Tue 6-Fri 9

St John's Cathedral

The Piazza

Happy as Larry Pizza Take a romantic stroll through the piazza and treat yourself to mouth-watering delicacies.

  • Jamie's Italian Trattoria:
    Serving decadent Ice cream sundaes to indulge your sweet tooth.
    Jamie's Trattoria https://twitter.com/jamiesitalianau https://www.facebook.com/JamiesItalianAU
  • Happy as Larry:
    Serving traditional wood fired pizzas combined with the freshest local artisan & organic products.
    https://twitter.com/happyaslarrysyd  https://www.facebook.com/happyaslarrysydney
  • Nonna Maria's:
    A favourite local Italian restaurant serving handmade gnocchi, meatballs and parmigiana.
  • Courtney's Brasserie:
    Local restaurant serving modern cuisine with an Italian twist.

A sophisticated line-up of talented jazz musicians including Trevor Brown & Ballina Gee on Tues 6th & Wed 7th, and Frances Madden and her band on Thurs 8th & Fri 9th.

Centenary Square

Mama Linh Vietnamese Street FoodA food truck food court.

  • Mama Lihn's Vietnamese Street Food Truck:
    Vietnamese pulled pork or crispy skin chicken roll, beef brisket in "Pho" gravy rolls and battered soft shell crab buns.
    https://twitter.com/mamalinhs https://www.facebook.com/mamalinhsvietnamesestreetfood
  • Cantina Mobil:
    Serving their signature slow-roasted, succulent meats and authentic pinto beans in tacos, burritos and nachos.
  • The Nighthawk Diner:
    Bringing old fashioned American diner dinners straight to the streets.
    https://twitter.com/thenighthawkvan https://www.facebook.com/TheNighthawkDiner
  • Monster Rolls:
    Slow cooked local meats served on a freshly baked baguette, matched with a unique home-made sauce (Wed 7th - Fri 9th).

Town Hall Lane

The Spice Markets

Step into a vibrant world of colour, sounds and tastes in this festival of South East Asian inspired delights. 

  • DeTour Indian:
    Traditional Indian curries and samosas.
  • O!momo:
    Handmade Nepalese dumplings served with a traditional sauce.
  • Roti Shoti:
    Fiery curries, biryani rice, roti breads and samosas.
  • Park Royal Hotel:
    Selection of boutique beer from the local Riverside Brewing Company, ciders from the Batlow Cider Company and a selection of Australian wines.
    https://twitter.com/parkroyalprmta  https://www.facebook.com/parkroyalparramatta

Bollywood DJ’s every night will accompany a range of pop-up performances including Maharshi Raval on the Indian tabla, Indian dances from the Swastik Institute of Music and Dance and the talented Aruna Gandhi ,as well as an opportunity to join in on a pop-up Flamenco with the Theatre of Rhythm and Dance, 8:30pm Thurs 8th.

The Town Hall

October 6th
  • 7:30-9:00pm
    'Parramatta Now - A Conversation', Moderated by Julie McCrossin

    Join a conversation about Parramatta’s future, moderated by broadcaster and journalist Julie McCrossin. Researchers from the Institute of Culture and Society will discuss liveable cities from around the world. Contribute to the conversation through mapmaking, vied and photography.
October 7th
  • 5-6pm
    'Parramatta: Your Happy Place'

    What does your ideal City Centre look and feel like? What do you want to see, do, hear and feel? Come and workshop your ideas for Parramatta City Centre.
  • 6-7:30pm
    'What’s next for Parramatta City Centre?'

    Parramatta City Centre is experiencing dramatic and exciting growth. Join the conversation as we explore the opportunities and challenges around liveability, productivity, and sustainability for Parramatta City Centre. See discussion details and speakers.
October 8th
  • 6:30-8pm
    'Parramatta Speaks!', Moderated by Julie McCrossin

    Be a part of a conversation about how locals view their city and what they have to say about its future. We present an emotional map of the city alongside photographs and videos captured by locals.
  • You Are What You Waste
    Follow the journey of four local families who explored their consumption and waste for a week, inspired by Council's You Are What You Waste project.
October 6th–8th
  • 5pm – 7pm
    The Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre invite you to join their workshops and emotional mapping project!
    WSU Parramatta Now

Western Sydney UniversityNSW EPANSW Cooperative Research Centres Program

Leigh Memorial Uniting Church

The Art Space

Take a moment to sit and reflect in the beautiful and historic 200 year old Leigh Memorial Church.Ella Condon art

  • Tracing Moonlight
    Ella Condon: Engaged and extending on notions of light and time within the photographic, the artist's work reflects on the evolution, degradation and reformation of light through still, moving image and sound media.
  • Live Streaming Sunsets
    Magali Duzant: Tracing sunsets across the globe, creating a projection of an ongoing 24 hour setting sun. Watch as the sunset becomes a stretched out moment, collapsing distance and time, as it unfurls across the continent.
  • Parramatta Artists Studios
    Take a look inside an artist's studio and see the exhibition 'Unbound', featuring studio resident Ella Condon and International artists Magali Duzant, Mark John Smith and Matt Whitman.
    Level 2, Parramatta Artist Studios, 68 Macquarie St.

Magali Duzant art

Batman Walk

The Hidden Bazaar

A hidden bazaar full of enticing Middle Eastern flavours, music and dancing.Sundweesh

  • Sundweesh:
    A clever fusion of the western sandwich with exciting Middle Eastern flavours. Lebanese breads with sweet and savoury fillings.
    https://twitter.com/sundweesh  https://www.facebook.com/Sundweesh
  • Knafeh:
    The Bearded Bakers repurposed shipping container, baking the best kept secret family recipe for this Jerusalem street food dessert.
    https://twitter.com/knafehbakery  https://www.facebook.com/knafehbakery
  • Middle Eastern Street Food:
    Mezze plates of kofte, falafel, tabouli, baba ganoush, hummus and gozleme.
  • Arz Bar:
    Lebanese sweet pastries from this local Parramatta patisserie and restaurant.

Shoot the Chef:
Presented by Clique Photographer's Association to celebrate Good Food Month, photographers pay homage in print to their favourite chefs. See the exhibition displayed on the Horwood Place & Erby Place car parks www.smh.com.au/clique
https://twitter.com/cliquepicshttps://www.facebook.com/cliquephotoShoot the Chef

Roxy Car Park

Food for Thought

  • Samoan Weaving HQ & WeaVe Parramatta, Roxy Walk
    An installation of 8-point stars weaved by the community, used as a striking symbol to shine light and reflect through conversations the issue of violence in all its forms.


Seoul Town

A playground of Asian street food, cocktails and outrageous entertainment every night.

  • Raffles College:
    Animation, film and games come together in live display of illustration mastery as Raffles brings its finest students to showcase the skills of the next generation of Digital Media designers.
    https://twitter.com/RafflesSydney  https://www.facebook.com/rafflessydney Raffles College
  • Jimmy Liks:
    Vietnamese chargrilled chicken salads and 'Saigon Sarnies'.
  • Kayter Co:
    Fresh coconuts with a creative twist!
  • Temasek:
    The famous local institution will be serving laksa, nasi goreng and beef rendang.
  • Korean BBQ:
    Korean dumplings and special BBQ ribs.
  • Yan's Asian Catering:
    An enticing selection of steamed and friend dumplings, pork buns, satays and noodles. 
  • Grasshopper Bar:
    Asian inspired cocktails.
    https://twitter.com/GrasshopperBar https://www.facebook.com/Grasshopper-Bar-156238141064642/

Barry Morgan presents his World of Organs, alongside DJ Jay Katz. Lucky guests take a peek into Barry’s living room for a Campari and a chat!
Barry Morgan liveRaffles Digital Media

Red Cow Lane

The Lanes Garden of Love

Create a floral token of love to add to the garden and be enchanted by the lush sights, sounds and scents of thriving romance. Fabulous hosts The Motel Sisters will be ready to lovingly guide guests through a celebration of love in all its forms - from BFFs to Total Baes!

  • Adora Hand Made ChocolatesAdora Handmade Chocolates:
    Award winning handmade chocolates and truffles, gelato, freshly made waffles with Belgian hot chocolate shots made with all natural ingredients.
    https://twitter.com/adorachocolates https://www.facebook.com/Adora-Handmade-Chocolates-119562641469650/ 

Tracing Time

  • Flatline:
    A projector casts the image of a hand, tracing the trajectory of a dancer. The dancer and hand form a complex synergy as they build a dance together.


Erby Place

Erby Place

The Emporium Parramatta's Gypsy Garden

An enchanting courtyard party, full of gypsy swing tunes, boutique ciders and gourmet food, straight from the European countryside.

  • The Emporium Parramatta:
    Smoked pulled pork rolls with housemade slaw and apple sauce, accompanied by ciders from the Australian Brewery.

A fusion of Roman-Gypsy, blue-grass and Irish folk music. Lolo Lovina and her Gypsy Caravan will be taking over the courtyard from Wed 7th - Fri 9th with their infectiously fun sounds.

Lolo Lovina

UNE Future Campus UNE logo



  • St Malo Bakery:
    Artisan organic bakers serving crepes with unique sweet and savoury combinations.
    https://twitter.com/stmalobakery  https://www.facebook.com/stmalobakery
  • Piccolo Me:
    A sweet surprise created especially for Parramatta Lanes. Expect anything and everything, from Nutella and candy coated pastries to deep-fried ice-creams.
    https://twitter.com/piccolomeau?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor  https://www.facebook.com/mypiccolome




  • Ethernet OrchestraPushing the boundaries of music and performance, musicians on the UNE Armidale and Parramatta campuses play together in an improvised Ethernet Orchestra - an intercultural fusion of telematic music and sound.
    7:30pm, Wed 7th and 6:30pm & 8:00pm, Friday 9th
    UNE lecture theatre, Level 1, 232 Church St
  • Tony Thexton impresses with an incredible 12 instruments in the UNE courtyard, every night from 6-8pm and 8:30-9:30pm.
  • Auntora Chowdhury on the acoustic guitar playing popular songs with an acoustic twist, influenced by traditional Bengali and Indian music. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 5-6pm and 8-8:30pm.


  • An interactive installation around transformation.