Top 6 Places to see Christmas Lights this Festive Season


December 2022

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We’ve put together a list of the best places to see Christmas lights across the nation

Ho, ho, ho! We’re excited for this festive season, and there’s nothing more like an Australian Christmas than hot weather, time spent with loved ones and, of course, seeing all the Christmas lights! We’ve put together a list of the best places to see Christmas lights across the nation that would bring a smile to even the Grinchiest of Grinches.

Rio Tinto Christmas Lights Trail - Western Australia

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From the 18th November-2nd Jan in Perth, you can follow the Rio Tinto Christmas Lights Trail! Enjoy the spectacle of lightsthat stretch over 6kms. The trail showcases 35 magical large-scale light installations and immersive lights displayed on historical buildings. Rio Tinto is more than just lights, with a range of entertainment and performances scheduled throughout the season.


Local Lights!

We’ve checked our list twice and picked our top favourite lights around the suburbs of Western Australia! If you’re in and around the area, we recommend checking out the twinkling lights and displays set up by these crafty locals!

 Brownes Rd, Coolup, Western Australia, 6214

Orania Mews, Warnbro, Western Australia, 6169

Lights of Lobethal Festival - South Australia

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Get ready for the biggest community light display in the Southern Hemisphere! The Lights of Lobethal Festival has been held for 60 years and aims to be bigger and brighter than ever! Experience the magic of Christmas with twinkling light displays and Christmas events.

Local Lights!

Here are our top picks for magical lights to visit around the suburbs of South Australia! We suggest adding these to the top of your Christmas light trail!

Hentschke Road, Clare, South Australia, 5453

Omega Drive, Blakeview SA 5114

Melbourne CBD - Victoria

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Melbourne has sprinkled a bit of Christmas cheer throughout the city! From Christmas Square at Federation Square, there will be the 16 feet tall Christmas tree, light displays, and light and sound shows starting from 9 pm each night. The giant reindeer in Victor Harbour has also returned and will be shining bright for all to see! Finally, the iconic Melbourne Town Hall will be lit with dazzling festive light displays. All of these locations will be ready to visit from the 25th of November.

Local Lights!

If you’re local to the suburbs of Victoria, you’re in for a treat! Here are our must-see lights for your state that are sure to make you feel merry and bright!  

82 Townsend Road, St Albans Park VIC 3219

Monte Carlo Drive, Point Cook VIC 3030

Palmerston Christmas Lights Competition - Northern Territory

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Take a wander or drive through the streets of Palmerston to view the magical Christmas festive lights lit up as part of the Palmerston Council annual Christmas Lights Competition. You can even vote for your favourite to win! When you’re done, pop over to Goyder Square to see it transformed into a Christmas wonderland filled with activities for all ages.


Local Lights!

Feel the magic of Christmas with these Christmas lights and display in the suburbs of the Northern Territory! Be sureto check it out!

 Majestic Dr, Durack NT 0830

Light Up Windsor Festival - New South Wales

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The festive cheer is coming to Windsor Mall and George Street this 3rd of December, with the annual street fair. There will be light displays, roaming entertainment, snow flurries, and much more! There will also be a special ‘Find the Reindeer Passport’. If you visit all locations and bring your passport to the council’s tent on the night, you will receive a special prize!

Local Lights!

Here are the most enchanting lights around the suburbs of New South Wales! These will make you feel the Christmas spirit from your head all the way to your mistletoes!

Mountford Avenue, Guildford 2161

Corallee Crescent, Marsden Park NSW 2765

Toowoomba’s Christmas Wonderland - Queensland

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If you’re around Toowoomba this Christmas, you’re in for a treat! This Christmas wonderland held in the Botanic Gardens, Queens Park, is a family-friendly event filled with sparkling light displays all over the gardens! It’s a charity-run event where funds raised will be donated back into the community so you can get into the festivities while supporting the local community.

Local Lights!

These are our favourite festive lights around the suburbs of Queensland! If you’re local, we recommend adding these to your Christmas lights trail!

Minimine St, Stafford QLD 4053

Kuranda Street, Balmoral 4171

If you need to hire a car this festive season, there is still time. With KINTO, you can hire, unlock and ride all directly from the App. Hiring a car couldn’t be easier. So head to the App store and Download the KINTO App to get started!