Set in the picturesque grounds of UNESCO World Heritage listed Parramatta Park, the Crescent Summer Series has grown to become Western Sydney’s premier arts season.
Now in its third year, this summer’s program includes the hottest headliner acts alongside five free concerts to appeal to all ages.
Whether it is Carols in the Crescent with Guy Sebastian, a picnic with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra or getting down to Nicky Minaj, the Crescent Summer Series has something to offer everyone.
See you under the stars in Parramatta Park…
11:00am - 10:00pm, The Cattle Paddock, Parramatta Park
Good Things launches a new era for Australian alternative music fans. This new festival features some of the heaviest and most alternative bands the universe has on offer, with headliners the Offspring performing their genre-defining record, Smash, from start to finish.
6:30pm - 8:30pm, The Crescent, Parramatta Park
Hosted by Guy and Jules Sebastian, Carols in the Crescent will feature some of the finest voices in the country belting out all-time favourite festive songs. Don’t miss Santa, the Christmas Grinch, kids’ rides and food stalls.
4:00pm - 9:00pm, The Crescent, Parramatta Park
Say farewell to 2018 in the beautiful grounds of World Heritage-listed Parramatta Park. This City of Parramatta-hosted celebration features an expanded program of entertainment for the whole family to enjoy, and a spectacular fireworks display.EVENT HOTLINE: 0452 017 383 (available on the day of the event only).
8:00pm - 10:00pm, The Crescent, Parramatta Park
One of the most loved Crescent Summer Series events returns to Parramatta Park. It’s the perfect evening for families and friends to pack a hamper, grab a blanket, and settle back in a Western Sydney summer dusk to enjoy beautiful music.
6:00am - 9:00pm, The Crescent, Parramatta Park
Enjoy 15 hours of non-stop entertainment from dusk until dawn at Australia’s massive all day Australia Day party in the World Heritage-listed Parramatta Park.
4:30pm - 11:00pm, The Crescent, Parramatta Park
Join us for a free night under the stars as we premier our 16 incredible finalist films at the iconic and beautiful Parramatta Park. The atmosphere is electric and the film screening is well attended by Australian and International film celebrities and thousands of Sydneysiders and visitors to our city.
12:00pm - 10:00pm, The Cattle Paddock, Parramatta Park
Ultra Australia is bringing the world's leading EDM artists to Sydney for the Ultra Music Festival. International superstars The Chainsmokers, Dutch wunderkid Adam Beyer, Martin Garrix and Marshmello have been announced as headliners in what will be an incredible line up.
Located by the river in the heart of Parramatta Park, the Crescent natural amphitheatre is Western Sydney’s most loved outdoor major events site. Getting to the Park is easy, regardless of where you are coming from.
The Park is open all hours to pedestrians and is also wheelchair accessible. If you are walking, the best entry points are the George Street gate from the Parramatta CBD or Park Avenue from Westmead. 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.
Parramatta has a vibrant and diverse food scene that will satisfy all taste buds. From fine dining to more casual establishments, and an abundance of bars and pubs, head to Discover Parramatta to take your pick of where to go before or after your Crescent Summer Series event.
If you’re attending the Crescent Summer Series, why not make a day of it and spend time exploring our World Heritage-listed Park? Take a guided tour, enjoy the green riverside walkways or book a picnic shelter; you can read more on the Parra Park website.
For a round-up of the exciting things going on in Parramatta and its neighbourhoods, visit the Discover Parramatta website and stay up-to-date with what’s happening in our city.