Where to see the BEST Christmas Lights in Adelaide!
Where to see the BEST Christmas Lights in Adelaide!

Wondering where you can watch the best Christmas lights in Adelaide?


The short answer is that you will probably need to hop in the car and go for a drive to see some of the best in the 'burbs! 


Here at Christmas Light Search we've already listed hundreds of sparkling displays on our 2023 Map. But for those who just want the best, and don't mind the drive, we have put together an ultimate guide.


So, where is the best display of Christmas lights in Adelaide? Keep reading to see the best drive to Christmas light displays for you to start exploring.


Best Christmas Lights in Adelaide's South Suburbs


Gardiner Avenue, Warradale


Star Wars! Feel the force of Christmas magic at this great display where "May the force be with you" is the holiday mantra! Immerse yourself in the best part of the showcase — the Star Wars theme — which infuses the joy of Christmas with a 'galaxy far, far away' feeling.




This stunning display goes beyond lights and decorations, featuring iconic Star Wars characters, droids and special treats for the little ones on select nights throughout the season — all in support of the Make-A-Wish Foundation.



Even if you're not a Star Wars enthusiast, there's still plenty to captivate you, with music playing, inflatables, a decorated roof, light projections and Christmas statues.



The effort invested in creating this magical universe is evident, as it takes over a month to set up, ensuring a holiday experience that's out of this world!



If you’ve been after a Christmas light display that’s a bit different from all the rest you’ve seen. Make sure to make the drive to Warradale!



Tiparra Avenue, Park Holme


Now this is like stepping into a rainbow! Featuring a ‘mega display’ with thousands of colourful lights that transform everything from the lawn to the roof into a dazzling masterpiece.



Boasting thousands of lights, it's a sight you won't want to miss, and since it lighs up the streets until midnight each night, you have plenty of time make the drive to visit.



For 15 festive years, the dedicated owners have been spreading holiday cheer, devoting over a month each Christmas to create this enchanting display. Their passion for making people happy is evident in every sparkling light.



Gulfview Road, Blackwood


As one visitor mentioned, this display is a “unique Xmas lights show where you can take part” — sums it up perfectly. If you’ve ever asked yourself, ‘Where are the biggest displays of Christmas lights in Adelaide,’ this is up there.



It stands among the world's first real-time interactive showcases, where you have total control to command the lights using their own device through a web-based app — no special network required.




Take charge of the animation, choose the theme or even turn the entire display off at your fingertips! What's more, you have the power to create and save your very own theme for others to enjoy.



With a legacy spanning over a decade, this unparalleled display is a must-see for anyone seeking a unique and interactive holiday experience.


Best Christmas Lights in Adelaide's West


Baroda Avenue, Netley


Probably the best musical Christmas light show in all of Adelaide - this stunning home is dressed with dazzling lights synchronised to Christmas music.



Kid's shows kick off the magic at 8:45pm, followed by the main spectacle at 9:15pm, 9:45pm, and 10:15pm (Sun to Thurs). On Fri & Sat, the excitement continues with additional shows at 10:45pm.



Previous guests rave about the "impressive Christmas display with music tuneable on your radio," and one enthusiast suggests, "Adelaide City Council should take note or better yet, hire them to liven up Christmas in the city."




Don't miss the chance to witness the magic — running until Boxing Day.


Bond Street, West Hindmarsh


For a whopping12 years, the patriarch of this property has turned his home into a sea of colour. With each passing year it becomes an even more breathtaking winter wonderland.


Sprinkled with over 50,000 twinkling lights, a snow machine transforming the scene into a snowy paradise and a wishing well for charitable donations, this display is a true labour of love.



Thanks to a spotlight on Channel 7's Today Tonight, the crowds here have grown, transforming this home into a holiday pilgrimage. Boasting a symphony of festive tunes, mesmerising moving features, interactive displays, a nativity scene and inflatables.


It takes an incredible two months of meticulous preparation to put together this Christmas light display, a testament to the unwavering patience and dedication of its creator. 



Belmore Terrace, Woodville Park


In your search for Christmas lights this year, you might find yourself asking, ‘What Christmas lights look the best?’ to help you make your decision of where to head to. You don’t have to worry about with this property, it has it all!


This award-winning Christmas Light display stands tall among the biggest in the region. Brace yourself for a breathtaking spectacle as over 200,000 lights come to life dancing along to the music, along with bubbles filling the air.



But that's not all — the magic extends beyond the lights. There are plenty of inflatables and projections, Christmas statues and licensed characters that make this display even more grand.


The owners of the property love spreading joy to the community each Christmas and for their son to enjoy, taking them over a month to set up the entire spectacle.


Best Christmas Lights Adelaide's Northern Suburbs


Days Road, Croydon Park


With nearly 50,000 glistening LED lights, this huge property comes alive with a symphony of moving elements, interactive displays, a nativity scene, inflatables, Christmas statues and even sing-along music.




When here, make sure to keep an eye out for the mischievous elves hidden among the brilliance.


For the residents, the true joy lies not just in the display but in the precious time spent together creating this enchanting spectacle. Join in the festive spirit while supporting the 2nd Prospect Sea Scout Group.



As one delighted visitor said it’s an “absolutely amazing display, my little one loved it.” And since it takes over a month to set up, it’s safe to say it’s well worth the drive!


Bechervaise Court, Greenwith


With 20 years of expertise, these residents weave a vibrant tapestry of colour featuring snowmen, Father Christmas, trees and inflatables. The highlight is the special projector display, lighting up the night with old and new features - creating a truly bright and colourful spectacle.





This colourful showcase isn't just about the lights though, it's a celebration of community spirit and giving back. By supporting Diabetes, these residents infuse their display with a purpose that goes beyond the festive cheer.



But the real joy for the residents? Seeing the delight on the faces of the little ones who marvel at the colourful wonderland they've created.


Make sure to grab your camera and hop out the car to snap it all up close!


Meadows Lane, Davoren Park


For two decades, this Christmas light display in Adelaide has transformed their entire yard into an epic display of lights, inflatables and statues. It fuses of solar and electric lights, fully it by 9pm for a magical glow that captivates all.



One visitor mentioned how "well set out and not full of clutter [the displays is. We] love coming back to find the elves hiding in the display." Displaying until December 31, so you have plenty of time to make the drive out!


Best Christmas Lights of East Adelaide


Christmas Lane, Lobethal


Step into the magical world of Lobethal Christmas lights where the spirit of Christmas comes alive at Christmas Lane. Nestled within half an acre of meticulously landscaped gardens, this Adelaide spectacle boasts stunning window displays that will leave you breathless.




Witness the magic unfold with vibrant lights adorning the house, roof and garden beds, complemented by captivating moving features, a traditional nativity scene, inflatables, light projections and Christmas statues.


The grandeur of a display this size is not achieved overnight — it takes over a month of dedicated preparation!



Karingal Road, Dernancourt


Christmas Lights nightclub! For kida. This house undergoes a festive metamorphosis - merging pulsating lights, lasers, electrifying sound and effects from ground to roof! The driveway transforms into a lively dance floor for the kids and an updated Santa's Toy Shop adds to the merriment.



A must-see highlight is the unique walk-through display showcasing rare and unusual items collected over the decade this spectacular event has been running — all in support of the Make-A-Wish Foundation.



Enjoy the magic until Christmas Day.


Rosedale Avenue, Wattle park


The Paspaliaris and Rodas Family present a dazzling Christmas light display, a radiant spectacle that has graced the community for over 15 years. Voted by judges as the Best Xmas Lights in the East in the Mix 102.3 Christmas Light Competition for 2022.



Step out of the car when here as guests are invited to get up close, enjoying window displays, capturing photos in Santa's Chair or alongside the grand sleigh. Keep an eye out for Santa's helper, who may delight you with candy canes.




How does it fare with the public? One visitor said it’s a "beautiful display with the option of a photo with Santa.”





Looking for more Christmas lights Adelaide 2023? Check out our Adelaide Christmas light map that allows you to zoom into your suburb and find all the cool Christmas light displays nearby! 


Have all the amazing photos inspired you? Do you want to decorate your property in the coming years but unsure of what are the best Christmas lights to hang outside your house. Check out our Christmas light display essentials to help you get started.

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