Parramatta Stadium is one NSW's premier multi-purpose arenas regularly hosting a variety of sporting, entertainment, corporate, cultural and community events. Opened in 1986 by her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and HRH Prince Phillip on 5th March 1986.
Situated just over 20km from Sydney's CBD and is located in the geographic epicentre epicentre of the city close to more than 2 million people living in Western Sydney Region.
Parramatta is the home to the Parramatta Eels NRL club as well as the Western Sydney Wanderers Football Club and has hosted many major sporting events including Sydney FC and SuperX Australasian Motorcross Series. Major concerts by Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson have been held at the venue as well as shows involving Australian artists including Vanessa Amorosi, Christine Anu, Yothu Yindi, Human Nature, Kulcha and Madison Avenue. The venue is also hired for community events such as Deepavali Fair, Youth Alive and Carols by Candlelight.
Parramatta Stadium Overview
All seats are individual moulded plastic shells and are all numbered.
Four lighting towers provide the venue with four levels of lighting ranging from 400 lux for training through to 1800 lux for night time TV coverage complying with international TV lighting standards.
The Parramatta Stadium has two designated changerooms with direct access to the area which include showers and modern medical facilities.
The Stadium has parking facilities for over 360 vehicles. The Parramatta Stadium also runs shuttle bus service on large event days from nearby Parramatta Railway Station and Parramatta CBD.