Float Your Boat

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Lake Macquarie’s iconic fluorescent flotilla has set sail for 2024, brightening local shores and spirits for the ‘Float Your Boat’ parade on Friday 21 June.

Thanks to everyone who rugged up to watch the flotilla parade.

Ahoy there! Are you interested in getting involved in Float Your Boat? Whether you're a boatie or a friend of a boat owner, we are looking for participants to join the flotilla parade in 2025.

Register your interest

Newcastle Permanent People’s Choice Awards

The community will decide who wins the Newcastle Permanent People’s Choice Award for best light display! Voting has now closed & winners have been contacted. Flotilla winners will be announced by 9 July.

Check out the gallery of this year's fleet below.

Proudly Sponsored by:

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Proudly funded by NSW Government in association with Lake Macquarie City Council as part of the NSW Government’s Open Streets Program led by Transport for NSW.

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  • Friday, 21 June 2024 | 04:30 PM - 08:30 PM