Float Your Boat
Dress up your boat with lights this June and help us light up 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 held over two nights on our beautiful Lake Macquarie.
Now in its second year, Float Your Boat will be held on 22 and 23 June 2018, from 6-8pm. Take a look at the Float Your Boat program, featuring the event schedule, maps and live site details.
By participating in Float Your Boat, you can win one of three cash prizes:
- People’s Choice Award - $2000
- Mayor’s Best Boat Award, 10m and over - $1000
- Mayor’s Best Boat Award, 5m and over - $1000
Stay up to date with all the event news by following the Float Your Boat 2018 Facebook event page.
Register your boat
Applications to be involved in this year’s Float Your Boat parade and competition are now open. Registration is free.
To register, simply complete and return the Expression of Interest form.
The first 14 participants to register will be offered a free marine sculpture workshop at Marmong Point Marina. During the workshop, participants will get advice on how to make their illumination ideas a reality. Workshop participants will also be given $150 worth of LED lights and electrical conduit per boat to help create their illuminated designs.
Become a sponsor
We’re looking for sponsors to be a part of this special event. There are a variety of sponsorship supporter packages available with opportunities including naming rights, online promotion, sponsor acknowledgement at events and in promotional event materials.
For more information on how to become a sponsor, see our sponsorship proposal.
Page last updated: 22 May 2018