SJ Christmas Lights Competition 2023

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The SJ Christmas Lights Competition is done and dusted for another year, with a collection of dazzling displays taking out top honours in 2023.

More than 2000 votes were received for the public choice awards, while Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale President Rob Coales and Community Bank Byford & Districts Chairman Jake Branley awarded the judges choice categories.

SJ Christmas Light Competition 2023 winners

Public Choice

Best Christmas Lights Display - WINNER

  • 901 South Western Highway, Byford

Best Christmas Lights Display - Runner-up

  • 219 Abernethy Road, Byford

Best Christmas Lights Display - Third

  • 4 Braford Way, Byford

Best Decorated Street

  • Blackberry Ramble, Byford

Judges Choice

Best Overall Display

  • 901 South Western Highway, Byford

Best First Time Entry

  • 16 Malarkey Road, Byford

To check out ALL the displays, click here!

Keen to arrange a Christmas Lights drive around SJ? Check out our SJ Christmas Lights map to find the locations of each display below!

See terms and conditions for full competition details.

How are the winners decided?

Judges Choice

The Shire President and representatives from our sponsor Community Bank Byford & Districts will head out to view the shining displays and choose the winners.

Public Choice

  • Best Christmas Lights Display: Click here to vote for your favourite light display
  • Best Decorated Street: This year we bring a new Street category to the competition! The community of Blackberry Ramble in Byford have rallied together with a whopping 11 houses putting on an amazing display. Check out the photos below and make sure to visit in person.

What prizes are up for grabs?

Best Christmas Lights Display – Public Choice

Open to all residential and commercial properties this category has three prizes available:

  • 1st - $1,000
  • 2nd - $500
  • 3rd - $250
Best Decorated Street – Public Choice

Is your street a Christmas Wonderland? Nominate with a minimum of 4 houses for your chance to be crowned Best Decorated Street

  • $1,000 prize to be split evenly among nominated addresses
Best Overall Display – Judges Choice

Chosen by our judges from all the entries nominated

  • $500
Best First-Time Entry – Judges Choice

Have you been thinking about registering but haven‘t been ready in previous years? Join in the Christmas spirit for your chance to win this Judges Choice award

  • $500
What are the key dates?
  • Registrations open: Monday 13 November 2023
  • Registrations close: 10am, Monday 4 December 2023
  • Lights displays ready: 4 December 2023
  • Voting opens: 12 noon, Friday 8 December 2023
  • Voting closes: 2pm, Monday 18 December 2023
  • Winners announced: Tuesday 19 December 2023
Terms and conditions

View the SJ Christmas Lights Competition Terms and Conditions here