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.

  • The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo | 17 - 19 OCT

    Featuring over 1,400 performers from around the world and a life-sized Edinburgh castle, The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo is coming exclusively to Sydney’s ANZ Stadium this October for four shows only!

    The theme for this year’s show is All Points of the Compass and it will include Defence Forces from Australia, New Zealand, UK, France, Switzerland, India, Papua New Guinea, the South Pacific Islands, and more.

  • Parramatta Lanes | 15 - 18 OCT

    Calling all Foodies... #parralanes

    Parramatta Lanes food and cultural fesitval is back for 2019! Explore themed laneways and hidden local spaces brought to life with live music, art installations, all the top names in food and boutique pop-up bars.

    This year Parramatta Lanes is going green to reduce the single-use waste footprint! Check out major art installations: Our Intertwining Lives, Nadia Odlum - Banner Art & Scholar Garden, Louise Zhang - Batman Walk.

    Must-do: The Rooftop, Eat Street Car Park - experience an Old Skool with a view! With bingo Loco, epic music, crazy costumes & live comedy. 

    4 nights, 15 - 18 Oct, 5pm til late  |

  • Rugby League World Cup 9s | 18 - 19 OCT

    Parramatta’s new Bankwest Stadium to host Rugby League World Cup 9s next October. The tournament could have gone anywhere in the world, but Sydney was chosen to host it in 2019. The Rugby League World Cup 9s will be held from 18-19 October 2019. The tickets could be purchased here: 

    Novotel Sydney Parramatta is located 5 minute walk away from the stadium, which makes it your perfect choice for accommodation. 

    Don't miss out on our special Game Day offer: $5 beers and $12 burgers! 


  • Shawn Mendes | 23 OCT - 6 NOV

    Multi-platinum, Grammy nominated singer and songwriter Shawn Mendes will be coming to Australia in October this year, touring in support of his new self-titled third album. Mendes will be performing songs from his new album which debuted at #1 on the US Billboard 200 chart.


  • KISS! | 26 NOV

    After 45-year career the legendary rock n roll group KISS announced that they will launch their final tour ever, END OF THE ROAD, in 2019. The tour will reach Sydney on 26 November at Qudos Bank Arena.

    Famous for their trademark performance, KISS has been proving for decades why they are the most iconic rock n roll group.


  • 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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