Your Christmas light guide for 2017
Round up the family and jump in your car, we've compiled a list of the most vibrant and entertaining Christmas lights for 2017.
Prepare yourself to be blinded by homes draped in thousands of lights, carolers, inflatable Christmas characters, face painting, ice cream trucks, bubble machines, dancing lights and giant candy canes!
Vaucluse – Hopetoun Road – Popular with families who like to come back every year!
Bondi – Avoca Street and Waratah Street - A magicial wonderland where everything is decorated with lights!
Bondi Junction – Denison Street.
Clovelly – 71 Arden Street.
Matraville – Barwon Crescent.
Randwick – Frederick Street.
Willoughby – The Avenues - That is 'First, Second, Third and Fourth Avenue. It's an overload of the Christmas senses!
Mosman – Price Albert Street - Wrapped in extravagant creations and HUUUUUUUGE inflatable Christmas characters, there is some serious Christmas light competition going on in this street.
Hornsby – Sydney Road - Fifty house, one street. Enough said.
Berowra – Richards Close, Gully Road and Aubrey Place.
Dural - 1 Jenner Road – Lights that have been expertly timed to music. The show runs every 15 minutes from 8pm until 9pm weekdays and until 9.30pm Friday – Sunday.
Castle Hill - Excelsior Avenue - with over 10,000 lights in action, surprise visits from Santa, inflatables and BBQ's.
West Pennant Hills – Westmore Drive.
Pennant Hills – Jackson Crescent.
Thornleigh – Oakleigh Avenue & Paling Street.
Hunter Valley Gardens - Christmas Lights Spectacular - Holy moly, Santa has outdone himself with this display! Over TWO MILLION lights, Santa's workshop (with Santa and his elves), letters to Santa (parents can arrange a response from Santa himself!) and much more. Tickets and the full program are available here: www.hvg.com.au
Bowral – Retford Road and Shepard Street.
East Bowral - Roycroft Street.
Moss Vale – 3 & 5 Yarrawa Road.
Colo Vale – 31 Wattle Street.
Lilyfield - Lilyfield Road – Last year, this display was truely spectacular. Averaging 1000 people per night, they had over 90,000 lights, Santa, his reindeer, trains, snow and bubble machines. This year they've leveled up and doubled the lights!
Concord – Edith Avenue and Burwood Road – The family living at 191 Burwood Road has been decorating their house with Christmas lights for over 20 years.This year you can witness more than 100,000 LED lights synchronised to five songs.
Shout out to the CBD:
If you are a Christmas light aficionado you can't miss out on:
St Mary’s Cathedral - The beating heart of all surrounding light and sound shows. Starting at 8:30pm every evening (get there at 7:30pm for the choir) there is also Christmas churros and artisan gelato.
Pitt Street - Every wanted to walk under a canopy of Christmas trees? Well you can do it here. There will be thousands of LEDs so it will be nothing less than brilliant.