Your guide to the Lake Mac Big Weekend

The Lake Mac Big Weekend is happening this Friday to Sunday.

We’ve pulled together the highlights and must-see events to help you make the most of this action-packed weekend.


Jet and Jive concert

Friday, 6-9pm

The weekend will kick off with a free concert in the podium at Warners Bay Foreshore and there will also be a special demonstration on the water from the Jet Ski Racing Team.

Superboat Championships

Saturday 1.20pm and Sunday 11am and 1pm

Spectators can line up along the lake foreshore to watch high octane vessels race at speeds of up to 200km/h. The best viewing spots will be Warners Bay foreshore to Eleebana and Marmong Point foreshore reserve.

Jetski Racing

Saturday and Sunday

Experience the adrenalin and excitement of PWC Jet Ski Racing from the shores of Lion’s Park in Eleebana. Friday there will be demonstration riding near Warners Bay foreshore from 5–6pm, Saturday will feature endurance racing from 9.30am-5pm and Sunday will showcase circuit racing from 8.30am-5pm.

Come and try water sports

Saturday and Sunday, 10am-3pm

Marmong Point Sailing Club is offering free water sports on the lake for families of all-ages on Saturday, 10am-3pm. Join them again on Sunday, for a barbecue, and secure your spot along the foreshore to watch the superboats.

Aerobatic Displays

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

The team at Matt Hall Racing will dazzle crowds with an air display that will keep your eyes glued to the sky! The best viewing areas will be Eleebana Lions Park, Warners Bay Foreshore and Marmong Point.

Warners Bay markets

Saturday and Sunday, 9am-4pm

The Warners Bay foreshore (opposite the main shop) will come alive with markets, food stalls, children’s amusements and live entertainment.


Saturday and Sunday, 10am-3pm

Further along the Warners Bay foreshore (adjacent South Creek), will be community displays from the Scouts, Guides and RFS, a sausage sizzle and activities for the children. Plus you can get meet Frankie, the 5m great white shark, with the famous Shark in a Bus on site both days.

Food of the World Fete

Saturday and Sunday, 8am-4pm

Park at the high school and enjoy the smells and taste of international cuisines, then walk down to Marmong Point Foreshore to watch the aerobatics and superboat racing action.

Wood workers open day

Saturday and Sunday, 8am-4pm

Check out the handicrafts of the Lake Macquarie Woodworkers at Marmong Point Hall. Parking on site is available and then it’s just a hop, skip and jump over the road to catch the aerobatic displays and try the free water sports at the Sailing Club.

While you are at the events, remember to share your photos using #LMBW2017 or #LakeMacBigWeekend on Instagram or Facebook.