Events

PHIVE Building Exterior Shot with greenery
9 Mar 2024 - 25 Jun 2024
Phive
PHIVE Building Tour
We invite you to join a free tour of PHIVE, 5 Parramatta Square, the City’s new iconic community, cultural and civic…
Where the eels lie down public art
9 Mar 2024 - 15 Jun 2024
Phive
Parramatta Public Art Tour
Join this 2 hour, free walking tour starting at PHIVE, walking through Parramatta Square and beyond exploring…
Parramatta Town Hall Exterior Shot
16 Mar 2024 - 9 Jul 2024
Arts, Culture & Heritage
Parramatta Town Hall Tour
Be among the first to experience Parramatta Town Hall's newest chapter.
Sewing thread rolls against blue background
30 Apr 2024 - 18 Jun 2024
Phive
Fabric Connections - Textile Play for Adults
Join us at the table to materialise memory, stories and knowledge in a friendly and calm environment in our new Tuesday…
Men and women playing pickleball
8 May 2024 - 26 Jun 2024
Phive
Pickleball at Parramatta Square
Come and try Pickleball with the Active Parramatta Van and Reclink Australia.
Female Factory
18 May 2024 - 25 May 2024
Family & Kids
Celebrate Parramatta North
Journey from the past to the future at Parramatta North with a week-long program of family-friendly events including…
Sydney Writers' Festival presents Crime Lords
24 May 2024
Festivals & Major Events
Sydney Writers' Festival - Crime Lords
International superstar Michael Connelly (Resurrection Walk) joins forces with local legends Chris Hammer (The Seven)…
Eric Bogle Concert
24 May 2024
Concerts, Theatre & Music
Eric Bogle in Concert
Discover the unparalleled magic of Eric Bogle's musical journey! Eric Bogle is probably best known for his iconic…
ABC Sydney Drive with Richard Glover featuring Thank God It's Friday!
24 May 2024
Festivals & Major Events
Sydney Writers' Festival - ABC Sydney Drive with Richard Glover
Join ABC Radio Sydney’s Richard Glover, Wendy Harmer, Jean Kittson and Tommy Dean for all the fun and unpredictability…
Pre-school Pioneers
10 May 2024 - 28 Jun 2024
Phive
Term 2: PHIVE Pre-school Pioneers
Looking for an engaging and educational activity for your 3 - 5 year old? Then look no further than PHIVE Pre-school…
Sydney Writers' Festival: Cristy Burne: Science, Creativity, Adventure
25 May 2024
Festivals & Major Events
Sydney Writers' Festival - Cristy Burne: Science, Creativity, Adventure
Cristy Burne, AKA The Creativity Queen, combines science, creativity and adventure in an explosive morning of fun! An…
Kate Miller-Heidke
25 May 2024
Concerts, Theatre & Music
Kate Miller-Heidke - Catching Diamonds Tour 2024
Kate Miller-Heidke is an award-winning singer-songwriter who traverses the worlds of folk, pop, opera and musical…
Hedley Thomas Portrait
25 May 2024
Festivals & Major Events
Sydney Writers' Festival - Hedley Thomas: The Teacher's Pet
Discussing the book that dove deeper into the podcast and investigation, join Hedley in conversation with Patrick…
Sydney Comedy Club In May
25 May 2024
Arts, Culture & Heritage
Sydney Comedy Club In May
Get your monthly dose of the funnies this May with Sydney Comedy Club’s top-rating (and rather hilarious) comedians…
long table dinner scene
25 May 2024
Festivals & Major Events
Sydney Writers' Festival - Eat Your Words
Join us in western Sydney’s newest art space, Parramatta Artists’ Studios Granville for an immersive night of eating,…
Tour guide showing paper bark
25 May 2024
Arts, Culture & Heritage
Aboriginal Warami Mittigar Tour May
Join Aunty Leanne on this relaxed walk to learn how local Aboriginal groups survived and thrived in the Parramatta…
Woman showing indigenous tools
25 May 2024
Phive
Learning Dharug Ways May
Join a Dharug custodian and emerge yourself in an hour activity hearing about indigenous customs, food, tools and much…
ABC RN Presents Big Weekend of Books & Sydney Writers' Festival
26 May 2024
Arts, Culture & Heritage
Sydney Writers' Festival - Big Weekend of Books
Fantasy favourite Samantha Shannon live in Parramatta.

Hear from fantasy favourite Samantha Shannon, at…
e-waste
26 May 2024
Community & Civic
E-waste Drop Off
The City of Parramatta E-waste Event is just around the corner! Do you have unwanted electronic items?
Holly Ringland Portrait
26 May 2024
Festivals & Major Events
Sydney Writers' Festival - Holly Ringland: The House That Joy Built
Take your seat for an inspiring conversation with Holly and host Kate Mildenhall in this Parramatta event.
meditating lady in grey
3 Dec 2023 - 29 Dec 2024
Community & Civic
De-stress & Rejuvenate with Heartfulness Meditation
Discover the art of tranquility, meditation, and a stress-free lifestyle through a simple Heart-based meditation…
children smiling at camera
29 Apr 2024 - 1 Jul 2024
Family & Kids
Go4Fun
Sign up for Go4Fun - a fun and FREE 10-week healthy lifestyle and physical activity program for children aged 7-13…
Mens Martial Arts
8 May 2024 - 26 Jun 2024
Phive
Men's Martial Arts with Reclink
Explore the fundamentals of Martial Arts, including punches and kicks, and have a fantastic time while learning.…
Baby in ball pit
9 May 2024 - 27 Jun 2024
Phive
Term 2: Messy Sensory Play for Babies
Join us for a fun-filled, messy play term where learning and creativity collide!
Ruth Bader Ginsberg headshot
30 May 2024 - 2 Jun 2024
Concerts, Theatre & Music
RBG: Of Many, One
After a wildly popular, sold-out premiere season in 2022, this smash-hit production returns to the stage with the…
Behind the Lines 2023: All Fun and Games!
31 May 2024 - 30 Jun 2024
Free Events
Behind the Lines 2023: All Fun and Games!
Have a laugh or reflect on the year gone by in the latest retrospective of hot political issues of 2023, as seen…
Little Boy Siting and Smiling
1 Jun 2024
Family & Kids
Stories Under the Stars
Listen, learn and participate in a beautiful evening by the Parramatta River.
Creative Writing Workshop for adults - with Parramatta Laureate in Literature, Yumna Kassab
1 Jun 2024
Phive
Creative Writing Workshop for adults - with Parramatta Laureate in Literature, Yumna Kassab
Distinguished author Yumna Kassab will lead a community-focused writing workshop for adult writers of all abilities.…
Incredibilia
1 Jun 2024
Family & Kids
Incredibilia
Incredibilia invites you to come on board for an imaginative journey over the moon through too-hot deserts, exotic…
Sharp Short Theatre
3 Jun 2024 - 14 Jun 2024
Concerts, Theatre & Music
Sharp Short Theatre
Sharp Short Theatre is Riverside Theatres’ popular youth short play competition.

Now entering its 9th…
GOOF (Grow Your Own Food) workshop series 2
8 Jun 2024 - 6 Jul 2024
Arts, Culture & Heritage
GOOF (Grow Your Own Food) workshop series 2
This 5 week GOOF 2 series connects your garden with your home. The workshop will focus on daily habits which can reduce…
zongzi
10 Jun 2024
Phive
PHIVE Presents: Dumpling and Zongzi workshop 饺子和粽子工作坊
Join us this Dragon Boat Festival as we invite families and community members of all backgrounds to come together and…
graphic design of spoon in bowl
12 Jun 2024
Phive
Leisure Play: Tang Yuan Workshop with Emma’s Kitchen
Welcome the changing seasons with a crafty, cosy and chewy workshop held by the Emma’s. Huddle with us around a warm…
The Tap Pack
12 Jun 2024
Family & Kids
The Tap Pack
Following sold-out shows and rave reviews around the world, Australia's hottest tap dance sensation, The Tap Pack…
Highway of lost hearts
14 Jun 2024 - 15 Jun 2024
Concerts, Theatre & Music
Highway of Lost Hearts
A woman. A dog. A campervan. And 4,500km of wide open road.

Mot wakes up one morning to find that her…
World Environment Day
15 Jun 2024 - 16 Jun 2024
Free Events
World Environment Day
Celebrating World Environment Day 2024!
tatreez embroidery
19 Jun 2024
Phive
Leisure Play: tatreez Embroidery with Sitti Threads
Celebrate Palestinian heritage and delve into the world of Palestinian embroidery (tatreez). In this workshop, we will…
The Divine Miss Bette!
21 Jun 2024
Concerts, Theatre & Music
The Divine Miss Bette!
A spectacularly joyous music and comedy event starring multiple award-winner Catherine Alcorn channelling the legendary…
Arc
21 Jun 2024
Family & Kids
Arc
ARC presents intimate, magical encounters with rare and vulnerable species, raising important questions about our…
2 people playing guitar with yellow and purple glow
21 Jun 2024
Concerts, Theatre & Music
Best of the West - Battle of the Bands
This year’s Make Music Day celebration will take the form of a Youth Battle of the Bands titled ‘Best of the West’.
Let's Laugh
22 Jun 2024
Arts, Culture & Heritage
Let's Laugh
Spend your evening laughing with a lineup of the finest comedians this country has to offer live!

How to catch a star
26 Jun 2024 - 29 Jun 2024
Concerts, Theatre & Music
How To Catch A Star
Based on the book by international best-selling author Oliver Jeffers, this magical tale about reaching for dreams will…
portrait of artist Akala
27 Jun 2024
Phive
Leisure Play-Water Memories: Meditation, Art, Poetry, Sound with Akala
Join Akala Newman's workshop “Water Memories" and dive deep into a grounding creative journey that connects…
Visitor Economy: Bookable Experience Workshop with Viktoria Darabi
27 Jun 2024
Business
Visitor Economy: Bookable Experience Workshop with Viktoria Darabi
Whether you are budding entrepreneur or a long-established small business in Parramatta, there is a veritable…
tour guide showing coal loader
29 Jun 2024
Phive
Koori Kinnections Aboriginal Cultural Walk June
Join this inspiring walk within Parramatta Park and along the Parramatta River and hear about connections to land,…
Traditional resources
29 Jun 2024 - 30 Jun 2024
Phive
Aboriginal Cultural Activity with Bush Tucker Tasting June
Aboriginal people have cared for this land from the beginning of time. Learn how you too can Care for Country.
School Holiday Action at Sydney Olympic Park
1 Jul 2024 - 16 Jul 2024
Arts, Culture & Heritage
School Holiday Action at Sydney Olympic Park
Get your budding little Olympians geared up with our school holiday sports programs at Sydney Olympic Park, the home of…
Beyond Broadway
7 Jul 2024
Concerts, Theatre & Music
Beyond Broadway
Experience the evolution of musical theatre as Brittanie lifts the curtain in Beyond Broadway.

Step into…
Cumberland Gang Show Off The Record
10 Jul 2024 - 14 Jul 2024
Arts, Culture & Heritage
Cumberland Gang Show Off The Record
The Scouts and Guides of Western Sydney invite you to join them as they go Off the Record! Our cast ranges in age from…
Children are Stinky
11 Jul 2024 - 13 Jul 2024
Concerts, Theatre & Music
Children Are Stinky
Winners of the coveted Children's Choice Award and a sell-out Edinburgh Fringe sensation, this award-winning kid…
HEART OF THE MAN
12 Jul 2024
Concerts, Theatre & Music
HEART OF THE MAN
A desperate boxing coach pushes his son to become the champion he could never be – until one fateful night, a gut-…
Market Stalls
13 Jul 2024
Community & Civic
Burramatta NAIDOC
Bring the family along for a fun day as we celebrate the vibrant culture and history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait…
THE SKIN OF OTHERS
14 Jul 2024
Concerts, Theatre & Music
THE SKIN OF OTHERS
The Skin of Others is a story of modern Australia and the way we understand our national history. It is told through…
The Bugalugs Bum Thief
17 Jul 2024 - 21 Jul 2024
Family & Kids
The Bugalugs Bum Thief
A bum-tastic adventure awaits as Skeeta, Mick and Billy take on an investigation to try and find the missing bums of…
Photo of comedian Madeleine Stewart against a pink background. She is wearing black overalls and her long blonde hair is being comically blown upwards.
20 Jul 2024
Arts, Culture & Heritage
Are You Pulling My Leg?
Showcasing some of Australia’s funniest comedians with disability or chronic illness.

This raucous…
Karim
25 Jul 2024 - 10 Aug 2024
Concerts, Theatre & Music
Karim
Karim tells a complex story of family ties and generational divides as young Karim’s life takes an unexpected turn…
Daughter in blue shirt and Dad in pink shirt smiling
26 Jul 2024 - 20 Sep 2024
Family & Kids
Daughters and Dads Active and Empower Program
The Daughters and Dads Active and Empower Program is a fantastic initiative designed to improve enjoyment and…
Exhibition On Screen: Painting The Modern Garden – Monet To Matisse
27 Jul 2024 - 28 Jul 2024
Arts, Culture & Heritage
Exhibition On Screen: Painting The Modern Garden – Monet To Matisse
Claude Monet was an avid horticulturist and arguably the most important painter of gardens in the history of art, but…
National Tree day
28 Jul 2024
Family & Kids
National Tree Day 2024
National Tree Day is Australia’s largest tree planting and nature-care event! City of Parramatta has held National Tree…
GOLD
17 Aug 2024
Concerts, Theatre & Music
GOLD
A magical ballet of friendship and love set in the Australian bush during the historic gold rush.
La Boheme at Riverside
24 Aug 2024
Concerts, Theatre & Music
LA BOHÈME
On a freezing Christmas Eve, love sparks. Two hands meet in the dark and four friends' lives change forever.…
​MZAZA: The Birth and Death of Stars
8 Sep 2024
Concerts, Theatre & Music
​MZAZA: The Birth and Death of Stars
World music favourites MZAZA have created a theatrical musical experience like no other in collaboration with some of…