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Things to do
The Crescent Summer Series is Western Sydney’s premier events season held each summer in Parramatta Park (December 2019 to April 2020). The events series is a major boost to Parramatta’s local visitor economy, attracting up to 250,000 people to the City, with an exciting mix of major headliners and free concerts and festivals for all ages.
The Crescent is a natural amphitheatre located by the river in the heart of Parramatta Park. VIEW MAP
This year we are including a number of free family-friendly events. These include: Carols in the Crescent with Guy Sebastian and friends, New Years’ Eve, Sydney Symphony Under the Stars and Australia Day.
For more information, visit the Crescent Summer Series website.
The Trust does not run any event in the Crescent Summer Series but provides the Crescent for third-party event owners to hire and use. The Trust partners with Sydney Festival to present Symphony Under The Stars. The Trust also provides support to the City of Parramatta for Australia Day, NYE and Carols in the Crescent.
Please direct event enquiries to the promoters via their event websites/links provided on their listing at crescentsummerseries.com.au
Stallholders should contact the event-holders directly via their website/ links provided on their listing at crescentsummerseries.com.au
Getting to the Park is easy, regardless of where you are coming from. It is a short distance from Parramatta and Westmead railway stations and the Parramatta ferry wharf.
During the Crescent Summer Series there may be changes in traffic conditions and we advise concert-goers to use public transport to get to the Park.
Event organisers can be contacted the day before the event and throughout event day (until close) via the event hotline on 0457 563 791. For general enquiries about an event, use the contact details on the event website/links provided on their listing at crescentsummerseries.com.au
As the Crescent Summer Series approaches, we encourage you to sign up for our automated text message service. You’ll receive SMS alerts to remind you about upcoming events and advise you of changes to traffic conditions or Park access that may be in place on the day. You can register for SMS alerts via the ‘What’s on’ page on our website.
Parramatta Park Trust has provided event producers with guidelines about reducing noise. Under the guidelines, if soundchecks are required, they must be conducted after 10am. On event days, amplified music is only permitted between 10am and 11pm. Sound from the event shouldn’t interfere with your normal conversation. An independent noise consultant will attend each music festival to monitor noise, investigate complaints and direct the event producer to reduce noise if it exceeds the permissible level. If you feel the noise is too loud, please call the event hotline on 0457 563 791.
Please note: the hotline will start operating the day before the event and be available throughout event day until close. It will not be operational on non-event days and requests for event information should be addressed to the event producers directly. Links are available on our website at crescentsummerseries.com.au.
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