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 centre of Parramatta CBD, a prime location for guests to explore all that this Western Sydney urban hub has to offer. Parramatta is a popular destination to experience the best in entertainment. Novotel Sydney Parramatta is steps away from Riverside Theatres, Bankwest Stadium, Westfield Parramatta Shopping Centre, Parramatta Train Station and Ferry Terminal and offers close access to Rosehill Racecourse, Sydney Olympic Park, Raging Waters Sydney and Sydney CBD.

  • Sydney Royal Easter Show

    The most anticipated event of the year The Sydney Royal Easter Show is back these Easter school holidays from 1-12 April 2021.

    Novotel Sydney Parramatta is located in the centre of Parramatta and is only a quick drive from all the entertainment at Sydney Olympic Park.

    Plus, with our Novotel Family Offer, kids under 16* stay and eat breakfast for free! You can also enjoy 50% off a second room.

    Book a staycation now from $135 for a great family time.

    *up to 2 children sharing parents’ room

  • Riverside Theatres

    Excitingly, LIVE performances are back with the below shows:

    • The 91-Storey Treehouse | 24-26 MAR
    • Echoes of the Jazz Age | 27 MAR
    • The Vegetable Plot - Get Fresh | 29 MAR
    • Peter Crombe Greatest Hits Tour | 7 APR
    • Family Backstage Tours | 7-14 APR
    • Just Romeo & Juliet | 8 APR
    • Aline | 10 APR
    • Seniors Festival Concert | 12 APR
    • Brass Monkeys | 14 APR
    • GRIMM | 14-17 APR
    • Pete the Sheep | 26-28 APR
    • Higher Angels | 29 APR
    • Chop Chef | 22-24 APR
    • The Appleton Ladies' Potato Race | 5-8 MAY
    • Narcifixion - Anton | 16-15 MAY
    • The Tempest: Performance & Symposium | 19-28 MAY
    • Spiegelesque | 17-20 JUN
    • Mr Snot Bottom's Horrible, Terrible, Really, Really, Bad, Bad, Show | 28-29 JUN
    • WICKED | 23 JUL - 7 AUG

    SCHOOL HOLIDAY FILMS

    • Maya the Bee 3: The Golden Orb | 13-15 APR
    • Raya & the Last Dragon | 14-16 APR
    • Earwig and the Witch | 15-16 APR

    Visit the Riveride Theatres website for tickets and more information on upcoming performances.

    Enjoy our special pre-theatre dinner at 350 Restaurant & Lounge and park for FREE when you spend $50 in food and beverage. Bookings are preferred - visit our Dining page for more information

  • WICKED the Musical @ Riverside Theatres

    Prepare to be spellbound!

    Packemin Productions and Riverside Theatres will be defying gravity in their hit production of Wicked from 23rd July - 7th August.

    Looking for an unforgettable and priceless experience?

    Book an exclusive ‘Show and Stay Package’ for 2 from $289*.

    The package includes:

    • 2 x A Reserve tickets to We Will Rock You at Riverside Theatres
    • 1 x night’s accommodation
    • 2 course pre-theatre dinner for two
    • Breakfast
    • Parking

    2021 Dates & times

    Friday 23 July 2021 at 7:30pm (Opening Night)
    Saturday 24 July 2021 at 2pm
    Saturday 24 July 2021 at 7:30pm
    Sunday 25 July 2021 at 3pm

    Friday 30 July 2021 at 7:30pm
    Saturday 31 July 2021 at 2pm
    Saturday 31 July 2021 at 7:30pm
    Sunday 1 August 2021 at 11am
    Sunday 1 August 2021 at 4pm

    Friday 6 August 2021 at 7:30pm – Auslan Interpreted & Audio Described
    Saturday 7 August 2021 at 2pm
    Saturday 7 August 2021 at 7:30pm

    Package is available for Friday, Saturday & Sunday performances.

    Book your package today.

    Call the hotel directly on (02) 9630 4999 or email H8787@accor.com with your preferred show date and number of guests.

    *From rate is subject to availability.

  • Events at Bankwest Stadium

    Bankwest Stadium is a 30,000 seat stadium in Parramatta that is made for sporting fans!

    Located only a 5 minute walk from Novotel Sydney Parramatta.

    BOOK your accommodation for the upcoming events below:

    Parramatta Eels vs Storm | Thu 18 MAR

    Wanderers FC v Perth Glory | Fri 19 MAR

    Bulldogs vs Panthers | Sat 20 MAR

    Wanderers FC vs Melbourne City | Fri 26 MAR

    Parramatta Eels v Sharks | Sat 27 MAR

    Disney+ Drive-In | 31 MAR - 29 APR

    Parramatta Eels v Dragons | Sun 11 APR

    Wanderers FC v Brisbane Roar | Fri 16 APR

    Waratahs v Rebels | Sat 24 APR

    Visit the Bankwest Stadium website for more information.

  • 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!

    • Delta | 10 APR
    • The Wiggles - We're all fruit salad | 24-25 APR
    • Under The Southern Stars | 5 MAY
    • Backstreet Boys DNA World Tour | 7-8 MAY
    • Jim Steinman's Bat out of Hell | 18 MAY
    • Amy Shark | 12 JUN
    • Parkway Drive | 3 JUL
    • WWE Live | 30 JUL
    • Sooshi Mango is Off The Beat | 4 SEP
    • Alanis Morissette | 30 NOV
    • Keith Urban | 3-4 DEC
    • Tame Impala | Tue 7 DEC
    • Faith No More | 17 FEB 2022
    • Rod Stewart | 30 March 2022

    *Please be advised that due to recent announcements from the Australian and New Zealand Governments, Qudos Bank Area is rescheduling events. Please visit the Qudos Bank Arena for more information.

  • State of Origin III

    Game III of the 2021 State of Origin series will be held at Stadium Australia (formely ANZ Stadium) on Wednesday 14 July 2021.

    Located in Sydney Olympic Park, Stadium Australia is only a short train ride from Novotel Sydney Parramatta.

    Book your accommodation for the game today.

  • Stadium Australia

    Stadium Australia plays host to all large national and international music artists such as Ed Sheeran, and sporting events including NRL grand finals and Bledisloe cup

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

    BOOK your accommodation today for these upcoming events:

    Rabbitohs vs Roosters | Fri 26 MAR
    Waratahs v Reds | 27 MAR
    Bulldogs vs Rabbitohs | 2 APR
    Wests Tigers v Parramatta Eels | 5 APR
    Rabbitohs vs Broncos | 8 APR
    Rabbitohs vs Wests Tigers | 17 APR
    Bulldogs vs Parramatta Eels | 1 MAY
    Rabbitohs vs Storm | 6 MAY
    Rabbitohs vs Parramatta Eels | 29 MAY
    Rabbitohs vs Knights | 12 JUN
    Bulldogs vs Dragons | 14 JUN
    Bulldogs v Sea Eagles | 3 JUL
    Rabbitohs v Cownboys | 9 JUL
    State of Origin III | 14 JUL
    Rabbitohs v Bulldogs | 18 Jul

  • 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*, 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:

    • Longines Golden Slipper | 20 MAR
    • Stakes Day | 27 MAR
    • Rose Hill Gardens Race Day | 24 APR
    • Lord Mayers Cup Day | 22 MAY
    • MCKELL Cup Day | 5 JUN
    • Winter Cup Day | 19 JUN
    • Stayers Cup Day | 3 JUL
    • ASX REFINITIV Day | 24 JUL