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Special Events

All City of Parramatta events are temporarily suspended. This decision was made in response to the current circumstances presented by Coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit City of Parramatta's COVID-19 webpage for the latest information.

 

Special Event Tours

Seniors Festival - Sustainable Shopping Tour

Discover ways to develop sustainable and socially beneficial shopping habits on this relaxed walking tour of the Parramatta CBD. Enjoy a reviving, sustainable coffee en route.

Date: Friday 14 February.

When: 10am – 12pm Meet: Clocktower, Centenary Square

Suitable for: Seniors Cost: $10 per person

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Seniors Festival - Historic Dairy Precinct Tour

Visit one of the three oldest colonial buildings in Australia on this small group tour. Meet the dairymaids who worked here.

Date: Saturday -  15 February. Monday - 17 February.

When: 10am – 1pm Meet: Parramatta Heritage and Visitor Information Centre

Suitable for: Adults, children 7 and up Cost: $20

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Seniors Festival - Heritage Safari

Discover the intriguing history and significant sites of Parramatta on a relaxed coach tour. All sites visited are easily accessible.

Date: Wednesday 19 February

When: 10am – 12:30pm Meet: Parramatta Heritage and Visitor Information Centre

Suitable for: Seniors Cost: $35

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Seniors Festival - Nature Walk and Wheel

This interactive bush walk follows a wheelchair accessible, concrete pathway through beautiful bush surrounds. Be engaged by this rich environment. Accessible toilets available.

Date: Thursday 20 February

When: 10am – 11:30am Meet: Third Settlement Reserve, Winston Hills

Suitable for: Seniors Cost: $10 per person

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Seniors Festival and International Womens Day – Feisty Female

Celebrate Parramatta's unsung heroines on this relaxed coach tour visiting a wide range of Parramatta's significant heritage sites, including the Female Orphan School, Elizabeth Farm and World Heritage listed Parramatta Park.

Date: Saturday 22 February

When: 10am – 1pm Meet: Parramatta Heritage and Visitor Information Centre

Suitable for: Adults Cost: $45 per person

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National Heritage Festival - First Contact - Trade, Friendship and Conflict

Join our guide on this revealing walk to discover the story of first contact between the traditional owners of this land and the colonists. This tour focuses on the shared history between individual Aboriginals and colonists. Visit the actual sites where history unfolded to change the Aboriginal way of life forever.

Date: Sunday 19 April

When: 10am – 12pm Meet: Parramatta Heritage and Visitor Information Centre

Suitable for: Adults, children 7 and up Cost: $5 per person

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National Heritage Festival - First Contact - The Imbalance of Power

Join our guide on this relaxing walk to discover the story of first contact between the traditional owners of this land and the colonists. This tour focuses on interactions between the government and Aboriginal people. Visit the actual sites where history unfolded to change the Aboriginal way of life forever.

Date: Sunday 19 April

When: 1pm – 3pm Meet: Parramatta Heritage and Visitor Information Centre

Suitable for: Adults, children 7 and up Cost: $5 per person

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