Where are Sydney's best Christmas lights for 2018?
Now that it's officially December, and the holiday vibe has kicked in, Christmas displays are lighting up all over Sydney, and there are certain streets and suburbs that get into the spirit, year in, year out.
Here is our list of best suburban Christmas light displays all across Sydney. The best part about this list is that the displays are shared with the community for FREE.
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Sydney Mums Group has put together this list based on local recommendations but if you discover new favourites, or notice some of these have slipped, we'd love your comments so we can keep the list fresh and as accurate as possible.
First place goes to Borgnis St, Davidson NSW 2085.
I did a snap poll on Facebook and people from all over the North Shore voted for this location, instantly. It's a must see, with a sausage sizzle and ice-cream vans!
10 Cambage Court, Davidson NSW 2085 (from 30 Nov)
Prince Albert Avenue, Mosman NSW 2088
The Avenues (First, Second, Third and Fourth), Willoughby NSW 2068
Lane Cove NSW 2066 - competition
Sydney Rd, Hornsby Heights NSW 2077
Richard Close, Berowra NSW 2081
Elaine Ave, Avalon NSW 2107
Edwin St, Fairlight NSW 2094
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Western Suburbs (including the North-West)
Baulkham Hills NSW 2153: Geraldine Ave, Marcel Place, 149 Baulkham Hills Rd, Brokenwood Place and Solent Circuit (Hillsong).
Castle Hill NSW 2154: Squire Place, Lisa Crescent, 136 Excelsior Ave, Grandoaks Place and Minago Place. %%
Kellyville and Kellyville Ridge NSW 2155: Garnet Place, 37 Marsden Ave, Karinya Place, Hector Court, Carmelo Court, 76 Arnold Ave, 37 & 39 Marella Ave and 44 Mawarra Crescent. The Ridge traditionally offers Bruton Ave, 37 Merrillville Rd and Chino Place.
Winston Hills NSW 2153: 40 Caroline Chisholm Drive, Caledonian Ave, 37 Bellotti Ave, corner of Oakes Rd and Edison Pde.
Notable Mentions Chauvel St and Cutler Pde in North Ryde 176 Lilyfield Rd, Lilyfield NSW 2040
Camellia St, Greystanes NSW 2145
Beethoven St, Seven Hills NSW 2147
7 Mallee St, Quakers Hill NSW 2763 - traditionally this house has hung over 7,000 lights. Can they top that this year?
Okay, Easties, Avoca Street, Bondi NSW 2026, wins by default. In all my searches for recommendations, this is the street that comes up trumps every time. I really had to search for the runners up. So, what am I missing in this list?
Notable Mentions Randwick City Council NSW 2031: Christmas lights for charity (gold coin donation) are scheduled to be held in Frederick St, Coogee, Dacre St, Malabar and Barwon Crescent, Matraville.
Matraville NSW 2036: Barwon Crescent, Larose St, Gwydir Ave, Knowles St, Flanders Ave, Flanders Ave and Franklin St.
For 14 years, Waratah Street, North Bondi NSW 2026 has been lighting up the neighbourhood. Check it out!
When I heard that it traditionally offers 50,000 lights, a Nativity Scene, a reindeer, a ferris wheel and a singing bear, I had to give top spot to Madrers Ave, Kogarah NSW 2217.