9 Reasons to Visit Lake Mac This Weeked / by Brooke Tunbridge

Image Source:  TripAdvisor

Image Source: TripAdvisor

Lake Mac Big Weekend is on this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. With action filled aquatic races, markets, live music, and more, there's something for everyone. Take a look at what's on and plan your weekend by the lake.

1.    Gibbo’s Auto Electrics Superboat Championships

Races on Saturday at 1pm and Sunday at 11am and 1pm. Best viewing from Marmong Point Marina, Warners Bay, Speers Point and Eleebana foreshores.

2.    Lake Macquarie PWC (Jet Ski) Series

Races all day Saturday and Sunday, demonstration events on Friday. Best viewing on the Eleebana Foreshore and Red Bluff Shared Pathway.

3.    Matt Hall Racing Aerobatic Display

Saturday 11.45am and 2pm, Sunday 9.45am and 11.45am.

4.    Jet and Jive Concert

Friday, 6pm to 9pm in the Podium on the Warners Bay Foreshore.

5.    Markets

All day Saturday and Sunday on the Warners Bay Foreshore.

6.    Food of the World Fete

All day Saturday and Sunday at Lake Macquarie High School (across from Marmong Point Marina).

7.    Come and Try Water Sports

Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 3pm at Marmong Point Sailing Club.

8.    Wood Turners Open Day

Saturday and Sunday from 9am to 3pm at Marmong Point Community Hall.

9.    Exhibitions

Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 3pm on the Warners Bay Foreshore, with a sausage sizzle and displays from Scouts, Guides, the RFS and the Shark in a Bus.

You can plan your weekend with the official event app, which features the latest program schedule, location map, sponsor details, visitor information and local business offers. Simply download for free or search for the code BIGWKND using the Yapp app.

If you can't make the event, don't worry. Tune into 97.3FM Lake Macquarie for a live Superboats race broadcast, or you can watch a live stream of the race from the boat of local driver Darren Nicholson on his 222 Offshore Facebook page.

If you capture any special moments over the Lake Mac Big Weekend, don’t forget to share them using the hashtags #LMBW2017 or #LakeMacBigWeekend.

Enjoy your weekend!