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See your children’s faces light up by visiting some of your local festive light displays—a magical (and affordable!) way of getting the whole family in the Christmas spirit this year. These Sydney streets are some of the best to make a beeline for; renowned for their epic (and we mean, epic) light displays.


5 Waratah Street: the lights usually go on each night from 7.30 pm—and boasts music, moving features, inflatables and more. This gorgeous house is known for raising money for CareFlight, so don’t forget to ask about donations.


Frederick Street: narrow and quiet, Frederick Street goes all out! Families can be found walking up and down checking out all the cool ornaments as house residents have dinner on their front lawns.

11 Dangar Street: this beautiful house display is just in front of the Dangar St playground and is a firm favourite among locals.


696 Malabar Road: a gorgeous display that kids will love, this house often boasts a decorated roof, window display and more!


St Clair

Benaud Street: This beautiful family have been putting up incredible lights for years, and this year they won’t be holding back with their Christmas lights display to honour a wonderful lady named Mona who sadly passed away from cancer.

64 Chatsworth Road: a gorgeous display that will get everyone in the festive spirit!

Winston Hills

Caledonian Avenue: often decked to the halls, this display is not to be missed on any tour de Christmas lights in the West!


Vulcan Street: this small cul-de-sac street really gets in the festive spirit.

8 O’Neill Street: Lights are on from 8.30 pm until 11.30 pm every night from the 1st of December until the 4th of January. The 7 Minute Music-Synchronised Show occurs every hour, on the hour, 9, 10, and 11 pm.

Glenmore Park

3 and 4 Troon Court: you’ll find a fantastic display with tons of lights, inflatables and lasers.

60 Kiber Drive: this epic display features projections and lasers, inflatables, a decorated roof and plenty more.

Quakers Hill

Errol Place: this Cul de Sac boasts numerous houses that are bursting with Christmas cheer!

2 Keon Place: this huge display boasts 5000 lights synchronised to music, motifs, fairy lights, rope lights and inflatables plus Santa stuck in the chimney, kicking his legs!

7 Mallee Street: is unconfirmed for 2020 but is often decked out in splendour!

Erskine Park

15 Pegasus Street: plenty of flashing lights bring a whole lot of Christmas cheer!


12 Carpenter Street: unconfirmed for 2020 so far but last year’s display boasted a Santa sleigh and snowman for kids to get photos. There was also a Christmas cake stall every night!


75 and 77 Clarence Street: The good folks over on Clarence Street are not only putting on a dazzling display of Christmas light this year but also are raising money for the Children’s Hospital while they’re at it!



191 Burwood Road: this family have been displaying Christmas lights for over 20 years. With over 100,000 LED lights synchronised to 5 different songs, kids and adults alike are sure to be amazed.


7 South Street: these guys aren’t holding back with their massive 2020 Christmas lights display – make sure you add them to your list!


Second Street: if you want a whole-street extravaganza, this one is for you!



Sydney Street: with more than 50 houses getting in the spirit from 8 pm—a visit to Sydney Street is a must on any Christmas lights tour!.

Lane Cove

53 Garling Street: this bright, colourful display promises lots of twinkly Christmas cheer!

West Pennant Hills

77 Westmore Drive: this show-stopper display is unconfirmed for 2020 but they usually raise money for Cancer Council, so fingers crossed they’re back at it again in 2020!


First, Second, Third and Fourth Avenues in Willoughby are all going off with festive fun.


28 Lockwood Street: Synchronised lights to music with 5-metre mega trees are the order of the day here!


22 Bradfield Road: this house is definitely worth a visit: great lights and fantastic music to go with it using Light-O-Rama software and computer equipment broadcasting music to FM 91.1. Awesome! (Note: display is currently unconfirmed for 2020.)


Beresford Road: if the lights alone weren’t enough to tempt you, a sausage sizzle van on this gorgeous street in Thornleigh just might!

51 Oakleigh Avenue is another one to add to your list.

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Photo Credit-  via @TheHardFamilyChristmasLights on Facebook