If you want to show off your Christmas spirit to the world – or to your road, at least – there's nothing better than using one of the best Christmas light projectors.
Most Christmas projectors are suitable for indoor and outdoor use, but it's always best to check the specifics before buying one to avoid disappointment. They also usually come with remote and timer settings, so you can create your at-home Winter Wonderland without having to go and unplug anything every night.
We have picked our favourites below.
This Christmas light projector can be used both indoors and outdoors. It features six patterns, with one saying 'Happy New Year' – meaning it will be great to use even after Christmas is over. It even has two Halloween scenes, so you can continue to whip it out of storage year-round.
A reviewer said, 'So happy with this. Just what I wanted. Slides for Halloween, Christmas and New Year. It’s really fab and well made.'
Another stated, 'Really happy with the product', so much so that they'bought one for myself and one as a gift'. It was such a success that it'was on virtually nonstop over the Christmas period'.
12 ALED LIGHT Bluetooth Christmas Projector Credit: Amazon ALED LIGHT Bluetooth Christmas Projector, £27.99 from Amazon – buy here
Want to be the best house on the street? The ALED light Bluetooth Projector might help you do just that with two projector lenses that can light up together or separately for a wider range of patterns.
If you want to experience the light show for yourself without having to step out into the cold, it also has indoor capabilities, so clear a wall, sit back and feel the Christmas spirit.
You can change the speed, timing, and what's being displayed through an app or the remote control timer for added ease of use.
Should Christmas not be the only festive event you celebrate to the fullest, it doesn't have to sit in the attic collecting dust all year round since it can also be used to celebrate events like Halloween and Birthdays.
One customer who left a perfect score of five stars on Amazon called it 'amazing', noting that it's 'nice and bright' and 'comes with plenty of slides for different occasions'.
Colours: White, Red, Green, Blue, controlled by app Projected shapes:20 various slides Light source: LEDs READ MORE: Best Christmas dinner delivery boxes Best Christmas baubles Best advent calendars for babies Best family Christmas pyjamas Multicolour Rotating Christmas Projector EAMBRITE Multicolour Party Lights Rotating Falling Snow Projector, £30.99 from Amazon – buy here
These Christmas party lights feature four colours (red, green, white and blue) and 10 different combinations, one of which is the falling snow effect.
Thanks to its multi-colour functions, these lights are perfect to use for other parties and occasions after Christmas, too, to make your house the coolest one around.
With a rating of 4.2 stars, you can be certain to spread the Christmas spirit along with everyone else who purchased one.
One customer praised it for being a'lovely effective outside wall projector' and that it was 'easy to install' with some 'great light combinations'.
Colours: White, Red, Green, Blue Projected shapes:dots Light source:LED Snowfall Led Light Christmas Projector Snowfall Led Lights Christmas Projector, £14.99 from Amazon – buy here
The Snowfall LED lights will make your house look like it's covered in snowflakes throughout the Christmas season.
It features a remote control enabling you to change the animation and colours, as well as a timer, so you won't have to worry about going out and switching them off every night.
One satisfied customer writes, 'This is a great projector at a good price, and I can’t wait to get it up for Christmas.'
You know it's a sturdy projector that can withstand the British weather when one reviewer stated it 'works fine in Welsh rain'.
Colours: White Projected shapes: snowflakes Light source:LED YAZEKY Christmas Projector Lights Patterns Rotating LED Projector, £26.99 from Amazon – buy here
If you're into more extravagant Christmas designs, this projector is the one for you.
With five different Christmas-themed lights to choose from, they include Santa, "Merry Christmas" gifts and more colourful designs.
You also get a 2-in-1 water ripple effect to draw more attention to your decorated house, and should you want to freshen things up, there are a total of 16 switchable slides.
The projector is also water-proof and will work in temperatures between -25 and 40 degrees – making it perfect for UK winter nights.
Colours: White, Red, Green, Blue Projected shapes: Ghosts, Reindeer, snowflakes, stars 'Let it snow', 'Happy New Year' Light source: bulbs Red and Green Christmas Projector Christmas Projector Lights, £30.37 from Amazon – buy here
If you're looking for something simpler this Christmas, the red and green projector light might be the one you're looking for.
It has four elegant and subtle settings, and it will give your home all the Christmas vibes without being too over the top.
A nice bonus of the simplicity is that there's no convoluted setup, stab it into the ground, and it should take roughly 5 minutes to find the right distance from your house for the best light show.
While it's only green and red, you still have access to freeze, strobe or rotate effects to add a little something.
Colours: Green and Red Projected shapes:Dots Light source:N/A Snowflake Christmas Projector CREASHINE Snowflake Projector, Snowflake Projector, £9.99 -from Amazon – buy here
This projector from Creashine is an absolute steal for only £9.99. It is suitable for indoors and outdoors and features a snowflake design with all-white lights.
You could buy two projectors and create an even bigger light show for the front of your house.
With over 5,000 reviews and a fantastic 4.3-star rating, it seems you can't go wrong with snowflakes.
One reviewer praised it for being 'easier than putting up lights', and another stated that it provides an 'excellent Christmas feel'.
Colours: White Projected shapes:Snowflakes Light source:LED Christmas Projector LED Lights Christmas Projector LED Lights, £11.98 from Amazon – buy here
If you don't fancy an outdoor Christmas projector, this one is great for you, as decorating the inside can be just as important to keep yourself in festive spirits.
This one features various Christmas designs, like Santa and a Christmas tree; if those don't appeal to you, there are 16 other slides to choose from.
If you often struggle to find the best distance for lights, there's a nifty projection distance and size chart to help you set up with the clearest images.
Colours: Red, Green, Blue Projected shapes:Santa, Snowmen, Trees and reindeer Light source: Red LED SNEELUX Snowfall Projector Christmas Light Projector, SNEELUX Snowfall Projector Lights, £13.02 at Amazon – buy here
Dreaming of a white Christmas? This rotating projector produces white spots to give the appearance of snow falling on your house (whatever the weather).
The LED lights provide a romantic backdrop for Christmas day should you be planning to set a warmer mood for Christmas time.
For the best results, if you plan to set this projector up indoors, you'll want a ceiling of at least 100cm to make the snowfall more realistic.
For anyone who gets festive for multiple holidays, you'll be glad to know there are multiple template options allowing you to pick from Halloween, St Patrick's Day Clovers, Balloons, Children's parties, snowflakes, Xmas, Autumn Leaves and many more.
Colours: White Projected shapes:Halloween, St Patrick's Day Clovers, Balloons, Children's parties, snowflakes, Xmas, Stars, Christmas Style, Autumn Leaves, Birds, Happy Birthday Wishes, Butterflies, clowns, Love hearts and night out styles Light source:LED Wilko Christmas Projector Lights Wilko Christmas Projector Lights, £15 at Wilko – buy here
This Christmas projector from Wilko is a steal right now at just £15.
The projector is suitable for indoor or outdoor use and produces a snowing effect with snowflake patterns falling on your house.
There are three replaceable effect slides – and the projector light is fitted with a five-metre black cable and is mains operated.
One customer left a flawless five-star rating noting its 'great price' and that they are 'really good lights with different slides for Xmas'.
Colours:White Projected shapes:Snowflakes and 2 other replaceable effects Light source:LED Snowfall Christmas LED Projector Snowfall Christmas LED Projector, £19.99 from Amazon – buy here
If you're looking for something that works well outside and is weather-resistant, check out this projector from Amazon.
The patented snowfall effect from this light projector is sure to add a touch of magic to your Christmas this year.
One customer called the lights 'magical and economical', going on to say that they recommend this 'small but mighty' device for anyone looking for a dash of Christmas spirit.
So if you're after a projector that 'produces a lovely snowfall effect for a reasonable price' at under £20, this is a great option.
Colours: White Projected shapes: Snowflakes Light source: LED B-right Christmas Projector B-right Christmas Projector £42.99 from Amazon – buy here
This versatile light projector works for Christmas, Halloween, New Year's Eve and more.
Choose between a ripple effect wave projection or patterns and shapes such as Halloween ghosts and pumpkins or Santas and snowflakes.
The projector is waterproof and has a remote control and timer, so you can choose for it to automatically switch off after two, four or six hours.
While it is more on the expensive side than some of the other projectors, you can expect to get more use out of it for the other holidays.
Also, what's paying a little extra when it comes to having the best-decorated house on the street?
Colours: White, Green, Red, Blue, Orange, Purple and Yellow. Projected shapes: Various Christmas, Easter, Halloween and Birthday shapes. Light source: LED How do Christmas light projectors work?
The way Christmas light projectors work is quite simple: a lens amplifies and shows a picture by passing light through it. Christmas light projectors are usually laser projectors, so unlike ordinary projectors that use light bulbs, they create light using LEDs.
What's the best Christmas projector light?
To be honest, we love all Christmas projector lights. If you're after a projector with a lot of options, the EAMBRITE one is the one for you; on the other hand, if you don't want to spend too much, the Habitat projector is a great choice.
The cluster star projector from Homebase is also one of our favourites, as it's cute and different.
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There are plenty of retailers to buy Christmas lights projectors from. Amazon offers a lot of options and usually free next-day delivery. If you don't mind waiting for a little longer or paying for shipping, Homebase and Wayfair are great options too.
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