Families, Parks and Recreation
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Onsite Tamara Ahrens, (321) 231-3858 or
Gert Garman, (407) 956-0431
Mayor Buddy Dyer Invites Orlando to Celebrate 4th of
July at Lake Eola with Fireworks at the Fountain
Special Festivities to Commemorate the 50th
Anniversary of the Lake Eola Fountain
On this patriotic day, more than 125,000 people
are expected to join family, friends and Orlando
Mayor Buddy Dyer to celebrate Fireworks at the
Fountain in Downtown Orlando. For the 30th year,
Fireworks at the Fountain brings excitement to
all ages at Lake Eola Park. Festivities begin at
4 p.m. with two stages of live entertainment,
children’s activities in the Wellcare Children’s
Area and Orlando Fire and Police Department
This year’s festivities are
extra special as the City is celebrating the
50th anniversary of the Lake Eola Fountain.
Special pyro will be set up near the fountain
and birthday cards will be available for
citizens to sign. In addition, a coloring
contest will be taking place in the children’s
area. One child and parents will get to win ice
cream with Mayor Dyer for the winning entry for
the coloring contest.
A special booth, run by Rochelle’s Boots on
the Ground, will be accepting donations toward
care packages for our troops. Started by a local
seven-year-old, this group sends custom care
packages to the men and women serving in Iraq
and Afghanistan. They are currently sending more
than 200 packages a month to individuals in all
branches of the service from all over the United
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 2007 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 for purchase
throughout Lake Eola Park.
For full details on the event, parking and
restricted items, please log on to
This year’s Fireworks at the Fountain is
proudly sponsored by The City of Orlando, Sun
State Ford, the Downtown Development Board,
Bright House Networks, and Mobile Access
Wednesday, July 4, 2007
4 to 10 p.m.
Fireworks begin at 9:15 p.m.
Amphitheater Entertainment Schedule
– 7:00 p.m. Colgate Country Showdown: See
tomorrow’s country music stars today!
8 – 9
p.m. Orlando Concert Band
9 p.m. Mayor’s
Welcome, National Anthem
Wellcare Children’s Area will have
games and interactive demonstrations throughout
8:45 – 9:00 p.m. – In front of Walt Disney
Lake Eola Park
Road closure and parking map