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.
Friday 24 June 2022 - Marmong Point Marina to Toronto, Coal Point and Wangi Wangi (western side of Lake Macquarie). The Royal Motor Yacht Club Toronto and surrounding area will include live music, roaming illuminated performances, entertainment, children's activities and food trucks from 5-9.30pm.
Saturday 25 June 2022 - Marmong Point Marina to Warners Bay, Eleebana, Valentine and Belmont (eastern side of Lake Macquarie). The Warners Bay foreshore will include live music, roaming illuminated performances, entertainment, children's activities and food trucks from 5-9.30pm.
Held on our beautiful Lake Macquarie, spectators will line the shores to watch boats in a rainbow of colour cruise past before casting their vote for the Newcastle Permanent People's Choice Award.
Discover more in the full program with approximate boat arrival times and entertainment.
Discover more with the map showcasing the course of boats during both evenings along the western and eastern sides of the lake.
Cast your vote for the Newcastle Permanent People’s Choice Award for your chance to win a $100 Visa gift card.
There are many ways you can enjoy the magic of Float Your Boat. Here’s a few ideas:
This event is part of the Lake Macquaire Dobell Festival. For a full list of festival event please visit Lake Macquarie Dobell Festival 2022