Eel Festival 2023
Discover First Nations history of Parramatta, on Darug Country
This family-friendly event celebrates Parramatta’s namesake, the eel, and its significance to the local Burramuttagal people, who would gather in autumn to trade goods and share stories and food.
The day will begin with a Welcome to Country and smoking ceremony followed by a corroboree.
Connect with First Nations culture through the range of drop-in activities and performances across the day.
Artists Tony Albert and Angela Tiatia have teamed up with creatives Lille Madden and Alina Olivares-Panucci
These drop-in workshops celebrate the history and diversity of First Nations weaving traditions in NSW. Hear from Elders and artists about their traditional weaving practices and create your own piece to take home