It’s Still On !!!! LKN Christmas Boat Parade

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Contrary to the word on the street, the LKN Christmas Boat Parade is happening.

It is still on and has not been cancelled!!!!!! December 16, 2023. From 5:30 TO 7:30pm.

Join us for the 5th Annual Lake Norman Lighted Christmas Boat Parade with over 35 or more Boats this year that will be decorated to set off the holiday spirit. Below is the route the parade will take starting at Blythe Landing at 5:30. Come early and enjoy watching all the boats and get a good parking spot.

At 5:30 it will be dark enough to enjoy the Parade.

This year’s parade will be starting at Blythe Landing, go to Ramsey Creek, The Peninsula Yacht Club and ending at the Duke Energy Explorium!

Breaking News !!!

New on the route this year is the Peninsula Yacht Club with a viewing spot there. The parade will end in the cove at the Duke Energy Explorium! Bring your entire family to enjoy the food trucks and Santa! It truly gets you into the Spirit of the Season.

There is no cost for this event!

If you are in the Christman Spirit, you can bring a new toy (unwrapped) or check for a child of Little Smiles- ages birth to 21. There will be boxes around for you to donate the toys that look like the one below.

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Checks should be made out too Little Smiles and given to the people at the gates or mailed to: Little Smiles of North Carolina- 19825- B- North Cove Road, # 167-Cornelius, NC 28031

What is Little Smiles?

“Little Smiles” is a non-profit 501 © (3) organization. We are LOCAL-We are IMMEDIATE-We are HANDS-ON with and through the local nurses, social workers in the NC area- to determine the immediate needs for each child.

For more information about Little Smiles go to, History – Little Smiles of North Carolina ( There are many ways to support nurses and social workers throughout the year.

Captain Colin Furcht

Let me introduce the founder of The Lake Norman Lighted Christmas Boat Parade. If you have any questions, you can email Colin at: His past achievements include: Promotions Director at UPhonik/Rattle and Hum, Commissioner for the Town of Cornelius and Solutions Consultant at ResMed. Owner and Founder of a new company called Beards and Brotherhood= BRO! a product for men with beards. Colin studied marketing at State University of New York at Old Westbury and currently lives in Cornelius, North Carolina. He is very active in the community.

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