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Float Your Boat 2022 is about to light up our lake! (finished)

It’s nearly time to head back down to the shoreline of Lake Mac for ‘Float Your Boat’ 2022. With a parade of brightly lit local vessels sailing on Lake Macquarie, this is a must see event for local families. We’re so excited to welcome back this event for 2022. Enjoy a colourful parade of illuminated boats cruising the foreshore, plus more activities onshore. Two separate events held over two evenings for residents on both sides of our lake.

Western Lake Mac

On Friday 24 June 2022 – The flotilla will set sail from Marmong Point Marina to Toronto, Coal Point and Wangi Wangi. But that’s not all. You’ll find live music, roaming illuminated performances, entertainment, children’s activities and food trucks from 5 pm – 9.30 pm at The Royal Motor Yacht Club Toronto and surrounding area.

Eastern Lake Mac

Saturday 25 June 2022 – It’s eastern Lake Mac’s turn to experience the magic across the water. From Marmong Point Marina to Warners Bay, Eleebana, Valentine and Belmont. Enjoy a feast of fun down at Warners Bay foreshore including live music, roaming illuminated performances, entertainment, children’s activities and food trucks from 5 pm – -9.30 pm.

Click through here for the boat parade schedule: Float Your Boat 2022

Join the parade

Lake Mac Council is looking for boaties to help light up the lake by decorating your boat in lights and taking part in the flotilla.

Participation will be on both Friday 24 June, and Saturday 25 June.

It’s free to enter and there’s a pretty cool prize pool up for grabs for anyone who enters. See if you can win one of these amazing prizes.

  • Newcastle Permanent People’s Choice Award – $2000
  • Mayor’s Best Boat Award 10m and over – $1000
  • Mayor’s Best Boat Award 5m to 10m – $1000

Be one of the first to enter and you could also be given $400 to cover costs.

Click through here to register your boat: Calling all boaties

Vote to win $100

Cast your vote for your chance to win a $100 Visa giftcard*

Voting will open Saturday 25 June and close Sunday 3 July 2022. 

Click through here for more details on how to vote: Vote to WIN

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