Category: Events, Entertainment, Arts
Celebrate everything that makes this nation great at Parramatta's massive all-day Australia Day Party. Featuring the hot-air balloon display, CARnivale classic cars display, kids activities and amusement rides.
Parramatta's Australia Day 2019 celebrations offer 15 hours of non-stop entertainment for the whole family from dawn until night with over 80,000 people.
Featuring the ever popular hot-air balloon display, kid’s rides and games, food, entertainment and roving performances. The Aerial stage will host various local acts including the Western Sydney Youth Orchestra throughout the morning as well as Blacksmith demonstrations, and the grand final of the Parravision talent competition, the Eurovision of Parramatta.
The Big BBQ - The battle of the best smoked, grilled and basted meat and 100 metres of meat stalls.
CARnivale - Showcasing the ultimate collection of classic vehicles (500 vehicles) including cars, fire engines, trucks, coaches, motorbikes and vintage speedway cars. All vehicles are built before 1987 - the oldest car entered is a 1907 American REO Tourer.
Kids Playground area has food stalls, kid’s workshops, entertainment, rides and on-stage entertainment.
The Main Stage will feature a selection of Western Sydney artists, a huge Welcome Ceremony, a large Citizenship Ceremony and 3 hour evening all classic Aussie Rock concert with icons of the Australian Music scene.
Finished off by the spectacular fireworks.
- Where: Parramatta Park, Macquarie Street, Parramatta
- When: Saturday 26 January 2019 from 6am to 9pm
- Cost: FREE
Contact: Katie James - Event Producer, Major Events
- (02) 9806 5246 | 0418 579 678
- kjames [at] cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au