Keen to head out and check out the best Christmas lights in Melbourne? We’ve saved you the hard work and put together this handy list of the best Xmas lights places across your town! Merry Christmas – our gift to you!
The Boulevard, Ivanhoe
Each year, Ivanhoe’s The Boulevard hosts thousands upon thousands of visitors from all over, renowned for consistently jaw-dropping displays. Often times, food trucks and coffee are on offer throughout, and there’s an added bonus of after-dark views of Melbourne’s CBD.
Where: The Boulevard, Ivanhoe, VIC
When: 8:30pm to 11:00pm, Saturday 14 December to Tuesday 24 December
More info: Banyule City Council
Reichelt Avenue, Montmorency
A trip further out into suburbia will bring you to some of Melbourne’s best. Included in that category is Montmorency’s Reichelt Avenue. Bringing you closer to a white Christmas than you could image, the displays on Reichelt Avenue featuring snow machines, festive trains and reindeer. Oh, and did we mention the occasional appearance from Santa?
Where: Reichelt Avenue, Montmorency, VIC
When: 7:30pm to 11:00pm, December 1 to December 28
More info: The Snow House Monty Christmas Lights
Shaftsbury Street, Coburg
A trip to the City of Moreland’s Coburg will provide a visionary delight. At No. 29, Shaftsbury Street, don’t be surprised when you’re greeted by over 25,000 lights, animated bears, a Santa house & train, and a reindeer-led sleigh. A true feast for the eyes. Don’t miss it.
Where: 29 Shaftsbury Street, Coburg, VIC
When: From 9pm, December 12 to December 24
More info: Shaftsbury Lights
Cooper Street, Sunshine
Venture out west to discover Sunshine’s Cooper Street display. For over 20, (YES, 20!) years, the Walsh family have lit up their Sunshine abode with more than 45,000 lights. 2019’s lucky punters can immerse themselves in the Walsh family’s incredible display, complete with a nativity scene, inflatables, a walk-in display, decorated windows and Christmas music for an all-in-all sensory delight. Huge!
Where: 12 Cooper Street, Sunshine, VIC
When: 7:30pm to midnight, December 1, 2019 to January 2, 2020.
More info: Walsh’s Christmas Wonderland
Think we’ve missed somewhere awesome? Let us know! Merry Christmas, and a Happy New Year to you!