A favourite ritual of many families every Christmas is to head out into the local streets and enjoy the wonder some very festive and well decorated homes. 

The Eastern Suburbs of Sydney has some fantastic contributions to this tradion and we’ve provided you with a list of where to go to see the best lights in what streets !

The kids will love it and there is nothing better when you see their faces literally light up with the magic creations so many have done.

Here is our 2023 Local Eastern Suburbs guide to the best Christmas lights in Sydney’s East, (please note these are subject to change and not guaranteed we rely on word of mouth !!)


Avoca and Waratah Ave offer a spectacle, it’s one of Sydney’s most popular streets for Christmas Lights.


Page Street between Wentworth and the bridge before you cross into Botany.

Woodstock Street, Botany.

Fremlin Street, Botany they are also raising money for Sydney Children’s Hospital Foundation.

Myrtle Street, Botany.


Torrington Road, Storey Street area.


71 Arden Street there is a large house with an amazing display. 

Surfside Ave up to Campbell Street and around Boundary Street.


Several streets around Mascot include Coward Street, Alfred Street and David Street.


In Frederick Street there is a great traditional of this small street really showcasing great displays.  

It’s also a dedication from a former resident who passed away who started the tradition of this street and their amazing lights.   The bonus is a really nice atmosphere too, best to either slowly drive down with kids or park on Oberon Street and walk up to get into the great vibe on this street.

Dangar Street near the playground and a really stunning display.


If you drive near Beauchamp  Road and Rhodes Streets there are three really great houses with ornaments and amazing lights that light up this street.


The large houses of Matraville provide some great Christmas nights and it’s a suburb that has become known for them across Sydney!

The main streets to check out are:

Franklin  Street

Barwon Crescent

Cunningham Street

Blaxland Street

Knowles Ave

Flanders Ave

Please take some photos too on Instagram and tag us @easternsuburbsmums so we can share!

**Please note that these listings are correct at the time of publishing and are subject to change. The recommendations are largely contributed for our Eastern Suburbs Mums community.  

Please be respectful when visiting streets and neighbourhoods.  Also drive safely.