Looking for the best Christmas lights in Melbourne near you? It’s time to flip the switch, get into the Christmas spirit and savour the last weeks of 2022 and see it off in dazzling, bright style! Neighbourhoods all over Melbourne are working hard to make sure that December 2022 is seen off in style.
Christmas Light Search is a free online directory that allows Australians to find Christmas lights in their local community. It's the largest directory of Christmas lights in Australia. Of the hundreds of Melbourne Christmas light displays that the team have collated, here are their favourites!
You can even use their directory and map to curate your own Christmas Lights Trail, add your own displays and vote for your favourites.
Read this if you're looking for Melbourne City's Christmas lights.
When is Christmas in 2022?
Christmas is on Sunday 25 December 2022.
BEST MELBOURNE CHRISTMAS LIGHTS – NORTH
1. Mascoma Street, Strathmore
A lovely light show, built and programmed to music built by a father and son. Over 10,000 lights with a big LED Christmas Tree!
Strathmore Christmas Lights, 39 Mascoma Street, Strathmore
2. Shaftsbury Street, Coburg
*Not yet confirmed for 2022* Walk in and soak it up!! Great for kids and oldies. There’s a light Show, Santa's house, reindeer with sled, animated bears and a train! Supporting the Tour de Cure.
3. Molesworth Street, Coburg
Right around the corner from Shaftsbury is another Coburg favourite. Literally thousands of lights covering a 3-story home including large inflatables and a nativity scene. To take it all in you’ll need to admire from the footpath. Running through to Jan 7th.
Molesworth Street Christmas Lights, 5 Molesworth Street, Coburg
4. Elevation Boulevard, Craigieburn
A neat display with a full yard of lights and mesmerising window village display with nativity scene. Runs nightly to midnight, January 7th.
Craigieburn Christmas Lights, 141 Elevation Boulevard, Craigieburn
5. Glencairn Drive, Greenvale
A staple of the Northern suburbs and often referred to the ‘Myer Windows Of The North’. All scenes with moving props. Ice cream and coffee truck usually parked out the front from 8:30pm for all viewers to enjoy!
Greenvale Christmas Lights, 27 Glencairn Drive, Greenvale
BEST CHRISTMAS LIGHTS melbourne – EAST
6. Ornata Road, Mount Dandenong
Mount Dandenong's best kept Christmas Secret! Come visit Benhaylem Hollow, a magical Christmas light display tucked away in the middle of the forest. All light displays are located in the front garden/ roof and can be viewed from the road spanning the length of the house.
Feel free to walk down the driveway so the kids can have a closer look at the reindeer and Santa!
Mount Dandenong Christmas Lights, 7 Ornata Road, Mount Dandenong
7. Rawdon Court, Boronia
*Not yet confirmed for 2022* This Christmas display will dazzle you from the first moment you enter the court.
With lights from the very highest peak of the roofline all over the front of the house and down through the driveway and down through our tiered garden, this year see’s even more lights added – now over 50,000 LED’s! Not to mention inflatables and Santa Scene’s that line the garden. Enjoy a mega display raising money for The Royal Children’s Hospital.
Boronia Christmas Lights
8. Fellows Street, Mitcham
*Not yet confirmed for 2022* The ‘Elf on the Shelf’ is back! Can you spot what naughty antics he is up to every night? Enjoy almost 50,000 fairy lights, a laser light display, lots of Christmas characters and if you’re lucky Sneezy the Elf will be handing out Candy Canes (but only for the good boys and girls!).
Lots of houses light up in Melbourne Christmas Lights street so please park at the Coles Supermarket nearby to reduce traffic congestion. This show and others in the street are running all the way to January 5!
Mitcham Christmas Lights
9. Coleman Parade, Kew East
Tucked away in the quiet streets of Kew, many sparkling and synchronised lights await.
Melbourne’s long-standing computerised light show in the city is, no surprise, back on again! 80,000 lights dance to music – tune your car radio in of watch from the footpath.
The show runs nightly until Christmas Day. Walk around the streets and you might even find a few other displays too.
Kew East Christmas Lights, 19 Coleman Avenue, Kew East
10. Warwick Close, Wantirna
A garden of dangling fairy lights surrounds a neon passageway where you’ll be greeted with various characters and inflatables singing alone to Christmas tunes.
Warwick Close Christmas Lights, 9 Warwick Close, Wantirna
11. Harcourts Street, Blackburn North
*Not yet confirmed for 2022* The last year of the popular Harcourts Christmas light display. Enjoy the show, see Santa on weekends and drop some coins in the Make a Wish fundraiser fountain.
12. Boyd Close, Mooroolbark
Formerly #thebigredtreeonaintree, they have relocated for 2021! New location but same great display. You'll find roof decorations, blow ups, wooden cut outs, lights PLUS a life size santa sleigh! Almost every inch of the property is decorated!
There are lots of displays around Mooroolbark, so make an evening of it . Supporting Mooroolbark CFA.
Mooroolbark Christmas Lights, Boyd Close, Mooroolbark
BEST CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SOUTH EAST melbourne
13. Grange Road, Sandringham
Stunning Christmas lights programmed to dance to music while spreading a little cheer at the end of 2021. Raising awareness for breast cancer, and taking donations PLUS hamper raffles! Watch the lights come to life and support the National Breast Cancer foundation.
Sandringham Christmas Lights, 63 Grange Road, Sandringham
14. Lance Close, Aspendale Gardens
*Not yet confirmed for 2022* A favourite for locals and travellers, these owners haven’t missed a year with this wonderful display. The garden and front drive is a jam-packed Christmas Wonderland.
Aspendale Gardens Christmas Lights
15. Lebanon Crescent, Mulgrave
*Not yet confirmed for 2022* A favourite past time for so many – the owner has been decorating for over thirty years! Snow machine, singing Santa and moving drive way decorations.
Mulgrave Christmas Lights
16. Wilma Avenue, Mulgrave
*Not yet confirmed for 2022* If viewing from a car tune to 87.5 FM If you're on the footpath push the red button to get the music! 3,800 programmable LEDs changing to music. Shows start at 7:30pm and runs until 11:30pm.
Wilma Avenue Christmas Lights
17. Middlesex Court, Cranbourne North
*Not yet confirmed for 2022* At the end of this court you will be delighted at the sight of thousands of sparkling lights to be enjoyed by all ages. The owners welcome you to walk around and admire the many various Christmas scenes. A timeless display that all ages will appreciate.
Cranbourne North Christmas Lights, 9 Middlesex Court, Cranbourne North
18. Kristina Court, Pakenham
*Not yet confirmed for 2022* Kristina Court has prepared 50,000 lights to brighten up your Christmas this year! Their Christmas display includes 3 large brightly shining rooftop Christmas trees, ground Christmas trees, a walk through light arch, music, and Santa's sleigh that you should definitely take a photo in while you're there!
Donations are not required but encouraged as all proceeds will be going to Camp Quality.
BEST CHRISTMAS LIGHTS IN MELBOURNE WEST
19. Edenhope Place, Eynesbury
*Not yet confirmed for 2022* Ok, we know this is way out west but worth the drive! Hugely popular display with 12,000 lights synchronised to music. Tune in your car radio to 98.8fm or enjoy from the street.
The Deveson Family Light Show runs till the 2nd of January.
Eynesbury Christmas Lights
20. Chesney Road, Melton
*Not yet confirmed for 2022* Oozing with Christmas spirit and LED’s – whilst slightly changed from previous years – this is a must see in Melton. Lots of Christmas characters and decorations, runs 1st to 24th December.
Melton Christmas Lights
21. Knightsbridge Avenue, Altona Meadows
*Not yet confirmed for 2022* A neat and pretty display with lots of colours and fun things to see. You will be dazzled by the amount of lights and effort put into this epic display. Running nightly 9pm to midnight.
22. Monte Carlo Drive, Point Cook
Gaze through the front windows and enjoy this miniature Christmas wonderland in Point Cook. Be amazed at the attention to detail this hand built display showcases.
Point Cook Christmas Lights, 15 Monte Carlo Drive, Point Cook
23. Stewart Drive, Werribee
*Not yet confirmed for 2022* This house has the most number of inflatable we’ve ever seen! Not too visible from the main road, you’ll need to get out and step through the gate to be greeted by the over 40 giant characters they have on display. Running late each night to 11:30pm all the way to 30th December.
24. Turnberry Drive, Sunbury
*Not yet confirmed for 2022* Come and view this dazzling Christmas display that you can't miss! The display is complete with lasers, projections, and a nativity scene to keep you mesmerized throughout the night! You can find the home not far from Craigieburn with its lights running nightly until 1 January
You are welcome to come and view our light display. Some display items will be for sale after Christmas, so if you are interested in anything , leave a note in our letter box.
25. Melrome Court, Kurunjang
*Not yet confirmed for 2022* This year the mesmerising Christmas lights show at Melrome Court, Kurunjang invites everyone to come and listen to the message Musical director Andrews Daniel has prepared for the holiday season. Plus, to make it more fun for the kids, the home has also prepared an all things Disney and Pixar Show!
The show remains dedicated to their son Jonah who passed away and continues yearly in hopes to raise money for Very Special Kids a children’s charity across Victoria that helps the families of children with life-threatening conditions by providing continuous support from diagnosis until recovery or sadly bereavement.
The family holds this organisation close to their hearts as they've been a source of major support to them during the loss of their son. They wish to pay it forward by donating to the charity to help other family's that require support.
So there you have it – the best Christmas Lights Melbourne 2021! And there are plenty more!
If you’re a Christmas Lights fanatic and keen to make a night of it, make sure you head over to Christmas Light Search where you can find hundreds more on their Melbourne Christmas Lights Map! Support your local neighbours and enjoy a family filled evening.