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 a 5 minute walk from the brand new Bankwest Stadium.

  • Sydney Santa Spectacular |
    13 - 17 DEC

    Magic coming alive in December 2019. Immerse yourself in the biggest interactive Christmas show ever. Make your way through breathtaking rides and White Christmas Scene, Santa’s village, toboggan slides and falling snow in the magical forest!

    For more information, please visit the website 

  • New Year's Eve Parramatta | 
    31 DEC

    Celebrate end of the year at Parramatta Park, located just a short stroll away from Novotel Sydney Parramatta. Starting at 4pm, Parramatta’s New Year’s Eve celebrations are spread across the park with a choice of Stage and Play, something for everyone in the family. Enjoy a range of delicious food options including Korean BBQ, dumplings and ice-cream sandwiches, and celebrate the New Year with a spectacular fireworks display at 9pm.

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  • Elton John - Farewell Yellow Brick Road | 7, 9, 14 JAN

    Elton John is coming back to Australia to bring his ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ World Tour to Qudos Bank Arena on 7th, 9th and 14th January 2020! The last tour is held over five continents, spanning across three years, with stops in Americas, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, and it will be the last tour of this kind for a renowned songwriter and an iconic showman.

  • FOMO 2020 | 11 JAN

    Are you ready for FOMO 2020 with its impressive line-up? This time we are expecting artists such as boy-band Brockhampton, UK rapper Octavian, Kaytranada, and one of the most exciting newcomers Lizzo who will be making her way down under for the first time to play the festival.

    Boogie all day listening to your favourite artists without missing a thing thanks to one-stage, zero-clash layout of the festival.

    For more information, please visit the website 

  • The Wizard of Oz | 25 JAN

    Prepare yourself to experience The Wizard of Oz like you’ve never seen before! One of the world’s most beloved movie-musical comes to life at Qudos Bank Arena on 25th January. A new production includes state-of-the-art LED technology bringing the Emerald City to life right before your eyes!

    For more information, please visit the website 

  • 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.

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