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Light Up Lake Macquarie at Float Your Boat

June 28 and June 29

For one weekend in June, Lake Macquarie will light up with a flotilla of illuminated boats as part of the annual Float Your Boat Festival. A fleet of local boats adorned with neon lights and themed up to the nines will make their way along the shores of Lake Macquarie on June 28 and 29. Last year there were mermaids, dolphins, turtles and even the Star Wars Millennium Falcon!Now in its third year, Float Your Boat continues to grow each year, with council’s Manager Arts, Culture and Tourism, Jacqui Hemsley, saying more than 17,000 spectators lined the shore of Lake Macquarie over two nights last year to see the flotilla.This year the flotilla will make their way from Marmong Point Marina along the western side of the lake to Wangi on Friday 28 June. Followed by the eastern side of the lake from Marmong Point Marina to Belmont 16s on Saturday 29 June.



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