Best Christmas light projectors

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Christmas is a time for magic and childlike wonder and it’s incredible how the right lighting can change everything.

No matter your age, you always remember the house growing up that understood the seasonal assignment and dressed their homes up to the nines with colours, statues and all kinds of decorations.

Whilst fairy lights are a popular choice and have an undeniable charm, getting them around your entire home can be a time-consuming chore. The hours spent untangling from the previous year aside, you also have to find tactical ways to conceal the overwhelmingly long wires and find replacements for those troublemaking bulbs.

Light projectors are not only easier to set up and maintain, but also a more energy-efficient way to shine some Christmas cheer onto your home exterior.

Plus, the various pictures and patterns available – including snowflakes and stars – mean you can easily find the right effect to suit your tastes. With a huge range of price points, there’s also a light projector to suit all budgets.

Get your home Christmas-ready with our pick of the best.

2021 Christmas Projector LED Lights

A projector is for life, not just for Christmas and with this model, you can illuminate your home no matter the event. It comes with 20 switchable slides for all occasions. Of course, there are the signature seasonal motifs like a Christmas tree, Santa or a snowman but you’ll also find Halloween-appropriate spooktastic images of ghosts, as well as presents and words to elevate birthday celebrations.

The lights can be used indoors or out (it’s waterproof!) and operates via remote control. There is also a timer setting so you can have it automatically switch on and off.

It affixes to the ground with an underpinning and should be placed within three to five metres for the optimal projecting experience. The lamp is adjustable 180 degrees and you need a power source to plug it in. No batteries required.

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(Amazon)

£39.99 | Amazon

Qxmcov Christmas Projector LED Lights

If you need a light projector for year-round use, go for this incredibly versatile option. You get a whopping 16 interchangeable colour images, which can be sped up or slowed down using the remote control provided. The timer function also allows you to have the lights on for two, four or six hours and then turn off automatically.

Place at around three to 20 metres for your desired reflective surface and enjoy the colourful images of snowflakes, love hearts, and season’s greetings that you can switch up as needed.

The projector is weather-resistant and can withstand snow, rain or sunlight. It has a ground stake and base and requires a mains socket to plug into.

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(Amazon)

£31.99 | Amazon

UNIFUN Christmas Lights

For a long-range projection experience, this is the device you need for crystal clear snow images reflected from afar. It has a long range distance of up to 33 feet and a coverage of up to 330 square feet to decorate your entire home with the glittering Christmassy scene. Snow or not, these images will create a cosy winter wonderland.

No matter whether you place the device indoors or out, this projector is designed to withstand the elements as both the light and plug are waterproof. The British weather is no match for this rainstorm-ready light.

It comes with a remote control, lawn stake and a 5m wire length.

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(Amazon)

£36.99 | Amazon

Deluxe Christmas Outdoor Laser Light

Create a classic Christmas forestry scene reflected onto your home with this projector. It’s a laser light show with absolutely zero expertise required - all you need to do is plug it in and use the remote accompaniment to alter the patterns. There are six in total so you can change it up through the festive period or opt for a different scene each year.

The corded projector can be used both indoors or outdoors and has a timer you can set for two, four, six or eight hours.

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(Studio)

£69.99 | Studio

Wilko Christmas Projector Lights

Dreaming of a white Christmas? Don’t rely on the weather to answer your seasonal prayers. Create your very own winter wonderland with a projector to make your home the stop-and-stare destination of your street or use in your living or dining room for a cosy effect.

The falling snowflakes pattern move across your home, creating the appearance that it is snowing. It is weatherproof and can be placed outside as well as inside your home with a five metre lead.

Coming in at less than £20, it’s a great option for anyone who doesn't want to break the bank this festive season.

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(Wilko)

£17 | Wilko

Outdoor Snowfall Light Projector, White & Warm White LEDs

Bring the Christmas magic this year with this light projecting display. Through the projector, it create a snowfall look that is so inviting during the winter evenings. There are multiple speeds and a mix of white and warm LEDs.

What’s more, its waterproof and corrosion-resistant features mean that this cleverly-designed machine can withstand high winds, rain and snow.

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(Festive Lights)

£57.99 | Festive Lights

Falling Snowflake Outdoor LED Christmas Projector

The elegant snowfall pattern from this projector will have you feeling all Christmassy and warm and will ignite the wow-factor from your family, friends and loved ones when you’re on hosting duties during the festive season.

For best projection, place five metres away from the surface in questions – the lead is also the same distance – and watch with amazement as the LED bulbs recreate snow.

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(Homebase)

£20 | Homebase

Christmas LED Projector Lights Outdoor

Deck the halls of your home with festive joy and beautiful snowflakes. There’s a reason why this design is so popular – it just feels magical watching the designs dance around across surfaces.

The projector is made of sturdy stuff and will keep the display still through anything the elements throw at it. Place two to 15 metres away and adjust as you need with the 180 degree head. There’s also a spike to place into the ground for added stability.

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(Amazon)

£26.99 | Amazon

Outdoor Snowflake Projectors, 3 Pack

Place this set of three stake lights on the walkway that leads to your home and light up the path with an aptly seasonal snowflake design. A five metre cable connects the row of lights that can be set straight into any soft ground.

These lights are designed to withstand the test of time, so invest now and whip out year after year to get into the Christmas spirit.

 (Festive Lights)
(Festive Lights)

£27.99 | Festive Lights

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