What’s Christmas without lightning? Incomplete, right? And lightning is especially important for outdoor decoration. After all, you wouldn’t want your outdoors to look dull or boring during the holidays. Hence, we’ve got you a gallery of outdoor Christmas light decoration ideas for you to refer. Take a look.

Top 30 Outdoor Christmas Light Decoration Ideas

  1. Starlight Sphere:

Infuse a soft glow in your outdoor decoration by placing these starlight sphere stakes in your yard or garden. It can also be used to illuminate your garden paths, walkways and even flower beds.  Since it might be snowing, we’d suggest you pick waterproof or weather resistant spheres.

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  1. Illuminated Lamp Post:

If you wish to turn your yard into a winter wonderland, plank this illuminated colorful lamp post and just see the transformation it creates. You can easily get these prelit lamp posts in online and offline shops. Just ensure that it’s bright and colorful.

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  1. Icicle Lights:

Now this is one of the most unique and stunning outdoor Christmas light decoration ideas in our opinion. The enchanting lights look like icicle dripping down from the roof. If you want, you can even hang these lights from the branches. It will give the effect of winter wonderland.

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  1. Subtle Decoration:

If you don’t like over the top lighted decoration, we’ve got a solution for that as well. This picture shows how beautifully you can incorporate light in your decoration without going over the top. Just the roofs have been lit with tiny lights, which are spaced afar from each other.

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  1. Glittering Snowflakes:

What’s more magical than glittering snowflakes on a quiet, Christmas night? Nothing, right? What if we say that you can bring the magic of glittering snowflakes in your yard as well? Just purchase these illuminated and energy efficient glittering snowflakes and hang them outdoors. You can either hang them from the porch or suspend from trees.

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  1. Sparkling LED Trees:

Whoa, these trees are sure to make your entire neighborhood glow like a star. It’s indeed magical and will look excellent placed in front of your main door or garage door. The lighted wreath is also looking magical and of course, gorgeous. One of our most favorite outdoor Christmas light decoration ideas.

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  1. Glowing Christmas Trees:

What could be better than welcoming your guests with glittering Christmas trees on the walkway. This is a classic outdoor Christmas light decoration and can be created easily at home. You just need to light a few potted Christmas trees and place them on the walkway.

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  1. Twinkling Wreath:

If you’re thinking of just decking up your door for the Christmas decoration, then this picture will definitely change your mind. Hang illuminated wreaths on both sides of the front gates to add some charm to your front gate.

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  1. Luminary Bags:

This is one of the easiest to replicate outdoor Christmas light decoration ideas. You just need to line your walkways with battery operated bags. It will create the perfect glow for your visitors as they come down to your house. You can create the same by making holes in a bag and placing LED lights inside it.

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  1. Golf Playing Santa:

It seems that Santa is heading for a quick golf match. He definitely deserves a break for working so hard for Christmas. So watch and let everyone watch Santa driving away in the golf cart and waving at each of you by placing this animated lightning in your yard. It will make a beautiful decoration.

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  1. Crystal Angel Christmas Decoration:

Outdoor Christmas Light Decoration Ideas

Add a spiritual touch to your Christmas decoration by hanging this beautiful crystal angel Christmas decoration from your garden.

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  1. Wrap It Around:

Twist the clear mini lights in a garland and decorate the banister of your patio or deck with it. It just cannot get any easier. White lights, especially, will look great against wooden banister.

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  1. Tomato Cage Christmas Tree:

If you’re in the mood of making some homemade decoration for Christmas, you can try your hands at this tomato cage Christmas tree. It’s made by decorating the tomato cage with a string of LED lights. What a wonderful way to make use of the tomato cage in the winter months.

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  1. Frosty The Snowman:

Create a magical atmosphere around your house by placing a prelit Frosty the snowman in your yard. And don’t stop at that. You can even wrap your trees and bushes with string lights. And the lighted presents under the tree would also make a great addition.

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  1. Curtain Lights:

Shower your patio with brilliant and glittering glow with curtain lights. You just need to purchase string or icicle lights and drape it on the patio like a curtain. You can try the same idea for windows as well and it’ll look equally beautiful. Even contrasting lightning will look extremely gorgeous.

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  1. A Spectacular Display Of Lights:

This is such a gorgeous display of lights that people would wait for a couple of minutes and marvel its beauty. The color combination of red, green and gold is giving a traditional and classic look. Bows are also placed strategically, so is Mr. Frosty.

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  1. Christmas Tree For The Garage:

Here’s another gorgeous and unique outdoor Christmas light decoration idea for you to incorporate this holiday season. You just need to make a Christmas tree form with an evergreen garland and decorate it generously with lights. Don’t forget to top it with a starry tree topper.

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  1. Lighted Garland:

Outdoor Christmas Light Decoration Ideas

One of the easiest ways to decorate your outdoors with light would be by draping the porch or entrance with pre-lit garland. You can beautify it with bows or fake poinsettias. A lighted potted Christmas tree would also make an excellent addition.

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  1. An Over The Top:

Outdoor Christmas Light Decoration Ideas

If you don’t shy away from over the top display, you can definitely consider decorating your house featured in the picture. It covers almost all the elements of Christmas, right from the Christmas tree to nutcrackers to snowman, to Santa with his reindeer and many more.

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  1. Hang Drop Lights From The Roof:

Outdoor Christmas Light Decoration Ideas

If you’re a traditionalist at heart and wish to keep the classic Christmas spirit alive this year as well, decorate your roof with light strands, as seen in the picture. Nothing, we repeat, nothing can take the place of traditional decoration.

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  1. Make Use Of Lanterns:

Outdoor Christmas Light Decoration Ideas

Welcome your visitors in the most cheerful way possible by decorating the walkway with lanterns. The flickering lights of the lanterns as well as the glow emitted by the potted trees will create an awesome first impression on your guests.

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  1. Lantern Décor:

Outdoor Christmas Light Decoration Ideas

Apart from lightning the walkway with lanterns, you can even consider decorating the lamp post with lanterns. Hang a tear drop wreath on the post and decorate it with a red bow for maximum effect.

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  1. Glittering Tinsel Nativity Scene Decoration:

Outdoor Christmas Light Decoration Ideas

Bring the story of Jesus Christ to life by placing this shiny and glittery nativity scene in your yard. This decorative item, crafted with fabric and sisal over a metal frame, features Mary, Joseph and Baby Jesus shining brightly in this crèche. Simply put, it’s a perfect decoration for your outdoor.

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  1. Decorate Your Window With Round Lights:

Outdoor Christmas Light Decoration Ideas

This rustic decoration idea is all we needed to include in our list of outdoor Christmas light decoration ideas. The window is draped with round, LED string lights. Furthermore, a potted Christmas tree, decorated with lights is also placed on the shelf outside the house.

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  1. Hang Lights On The Fence:

If elegance and sophistication are what you’re looking for in your decoration, look no further than this outdoor Christmas light decoration idea. The design is a perfect blend of traditional and modern. Try these lights against darker colored fence for maximum effect.

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  1. Happy And Bright:

This outdoor Christmas light decoration is so beautiful and colorful that people will be astonished to see it at first. What we like the most about this decoration is the usage of colors. All the typical Christmas colors, such as white, red, gold and green are used in this decoration.

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  1. Lighting Spheres:

Here’s another way to decorate your outdoors with shiny and prelit spheres. You can easily purchase these glorious spheres from your nearby stores.

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  1. Candyland:

This one’s indeed looking very adorable as the house is decorated with lighted candy canes and peppermint candies. It’s making the house look like a candy land.

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  1. Give It A Candy Cane Look:

Outdoor Christmas Light Decoration Ideas

To be very honest, this house looks like a gingerbread house decorated with peppermints and candy canes. The white roof gives an appearance of white icing on the gingerbread house. You can achieve the similar look by decorating your house with red and white lights around the windows and roof.

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  1. Snowflake Lights:

Let it snow this Christmas by hanging these distinctive and unique snowflake shaped lights from your roof, porch or anywhere you like. We feel that it will look excessively stunning suspended from the branches, giving a wonderland kind of look. No matter which place you choose, they’ll definitely captivate the guests.

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We hope you liked our list of outdoor Christmas light decoration ideas. If you have any queries regarding the article, let us know by commenting below.

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