legally Blonde The Musical

    on stage at Riverside Theatres from 17th July - 11th August 2018

    Legally Blonde is a high energy romantic comedy about knowing who you are and showing what you’ve got! Based on the novel and hit-movie, Legally Blonde The Musical has won 7 major awards including Best New Musical 2011 at the Olivier Awards. 

    Book your accommodation today and receive up to 20% off the best available rate thanks to our partners Riverside Theatres.

  • Mother's Day Classic

    The Mother’s Day Classic is an annual fun run and walk raising funds and awareness for breast cancer research. Mother's Day Classic's aim is to deliver a fun, healthy and inspirational community event that brings the community together on Mother’s Day to support and remember those touched by breast cancer. Visit the Mother's Day Classic website to register.

  • 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:

    Boishakhi Mela - Bengali New Year Festival 2018 - Sat 14 Apr

    Wanderers V Adelelaide United - Round 27, Sun 15 Apr

    2018 NRL Telstra Premiership - Grand Final - Sun 30 Sept

  • 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!

    • 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
    • Suncorp Super Netball Round 1 Double Header - Sun 29 Apr 2018
    • Intel Extreme Masters - 4-6 May 2018
    • Suncorp Super Netball Round 3 Derby - Sun 13 May 2018
    • Imagine Dragons - Sat 19 May 2018
    • Niall Horan - Tue 5 Jun 2018
    • Professional Bull Riders - Sat 9 Jun 2018
    • Suncorp Super Netball Double Header - Sun 17 Jun 2018
    • USA vs Canada - Ice Hockey - Sat 30 Jun
    • Disney On Ice presents 100 Years of Magic - 18-23 Jul 2018
    • Celine Dion - Fri 27 Jul 2018
    • Pink - 3, 4, 6, 7, 9, 11 & 12 Aug 2018
    • Katy Perry Witness Tour - 13, 14 & 16 Aug 2018
    • Tony Robbins UPW 2018 - 13-16 Sept 2018
    • Mayday - Fri 21 Sept 2018
    • Mariah - Fri 12 Oct 2018
    • Sam Smith - Fri 16 Nov 2018
    • The Kevin Hart Irresponsible Tour - 7-8 Dec 2018
    • Shaniah Twain - Fri 14 Dec 2018
    • Michael McIntyre's Big World Tour - Mar 23 2019
  • 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 5 May

    Rosehill Gardens Race Day - Sat 19 May

    Rosehill Gardens Race Day - Sat 2 June

    Rosehill Gardens Race Day - Sat 16 June

    Rosehill Gardens Race Day - Sat 30 June

    Rosehill Gardens Race Day - Sat 14 July

  • 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 

  • 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 |

  • 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