Ahhh, Christmas lights! There’s nothing better than getting cosy in your pyjamas and driving around your neighbourhood to enjoy the beautiful rainbow lights and sparkly Christmas decorations. Roll down your windows, put on your favourite Christmas songs and breathe in the summer scents of freshly mown grass and sweet flowering Jasmine. It’s truly a magical tradition!
2017 is set to have the best Christmas light displays Brisbane has ever seen. And they’re all right here, in this handy dandy Christmas light guide. So, bookmark this page, set a date and gather your kids, family and friends together for a festive night to remember!
4 Huron Street, Banyo – 4KQ Winner Best in Northern Suburbs 2015
This house is the get out of your car and explore kind. With magical pathways through snowy arches, fairy gardens, inflatable Christmas elves and a full-sized santa in his sleigh, you’ll want to remember your camera for sure.
25 Lacewood Circuit, Warner – Winner Best Themed Display 2014 & 2015 Bill Stratton Hall of Fame
This beautiful house on Lacewood Street is a multi-award winning Christmas gem. Featuring an under-the-water section, Aussie Christmas icons, traditional North Pole decorations and several animated displays, it’s a feast for the imagination.
146 Maundrell Terrace, St Gerard’s Church, Chermside West – Best Display Overall and Best Church Or Community Group 4KQ 2017
Taking out the 2017 best Christmas display overall, St Gerard’s Church in Chermside is the ultimate magical Christmas oasis. With a religious theme, this is the perfect stop to take your kids to teach them the story of Christmas and explain what happened when Jesus was born.
For more Northside Christmas displays, check out this list.
207 Graceville Avenue, Graceville – 4KQ Winner Best Synchronised Music Display 2015
Featuring a lighting display with over 3500 controllable LEDS, the Christmas lights at 207 Graceville Avenue are unbelievable. The lights are synchronised to music on the radio channel, 88.0 FM, and the show lasts for approximately 20 minutes.
For more Southside light displays, check out this list.
Brisbane Western Suburbs
20 Curragundi Road, Jindalee – 2014 4KQ Best West Finalist
There’s a small Christmas train, tiny reindeer and a wonderland with Christmas inflatables at this house in Jindalee. Prepare to be blown away by the silver bells and silver lighting!
Hawk Place – 4KQ Best Neighbourhood Winner 2016, 1st Place Best Neighbourhood 2015, 3rd Place Best Neighbourhood 2014
If you’re looking for an entire street of Christmas lights, this is it! Hawk Place has won the 4KQ Best Neighbourhood competition 3 years in a row, and this year is set to be even bigger and better. Expect traffic control, so plan to park your car a street or two away and walk in. We also suggest giving your kids glow sticks or fluro clothing so you can keep track of them. This is a busy street!
For more western suburb light displays, check out this list.
Brisbane Eastern Suburbs
536 D’Arcy Road, Carina – Best lights 4KQ 2017 Brisbane East
Picture animated Christmas lights, rainbow candy canes, twirlers, sparklers and a Christmas train. It’s all here at this house on D’Arcy Road. Including windows filled with miniature houses and tiny Christmas villages.
For more eastern suburb light displays, check out this list.
For a full list of the 4KQ 2017 Christmas light winners, head right this way.
Thinking about adding Christmas lights to your roof this year? There are a few important things to consider first. Check out our article Can Christmas Lights Damage My Roof? to learn more!