Best Places To See Christmas Light Displays Around Sydney 2019

  • All Ages

One of our favourite things about Christmas is the dazzling displays of lights! We’ve searched Sydney for the most sparkling and Christmas-y lights around, from glowing trees to shining elves. They are sure to light up your festive season, and make your little one's Christmas all the more awe-inspiring. 

Christmas Lights Spectacular, Hunter Valley Gardens

Every year thousands of families come together to celebrate the magic of Christmas at the beautiful Hunter Valley Gardens. This annual event includes millions of lights, Santa’s Workshop and new and exciting rides that all the family will enjoy. It’s festive and fun – don’t miss out! 8th November 2019 - 26th January 2020 (closed 25 December), 5.30 - 10pm.

The Lights Of Christmas, St Mary’s Cathedral

Celebrate the season! St Mary’s Cathedral will again be the star of Sydney’s public Christmas celebrations, with the Lights of Christmas returning to capture the imagination of audiences with a spectacular light and sound show. Thursday 5th - Wednesday 25th December 2019 - including Christmas Day, 8.30pm - 11pm.

Canopy of Light, Pitt Street

Discover a Christmas wonderland right in the heart of Sydney as you stroll underneath a canopy of suspended Christmas trees transforming the walkway along Pitt Street Mall. Featuring nearly 80,000 LEDs, this Canopy of Light installation will make your late night shopping sparkle. Saturday 23rd November 2019 - Wednesday 1st January 2020, every day, 7pm-12am. 

Christmas Tree, Martin Place

The tallest Christmas tree in NSW will brighten up Martin Place again this year with a kaleidoscope of colours and more than 110,000 LED lights, a huge colour-changing star and hundreds of specially created baubles. 15,000 flowers representing 9 different kinds of Australian flora will adorn the branches of the Martin Place Christmas Tree this year. Saturday 23rd November 2019 - Wednesday 1st January 2020. Every day, all day.

Darling Harbour

Be dazzled by giant decorations and light displays at Darling Harbour this Christmas, including the luminous giant bauble in the ICC Forecourt. Not your average Christmas decoration, the 6-metre high one-of-a-kind Christmas Bauble lights up and shares its glow throughout the surrounding area. Plus you can see the night sky light up with fireworks on Saturday nights. Tuesday 12th November - Thursday 26th December 2019.

BONUS: Now For Some Famous Street Lights!

Did you know, we've compiled a list of the BEST houses and streets that deck themselves out in Christmas lights in suburbs across Sydney. Check out this year's list of The Best Sydney Streets To See Christmas Lights.

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Dec 16 2015

Karinya place Kellyville has a house with over 20000 lights all set to music. 3 songs with 2 minutes between them.

Rosemarie King

Dec 06 2015

136 Excelsior Avenue, Castle Hill has some great lights.