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.

  • Cirque Du Soleil - KURIOS |
    2 OCT – 24 NOV

    This year Cirque du Soleil brings alive the curio cabinet of an ambitious inventor who defies the laws of space, dimension and time in order to create a world of his own. Here, the visible becomes invisible, perspectives are transformed, and the world is being turned upside down.

  • The Australian Ballet - The Nutcracker | 30 NOV - 18 DEC

    There is no better way to rediscover the childlike joys of the season and to create your own family tradition as a traditional Nutcracker. Enjoy the mesmerising ballet with its lively motifs and bewitching melodies that shows us a story of Clara, a young ballet student, who found herself in the Land of Sweets and the arms of her Nutcracker Prince. 

  • Khalid | 4 - 5 December

    Don’t miss Khalid coming back to Australian shore to bring his Free Spirit Tour in Sydney in December 2019. The artist already has one double Platinum album behind his belt and now another of his promising records is finally out in the world. There’s no better time for his fans down under to experience the El Paso singer’s magic.

  • Carols in the Crescent |
    14 DEC

    Make sure to include Parramatta Park, Carols in the Crescent, in your Christmas schedule this year. Hosted by The Voice star and Australian singer Guy Sebastian, along with his wife Jules, enjoy a line-up of artists, performers and  Father Christmas himself, for an exciting 2 hour stage show. Plus, there are amusement rides and food stalls that will be sure to keep the kids happy and entertained.

    Full details here

  • Little Mix | 14 December

    Little Mix are coming to Australia and the tour will include songs from their brand new album ‘LM5’ such as ‘Woman like me’, ‘Bounce Back’, ‘Black Magic’ and others. Little Mix have firmly established as one of the most phenomenal performers in UK and around the world. The all girls group have had 21 UK hit singles, and sold more than 45 million records worldwide.

  • 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.

  • 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