Light Up The Lake

Friday 18th and Saturday 19th June

Float Your Boat returns this year for two nights of light-up fun for the whole family. Setting off from Marmong Point Marina on beautiful Lake Macquarie, Float Your Boat is an open challenge for boat owners to dress up their boats with lights and take part in a flotilla parade. Come see the magic and join in the festivities, or be a part of the spectacle!

Entrants can win one of three prizes:

  • People’s Choice Award – $2000
  • Mayor’s Best Boat Award, 10m and Over – $1000
  • Mayor’s Best Boat Award, 5m and Over – $1000

Applications to be involved in this year’s Float Your Boat parade and competition are now open.

Apply to be in the parade and find more information on the Lake Macquarie City Float Your Boat Event Page



To be a part of this exciting event, get in quick!  A free light installation workshop will take place at Marmong Point Marina leading up to the event.

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Float Your Boat 2021

Official Program and Course Maps

For course maps and more detailed information on times, locations and events, keep your eye on the Lake Macquarie City Float Your Boat Event Page