Events Parramatta

Be part of the many exciting events in Parramatta city for a truly memorable getaway.

October 2018

X Games Sydney 2018

X Games is coming to Sydney, Australia for the first-ever X Games event on Australian soil.

When: 19 to 21 October 2018
Where: Spotless Stadium


Cher, the worldwide superstar and Icon, will make her highly-anticipated return to Australia this year, celebrating one of music’s most phenomenal and enduring careers, now spanning more than 50 years and 6 decades.

When: 18 and 20 October 2018
Where: Qudos Bank Arena

Invictus Games

An international multi-sport event participated by wounded, injured and ill servicemen and women. The Invictus Games highlights the power of sport to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation, and generate a wider understanding of and respect for those who serve their country.

When: 20 to 27 October 2018
Where: Sydney Olympic Park

November 2018

No Lights No Lycra

No Lights No Lycra (NLNL) is a space where you can completely let go, shakeout the stresses of the week, and lose yourself in the music and the physicality. Dance through your Thursday every week from 7:00pm.

When: 1 November to 13 December 2018
Where: Studio 404, Parramatta

Derby Day Race Day

Celebrate all the traditions of Derby Day and dress in your best black and white to catch all the Group One racing action live from Flemington, plus witness the sound of thundering hooves in an exciting nine race fixture.

When: 3 November 2018
Where: Rosehill Gardens

Taylor Swift - Reputation Stadium Tour

The pop goddess will be returning to the scene of her phenomenal 2015 show that saw more than 76,000 fans turn out for one of the Stadium’s iconic concert moments.

When: 2 November 2018
Where: ANZ Stadium

Deepavali Festival

Deepavali is a festival of lights which is also famous as Diwali. The fair will include various stage performances, multicultural dance performances and competitions, rangoli competitions, kids and youth activities, food stalls, art and cultural exhibitions, Ravan Effigy Burning and many more. Finish the night with fireworks and open dance floor.

When: 3 to 4 November 2018
Where: Parramatta Park

Sam Smith - The Thrill Of It All

Dedicating the past few years to performing to sold-out audiences across the globe and honing his songwriting talent in the studio, Smith’s return to recorded music in late 2017 with single ‘Too Good At Goodbyes’ was welcomed with open arms.

When: 14, 16 and 17 November 2018
Where: Qudos Bank Arena

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 South East Asian food offerings.

When: 17 November 2018
Where: Parramatta River Foreshore

December 2018

Sydney Santa Spectacular

Throughout December 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 Santa spectacular has become a favourite in many Sydneysiders' calendars.

When: 7 to 30 December 2018
Where: Rosehill Gardens

Bon Jovi - This House Is Not For Sale Tour

The Tour has already received both fan and critical acclaim, with its first North American leg grossing an estimated $47 million and its South American leg grossing nearly $40 million. This is Bon Jovi’s first outing since the band’s 2013 Because We Can World Tour which drew more than 65,000 fans to ANZ Stadium.

When: 8 December 2018
Where: ANZ Stadium

February 2019

HSBC Sydney 7's

Experience rugby like you’ve never seen before; fast paced, full of flair and on your doorstep. Its non-stop, long passes, fast running, try scoring RUGBY SEVENS! The Aussies took out the Men’s and Women’s titles in 2018 and will be back for more glory – share the moment and experience that winning feeling!

When: 1 to 3 February 2019
Where: Sydney Olympic Park

Tropfest 2019
Tropfest 2019

Tropfest is unique in that all films submitted must be under seven minutes in length and include a theme, known as the Tropfest Signature Item or TSI. The TSI for this year is 'Rose'.

When: 13 to 17 February 2019
Where: Parramatta Park

Ultra Australia 2019

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 activations and a large variety of food options tailored for everyone.

When: 24 February 2019
Where: Parramatta Park

March 2019

Download 2019

Whether you stay sweaty in the pit soaking in your favourite bands, chill and chat over a frosty beverage in one of the bars, gorge yourself on delectable delights from the foodies, or snap up some eclectic one offs at the markets, Download welcomes you in 2019!

When: 9 March 2019
Where: Parramatta Park