What’s On

The ParraParents What’s On calendar contains a range of events in and around the Parramatta region. There are lots of ways to view and see certain events – see our demo for more info. Feel free to submit an event you know about or wish to promote. Note: we usually add events about a week or two beforehand.

See our Key Events page for our top picks. 

Dec 15 @ 8:00 am – 5:30 pm 113 Castle Hill Road, West Pennant Hills
Rotary Club of Parramatta City make it easy to buy a beautiful, fresh real pine Christmas tree. Trees $70 for up to approximately 2m tall and $80 for trees over 2m. They are ready for[...]
Dec 15 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Dural Christmas Tree Farm
Perfectly Shaped Fresh Christmas Trees at Dural Christmas Tree Farm – We are Your Online Christmas Tree Farm Begin your family’s Christmas experience at the Dural Christmas Tree Farm, home of the most perfectly shaped[...]
Dec 15 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Merlino's Christmas Trees
Merlino’s Christmas Trees is a family owned and run business, growing, supplying and selling real Christmas trees to Sydney for over 50 years. Real cut and live potted Christmas trees We sell shaped freshly cut[...]
Dec 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Lollipops Parramatta
Lollipops Parramatta holds a monthly themed disco on the 3rd Friday of the month from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Entry is only $10 when you mention this post for kids and adults are free. The December[...]
Dec 15 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Epping Oval
Christmas Carols are on again in North Epping in 2017! Pack a picnic, bring your friends and raise your voices together at the 2017 North Epping Christmas Carols. North Epping carols is now one of the[...]
Dec 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Castle Towers
Take a break from Christmas shopping and pop into the Piazza where you’re sure to get into the festive spirit. There will be carollers every night in December to help to set the mood. Enjoy the big[...]
Dec 15 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Our Lady of Lebanon Co-Cathedral - Sydney
Join us for our famous Carols by Candlelight at the Cathedral, featuring live nativity with animals and sing along carols. Carpet space will be provided for children close to the performance space. Fairy floss, corn,[...]
Dec 15 @ 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm Market Square, Rouse Hill Town Centre
Something Magical is Coming this December!! In partnership with the Hills District Council, we’re so excited to be lighting up a magical experience with the launch of Hills Illuminate at Rouse Hill Town Centre this December![...]
Dec 16 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Bunnings Seven Hills
1st Kings Langley Scouts will be selling fresh Christmas trees again this year at Bunnings Seven Hills on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd December.
Dec 16 @ 8:00 am George Kendall Riverside Park
It is a 5km run – it’s you against the clock. The run starts at George Kendell Riverside Park, Ermington, Sydney, Australia. Every week we grab a post parkrun coffee in the coffee van at[...]
Dec 16 @ 8:00 am – 5:30 pm 113 Castle Hill Road, West Pennant Hills
Rotary Club of Parramatta City make it easy to buy a beautiful, fresh real pine Christmas tree. Trees $70 for up to approximately 2m tall and $80 for trees over 2m. They are ready for[...]
Dec 16 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Beecroft Uniting Church
Finish off your Christmas Shopping at the Beecroft Uniting Church Christmas Market Day on Saturday 16th December from 9am to 2pm. Stalls include: children’s fashion accessories, scented candles, skincare products, locally sourced fresh fruit, veggies,[...]
Dec 16 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Dural Christmas Tree Farm
Perfectly Shaped Fresh Christmas Trees at Dural Christmas Tree Farm – We are Your Online Christmas Tree Farm Begin your family’s Christmas experience at the Dural Christmas Tree Farm, home of the most perfectly shaped[...]
Dec 16 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Halvorsen Park
Market By The River is a great, local market on the 1st Saturday of the month at Halvorsen Park in Ermington. It launched in December 2016, with a line up of exciting food, drink, handmade and[...]
Dec 16 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Merlino's Christmas Trees
Merlino’s Christmas Trees is a family owned and run business, growing, supplying and selling real Christmas trees to Sydney for over 50 years. Real cut and live potted Christmas trees We sell shaped freshly cut[...]
Dec 16 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Newington Market Place
Newington Markets is held on the 3rd Saturday of each month from 9:00am – 2:00pm. You can expect an array of Fresh produce, artisan and gourmet foods, fashion, alcohol, homewares, live music, family activities and[...]
Dec 16 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm Inside Courtyard, Riverside Theatres, Parramatta
EXPERIENCE GENUINE HANDMADE SHOPPING AT THE DREAMERS MARKET! We are not your average market. We thrive on artisan works handmade in Australia. We carefully choose our stallholders to ensure our philosophy of Australian handmade is[...]
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Auburn Central Shopping Centre
A day of fun for the whole family with music and stalls with high quality items for the best prices you can’t go wrong. And make sure you don’t forget our kids corner with face[...]
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Bunnings Blacktown
Bunnings Blacktown Kids Activities and DIY Workshops Every Saturday and Sunday, Bunnings Blacktown puts on free face painting from 10am and then craft activities from 11am to 2pm in the DIY Workshop.
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Bunnings North Parramatta
Bunnings North Parramatta offers free face painting from 10am to 12pm each weekend, followed by kids craft from 12pm to 2pm.
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Big Fat Smile, Rosehill Community Preschool
Call all dads! There is a new DADS&bubs playgroup starting in August on Saturdays, at the Rosehill Community Preschool. Registrations are now open and we recommend you contact The Northern Centre soon, as it is bound to be very popular! The[...]
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Epping Aquatic Centre
FREE ENTRY! Bring your kids, families and friends to the Christmas Pool Party at Epping Aquatic Centre. You won’t want to miss the visit from Santa, jumping castle and rides, games and activities run by[...]
Dec 16 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Bunnings North Parramatta
Come along and decorate a mini foam Christmas tree with sequence at the Bunnings Santas Little Helper Workshops. Craft starts at 10:30am and ends at 12pm. Face painting starts at 1:00pm and ends at 2:30pm.[...]
Dec 16 @ 10:30 am – 3:00 pm Bunnings Seven Hills
Bunnings Seven Hills run DIY workshops for kids on the weekends from 10:30am to 3pm. There is a different theme each week, such as garden, woodworking, painting, mosaics and recycled wall art. Kids can make fun[...]
Dec 16 @ 10:30 am – 10:30 pm Our Lady of Lebanon Co-Cathedral - Sydney
This year Christmas is extra special at OLOL Bring the family for an Ice Skating fun at the Cathedral. The Ice Rink will be located on the top level car park. Saturday 16 December from 10:30 am[...]
Dec 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Ryde Library
Come and join us for a morning of stories and fun play! All ages are welcome! Ryde Library – Saturdays 11 am – 12 pm
Dec 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Bunnings Seven Hills
Santas Little Helper Workshops from 12pm to 1pm at Bunnings Seven Hills on Saturday and Sunday in December.
Dec 16 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm Auburn Central Forecourt
Hear your favourite Christmas songs performed by the City of Holroyd Brass Band at Cumberland Council’s Christmas Activities in Auburn Central Forecourt. Date: Saturday 16 December Time: 12.00pm to 12.40pm Tree Location: Corner Queen Street[...]
Dec 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Woolwich Pier Hotel
Visiting The Pier just got a whole lot more fun. Bring the family and you can enjoy a great meal and a grown-up conversation, while your kids roam free on The Lawn. From 1pm –[...]
Dec 16 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm Mini Trains
Mini Trains West Ryde is a fantastic, affordable event for all families. Based in West Ryde, just behind Coles, it isn’t too far from the Parramatta region. The Sydney Live Steam Locomotive Society was formed[...]