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Riverside Theatres is a registered COVID Safe venue. We have enhanced health and hygiene measures in place. Please visit our Patron Safety Information page prior to visiting our venue.


Riverside Theatres is located on the banks of the scenic Parramatta River.

In the heart of Parramatta, it is within walking distance of discount parking and all forms of major public transport.



Riverside is located on the corner of Church and Market Streets, Parramatta, NSW, 2150.

Church Street is currently closed to general traffic between Market & Macquarie Streets, to allow for Parramatta Light Rail works.  Eat Street restaurants and cafes are still serving. If driving, you may wish to allow extra time to reach the venue. See below for up to date parking information.

Ideally situated on the banks of the Parramatta River in Parramatta, alongside 10 hectares of river walks, manicured parks, restaurants and pubs. Riverside is a 30 minute drive from Sydney CBD. Riverside is part of the dynamic Parramatta Entertainment Precinct, western Sydney’s hub of live performance, cinemas, restaurants, bars, cafes and hotels and plays host to the city’s vibrant nightlife.

Our Box Office counter is centrally located in our Foyer. You can purchase tickets online 24/7, or in person or by phone from:
Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm
Saturday 9:30am – 1pm
plus one hour prior to performances.

P: 02 8839 3399

There are many easy ways to get to Riverside, whether it be via a short walk from the Ferry Terminal along the river, driving and parking in one of the nearby carparks or using one of the public transport options within easy strolling distance.

Parramatta is linked from all directions by train. The theatre is approximately a 15 minute walk from Parramatta Train Station.  Exit from Darcy Street, turn right into Church Street and follow it up to the theatre, just across the Lennox Bridge.

Bus services are available to Parramatta from all directions: through Hills Bus, Sydney Buses and Hopkinsons. The nearest bus stops are on Wilde Ave/Smith St – a short walk away from the theatre.

The Parramatta Ferry Terminal is only a short 10 minute walk along the river from Riverside.

For train, bus and ferry timetable information please contact Transport Info on 131 500 or visit 131500 Transport Info.


To support our local community and local businesses, City of Parramatta and Transport for NSW are offering free parking at Council’s City Centre and Eat Street car parks until 30 April 2021 – shop at a participating business and you’ll receive a voucher for free parking, for more info and terms and conditions click here. 

Riverside Theatres is located on the Corner of Church and Market Street, Parramatta, NSW, 2150.
As of Saturday 1 February 2020, Parramatta Church Street is closed to general traffic between Market and Macquarie Street for the Parramatta Light Rail.

Accessible Parking at Riverside

Disability Parking is available on Market Street behind the theatre, as well as in the Novotel Parking Station and Eat Street Carpark.

Alternatively Riverside Theatres Offers very limited, Pre Booked parking for patrons with an accessible parking permit for $5. Please contact the Box Office on 8839 3399 to book.

Novitel Sydney Parramatta

Limited Spaces available for the General Public. Located across the road from the Theatres
6 hours and under – $12 Flat Rate
6+ Hours – $20.00 Flat Rate

Eat Street Erby Place Car Park

Open 24 Hours, 5 Minute walk to the theatre. Riverside patrons are offered a discount parking at $13
Monday – Friday AFTER 6pm
Saturday – Sunday ALL DAY
Please see the Box Office or Bar Staff upon your arrival for validation.

Meriton Carpark (managed by First Parking)

Entry via Dirrabarri Lane, open 24 hours, card payments only.

Mon – Fri 4am – 4am Flat rate of $18
Mon – Fri 4pm – 4am Flat rate of $12
Sat – Sun 4am – 4am Flat rate of $12

Street Parking

Changed Traffic Conditions around the theatre have limited the Street parking available around the theatre. Popular streets include Marsden Street, Wilde Avenue and Ross Street. Please ensure you read the new street signs to avoid parking incorrectly.

No Vehicle access on Church Street between Market and Macquarie Street.

Please Note: Above parking prices are correct as of 15 September 2020


Church St is the heart of Parramatta’s dining precinct. Its small bars, restaurants and cafes have long been the place to go for a meal or a drink before and after a show at Riverside Theatres with family and friends.

What’s more, free parking is also available for eligible Church St diners (T&Cs apply). With the weather warming up, now is the perfect time to visit Church Street’s incredible assortment of cafes, restaurants and bars and support our much-loved local businesses. Click here to see the full list of restaurants eligible for free parking.

For a list of dining options near Riverside check out our Dining page here. 

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