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Mooloolaba Christmas Boat Parade 2022

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Be Decked Out In Christmas Finery
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A fun and exciting family tradition on the Sunny Coast


On Saturday the Mooloolah River and surrounding canals will come alive with Christmas lights and Christmas festivities as the 2022 Mooloolaba Christmas Boat Parade takes to the water with colour, creativity and sparkling entertainment.

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'Decked' out in Christmas finery ...


The Mooloolaba Christmas Boat Parade is a fun and exciting family Christmas tradition on the Sunshine Coast. This spectacular Christmas Boat Parade is for everyone, whether you're keen on joining in by entering your boat or cheering from the sidelines, along the canals, with family and friends.

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A Christmas lights display with a twinkling difference


Organised by the Mooloolaba Yacht Club, the Christmas Boat Parade is a Christmas lights display with a twinkling difference. Boats of every shape and size, jet skis and homes along the waterways, are all 'decked' out in their Christmas finery to participate in the Parade.

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How many Santas can you count?


The Mooloolaba Yacht Club's Christmas Boat Parade is a FREE spectator event. Entry fees for the Christmas Boat Parade and house competition will be donated to local charity DV Safe Phone*, so everybody and anybody is encouraged to join in, by entering a boat - private or commercial - or their waterfront home or building. For those who prefer to participate from the side lines (or in this case, water-lines), invite your family and friends to join you and grab a great vantage spot along the canals.

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Grab a great vantage spot along the canals


DV Safe Phone* collect, repurpose and gift mobile phones to victims of domestic violence through registered charities, safe houses and authorities serving this vulnerable community.

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Waterway homes get into the spirit of Christmas


The official Mooloolaba Yacht Club's Christmas Boat Parade Course Map link may be viewed via this link. The Parade course will start at 7.00pm and will go anti-clockwise from The Wharf Mooloolaba to the end of Mooloolah Island, then down the main Kawana canal to Lawries Marina, back to the river, along past La Balsa Park, returning to The Wharf Mooloolaba for judging. The best and most popular viewing locations can be found at:

La Balsa Park, Buddina or alternatively
Book a table for dinner at one of these popular eating spots, See Restaurant or Dock at the Wharf or the Deck on Parkyn at Mooloolaba Fish Market - all providing delightful water-front seats.

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Twinkly and sparkly ...


The 'Best Dressed' Boat Competition is once again open to all participants - private boats, commercial boats and houses/buildings - with fabulous prizes up for grabs, with everything from seal swims to dinner vouchers. Get more entry and course information from the Mooloolaba Yacht Club website here.

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Festivities for everyone to enjoy


Safety Information for Water Craft participants -

Safety Tip 1 - As there will be a number of small craft participating in the Parade, please be aware of all craft in your immediate surrounds.
Safety Tip 2 - There is a tight corner at Kawana (at the end of the main canal) and caution needs to be observed with incoming and outgoing vessels. Craft speed may need to be varied to ensure safe passing.
For enquiries or questions on the night of the event, please contact the MYC office on 0413 227 013 or via Channel VHF 77.

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Pretty as a picture


The Water Police will be present during the Parade, so please ensure to observe -
The rules of the 'road' and passing boats
Safe handling of your boat
Please ensure that there are sufficient life jackets for everyone on board
Navigation lights to be used
NO drinking and steering!
In the event that the Water Police or Coast Guard depart the Parade's course due to operational reasons, please continue to follow the Mooloolaba Yacht Club's lead vessel.

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Entry fees will be donated to local charity, DV Safe Phone


Book a table at a local restaurant or pack a picnic and choose your viewing location for a fabulously, festive family night out, the Mooloolaba Christmas Boat Parade is a Christmas highlight on the Sunshine Coast and always makes for a memorable night out.

The Mooloolaba Yacht Club heartily thanks the Parade sponsors and supporters including:
Sunshine Coast Council, Waterfront Agents, Christmas Complete, The Wharf Mooloolaba, My Weekly Preview, Adventure Rafting, Mooloolaba Canal Cruises, Sea Life Sunshine Coast, Sunreef Mooloolaba, The Dock Mooloolaba and Prawn Star.

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Why? To enjoy a family Christmas highlight on the Sunny Coast
When: Saturday 10 December from 7.00pm
Phone: 0413 227 013
Where: Please see article for Parade route
Cost: FREE spectator event; Entry Fees apply for boat and house entries
Your Comment
Love this event... will view once again this year
by Barry (score: 3|3056) 68 days ago
Oh look at that, very pretty
by Mindo Koerber (score: 2|646) 72 days ago
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