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Melbourne’s Best Christmas Lights

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Melbourne, we’ve found the best spots for bright lights and festive cheer this Christmas.

Christmas is around the corner and here at Hunter and Bligh, we’re feeling festive. To help you get into the Christmas spirit, we’ve searched for some of the best Christmas lights in Melbourne for you to enjoy. These displays are a festive delight for all ages, so hop in your car, put on your best Christmas playlist and make a night out of feeling young again!

North

150 Reichelt Ave, Montmorency. Photographed by Steph Stroud. Image supplied via Hunter and Bligh.

150 Reichelt Ave, Montmorency. Photographed by Steph Stroud. Image supplied via Hunter and Bligh.

The Boulevard, Ivanhoe
Arguably the most famous Christmas lights in Melbourne, the residents of The Boulevard have been putting on an incredible display for over 50 years. The entire street is covered in lights and decorations, so it’s well worth braving the crowds to make a visit.

Reichelt Avenue, Montmorency
Featuring hundreds of lights and even a snow machine, 150 Reichelt Avenue definitely packs a punch when it comes to Christmas. Enjoy walking around the front garden, admiring the decorations and having some fun in the (fake) snow. 

Nevern Court, Diamond Creek
A hidden gem at the end of a dead-end road, Nevern Court residents go all out. There’s Christmas lights, inflatable Santas and even a giant Minion – because why not. This is a street not to be missed.


East

Darvall St, Donvale. Image supplied via 29 Darvall St Christmas Lights Facebook.

Darvall St, Donvale. Image supplied via 29 Darvall St Christmas Lights Facebook.

Fellows Street, Mitcham
Just under an hour from Melbourne’s CBD, Fellows Street Mitcham is the street where every house gets involved. Fences, gardens and walls are covered with lights and decorations. You definitely need to take your time enjoying each display, and counting how many Santas you can spot!

Mulgrave Way, Croydon North
Welcome to 25 Mulgrave Way Croydon North – a house that’s filled with Christmas cheer inside and out. This house is filled with Christmas cheer inside and out. Covered in lights and glitter, visitors to Mulgrave Way might also be greeted by Grandma Christmas if they’re lucky. 

Darvall Street, Donvale
The owners at 29 Darvall Street add new lights every year, meaning the entire front lawn is covered. With a giant inflatable Santa welcoming you to the garden, you definitely can’t miss this display.


South

Vialls Avenue, Parkdale. Photographed by Steph Stroud. Image supplied via Hunter and Bligh.

Vialls Avenue, Parkdale. Photographed by Steph Stroud. Image supplied via Hunter and Bligh.

Dalgetty Road, Beaumaris
151 Dalgetty Road in Beaumaris is a local favourite. The house is lit up with thousands of lights and the courtyard is open for visitors to explore. There’s also lots of photo opportunities and an amazing window display to enjoy.

Vialls Avenue, Parkdale
This is another street where every house gets involved. Enjoy a slow drive or stroll down the road, pick your favourite house and take in the glow.

Wilma Avenue, Mulgrave
23 Wilma Avenue doesn’t look like much from the outside but tune your radio to the designated station and you’ll be captivated by the show, featuring all your favourite Christmas classics and some other fun sing-alongs. While you’re there, head around the corner to Lebanon Crescent, where you’ll find thousands of lights, signage, and Santas.


West

Lebanon Crescent. Photographed by Steph Stroud. Image supplied via Hunter and Bligh.

Lebanon Crescent. Photographed by Steph Stroud. Image supplied via Hunter and Bligh.

Cooper Street, Sunshine
12 Cooper Street has something for everyone and cannot be missed this Christmas. There are over 45,000 lights as part of this display as well as inflatables, a nativity scene, and just in case you weren’t feeling festive enough, there’s also Christmas music on repeat.

Wilson Crescent, Hoppers Crossing
The front yard of 1 Wilson Crescent in Hoppers Crossing is covered in lights and inflatables. Look around and find your favourite cartoon character whether that be Minnie Mouse, Olaf or a Ninja turtle. 

Aloma Avenue, Wyndham Vale
Famous for the Thomas the Tank Engine display in the front garden, 9 Aloma Avenue is a definite showstopper. Thousands of flashing lights and a projector screen make this display a must-visit.


 CBD

Christmas. Photographed by Roberto Seba. Image via Visit Victoria.

Christmas. Photographed by Roberto Seba. Image via Visit Victoria.

Finally, don’t miss the Christmas festivities in Federation Square. The festive ‘Christmas Square’ makeover includes night projection art, a giant Christmas tree and a human-sized light-up bauble that visitors can walk-through. There’s plenty of festive photo opportunities and a concert every Friday.

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