December seems to have just appeared at lightning speed this year. The year has flown by with so many different activities on through the year. This time of year is a favourite for many as it is the start of summer and also a time to celebrate Christmas and all things merry. It’s the time of year you start to unpack all the Christmas decorations that have been packed away for the year. Christmas trees are going up in most households and there are plenty of houses decorated for the festive season.
A favourite amongst a lot of Melbourne families has always been The Boulevard Christmas lights in Ivanhoe. Operating from December 15 to December 24 The Boulevard and some of the surrounding streets have spectacular Christmas light displays on most of the houses and gardens.
Some other suburban Christmas light displays include Reichelt Ave, Montmorency, Palpera Tce, Greensborough. As well as Gordon Grove, Preston which has their lights flashing in time with music.
There are also many Christmas displays and decorations around Melbourne’s CBD. Federation Square has a giant 16 metre Christmas tree and a giant bauble that lights up. The Bourke Street Mall in the CBD have the famous Myer Christmas windows. The Docklands have a festive light display at night and the Melbourne Town Hall is wrapped in a giant bow with some lovely wreaths as decoration and an amazing light show at night.
Christmas lights are always popular for many families. And with more and more houses getting into the festive spirit and decorating there are plenty of streets for families to visit to see the wonderful light displays.