It's On This Summer

Exploring a world of flavours. Long days in green spaces. Christmas festivities, rich cultural events, and New Years’ parties to kick 2023 off in style. Whatever you want this Summer, it’s on at Parramatta.

Experience playgrounds, parks, natural hidden gems and top party venues, as well as a thriving nightlife and a foodie’s paradise – where you’ll find the flavours of the world! Right throughout the City, the good times are on this Summer at Parramatta.

Celebrate in the City

Carolling in the Square, gorgeous Christmas markets, delightful decorations or NYE parties at one of our five incredible locations - however you like to celebrate, it’s on this Summer. 

Get Festive at Parramatta

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Get Festive at Parramatta

Carols, a Christmas tree, roaming entertainment, and great prizes when you have your photo taken with (virtual) Santa Claus! Love shopping? Find the perfect stocking filler at our Christmas markets in Centenary Square on 14-15 December.

New Years Eve

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New Years Eve

Celebrate New Year’s Eve in the City of Parramatta! Get ready for bustling energy and a dazzling array of colours with 9pm fireworks and live entertainment at five fantastic locations.

Top Christmas Party Venues

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Top Christmas Party Venues

Christmas is all about spending time and celebrating with others. Book one of these fantastic venues in Parramatta for an unforgettable Christmas party.

Summer in the City

Grab the family, a picnic, a good book or good friends. Our lush green spaces are flourishing for you to enjoy. Just like a hat and sunscreen, it’s all on this Summer.

Nature & Parks

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Nature & Parks

With so many parks, bushland, flora and fauna to discover, Parramatta has plenty of beautiful places to get into nature.

Hidden Gems

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Hidden Gems

Parramatta has many hidden gems throughout the City thanks to the celebration of different cultures, appreciation for history, and love of green spaces.

Top Playgrounds Across Parramatta

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Top Playgrounds Across Parramatta

Families across greater Parramatta really are spoiled for choice when it comes to having an amazing selection of small local parks, neighbourhood parks with great facilities, water parks for a hot summer day and then there are the mega parks that people travel to for a great day out.

Dining in the City

Dine around the world without ever leaving the City.  Explore the menu from Church Street to Parramatta Square and Harris Park - you’ll find delicious food and top-shelf drinks are on this Summer.

Nightlife

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Nightlife

Parramatta's nightlife is thriving. Light up your night at one of our buzzing bars and pubs, come to a festival or support local talent with our growing live music scene.

Places to Eat & Drink

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Places to Eat & Drink

Explore the range of restaurants and bars in Parramatta. Whether you're looking for a cheap meal or a fine dining experience, we've covered it all.

Discover Church Street

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Discover Church Street

Savour long lunches and linger over delicious dinners at Parramatta's foodie destination. Discover the best cuisines of the world, all in one street.

Play in the City

Ready for Sydney Festival, Australia Day, Lunar New Year, and school holiday fun for all ages? Right throughout the City, playtime is on this Summer.  

Summer of Racing

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Summer of Racing

Experience the Summer Festival of Racing at Rosehill Gardens. Enjoy sun-drenched lawns, live entertainment and thrilling live racing. It's the perfect setting to get together with friends and family this Summer.

Sydney Festival

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Sydney Festival

From 5 - 29 January 2023 the City will come alive with culture, art and performances.

Cool Down: Water Parks

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Cool Down: Water Parks

As the days get warmer, entertain the kids at one of these water play parks in and around Parramatta. 

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