The holidays are a wonderfully joyous time. You have friends, family, good food and of course the over the top festive decorations.
However, before most people get to this point of enjoying the festivities, they have to deal with the frustrations of tangled wires, burnt out bulbs and colors that just don’t pop like they should.
A great solution to ensure your holidays are kicked off smoothly, is to have the right lights and decorations. To help, we have taken the time to review a few of the top outdoor Christmas lights available on the market.
This list contains numerous types of lights from mesh lights and string lights to pathway markers and solar powered lights. Here are the ones we recommend.
We also showcase the best methods to power your Christmas lights in a separate article.
This is a double motor motion patterned RGB laser Christmas light. It comes with 3 themes in 1 with 18 moving holiday patterns perfect for any event and themes. 3 event themes with remote control options for each, simply press the button of the theme, and you get 6 patterns for each theme catering for all year round occasions.
You get different modes by an easy press of the button including moving firefly lasers, decorations, party lighting, event lights, garden lights, DJ lighting, Disco lighting, continuous moving patterns, speed control options, and thousands of Green, Red and Blue Light Pin Points. You also get memory settings, so you can restart the outdoor Xmas lights on your last selected theme.
Create custom color changing light displays with these app-controlled LED lights with over 16 million colors. The Twinkly App for iOS and Android can be used to map the light strings and create custom lighting displays. These smart exterior Christmas lights instantly connect via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi networks.
These led outdoor Christmas lights from Twinkly have been made IOT ready, so you simple are able to sync your light decorations with your smart home for easy use. The application can be controlled using Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant.
You get 50 red and 50 cool white OptiCore C9 steady LED bulbs and 100-foot green stringer with 100 sockets spaced 12 inches apart. Assembly is easy, you just have to twist bulbs into sockets.
Thanks to their superior construction, the OptiCore bulbs provide great color saturation, durability and reliability. The polycarbonate lenses are 200 times the strength of glass.
The bulb walls as thick as two typical Christmas bulbs, making them exceptionally durable. Because the bulbs are thick, they help to enhance the vivid color. The bulbs can be replaced easily, and they continue to work even if one bulb goes dead. The colors will never fade, chip or crack and the bulbs have been rated for about 60,000 hours.
This pack of outdoor Xmas lights that are 28″ tall comes with 10 Candy Cane Pathway Markers. It enables you to create a fun and festive look instantly, making it perfect for just about any walkway, driveway, landscaping and more. These lights come with 10 ground stakes to make installation easy.
The XMcosy App built-in RGB digital color palette enables you to create light styles as you wish to provide ambience to your holiday parties and patio design. An added feature is that these outdoor tree lights work perfectly with Alexa and Google Assistant, making them completely smart LED string lights. Let your yard design be the most dazzling on the street.
The XMcosy App comes with various lighting modes such as strobe, fade or blink and are extendable up to 60 lights. These outdoor Xmas lights transform your house exterior into the best Christmas light display in the neighborhood.
There are 5 color led small lamp beads built into each multicolor globe string light making this light way more interesting than a regular string light bulb.
With the remote control, you can set the auto timer function & memory function design which make the led outdoor Christmas lights seamless to control. You get 8 modes including: In Waves, Sequential, Slow-glow, Chasing/Flash, Slow Fade, Twinkle/Flash, Steady On.
High-quality wires and an IP65 commercial grade waterproof bulbs ensure this led outdoor Christmas lights continue to work perfectly even on the wet days. These are some of the best outdoor Christmas lights available as they can help create the perfect atmosphere for your party, wedding, Christmas, holiday, garden design, patio design, or backyard design.
These outdoor xmas lights are IP44 certified waterproof. While the USB plug-in not waterproof, the power lead length is 7ft. It means you can keep the USB plug and Battery case indoor and the lights outdoor to beautify your landscaping. These outdoor tree lights are easy to use, there are have no complicated steps to decorate your exterior Christmas Lights, you just need to hang it on and then untie the lights, FINISHED. You will know how easy and how fast it is!
LED solar string lights produce a warm-white soft glow which lend a festive touch to many different areas of your yard. You get a 33 foot long string with 100 super bright LED bulbs made of thin and flexible copper wire, ensuring that you can easily build the shapes you want, with steady 360 degree viewing angle which illuminate in every direction.
These solar twinkle lights are solidly engineered to stand any weather – either rain, sun, or snow. All the components are IP65 waterproof enabled, making it suitable for both indoor and outdoor usage without any worry of short circuit or weather damage.
You get 8 immersive modes on this solar powered Christmas lights, with modes ranging from Waves, Combination, Fading, Fireflies, and Chasing, to Twinkle, Fading slowly, and Steady-on. They help in creating different aesthetic atmosphere for any patio design. Decorate anywhere without needing unruly extension cords!
These Christmas pathway lights come with a 120 degree adjustable monocrystalline silicon solar panel plus a built-in 800mAh rechargeable battery making these lights very portable to any location of your yard without the need for an outlet near. These lights will automatically light up during night and shut off during the day, working for about 8 hours once the battery is fully charged.
This multicolor outdoor Christmas decorations holds: 360 Super bright LEDs. It can be connected from one end to the other, enabling you to connect a maximum of 3 sets. This outdoor Xmas lights mesh comes with 8 different modes and has a built in memory chip that ensures your last light mode is saved when you turn it back on.
Installation is a breeze and the UL Listed plug ensures that your safety is guaranteed. You can place these outdoor net lights just about anywhere in your yard design; on trees, bushes, grass or any other items. They also come in an all white version as well.
The lights and the plug have been designed to be waterproof and that makes it for both indoors and outdoors decorations. It is important to remember that the power adapter is not waterproof and should be used with waterproof receptacle cover when used outdoor.
These outdoor tree lights have been made from premium, transparent PC material, making the white glow clearly visible through the tube. These tube lights are 12 inches long and 20 inches apart making them look like actual rain coming from the sky.
Each beads of the outdoor lights fall in sequence then have a slight delay on each tube making a more natural look. While you should protect the plug from water the rest of the lights are water proof, corrosion resistant, aging resistant and durable enough to last many years. These lights have been designed with tail plug which connect up to 4 light strings together using one plug for larger yards.
These outdoor Christmas icicle lights come with 8 different lighting modes, different lighting effects which are controlled by a button on the plug. The intelligent memory function design ensures that these exterior Christmas lights continue from the previous setting mode when you restart them.
Designed with built-in timer functions, you are able to set a timer enabling you to have these outdoor Christmas decorations on for 6 hours and off for 18 hours. Each light has an end-to-end connector, which can support a maximum of 3 sets. This ensures that it can cover a large area.
Every one of the outdoor Christmas lights have been constructed using high quality material and have been designed to withstand rain or heat. This ensures that you can confidently leave them on display during the rainy and sunny days. They also come in a cool white and warm white version.
As you can see from the wide ranging types of lights you can create many different looks for your outdoor Christmas yard decorations. Lights these days have become way more efficient and high tech to wow your neighbors like never before.
If you’re wanting to do something creative with your Christmas lights, we have an article where we teach you how you can make a Christmas Tree using Christmas lights!