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.
Swan Boat Rides
Ride on a swan-shaped paddle boat across Lake Eola. Each boat holds 5 people.
Rental fee: $15 per 30 minutes
Hours of operation (weather permitting):
Sunday – Tuesday, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Wednesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
For up to date information on swan boat closings follow us on twitter.com/lakeeolapark
Rentals are accepted up to 30 minutes prior to closing time. Look for the boat rental dock by the Relax Grill. No reservations needed. Children of all ages are welcome. A wheelchair accessible boat is available.
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. 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. Limited public access.
Click here for information on rentals, or call 407.246.2378
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 29|
8 - 10 am
|Step in the Name of Love Recovery Walk Join us to increase awareness and understanding of mental and substance use disorders, and celebrate the individuals living in recovery. Individuals, families, faith-based organization, public health professionals and friends are encouraged to come out and walk as we celebrate our loved ones momentous achievement of life in recovery. For more information, please visit drugfreecoalition.org||Amphitheater|
|Sunday September 30|
10 am - 8 pm
|International Food and Drink Festival A culinary event with an International taste! The International Food & Drink Festival features food and drinks from countries from all over the world! For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/InternationalFoodAndDrinkFestivalOrlando/||Amphitheater|
|Saturday October 6|
8 - 11 am
|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||Amphitheater|
|Saturday October 6|
5 - 8 pm
|Dance Out Bullying The Dance Out Bullying Dancers hope to raise awareness about bullying and how it impacts our children. United in love, we can make a difference! For more information, please visit danceoutbullying.com.||Amphitheater|
|Saturday October 13|
12 - 10 pm
|Come Out With Pride Join LGBTQ+ community members and allies as we come together for a day-long unforgettable festival! The festival along with The Most Colorful Parade is the most eagerly anticipated event of Pride Week and will feature more than 100 groups spanning a 1-mile route through downtown Orlando. Throughout the day, guests can enjoy live entertainment at multiple stages around the park, including celebrity headliners. Visit the Pride Marketplace and enjoy dozens of vendors, businesses and organizations committed to diversity in the Central Florida area. Pride Takes Action, an initiative designed to connect festival-goers with advocacy groups, will be back this year to join the vendor lineup. The night will conclude with a signature fireworks finale on the lake marking the official close of Come Out With Pride 2018. For more information, please visit comeoutwithpride.com||All around Lake Eola|
|Saturday October 20|
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Step Up for Down Syndrome Buddy Walk Welcome to the biggest celebration of love, support, and joy for people with Down syndrome and their families in all of Florida! Every year, thousands of families, friends, and community partners come together to Step Up for Down Syndrome - raising awareness and funds for the more than 50 programs the Down Syndrome Association of Central Florida provides to families all year round. For more information, please visit dsacf.org.||Southeast corner|
|Saturday October 20|
5 - 9 pm
|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) 361-2691||Amphitheater|
|Saturday October 27|
7 - 11 am
|Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5k Walk The American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk raises awareness and funds to save lives from breast cancer. Money raised is used to fund innovative research, provide free information and support, and to help people reduce their breast cancer risk or find it early when it's most treatable. From the opening ceremony to the post-walk entertainment, a Making Strides event is a celebration of survivors and opportunity to remember loved-ones lost. It's a day that shouldn't be missed and won't be forgotten. For more information, please visit orlandostrides.com.||Robinson St. and Northeast Lawn (new location!)|
Lake 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. Shows run nightly at approximately 8:00 and 9:30 p.m. lasting about 6 minutes. Show times will change in the Spring.
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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