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 February 24 (12 - 9 pm) and Sunday February 25 (12 - 7 pm)||Downtown Food & Wine Festival The tradition continues as more than 30,000 foodies and wine lovers experience unique local cuisine paired with wines from around the globe. For more information, please visit downtownfoodandwinefest.com||Robinson Street and Northeast Lawn|
|Saturday March 3|
6:30 am - 12 pm
|Best Damn Race Best Damn Race is a running series created for runners by runners. Our goal is to provide a big race experience at a local race price. It doesn’t matter if you are an elite runner, first timer, walker, or using a baby jogger, we want you to have the best DAMN race experience. There will be a 5K, 10K and Half Marathon with a 2-day expo. Event benefits the Special Olympics Orange County. For more information, please visit bestdamnrace.com||International Plaza|
|Saturday March 3|
4:30 - 7:30 pm
|March 4 TBI March 4 TBI is an opportunity to be educated about Traumatic Brain Injury and serve as an advocate for people with disabilities. Join us as we walk, roll and run for brain injury awareness. Proceeds support social and educational programs for people living with disabilities. For more information, please visit liedownorstandup.org||Amphitheater|
|Sunday March 4|
11 am - 3 pm
|Endometriosis Awareness Kick off Endo Awareness Month and show your support by wearing yellow and joining us. Feel free to show off your creative side and come in costume. We'll have tons of info and Special Guest Speaker, Heather Guidone and World renown specialist, Dr. Ken Sinervo will join us. For more information, please call 954-515-7470.||Washington Plaza|
|Saturday March 10|
6 - 7 pm
|Central Florida Sounds of Freedom concert Central Florida Sounds of Freedom band will be performing a free community concert. The mission of the organization is to promote LGBTQ+ awareness, acceptance, and equality in a positive way through quality entertainment and fellowship. For more information, please visit centralfloridasoundsoffreedom.com||Amphitheater|
|Sunday March 11|
It's Just Yoga
11 am - 5 pm
|It's Just Yoga A celebration of communities and individuals built around the practice of yoga. Classes such as beginning yoga, couple’s yoga, children’s yoga, yoga for runners, senior’s yoga and laughter yoga. The festival also features the It’s Just Yoga Marketplace with the latest trends in health; wellness; fitness and eco products. All classes are donation based and benefit New Hope for Kids. For more information, please contact Colette@inPowerEvents.com||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 8:00 and 9:30 p.m. lasting about 6 minutes. Show times will change in the Spring.
Swan Boat Rentals (Swan Boats closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day)
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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