Location – see map below

SciFi Film Festival and SciFi Con are located at Riverside Theatres on the corner of Church and Market Streets, Parramatta, NSW, 2150, just a 30 minute drive from Sydney CBD.

Our Festival is now a signature event in the dynamic Parramatta Entertainment Precinct, western Sydney’s hub of live performance and cinemas, with a great range of restaurants, bars, cafes and hotels.

Tickets are available at the Box Office centrally located in the Foyer and is open Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm, Saturday 9:30am to 1:00pm.

Special access

Riverside has installed new state-of-the-art hearing systems in all three theatres to assist patrons who are hearing impaired. When booking tickets, patrons can choose from a single ear earpiece, a neck loop attached to their own hearing aid or their own headphones, to amplify the sound from the stage. Patrons will receive a special ticket for hearing assistance, which they are required to present at the Bar on the day of their performance, in order to collect their earpiece or neck loop.

Riverside offers level access and space for wheelchairs in all venues. Accessible bathrooms are also available. Please let the Riverside Theatres box office know if you need level access or a wheelchair space at the time of booking your tickets.

How to get here

There are many easy ways to get to Riverside and Church St, 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 that stop just outside the front door or within easy strolling distance.

Train   BY TRAIN – Parramatta is linked from all directions by train. The theatre is approximately a 10 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   BY BUS – 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.

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

Car   BY CAR – There are numerous car parks located with 2 blocks of the theatre. SciFi Film Festival recommends parking at Erby Place Car Park. Access if off Phillip Street opposite the Park Royal Hotel or via Horwood Place. For train, bus and ferry timetable information please contact Transport Info on 131 500 or visit 131500 Transport Info.

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