Lake Eola Park

 

Location:

512 East Washington Street
Orlando, FL 32801

Contact:

Phone: 407.246.4484
Event Rentals: 407.246.2378
Park Hours: 6 a.m. – 12 a.m.

Fountain | Boat Rentals | Park Rentals| Eola House | Vendor Info | History

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

Event

Location

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
Southeast Corner
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.
Promenade
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
Amphitheater
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.
International Plaza
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
Northeast Lawn
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.
Barktoberfest
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.
Amphitheater

10421262_989261377754219_7969883020431835876_nLake Eola Fountain

The 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.

GRSBR-56Boat 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!

 

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Lake 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.

Eola House

1499459_774215762592116_824151579_nThe 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. 

Vendor information

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

Group Feeding Permit Information 

Leaper-Compact-NEW 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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