Parramatta Set To Host Sydney’s Top Multicultural Events In 2017

Residents at V by Crown Group, located in the heart of Parramatta and known as Parramatta’s vertical village, will be spoilt for choice as the city plays host to a stellar line-up of multicultural events next year. 

Well known for its rich mix of dining and retail outlets, Parramatta hosts hundreds of events each year, including Parramasala, Winterlight, Sydney Festival events, major sporting events and more than 30 events within Parramatta Park. Earlier this year it was revealed short-film festival Tropfest will move to Parramatta in 2017.

V by Crown Group is located on the corner of Macquarie and Marsden streets, 300 metres from Parramatta Park and 260 metres from Centenary Square (formerly Church Street Mall) providing residents easy access to Parramatta’s best events.


v-by-crown-group-roof-top-barCrown Group Director of Sales and Marketing Roy Marcellus said looking at the festival and event calendar for Parramatta, V by Crown Group residents would be spoilt for choice in 2017.

“Parramatta is a city of diversity. Its celebration of traditions and festivals of the multicultural community is magnificent,” Mr Marcellus added.

To celebrate the city’s diverse cultural mix, Parramatta City Council hosts several ethnic events each year including Lunar New Year Celebration, Parramasala and Let’s Go Greek Parramatta.

The population of Parramatta consists 52,206 residents from a non-English speaking backgrounds and many people born overseas with the top five nationalities comprising Lebanese, English, Chinese, New Zealander and Indian.

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Lunar New Year celebrations coinciding with Chinese New Year usually January or February, are held at Parramatta’s Centenary Square each year. The celebrations include various traditional Asian street food, lion dance performances, lantern show and fireworks.

Located 900 metres from V by Crown Group is Prince Alfred Square where the famous annual event Parramasala is held. Parramasala is a celebration inspired by Indian flavours. There will be Bollywood dance performances, traditional good and world spice market set up during the event. Parramasala is usually held in March each year