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
|Saturday September 5|
8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
|Keep Kids Off the Street |
Outreach Ministries hosts the 6th annual walk to raise funds to assist in supporting ongoing community based philanthropy, community feeding, homeless citizens and reading programs. For more information , contact Pamela Strawter at 407.479.8395.
|Saturday September 5|
1 - 5 p.m.
| Orlando African Festival|
A celebration of African American Heritage Month with music, dance and other cultural activities. For more information, please visit Facebook.com/AfricanFestival
|Monday September 7|
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
|Labor Day Picnic |
Join the CF AFL-CIO in a celebration of labor followed by fun, fellowship and a picnic in the park with food and music provided by the CF AFL-CIO and affiliated Unions.
|Saturday September 19|
9 - 11 a.m.
|Central Florida Walk for PKD|
The Central Florida Walk for PKD is an event to raise money and awareness for Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD). PKD is one of the most common, life-threatening genetic diseases striking both adults and children. It often leads to the need for dialysis and a kidney transplant. For more information, please visit walkforpkd.org
|Sunday September 20|
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
|Aga Khan Foundation Partnership Walk|
The Partnership Walk is a public event to raise awareness about global poverty and bridge Americans’ spirit of generosity by reaching out to uplift people living in extreme poverty. The Orlando Partnership Walk is an initiative of Aga Khan Foundation U.S.A. (AKF USA) to raise awareness and funds that reduce poverty, hunger, illiteracy and poor health in Africa and Asia. For more information, visit akfusa.org
|Amphitheater and Northwest Corner|
|Saturday September 26|
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Our fifth annual Barktoberfest is an appreciation event to celebrate the partnership between Orange County Animal Services and the rescue community. Animal Services works with more than 80 rescue groups that aid in the recovery and adoption of many homeless animals. This event will have dozens of these rescued pets available for adoption. Along with adoptable animals there will also be delicious food trucks, pet microchipping and rabies vaccines, pet-related vendors and more! For more information, visit orangecountyfl.net/AnimalsPets/Barktoberfest.
|East Lawn, International Plaza|
|Saturday September 26|
6 - 9 p.m.
|Trans Life Gift of Gospel, Gift of Life Concert|
,Free community concert event to support organ and tissue donation and kick off National Donor Minority Awareness Week. Featuring faith based entertainers, stories of hope from donor families and transplant recipients, food vendors and more. For more information, please visit translife.org.
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. Summer shows run nightly at approximately 9:30 p.m. lasting about 6 minutes. Show times will change in the Fall.
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: a1commissariesinc.@yahoo.com
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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