Families, Parks and Recreation
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Allebaugh (407) 246-3423
Onsite: Tamara Ahrens (321) 231-3858
Colors, Sounds and
Booms Over Lake Eola
Mayor Buddy Dyer Invites
Orlando to Celebrate 4th of July at Lake Eola with
Fireworks at the Fountain
On this patriotic day, more than 100,000 people
are expected to join family, friends and Mayor
Dyer to celebrate Fireworks at the Fountain in
Downtown Orlando. For the 29th year, Fireworks
at the Fountain brings excitement to all ages at
Lake Eola Park. Festivities began at 4 p.m. with
2 stages of live entertainment, children’s
activities in the Nemours Children’s Area and
Orlando Fire department demonstrations.
At 9:15 p.m., Mayor Dyer will kick off the
unique fireworks display featuring more than
5,000 “booms” spanning over 20 minutes to
commemorate the 2006 Fourth of July celebration.
Attendees for Fireworks at the Fountain should
arrive early to reserve their spot around Lake
Eola to view the City’s firework display.
Mouth-watering and affordable 4th of July
cuisine will be available throughout Lake Eola
Park including BBQ, turkey legs, gyros,
hamburgers, sausages and curly fries. Tasty
carnival-style food will also be on-hand, such
as, kettle korn, cotton candy, sno-cones and ice
cream. There will also be two beer gardens
hosted by 903 Mills Market featuring a variety
of beverages for those ages 21 and up.
For full details on the event, parking and
restricted items, please log on to
Fireworks at the Fountain is proudly sponsored
by The City of Orlando, Chevrolet…An American
Revolution, Napa Auto Parts, Nemours Children’s
Tuesday, July 4, 2006
4 to 10 p.m.
Fireworks begin at 9:15 p.m.
4 – 5 p.m. USO-theme
5 – 7:00 p.m. Colgate Country Showdown:
See tomorrow’s country music stars today!
9 p.m. Orlando Concert Band
9 p.m. Mayor’s
Welcome, National Anthem and 21-Gun Salute
Nemours Children’s Area will have games and
storytelling throughout the afternoon
8:30 – 9:30 p.m. – Best window for both
interview and visual opportunities.
Please contact Heather Allebaugh to confirm
interviews with Mayor Buddy Dyer and to work on
specific elements you may need (sunset visuals
of the City’s downtown skyline, fireworks
display over Lake Eola, entertainment at
specific stages, etc.)
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