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.

  • Mamma Mia!

    Packemin Productions are presenting the World's favourite feel-good musical, MAMMA MIA

    The Riverside Theatre stage will be transformed into a Greek island paradise to take you along on a young woman's quest to discover the identity of her birth father. 

    A mother. A daughter. Three possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget!  MAMMA MIA is the perfect musical for the whole family.

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    Dates & Times: 

    Friday 2 August at 11am – Preview/Schools Performance
    Friday 2 August at 7:30pm – Opening Night
    Saturday 3 August at 2pm & 7:30pm
    Sunday 4 August at 3pm

    Wednesday 7 August at 7:30pm
    Thursday 8 August at 7:30pm
    Friday 9 August at 7:30pm
    Saturday 10 August at 2pm & 7:30pm
    Sunday 11 August at 11am & 4pm

    Wednesday 14 August at 7:30pm
    Thursday 15 August at 7:30pm
    Friday 16 August at 7:30pm
    Saturday 17 August at 2pm & 7:30pm

  • NRL at Bankwest Stadium

    The 2019 NRL Telstra Premiership includes matches at 27 different venues across Australia and New Zealand, including the brand new Bankwest Stadium at Parramatta. 


    NRL Telstra Premiership Draw 2019: 

    Parramatta Eels vs Warriors - Sat 27 July 2019

    Bulldogs vs Panthers - Sat 3 August 2019

    Parramatta Eels vs Knights - Sat 10 August 2019

    Parramatta Eels vs Bulldogs - Thur 22 August 2019

    Parramatta Eels vs Sea Eagles - Fri 6 Sep 2019

  • The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

    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.

  • Metallica

    Metallica is finally back down under with the massive nationwide tour joined by a special guest Slipknot on all dates. The last time Metallica toured in Australia in 2013 when they were a part of a Soundwave festival, and they haven’t performed a headline tour since 2010 – almost a decade ago!


  • Rugby League World Cup 9s

    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 are not on sale yet, but you can find waitlist 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! 


  • Hugh Jackman. The Man. The Music. The Show.

    Grammy, Golden Globe and Tony Award-winning performer, Hugh Jackman, will commence his The Man. The Music. The Show. World Tour in Australia in August this year.

    Produced by Teg Dainty the tour will include Hugh Jackman perform songs from Les Misérables, The Greatest Showman and more from film and Broadway, accompanied by a live orchestra.

    Keala Settle will make a special guest appearance on the Australian Tour and will perform Golden Globe Award winning song “This Is Me” from The Greatest Showman and more.

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  • Fleetwood Mac

    Legendary, award winning band Fleetwood Mac have announced an Australian tour in August which features pre-loved line-ups, like Mick Fleetwood and Stevie Nicks along with newcomers Neil Finn and Mike Campbell.

    The lasting spirit of Fleetwood Mac stands for an outstanding music that has connected with people for more than 50 years all over the world.

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  • GOT7

    South Korean 7-member boy group GOT7 will be performing in Sydney at Qudos Bank Arena on August 22. It gained an international recognition after their debut back in 2014. Members of GOT7 come from Korea, China, Thailand and United States and are famous for their multi-lingual skills when communicating with their fans in English, Korean, Mandarin amongst others. GOT7 know how to put up a show and often incorporates flips, kicks, martial arts, gymnastics and breakdancing in their onstage performance.

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  • 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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