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03 DECEMBER 2018
PM celebrates largest Deepavali in the Park
Parramatta Park came alive with the colours and sounds of an ancient Hindu festival earlier this month, as Sydneysiders converged to celebrate Deepavali. The event has become increasingly popular in Western Sydney in recent years, and a record crowd of over 30,000 turned up to view the burning of an eight-meter-tall Ravana on the Sunday night.
13 NOVEMBER 2018
Crescent Summer Series announces biggest line-up yet
Parramatta Park is set to host the biggest Crescent Summer Series line-up yet, with more than 240,000 visitors likely to attend Western Sydney’s most loved arts and entertainment program.
08 NOVEMBER 2018
Parramatta Park Trust and Google Arts & Culture take Australian heritage to the world
Two of Australia’s oldest existing buildings can now be viewed ‘virtually’ from anywhere in the world, thanks to an exciting new partnership between Parramatta Park Trust and Google Arts & Culture.
30 OCTOBER 2018
Notice: Change of traffic conditions – Deepavali 2018
Parramatta Park will be pedestrians only on Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 November for the two day Deepavali 2018 festival. For more information on how to get to Parramatta Park click here. Plan your trip using public transport via NSW Transport website.
03 OCTOBER 2018
Five things to do this spring
Ignore the small chill in the morning air – Parramatta Park is warming up for spring. The ‘people’s park’ has something for everyone. Here’s a five‑pack of great spring ideas. The lights of DeepavaliIn November, Deepavali (or Diwali) returns to Parramatta Park.
24 SEPTEMBER 2018
NOTICE: Temporary closure of The Crescent - irrigation works
We’ll soon be starting work to install an automated irrigation system in The Crescent, so it will be closed to the public from Tuesday 2 October until late-October.
21 SEPTEMBER 2018
NOTICE: Private event in the Bowling Green (23 Sept)
Parramatta Park Trust wishes to advise park users of a private event this weekend. Event times are: 9am to 1pm Sunday 23 September 2018. There will be some amplified music at this event in accordance with our Noise Abatement Policy.
01 AUGUST 2018
NOTICE: India Day 11 August 2018
Parramatta Park Trust wishes to advise park users of the India Day Event at the O’Connell St carpark. Event times are: Saturday 11 August 12. 00pm to 8. 00pm. The O’Connell Street car park will be closed to general use for this event.
18 JULY 2018
It’s a Sign!
Next time you make your way to Parramatta Park, take a moment to have a look at our bright and colourful new signs. We’ve installed these to give pedestrians clear information on where they are and where they need to go, as well as tips for their own exploration.
26 JUNE 2018
NOTICE: Burramatta NAIDOC in Pavilion Flat/Gawi (15 July)
Parramatta Park Trust wishes to advise park users of the Burramatta NAIDOC event in Pavilion Flat. Event times are: Sunday 15 July from 12. 00pm to 6. 30pm. There will be amplified music at this event in accordance with our Noise Abatement Policy and a pyrotechnics display at 6.
26 JUNE 2018
NOTICE: Rath Yatra event (14 July)
Parramatta Park Trust wishes to advise park users of a Rath Yatra event in Parramatta Park. Event times are: Saturday 14 July from 10. 30am to 2. 30pm.
26 JUNE 2018
Mays Hill – temporary fencing
Temporary fencing has been erected within the Mays Hill Precinct area of Parramatta Park, to the south west of Park Parade, near the site of the planned Parramatta aquatic and leisure facility.