BEST Places to See Christmas Lights in Sydney with Kids | UPDATED 2021

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Are you looking for the BEST Christmas lights in Sydney? Did you just google ‘Best Christmas lights Sydney, NSW? This is the BEST list of all the most eye-catching, the most jaw droping and the most stellar Christmas lights for you and your family to enjoy. 

Best Christmas Lights in Sydney

As Christmas in Australia starts to be creeping up on you, and the only song you can hear is ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’ by Mariah Carey, you start to think about where to start the Christmas spirit. One of the ways to do this, is to grab a hot chocolate and hop in the car with the family, and begin to gaze and gasp at all the stunning Christmas decorations that churches, libraries, and homes have put up for you to enjoy.

Where to see Christmas Lights Sydney 2021

Here at Get Out With Kids, we’ve compiled a list of all the best places to see Christmas lights in Sydney! Are you ready? Let’s dive right in.

Christmas Lights in the Sydney CBD

Darling Harbour 2021

Christmas Lights Sydney

Be shocked by giant decorations and huge light displays this Christmas at Darling Harbour, including the gigantic bauble in the ICC Forecourt. The bauble isn’t your usual Christmas decoration, standing at 6 meters high, the ornament lights up at night and shines around the the grounds.

When: 12 November to 28 December

Where: Darling Harbor

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Christmas Tree 2021

Christmas Lights Sydney

The tallest Christmas Tree in New South Wales will light up the street this 2021 with a huge variety of colours, and hundreds of specially created baubles, along with 15,000 flowers representing 9 different Australian floras will cover the branches of the tree.

When: 27 November – 1 January

Where: Martin Place

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The Lights of Christmas 2021

Christmas Lights Sydney

At St Mary’s Cathedral, adults and children alike can have their imagination run wild as they watch the spectacular light and sound show.

When: 9th December – 25 December

Where: St Mary’s Cathedral

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Christmas Lights Spectacular 2021

Christmas Lights Sydney

Every year, hundreds of families go to visit the outstanding lights and decorations at the Hunter Valley Gardens. The display features millions of lights, Santa’s Workshop, and all new rides for the entire family to enjoy.

When: Every day until 26th Jan, 2022 (excludes 25th December) 5:30pm – 10:00pm

Where: Hunter Valley Gardens

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Canopy of Light 2021

Christmas Lights Sydney

Take a walk underneath the canopy of suspended Christmas trees, that makes up the canopy over the Pitt St Mall. Housing over 80,000 LEDs, this exhibition is sure to make your late night Christmas shopping sparkle.

When: Every day until 31 December 2021

Where: Pitt St

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Christmas Lights Sydney Suburbs

Please note that these are weird times, and we are trying our hardest to confirm Christmas lights, but we may not be correct every time.

If you don’t feel like heading out into the CBD, the suburbs of Sydney have some pretty spectacular lights too. Here is our list of the most jaw dropping streets around Sydney

Avoca St Christmas Lights

Families can be amazed with Avoca Street’s houses and houses fully decorated with hundreds of beautiful Christmas Lights.

Denison St Christmas Lights

Denison Street goes all out for Christmas when it comes to beautiful lights, ornaments, and all things Christmas.

Frederick St Christmas Lights

On Frederick Street, adults and children alike can be wowed with the beautiful lights, decorations and giant Christmas inflatables.

Barwon Cres Christmas Lights

Barwon Crescent is a great place to visit on your Sydney Christmas light looking adventure. The street goes all out, when it comes to Christmas.

Larose Street Christmas Lights

Christmas Lights Sydney

Larose Street Christmas lights never disappoint, with thousands of lights, and loads of decorations, whats not to love?

Gwydir Avenue Christmas Lights

Gwydir Avenue is by far one of the streets to visit  this Christmas. Lights go on every night at around 7:30pm, and stay on for hours.

Knowles Street Christmas Lights

Knowles Street Christmas lights are certainly high up on the list of streets to visit when your family is Christmas light looking this 2021.

Flanders Avenue Christmas Lights

Flanders Avenue boasts a large number of houses, all of which, are completely outstanding. What’s to not love?

Franklin Street Christmas Lights

Franklin Street is another beautiful street to visit on your Christmas light adventure, with hundreds of lights and decorations, this street is set to make anyone gasp.

Faversham Cres Christmas Lights

Christmas Lights Sydney

Houses at Faversham Crescent are displaying some beautiful lights this year, and they are teaming up to raise money for the Sydney Children’s Hospital, all donations are appreciated.

Strickland Rd Christmas Lights

Strickland Road is certainly the place to be this Christmas, with so many lights and ornaments, it’s high up on the list.

Emily St Christmas Lights

66 & 68 Emily Street are teaming up to create one of the largest Christmas light displays you’ve ever seen.

Burwood Rd Christmas Lights

Christmas Lights Sydney

191 Burwood Road has been displaying Christmas lights for over 20 years, and with over 100,000 synchronized LEDs moving to 5 different songs, 191 Burwood Road is the place to be this 2021

Sydney St Christmas Lights

With over 50 houses getting in the spirit this Christmas, Sydney St has thousands of lights and displays for the whole family to enjoy.

Rangers Rd Christmas Lights

The houses at Rangers Road are certainly decked out with the Christmas spirit this year. There is so much for families to enjoy

First Avenue Christmas Lights

First Avenue is full of brilliant lights and decorations for adults and kids alike to make the most of.

Second Avenue Christmas Lights

Christmas Lights Sydney

Second Avenue is no different to First Avenue, with even more houses participating in this festive tradition.

Third Avenue Christmas Lights

Third Avenue is the same, with lights, decorations and ornaments for the whole family to enjoy

Fourth Avneue Christmas Lights

Fourth Avenue is a great place to be this Christmas, with heaps of houses dressed up in lights and outstanding decorations.

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