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
|Sunday October 4|
1 - 4 p.m.
|Dance Out Bullying|
Come be a part of Dance Out Bullying! Performances by the Dance Out Bullying Dancers, local dance schools, Orange County schools, and other talent along with helpful information for adults and children. This family friendly event is to help raise awareness about bullying. For more information, please visit danceoutbullying.com.
|Thursday October 8|
5 - 9 p.m.
|Light the Night Walk|
The Light the Night Walk is a fundraising event benefitting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Central Florida. For more information, and details on how you can start a team, please visit LightTheNight.org
|Saturday October 10|
12 - 9 p.m.
|Come Out With Pride|
Come out and enjoy Central Florida’s Pride celebration! A day of vendors, food, beverages and live entertainment. The event ends with a spectacular fireworks show. For more information, please visit comeoutwithpride.com
|All around Lake Eola|
|Saturday October 17|
8 - 11 a.m.
|Walk to End Alzheimer's|
Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, this inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to reclaim the future for millions. For more information, please visit act.alz.org
|Saturday October 17|
7 - 9 p.m.
|Evening of Dance|
Elizabeth Parsons School of Dance hosts an Evening of Dance. Dancers, choreographers, dance schools and companies from Orlando and the surrounding areas will perform an exciting and innovative repertoire of choreography in Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Modern, Contemporary, Lyrical and Hip Hop. For more information, please call (407) 876-4604.
|Sunday October 18|
3:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Remembering Karbala honors the sacrifice of Iman Hussain(as), his family and friends who were massacred in their struggle against tyranny and despotism and for upholding the human values of truth, justice and liberty of thought, word and deed. Their effort was aimed at the ultimate goal of awakening human beings of all times to uplift the human spirit beyond short-sighted materialistic pursuits, and establish a just and equitable order in society. There will be speeches, poetry, and tribute walk around the lake.
For more information, please contact Rememberkarbala@gmail.com
|Saturday October 24|
8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
|Step Up for Down Syndrome|
Step Up for Down Syndrome celebrates October as National Down Syndrome Awareness Month and provides a public platform for advocacy. The walk around Lake Eola includes music, games, and community resources. The goal is to promote acceptance and inclusion, to raise funds necessary to develop innovative and effective programs locally, and to enable us to positively influence disability policy.
For more information, please visit dsacf.org.
|Saturday October 24|
5 - 10 p.m.
|Dewali Festival of Lights|
Enjoy an evening of Indian cultural entertainment, music and dance in celebration of the Diwali Festival of Light. For more information, please contact LMPersaud@aol.com
|Saturday October 31|
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
|Making Strides Against Breast Cancer|
A non-competitive 5k walk to raise money and awareness for Breast Cancer. Businesses, schools, churches, family and friends unite as a community to honor breast cancer survivors, raise awareness about what we can do to reduce our breast cancer risk, and raise money to help the American Cancer Society fight the disease with breast cancer research, information and services, and access to mammograms for women who need them
For more information, please visit orlandostrides.com.
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 8:00 p.m. lasting about 6 minutes. Show times will change in the Spring.
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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