It’s that time of year again where Parramatta streets transform into a maze of uniquely themed laneways boasting delicious foods, pop-up bars, games, live music and more!
So which streets are we talking and what can we expect? Take a look:
Arcade Jame - Aird Street
“A backstreet arcade serving up the best Asian street food, boutique cocktails, beats from a couple of hip hop legends and loads of old school arcade games.”
Connections - UNE Future Campus
"Explore the ways we connect with the natural world and with each other via new forms of technology. This historic post office site will overflow with a bustling program which includes music and soloist performances, audio-visual and art installations by UNE students and staff."
The Oasis - Erby Place
"Get lost in the oasis of Australian swing and relish in sophisticated European flavours under the twinkling lights. Feast on gourmet European cuisine, savour impressive cocktails and signature drinks from one of Parramatta’s leading food emporiums, and taste the best in soul-nourishing organic and sustainable street food."
Bombay Beats - Leadbeater Car Park
"Follow the distinctive aroma of spices and curries, and find yourself in Little India where you will encounter delicacies from some of the most authentic restaurants in Harris Park, accompanied by Sitarfunk feat DJ Coco Varma and Bobby Singh on the tabla."
Block Party - Horwood Place - Opening Night!
"Don’t miss an exclusive opening-night partay with legends Uncle Kurt’s and The Darcy Street Project serving up specialty single origin espresso martinis and gourmet double smoked NY style hotdogs. Spin out to epic hip hop tunes and 90s dance anthems all week, with reinforcements in the way of sticky pork ribs, spicy tacos and soft bao buns."
Downtown - Centenary Square
"Downtown in the Square you’ll find one helluva party with Pineapple Republic spinning some epic tropical beats alongside some of Sydney’s finest bites, coolest beers and sparkling spritzes. Tuck into middle eastern street food, Greek Island fare, street-style paella, and crispy soul-nourishing fried chicken and top it off with a sticky stroopwaffel."
Slow Food, Fast Tunes - Roxy Car Park
"Enjoy all things smoked, pulled and grilled accompanied by foot-stomping tunes from Queen Porter Stomp & the The Royal River Rats. Don’t miss one of the world’s great gourmet burgers, the best of Southern-style low-n-slow BBQ, and finger lickin’ hot wings."
The Spice Garden - Willow Grove
"Relax under a rainbow of umbrellas and soft light, enjoy a sunset supper on the lawns of this historic site, and kick-back to the live music curated by THE PLOT."
Sweets ’N’ Beats - Batman Walk
"Wander underneath a sky full of suspended glowing doughnuts and indulge in decadent desserts, accompanied by the resident DJ pumping out some serious beats."
The Dirrabarri Depot - Dirrabarri Lane
"Make a pit stop at the Depot and be rewarded with the tastiest offerings from Sydney’s best gourmet food trucks, refreshing Australian craft beers and ciders, spicy sangrias and fancy cocktails. Tune into an exciting mix of indie, pop, roots, soul and jazz from up and coming Western Sydney musicians and DJs curated by THE PLOT."
The Garden Of Misfits - Red Cow Lane
"Local artist Amanda Seddon explores the subtle yet persistent feeling of being out of place – a feeling that is more common than most admit – through a collection of striking but surreal sculptures."
The Piazza - St John’s Cathedral
"All your foodie desires realised by mouth-watering European, Middle Eastern and Mediterranean treats, served with fast-paced rockabilly and blues tunes all night long."
When: Tuesday, October 10th - Friday, October 13th
Where: Various Paramatta locations listed above.
Cost: FREE ENTRY BABY!
We are so ready for this!