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A house and trees are decorated in glittering christmas lights

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!

with presenting partner

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.

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. 

After a very exciting albeit somewhat challenging (thank you Covid!) season in 2021, the Lights of Lobethal Festival is looking forward to bringing an even BIGGER and BRIGHTER line up to celebrate the 2022 Festive Season.  

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!


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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Let there be lights!

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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