Float Your Boat

Festivals and Celebrations

17 Jun 2022 to 25 Jun 2022 Annual Event

A spectacular two-night parade of illuminated boats on Lake Macquarie.

Float Your Boat is an open competition for boat owners to dress their boats with lights and take part in a flotilla parade for cash prizes.

Held over two nights on the beautiful Lake Macquarie, spectators line the shores to watch boats in a rainbow of colour cruise past before casting their vote for the People’s Choice Award.


Carpark Family Friendly Pet Friendly Public Toilet


Free Entry

Event Dates

Annual Event

17 Jun 2022 to 25 Jun 2022

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