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New Year's Eve in Parramatta - FREE Event

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Live entertainment and fun activities for all ages

Farewell 2019 with a bang at the City of Parramatta's spectacular New Year's Eve event!.

The FREE family-friendly community event will take over the World Heritage-listed Parramatta Park from 4pm and feature a great line-up of entertainment and activities staged across four different activation areas.

The evening's all-ages festivities include amusement rides, live music, dancing and free workshops before the skyline is lit up with a grand fireworks finale at 9pm.

 

Look forward to:

Main Stage – The Crescent: Spread out your picnic rug and enjoy a great line-up of live entertainment. Comedian and MC Anthony Salame will host the stage, with performances from The Soul Movers featuring former 'The Wiggles' member Murray Cook, as well as Jackie Brown Jr, Colin Ho and The Goods.

Kids Stage – Coronation Hill: Families with young children will find a fun-filled space at Coronation Hill. The exciting program, hosted by MC Sean Murphy, will feature performances by the Tiptoe Giants and the Jitterbugs. There will also be an animal show and science show for the whole family to enjoy.

The Fairground at Pavilion Flats and Carnival on the Green at the Cattle Paddock: Enjoy a great selection of amusement rides, snacks, face painting and colourful roving performers.

During the evening, feast great eats from across the globe, including Mediterranean wraps, Korean rolls, gozleme, fried chicken, burgers, dumplings, buns, noodles, Indian treats, chip on a stick, pizza, crème brulee, ice cream, baklava, fresh lemonade and more.

TIP: Carnival on the Green has one of the best views of the fireworks in the Park. Look to the skies at 9pm and experience a rush of light and colour during a grand fireworks finale!

This year, the City of Parramatta will be supporting the NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) with a $10,000 donation as well as community fundraising. There will be collection buckets at the Information Stalls at different locations throughout Parramatta Park where people will be able to make a donation. Alternatively, people can donate directly to the RFS at their website

FREE water bottle refill stations will be available across the site courtesy of Sydney Water. Eventgoers can bring their own bottles and refill throughout the evening.

For more information about Parramatta New Year's Eve, including the program schedule, venue map and transport options, visit www.discoverparramatta.com/nye

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When: 31 December, 4pm-10pm
Where: Parramatta Park, Pitt St &, Macquarie St, Parramatta NSW
Cost: Free
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