Lake Macquarie’s iconic fluorescent flotilla is set to brighten local shores and spirits when the family favourite ‘Float Your Boat’ parade returns this June.  Friday June 21 and Saturday June 22, Rug up and head on down to the shores of Lake Macquarie to watch boats in a rainbow of colour cruise past in the flotilla parade and be vying for the Mayors’ Choice Award and Newcastle Permanent’s People’s Choice Award for best light display. You can join in on the family fun at the live sites which include live music, roaming illuminated performances, entertainment, children’s activities and food trucks.  For all the details, check out the website.

Friday 21 June 2024

The Live site is located at Toronto foreshore

4.30pm – 8.30pm

The flotilla will travel from Empire Marina Lake Macquarie to Toronto, Coal Point and Wangi Wangi.

Saturday 22 June 2024

Live sites are located at Warners Bay Foreshore and Brooks Parade Belmont

4.30pm – 8.30pm

The flotilla will travel from Belmont to Valentine, Eleebana, Warners Bay, and finish at Empire Marina Lake Macquarie.

Come on down and support your local boaties as they light up the lake!

Date: Fri 21 June 2024 - Sat 22 June 2024


Toronto Foreshore Park
Warners Bay Foreshore Park