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Festivals in Parramatta

Parramatta Festivals

You’ll find plenty of exciting festivals and events in Parramatta, in the heart of Western Sydney.  Immerse yourself in Parramatta Lanes, Burramatta Festival and Parramamasala. 

Parramatta Lanes 
Date: Third Week of November

Parramatta Lanes is a massive festival held in the CBD of Parramatta, where 12 streets are shut down and filled with food, art and live entertainment. Tens of thousands of people flock to Parramatta in October each year to spoil themselves with some of the best locally produced food in New South Wales.  

For more information visit 

The event takes place at 1 Horwood Place, Parramatta just 750 m (via Phillip St and Marsden St) from Novotel Sydney Parramatta 

Burramatta Festival – Naidoc event
Date: July

This NAIDOC join in the celebrations and discover the story of the Darug People – traditional custodians of Parramatta – through ceremony, song, dance, food and the arts. Come see an amazing line-up of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art, dance and music on the banks of the Parramatta River.

For the dates and location visit

The event takes place at Parramatta Park, Pavilion Flats just 900m (via Church and George St) from Novotel Sydney Parramatta 

Date: March

The Parramasala Festival is being held on the 13th March 2022 and offers a range of music, live performances, dance, theatre, film, as well as an amazing parade and plenty of food from cultures all over the world. The festival aims to celebrate over 30 nationalities and is one of the main events on the NSW Multicultural March event calendar.

For more information visit the council website.

Located just across the road from (via Market St) from Novotel Sydney Parramatta