Every year there are some wonderful neighbours that go above and beyond with their Christmas decorations. Instead of chucking a Christmas wreath on the door and calling it a day, they meticulously decorate their homes with a vast array of bright lights, inflatables, rooftop decorations and more. After planning their display weeks in advance and decorating their homes, they spend the rest of the holiday season happy and satisfied, knowing that every child in the neighbourhood will stand in awe of their Christmas lights display. And thanks to the team at Christmas Light Search, we now know where to look for these neighbourhood heroes. In no particular order, here are some of the best home Christmas light displays around Melbourne.
1. Boyd Close, Mooroolbark
This house in Mooroolbark was voted the Number 1 display in both 2019 and 2020. And it’s no surprise why. This year, they’re going all out by covering almost every inch of the property with festive cheer, including rooftop decorations, a life-size Santa sleigh, 3m inflatable reindeer, twinkling lights and more.
On Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, you’ll also hear the sound of joyful Christmas carols. From December 16 to 25, The Whippy Truck Ice Cream and Gelati will be there from 8pm. Cool down over the summer nights with a sweet treat. On December 17 and Christmas Eve, Santa will also make an appearance for photo opportunities.
This year, they’re supporting the Mooroolbark CFA, so donations are welcome.
Boyd Close, Mooroolbark VIC 3138
📅December 1 to 25
🕓 From 8pm each night.
December 1 to December 19
- Sunday to Thursday: 8pm – 10:30pm
- Friday to Saturday: 8pm – midnight
December 20 to December 25:
- Every night: 8pm – midnight
For more houses in Mooroolbark, click here.
2. Grange Road, Sandringham
Dance your way down to Grange Road for a Christmas light display set to Christmas and popular music. There’s over 75,000 individual LEDs to admire, as well as lasers, inflatables and more. This display is raising awareness and funds for the National Breast Cancer Foundation.
Here’s a glimpse at one of their past displays:
63 Grange Road, Sandringham VIC 3191
📅 December 3 to December 26
🕓 8:30pm – 11pm
For more Christmas light displays in Sandringham, click here.
3. Mascoma Street, Strathmore
At this delightful house, you’ll find over 10 thousand lights programmed to music in this spectacular LED light show. This Christmas lights display was put together by a father-son duo. Songs this year include tunes like Jingle Bells, Mister Santa, Santa Tell Me and the Bluey theme song.
39 Mascoma Street, Strathmore VIC 3041
📅 November 26 to January 1
🕓 8:30pm – midnight
For more houses in Strathmore, click here.
4. Rawdon Court, Boronia
There’s so much to take in at this beautiful house in Boronia. This year, there are over 70 thousand lights ready to dazzle your senses. Take a picture in the sleigh with a singing and dancing Santa. Sit in a Santa chair, meet an animated Grinch, and have fun with plenty of photo ops. On top of the twinkling lights, there are also heaps of fun inflatables. If you live in the neighbourhood, see if you can find their cheeky elf, “Relf”. He’ll appear in different locations throughout the display each night.
This year, they are raising money for The Royal Children’s Hospital foundation. Donations are encouraged. Otherwise, you can purchase a Christmas light wand, ranging from $5 to $10, so you can take some of the lights home with you.
11 Rawdon Court, Boronia VIC 3155
📅 December 1 to December 25
🕓 7:30pm – 10:30pm from Sunday to Thursday.
7:30pm to 12am on Fridays and Saturdays.
For more houses in Boronia, click here.
5. Meldrum Avenue, Mill Park,
At this lovely house in Mill Park, you’ll find a friendly display full of happy characters, including reindeer, snowmen and gingerbread men. There will also be handmade photo booths for all ages to enjoy. Dogs are welcome to come along.
21 Meldrum Avenue, Mill Park, VIC 3082
🕓 8pm – 12am
For more houses in Mill Park, click here.
6. Kristina Court, Pakenham
Last year, this incredible neighbourhood Christmas display had over 50 thousand lights. This year promises to be just as spectacular, with new surprises, interactive displays, music, lasers/projections, statues and more.
This year, all donations will go towards Challenge, an organisation that supports kids and families living with cancer.
Kristina Court, Pakenham VIC 3810
📅 December 1 to December 31
🕓 8:30pm – 11:30pm.
For more houses in Pakenham, click here.
7. Ornata Road, Mount Dandenong
Looking for something a little more magical? Head into the middle of the forest and discover Benhaylem Hollow. You’ll be amazed by the glowing reindeer, twinkling fairy lights and inflatables. Get the kids to count how many Santas they can find.
This year, they’re supporting Children’s Starlight Foundation.
7 Ornata Road, Mount Dandenong VIC 3767
📅December 3 to December 31
🕓8pm – 10:30pm
For more houses in Mount Dandenong, click here.
8. Molesworth Street, Coburg
This three storey home will be decked out with tens of thousands of lights. Enter the display via a shimmering walkway, and admire a nativity scene, Christmas tree, inflatable Santa, snowman and reindeer.
5 Molesworth Street, Coburg, VIC 3058
📅 December 1 to January 7
🕓8pm – midnight
For more houses in Coburg, click here.
9. Coleman Avenue, Kew East
This Kew East home is decorated with a whopping 80,000 lights set to music. This year, they’re raising funds for Royal Children’s Hospital Foundation.
Keep up with them through their Facebook page.
19 Coleman Avenue, Kew East, VIC 3102
📅 December 1 to 25
🕓 8pm – 10:30pm
For more houses in Kew East, click here.
10. Old Melbourne Road, Chirnside Park
This event at Oxley Stadium draws huge crowds every year. Last year featured a 30 minute light and sound extravaganza with 50 thousand LED lights. Each year, there’s new elements to discover. An estimated crowd of 15,000 to 20,000 are expected to visit the Christmas lights display in 2022.
At the event, you can donate to the Amari Community Development Organisation, which assists vulnerable children in Uganda. Donations can be made at the letter box by the display, or at Refill Café in the Stadium.
Check out their Facebook page for more information.
Oxley Stadium, Old Melbourne Road, Chirnside Park VIC 3116
📅 December 12 to 24
🕓 9pm – 11pm
For more displays near Chirnside Park, click here.
11. Glencairn Drive, Greenvale
At this Greenvale house, you’ll find not just Christmas lights, but six window displays with moving props in every scene. This year, they’re raising funds for Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal.
Here’s a glimpse of a past display at this charming house:
📍27 Glencairn Drive, Greenvale VIC 3059
📅December 1 to January 1
🕓8:30pm – 1am
For more houses in Greenvale, click here.
12. Cooper Street, Sunshine
No matter how old you are, you’ll love Walsh’s Christmas Wonderland. Admire the sparkling lights, rooftop decorations, inflatables, nativity scene, window displays and more.
Keep up to date with them via their Facebook page.
📍12 Cooper Street, Sunshine VIC 3020
📅December 1 to 26
🕓7pm – 11:30pm
For more Christmas light displays in Sunshine, see here.
13. Hansford Close, Kilsyth
This joyful house has done Christmas lights displays for years, with each one being bigger and brighter than the last. Bask in the glow of twinkling lights, and enjoy window displays, Christmas statues, decorations on the roof and more.
📍8 Hansford Close, Kilsyth VIC 3137
📅December 1 to January 7
🕓7pm – midnight
To find more houses in Kilsyth, see here.
14. Dunnings Road, Point Cook
John and Carol are back this year with another stunning Christmas lights display on Dunnings Road. Expect plenty of lights of course, as well as fun inflatables, music and window displays. Definitely bring your kids along, because there will be lollies for all visiting children.
Follow them on Facebook here.
📍71 Dunnings Road, Point Cook, VIC 3030
📅December 2 to December 31
🕓8pm – 11pm
For more houses in Point Cook, click here.
15. Viney Street, Clarinda
This gorgeous Christmas display takes months to prepare. Once you arrive, your senses will be dazzled with thousands of glimmering lights, complete with rooftop decorations, a nativity scene, inflatable Santa and reindeer, and more.
📍59 Viney Street, Clarinda, VIC 3169
📅November 28 to December 25
🕓7:30pm – 11pm
That was truly just scratching the surface of all the wonderful Christmas light displays waiting to be discovered around Melbourne. To find more light displays in your neighbourhood, use the Christmas Light Search Map.