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 April 24|
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
|Winter Park Paint Out|
Part of the Winter Park Paint Out sponsored by the Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens, the public can watch as an artist/teacher paints the city skyline quickly and captures the lights and changing scene in a plein aire painting demonstration. For more information, please visit polasek.org
|Friday April 29|
6 - 10 p.m.
|Movieola - Inside Out|
Bring blankets, chairs and the whole family to enjoy a movie on the lawn. Leashed pets are welcome! Be sure to arrive early to secure a spot and enjoy some of the pre-movie activities. Food will be available for purchase. The event begins at 6 p.m., and the movie will begin at 8:15 p.m. For more information, please visit cityoforlando.net/parks/movieola/
|Saturday April 30|
7 - 11 a.m.
|March for Babies|
Join Central Florida March for Babies and sign up today to help prevent premature births, birth defects and infant mortality. Enjoy live entertainment, great food and plenty of family fun. For more information, please visit marchforbabies.org
|Sunday May 1|
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
|BAPS Charities Walk|
BAPS Charities Walk is an event to raise funds for the Florida School for the Deaf and Blind, and other charitable activities organized by BAPS Charities. For more information, please visit bapscharities.org/usa/orlando/
|Saturday May 7|
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
|Best Buddies Friendship Walk|
Best Buddies is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to establish a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Friendship Walk is a community event to raise funds and awareness. For more information, please visit bestbuddies.org.
|International Bridge and Plaza|
|Saturday May 14|
8 - 10:30 a.m.
| Walk to Cure Arthritis|
The Arthritis Foundation’s Walk to Cure Arthritis raises funds to benefit the 50 million Americans and 300,000 children living arthritis. Join us to fund research to find the cure. For more information, please visit arthritis.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. Shows run nightly at approximately 8:30 and 9:30 p.m. lasting about 6 minutes. Show times will change in the Autumn.
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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