Parramatta events

  1. Sharp Short Dance

    Wednesday 14 November 2018 to Saturday 17 November 2018 , Parramatta

    Sydney’s most exciting competitive dance festival is back for its 11th year to unearth the country’s best young dancers and choreographers. Dancers and choreographers aged 21 years and under will compete for awards and highly-sought after…

    14 Nov - 17 Nov
  2. Tragedy and Triumph Exhibition at Lucas Gallery

    Thursday 15 November 2018 to Friday 14 December 2018 , Parramatta

    Tragedy and Triumph exhibition in the Lucas Gallery of Hambledon Cottage Museum continues the Female Factory Story with Reverend Samuel Marsden and his quest for better conditions for the convict women. He performed marriage ceremonies for…

    15 Nov - 14 Dec
  3. Parramatta Farmers Market

    Friday 16 November 2018 to Friday 03 May 2019 , Parramatta

    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…

    16 Nov - 03 May
  4. Ghost Night

    Friday 16 November 2018 , Parramatta

    As you wander through the candlelit corridors and rooms of this 217 year old residence, sense the presence of Australia’s first governors, their families, the military, the convicts who worked the Domain – and the native owners of the…

    16 Nov
  5. Drawing and Painting Classes for Adults

    Saturday 17 November 2018 to Saturday 08 December 2018 , Parramatta

    Drawing/painting for beginners and intermediates. Do you want to learn how to draw and paint as a hobby or even take your skill to a professional level? They believe that every person has a creative nature within since creativity was…

    17 Nov - 08 Dec
  6. Loy Krathong Festival

    Saturday 17 November 2018 , Parramatta

    Take part in the beautiful traditions of Thai culture at the Loy Krathong Festival. The magical energy, sounds and flavours of Thailand will be on display, with enchanting lighting treatments, traditional games, and a range of delicious…

    17 Nov
  7. Guest Speaker Historical Society Meeting

    Wednesday 21 November 2018 , Parramatta

    The Speaker on this occasion will be Julian Leatherdale. His subject: The Hydro Majestic Story Julian Leatherdale’s first love was theatre but he developed a passion for popular history. He researched and wrote the 16-volume Australian’s…

    21 Nov
  8. Rush Hour - BootCamp Parramatta

    Monday 26 November 2018 to Monday 10 December 2029 ,

    Rush Hour Australia offers the best variety in outdoor group fitness with our Boot Camp sessions in Parramatta. Get the best results in the fastest time utilising a range of scientifically based intense training styles and equipment,…

    26 Nov - 10 Dec
  9. Sydney Santa Spectacular

    Friday 07 December 2018 to Sunday 30 December 2018 , Parramatta

    Throughout December a large area of Rosehill Gardens is transformed into a Winter Wonderland, complete with fairground rides, Christmas theme activities, food and drink stalls, Santa's Enchanted Forest and, of course, an ice rink. Sydney…

    07 Dec - 30 Dec
  10. Parramatta New Year's Eve

    Monday 31 December 2018 , Parramatta

    Parramatta’s skyline will sparkle with light and colour this New Year’s Eve with a host of entertainment and activities. Two stages will keep audiences on their feet from 6pm to 9pm. Join the Crescent Amphitheatre for a beautiful evening…

    31 Dec
  11. Heliosphere

    Wednesday 09 January 2019 to Sunday 13 January 2019 , Parramatta

    The Heliosphere brings the shared human dream of flying to life in a spectacular way. Twenty metres above the crowd, a giant, glowing lunar balloon filled with helium floats and dips, suspending a talented aerialist like a marionette. …

    09 Jan - 13 Jan
  12. Shanghai Mimi

    Thursday 10 January 2019 to Sunday 20 January 2019 , Parramatta

    Dress to the nines and immerse yourself in the intoxicating world of Shanghai Mimi, a sumptuous cabaret of delights. Inspired by 1930s Shanghai, a city famous for its flamboyant clubs and heady nights, Shanghai Mimi parts the curtains on…

    10 Jan - 20 Jan
  13. Aerialize Workshops

    Friday 11 January 2019 to Sunday 20 January 2019 , Parramatta

    Discover your inner acrobat in a series of active and immersive workshops with Sydney’s leading circus training centre. Aerialize hosts a range of affordable workshops for all ages and abilities, covering everything from aerial skills…

    11 Jan - 20 Jan
  14. Australia Day Parramatta

    Saturday 26 January 2019 , Parramatta

    Celebrate everything that makes this nation great at Parramatta’s massive all-day Australia Day party. Featuring the spectacular aerial hot-air balloon display, the Big Barbecue competition, the popular CARivale vintage car display and…

    26 Jan
  15. Parramatta Lunar New Year

    Event dates to be confirmed: February 2019 , Parramatta

    Celebrate the Lunar New Year and enjoy the cultural experience of the Lunar New Year festivities. Sit back and enjoy beautiful traditional and contemporary cultural performances from China, Vietnam and South Korea, take part in…

  16. Tropfest Australia

    Wednesday 13 February 2019 to Sunday 17 February 2019 , Parramatta

    Tropfest, the world's largest short film festival, is a free, outdoor event. Set in Sydney's beautiful Parramatta Park, a summer calendar would be naked without it! The atmosphere is electric and the film screening is well attended by…

    13 Feb - 17 Feb
  17. Ultra Australia

    Sunday 24 February 2019 , Parramatta

    Australia's premier music festival boasting the world's top Electronic Dance Music DJ's with unparalleled stage designs and top tier production. The 2019 edition will feature an unforgettable experience with multiple stages, brand…

    24 Feb