Parramatta Lanes is a massive festival held in the CBD of Parramatta where 12 streets are shut down and filled with food, art and live entertainment.
Tens of thousands of people flock to Parramatta in October each year to spoil themselves with some of the best locally produced food in New South Wales.
More than 50 vendors take part in Parramatta Lanes each year with plenty of pop-up bars and art installations to dazzle the senses. There will also be a number of art galleries that will open their doors where you can view many Australian works of art and meet the artists. There ae a number of zones where you can sit and relax as you enjoy something delicious to eat and drink whilst you enjoy the many local performing artists.
Toilets are can be found in various locations including St John’s Cathedral and Centenary Square, Roxy Car Park, Erby Place, Dirrabarri, Willow Grove and Leadbeater Car Park. The following temporary road closures and detours will be in place throughout the city:
• Aird Street (off Church St)
• Horwood Place between the City Centre Car Park and George St – each night
• Macquarie Lane – every night
• Leadbeater open-air car park on George Khattar Lane
• Riverbank open-air car park on Dirrabarri Lane
• Eat Street Car Park
• Erby Place
You can get to Parramatta Lanes via public transport, as there wont be much parking available around the event. The Parramatta Interchange is well serviced by buses and trains and is just 30 mins from Central and 25 mins from Redfern. Bike valet parking will be available near Barry Wilde Bridge.