512 East Washington Street
Orlando, FL 32801
Event Rentals: 407.246.2378
Park Hours: 6 a.m. – 12 a.m.
Lake Eola Park is located in the heart of Downtown Orlando. The sidewalk that circles the lake is .9 miles in length, making it easy for visitors to keep track of their walking or running distances. Other activities available to park visitors include renting swan-shaped paddle boats, feeding the live swans and other birds inhabiting the park, seeing a concert or a play in the Walt Disney Amphitheater, grabbing a bite to eat at Relax Grill on Lake Eola or relaxing amid beautiful flower beds and a spectacular view of Orlando’s skyline.
Lake Eola Events
Date & Time
|Every Sunday||Eola Sunday Market |
The Eola Sunday Market has gained a reputation of being one of the best in Central Florida. The market features fruits and vegetables, home-made breads, an assortment of local cuisines, beer, wine and a variety of artwork and entertainment. For more information, please visit orlandofarmersmarket.com
|Friday April 28|
6 - 10 p.m.
|Movieola - The Secret Life of Pets|
A comedy about the lives our pets lead after we leave for work or school each day. The quiet life of a terrier named Max is upended when his owner takes in Duke, a stray whom Max instantly dislikes. Before the movie starts, come learn about the benefits of rescue and therapy animals from the Pet Alliance! For more information, please visit cityoforlando.net/parks/movieola
|Saturday April 29|
7 - 11 a.m.
|March for Babies|
Join Central Florida March for Babies and sign up today to help prevent premature births, birth defects and infant mortality. Enjoy live entertainment, great food and plenty of family fun. For more information, please visit marchforbabies.org
|New location - Southeast corner|
|Saturday May 6|
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
|Best Buddies Friendship WalkBest Buddies is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to establish a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Friendship Walk is a community event to raise funds and awareness. For more information, please visit bestbuddies.org||East Lawn|
|Saturday May 6|
12 p.m. - 5 p.m.
|Project Dance OrlandoThe Project Dance Foundation produces day long free dance concerts in cities around the world. This will be the 7th year returning to the City of Orlando. For more information, please visit projectdance.com||Amphitheater|
|Sunday May 7|
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
|BAPS Charities Walk for Green 2017BAPS Charities Walk Green 2017 in Orlando, FL is an event to raise funds for The Nature Conservancy and other charitable activities organized by BAPS Charities. This year, BAPS Charities will support The Nature Conservancy’s efforts to plant and restore over 1.6 million acres of land by planting one billion trees by 2025 through their Plant a Billion Trees initiative. Join over 17,000 walkers in over 50 cities in North America and help us support the planting of 100,000 trees in 2017. For more information, please visit bapscharities.org/usa/orlando/||Forum|
|Saturday May 13|
8 - 11 a.m.
|Walk to Cure ArthritisThe Arthritis Foundation’s Walk to Cure Arthritis raises funds to benefit the 50 million Americans and 300,000 children living with arthritis. Join us to fund research to find the cure. For more information, please visit arthritis.org||Northeast Lawn|
Lake Eola FountainThe original Linton E. Allen Memorial Fountain was built in 1957 and refurbished in 2011. It is known as the “official” icon of the City of Orlando. At night the fountain comes alive with a choreographed show set to music. The colors of the water and the musical themes change with the season. Shows run nightly at approximately 8:30 and 9:30 p.m. lasting about 6 minutes. Show times will change in the Autumn.
Swan Boat Rentals
A ride on a paddle boat is a great way to explore Lake Eola. Lake Eola Park has swan-shaped paddle boats available for rent for $15.00 per half hour. Each boat holds 5 people (children of all ages are welcome). Hours of operation are 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Sunday through Tuesday; and 10 a.m. – 10p .m. Wednesday through Saturday (weather permitting). Rentals are accepted up to 30 minutes prior to closing time. Look for the boat rental dock by the Relax Grill. No reservations needed!
Park RentalsLake Eola is a popular destination for festivals, concerts, fundraising walks and even weddings. There are various locations around the park available for rent as shown here. For information on park rentals please call 407.246.2378.
The newest addition to Lake Eola Park, the Eola House is a historic setting for meetings, baby showers, small weddings or other events. Click here for information on rentals, or call 407.246.2378. Limited public access.
To be a vendor at the Sunday Farmer’s Market, or any other park event, please contact the event promoter directly. Following are the most frequently requested contacts:
Fiesta in the Park: fiestainthepark.com
July 4th Fireworks at the Fountain: 321.281.2185
Sunday’s Farmers Market: orlandofarmersmarket.com
Lake Eola has a park-wide sound system which links the amphitheater with speakers surrounding the lake. This project is funded in part by Orange County Government through the Arts & Cultural Affairs Program. The Orlando Community & Youth Trust and the Downtown Development Board/Community Redevelopment Agency partnered with Orange County to provide funding.
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