The Best Christmas Lights Displays in Adelaide for 2020

Ah yes it’s that time of year again.. school finishing up.. holidays nearing.. the mad Christmas rush at the shops has begun.. Yes, it’s only a month ’till Christmas!!
It’s that time of year when you can’t drive anywhere in the neighbourhood at night without the little ones excitedly pointing out some Christmas lights.
The ritual of Adelaiders’ proudly decorating their homes with stunning displays of lights and Christmas scenes just has to be seen and appreciated. Once the sun goes down, our suburban streets are transformed into magical wonderlands.
Checking out Adelaide’s Christmas Lights is a fantastic outing for your kids. The warm weather, the longer nights and the excitement of Christmas drawing near means going on a Christmas light adventure is one of the ultimate pre-Christmas family activities.
Watch their little faces light up in excitement as they feel the magic of Christmas. Christmas light displays are permitted in 2020.

Here are some tips from SA Health about how you can hold a display or visit the Christmas lights in a COVID safe way.

Tips if you are visiting the lights:

  • Don’t go if you are unwell.
  • Keep at least 1.5 metres distance from others not in your group.
  • Take hand sanitiser with you and sanitise your hands regularly.
  • Don’t touch the displays.

You’re DEFINITELY going to want to bookmark this page. We’ve been hard at work making a map of all the best spots in South Australia for Christmas Lights this year. We’ll be updating it often so make sure you check back regularly. You can click it from your phone and get directions from where ever you may be, ain’t that so clever! Share it with your friends and take lots of photos to share with us!

** Have we missed your Adelaide Christmas Lights Display? ** – If you’re not on our map and you should be please send us an email at with your address, light up date and a few photos **

Where to go to see the best Christmas Lights in Adelaide:

To find out the addresses of the Christmas Light Displays this year, check out our interactive map of Christmas Light locations in Adelaide. Displays usually run from 1-31 December but some light up in late November.

= must see lights

Some of our favourites