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Visit the epi-centre of Christmas spirit in South Australia…

…and the largest Community Christmas Light Display in the Southern Hemisphere

Welcome to
the Lights of
Lobethal Festival!

presented by

A beacon of light to the local community and South Australian’s of all ages, The Lights of Lobethal is community-driven and volunteer-run and, throughout its 60-year history, no other calendar event has built more morale, created more happy memories and spread more joy, hope and resilience like it.

In the wake of a two-year break, due to devastating bushfires and the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Lobethal community has rallied together, with an unprecedented amount of support, to re-launch and regenerate the iconic and much-loved Christmas festival.

Bring the whole family and see over 700 houses dressed in lights as the town comes alive from the 12th to the 23rd of December 2021.

Experience the magic of Christmas and ignite your sense of nostalgia by immersing yourself in impressive experiences, fantastical light installations as well as traditional and reimagined Christmas events.

Whether it is your first time, or you have been visiting for years; It’s time…to SEE THE LIGHT!

The Lights of Lobethal Festival, in association with presenting partner, RAA, is a Covid Safe Event. Please ensure to adhere to all SA health directives at all times when visiting the festival and associated events. We will endeavour to keep the community updated on any alterations to the schedule of events due to unforeseen changes in restrictions or updated health directives.

The only thing we want our Festival Super-spreading through the community is Christmas Cheer!


Under the Stars event postponed due to Covid-19 uncertainty!

Under the Stars event postponed due to Covid-19 uncertainty!

Lobethal Lights postpone one event - Under the Stars event due to Covid-19 uncertainty! Lobethal Lights presented by RAA remains otherwise unchanged. Drive the streets of Lobethal 12th-31st December 2021 The Covid-19 climate in South Australia is extremely tense at the moment with the threat of the Omicron variant and borders open. After careful...

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The Lights of Lobethal opening night and pageant goes ahead as ticketed event.

The Lights of Lobethal opening night and pageant goes ahead as ticketed event.

The 2021 Lobethal Lights Festival will go ahead this year, with the opening night event and pageant to run as a ticketed event. In order to comply with covid requirements, event organisers have announced that both events will be moved into the Lobethal Recreation grounds, taking on a new ticketed format. The Lobethal Lights Festival’s opening...

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Under the Stars event postponed due to Covid-19 uncertainty!

Let there be lights!

The Lobethal Lights Festival will go ahead this year. That’s the pledge of the newly-formed Lobethal Lights committee which fronted a community meeting on October 13.This year’s festival follows a two year hiatus after the last two festivals were cancelled due to bushfires and COVID restrictions respectively. It will also be the first festival...

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Events Calendar

Community Lights

12th Dec – 31st Dec
From dusk


11th Dec – 23rd Dec
From dusk

Living Nativity

Static Display 

12th Dec – 23rd Dec 

Twilight Christmas 

18th Dec – 19th Dec 
4pm – 10pm

Valley of Praise

Christmas Maze 

18th Dec – 19th Dec
6pm – 9pm 

Lobethal Christmas

23rd Dec
6pm – 9pm

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