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 27th 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. 

    SPECIAL EVENT - one night only

    Grab your squad for an entertaining night out on 28th July 2018 at Novotel Parramatta. Visit our Special Offers page for more information.

  • Disney On Ice

    Disney celebrates 100 Years of Magic!

    These winter school holidays, celebrate the legacy of Disney in this ice skating spectacular and be dazzled by the magic of Disney's Frozen with Anna, Elsa and the hilarious Olaf.

    Treat the kids to the ultimate school holiday experience and BOOK your accommodation today! Novotel Sydney Parramatta is located close to Qudos Bank Arena at Sydney Olympic Park.

    18 - 23 July 2018  |  For tickets, visit the Disney on Ice website

  • Winterlight Festival

    An event not to miss, Winterlight is back this year! This exciting Winter event takes place across the road in Prince Alfred Square.

    Here is a list of entertainment you are guaranteed to enjoy:

    • Get your skates on in Sydney's largest open-air rink
    • Toboggan down Sydney's only ice slide
    • Taste European-inspired food at the Alpine Food Village
    • Take in the view from up high on the illuminated ferris wheel
    • Build your own snowman with real snow
    • Kids will love free workshops including cookie decorating
    • Test your skills at Circus Playground
    • The thrill of vintage-style carnival rides
    • Riverside Theatres Frozen sing-a-long

    Don't get stuck inside this Winter. Treat the family and stay at Novotel Sydney Parramatta these shcool holidays. BOOK your accommodation today!

    Friday 6 - Sunday 22 July  |

  • 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:

    Bledisloe Cup 2018 - Sat 18 Aug

    2018 NRL Telstra Premiership - Grand Final - Sun 30 Sept

    Monster Jam - Sat 13 Oct

    Taylor Swift - Fri 2 Nov

    Bon Jovi -  Sat 8 Dec

  • 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!

    • 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
    • Kendrick Lamar - 24-25 Jul 2018
    • Celine Dion - Fri 27 Jul 2018
    • Pink - 3, 4, 6, 7, 9, 11,12, 25 & 26 Aug 2018
    • Katy Perry Witness Tour - 13, 14, 16 & 17 Aug 2018
    • Tony Robbins UPW 2018 - 13-16 Sept 2018
    • Mayday - Fri 21 Sept 2018
    • Panic! At the Disco - Sat 6 Oct 2018
    • Mariah - Fri 12 Oct 2018
    • Cher - 18 - 20 Oct 2018
    • Carl Baron - Sat 3 Nov 2018
    • Aus-X Open - Sat 10 Nov 2018
    • Sam Smith - 14, 16 & 17 Nov 2018
    • Schools Spectacular - 23-24 Nov 2018
    • The Kevin Hart Irresponsible Tour - 7-8 Dec 2018
    • Shaniah Twain - 14 & 15 Dec 2018
    • Michael McIntyre's Big World Tour - 23 & 24 Mar 2019
  • 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 & 17 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, 25 & 26 August 2018 |

  • 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 14 July

    Rosehill Gardens Race Day - Sat 28 July

    Club NSW Western Metro Region Race Day - Sat 11 Aug

    ASX Thomson Reuters Charity Race Day - Sat 25 Aug

    Run to the Rose Day - Sat 8 Sept

    Golden Rose Day - Sat 22 Sept

    Spring Racing on Derby Day - Sat 3 Nov

  • 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