Rose Lawn
Parramatta Park 2150




World’s Largest Short Film Festival!

Join us for a FREE night under the stars in Parramatta Park when Tropfest premiers their 16 incredible finalist films. The atmosphere is electric and the film screening is well attended by local and International film celebrities and thousands of Sydneysiders and city visitors. Hosted by Rob Shehadie and appearances from guest judge Eric Bana.

Come and experience an amazing night of fun, film and food in Parramatta!

Getting there

Free Parramatta Shuttle Bus (900) will run every 15 minutes from 8:00 am until 11:10 pm on Saturday, 9 February. The best stop for the Rose Lawn is O'Connell Street (after Macquarie Street West). View map and read more information on the Parramatta Shuttle Bus. 


  • Tropfest 2019 will be staged on the Rose Lawn, Parramatta Park which is a grassy amphitheatre and in some cases moving around the site may be difficult. We suggest a friend accompanies you as navigating around the site and through crowd could be difficult.
  • Parking access for Accessible Patrons will be via the Pitt Street Gate. Mobility parking will be located South of the event site in the Governor Macquarie Carriageway carpark which is closest to the event site, however, has limited parking bays. Mobility parking will also be located in the Rumsey Rose Garden carpark which is further South from the event site.
  • Mobility parking will be accessible between 3:00 pm and 11:30 pm.
  • A designated Accessible Viewing Area will be provided for the event and will be located South- West of the stage at the top of the hill. This area can be accessed via the paved accessible ramp from the Governor Macquarie Carriageway which will allow for wheelchair and mobility frame access.
  • A drop-off zone for accessible patrons can be accessed through the Pitt Street gate and will be via the Lachlan's loop -with the drop-off in front of Lachlan's Old Government House. Traffic management staff will manage the drop-off process.
  • The drop-off zone will be accessible between 3:00 pm and 11:30 pm. 

Download the information sheet for maps and more information.


Tropfest is one of the Crescent Summer Series five free events for people of all ages. For more information visit the Crescent Summer Series website


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