BEST Places to See the BEST Christmas Lights in Melbourne 2021

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The most detailed list of the BEST places to start your Christmas lights search to make sure you see all the BEST Christmas lights Melbourne has to offer in 2021.

If you are celebrating Christmas in Melbourne, VIC, you’ll love our list of Christmas lights in Melbourne. We’ve made a list and we’ve checked it twice, so you can be sure that this article will give you the detailed information. We also have up to date photos of the best Christmas lights Melbourne has in 2021.

Where to see Christmas lights in Melbourne 2021

Xmas lights looking in Melbourne is a rite of passage for children who love Christmas in Australia; from The Myer Windows in the CBD, to Christmas Projections in Melbourne City, to Preston, Ferntree Gully and Belmont. We’ve got you covered no matter where your Christmas lights search in Melbourne may take you!

Best Christmas lights Melbourne 2021

Melbourne – North, East, West, South….. our first stop for the Christmas this year will always have to be in Melbourne CBD!

Christmas lights Melbourne City

If you just Googled ‘Best xmas lights Melbourne’ or ‘best Christmas lights Melbourne 2021 this is the article for you. Across Melbourne City Christmas lights are bedazzling a number of popular locations to add a sparkle to the streets, shopping centres and other venues to help bring a smile to our faces across the festive season.

Melbourne Town Hall 2021

christmas lights melbourne - Town Hall

Melbourne – you’re a gift. So it is only fitting that the Town Hall should join the celebrations this Christmas in Melbourne City. Our beautiful Town Hall has wrapped itself up like a big, stone present. The Swanston Street-facing side of the building has a giant bow wrapped around it, as well as big wreaths and nutcrackers.

The Town Hall is also where you can find Santa’s House and snap a photo with the jolly man himself. He welcomes one and all every day, 10am-12pm and 1-3pm daily, plus 4-7pm Thursday and Friday.

Learn more here

Dates: 15 November – 25 December 9pm-11pm

Christmas Projections and Decorations in Melbourne City 2021

Christmas Lights Melbourne

Christmas comes to life around the city with sparkly decorations spreading festive cheer. Visit the Instagram-worthy Giant Reindeer in Docklands, the brand new Christmas Star on Evan Walker Bridge, and the popular Nutcracker soldiers standing guard across the city. Things really start to sparkle at night with twinkling lights in Hardware Lane and an impressive light show over Bourke Street Mall.

Learn more here

When: 12 November – 25 December

Where:  State Library, Melbourne Town Hall and Princes Bridge

Myer Christmas Windows 2021

Myer Christmas Windows

While you’re in the Melbourne CBD make sure you check out the Myer Christmas windows, which lights up once again with fantastic decorations and the amazing animatronics of their Christmas spectacular. 

Learn more here

When: 14 November to 24 December from 7:30am to 10:30pm

Federation Square Christmas Lights 2021

christmas lights melbourne - Fed Square

Christmas lights at Federation Square are special. There’s always something happening at Federation Square – farmers’ markets, free films, art and craft displays, wine and food exhibitions, live music and at Christmas, there are lights!

Visit Santa’s House, get the ultimate Instagram shot in the Giant Christmas Bauble, check out City of Melbourne’s 16 m-tall LED Christmas Tree, watch the nightly Christmas Tree Light Shows projections and light show and much much more.

There’s free music performances, Food Truck Friday, a nativity scene, augmented reality experiences, silent disco, outdoor cinema, Christmas markets and more!

Dates: 12 November to 25 December 8am – 11pm

Click here to find out more

Christmas in Degraves

Christmas Lights Melbourne

Melbourne’s iconic laneway, Degraves Street, dials up the festive cheer this Christmas with beautifully decorated windows, twinkling lights and a Christmas tree.

Dates: 13 November to 18 December 11am-5pm

Click here to find out more

Christmas light houses Melbourne 2021

Unfortunately it is very difficult to confirm if houses will have their Christmas lights up this year.

If you want to know where to see the best Christmas light houses in Melbourne or you are looking for the best Christmas lights in the suburban streets of Melbourne, well, we’ve got you covered there too.

Melbourne North Christmas Lights

27 Glencairn Dr

These lights are definitely not something you want to be missing this festive season. Make sure you come check them out when your family is going Christmas light looking!

Thomastown Christmas lights 2021

Christmas Lights Melbourne

Confirmed 2021: Although the Boulevard lights are not going ahead, the Thomastown Christmas lights will go ahead in 2021.

Within the Boulevard Christmas lights, special mention must be made of Thomastown Christmas lights. The Filippini Family have been putting up this amazing Christmas display for the community to see for 22 years! The family are also  raising money for the Heart Foundation and since 2004 and collected over $50,000.00! The lights are on from 29th November until the 27th of December every year.

  • Sunday – Friday: 8:30pm – 10:00pm
  • Saturday 8:30pm – 11:00pm

Address of Thomastown Christmas Lights: 118 The Boulevard, Ivanhoe, Victoria 3079.

Find out more on their Facebook page.

Other Melbourne North Christmas Lights:

  • Gap Road Christmas Lights
  • 5 Yasuda Way, Kalkallo
  • 1 Hook Court, Craigieburn
  • 141 Elevation Boulevard
  • 74 Eldoro Crescent, Meadow Heights
  • 23 Palamino Valley Court, Greenvale
  • 3 Swanston Court, Taylors Hill
  • 7 Narrabeen Street, Taylors Hill
  • 5 Tiffany Court, Keilor Park
  • 37 Flinders Street, Keilor Park
  • 22 Greenview Court, Epping
  • 10 Fossilstone Avenue, Doreen
  • 23 Toumlin Grove, Viewbank
  • 100 Valonia Drive, Eltham
  • 68 Taparoo Road, Melbourne

Melbourne East Suburbs Christmas Lights

Please be aware that these lights may not be active due to COVID-19. Sorry for any inconvenience.

  • 3 Frodsham Road, Ringwood
  • 88 Parkhill Road, Kew
  • 35 Fellows Street, Mitcham
  • 50 Kincumber Drive, Croydon
  • 1/20 Newman Road, Mooroolbark
  • 3 Valley Court, Croydon South
  • 11 Rawdon Court, Boronia
  • 6 Moxhams Road, Monbulk
  • 389 Glenfern Road, Upwey
  • 24 Blucher Street
  • 52 Blackwood Park Road, Ferntree Gully
  • 61 Whalley Drive, Wheelers Hill
  • 4 Yalta Court, Clayton South
  • 29 Enterprize Avenue, Chelsea Heights
  • 19 Greythorne Court, Narre Warren
  • 29 Scenic Wonderland, Beaconsfield
  • 74 Skyline Way, Berwick
  • 83 Endeavour Drive, Carnbourne North
  • 1 Heather Grove, Cranbourne East
  • 91 Lineham Drive, Carnbourne East

Melbourne Southern Suburbs Christmas Lights

Please be aware that these lights may not be active due to COVID-19. Sorry for any inconvenience.

  • 24 Traminer Drive, Mount Martha
  • 53 McLeod Road, Mount Martha
  • 43 Sherwood Avenue, Rosebud
  • 1621 Point Nepean Road, Capel Sound

Melbourne Western Suburbs Christmas Lights

Please be aware that these lights may not be active due to COVID-19. Sorry for any inconvenience

  • 44 Streeton Close, Corio
  • 13 Consedine Court, Corio
  • 42 Kosciusko Avenue, Corio
  • 3 Terasa Avenue, Corio
  • 9 Endeca Court, Corio
  • 14 Wimmera Avenue, Manifold Heights
  • 13 Wimmera Avenue, Manifold Heights
  • 1-3 Dew Street, Whittington
  • 198 Grove Road, Grovedale
  • 9 Benari Court, Grovedale
  • 391-393 Wilsons Road, St Albans Park
  • 13 Everlasting Terrace, Mount Duneed
  • 39 Wyatt Street, Ocean Grove
  • 3 Waterford Place, Clifton Springs

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