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
|Thursday May 26|
7 - 9 pm
|Howard Middle School Band Spring Concert|
Free concert by the Howard Middle School Band.
|Friday May 27|
6 - 10 pm
|Movieola - Goosebumps|
Join us for this free family event. Festivities begin at 6 pm and the movie begins at 8:15 p.m. Bring the lawn chairs and blankets for a relaxing evening with the family. For more information, please visit cityoforlando.net/parks/movieola
|Saturday May 28|
7:30 - 9 pm
|Cinderella by the Russian Ballet of Orlando|
The Russian Academy of Ballet presents a gift to the Orlando Community with a free performance of the “Cinderella”. The classic fairy tale comes to life in this dazzling ballet. Cinderella's Fairy Godmother and the Fairies of the Four Seasons help her overcome her mean-spirited step sisters and find her Prince. Grand sets and costumes add beauty to this family favorite production. For more information, please visit russianacademyofballet.com
|Saturday June 4|
7:30 am - 1 pm
|14th Annual Nathaniel's Hope Make 'm Smile|
Join us for the BIGGEST PARTY celebrating kids with special needs in the United States! Make ‘m Smile is an annual community festival the first Saturday of every June dedicated to lovin’ on VIP Kids (kids with all types of special needs/disabilities) and their families. We invite people from the community to stroll around the park while enjoying entertainment, food, and family activities. For more information, please visit nathanielshope.org
|Friday June 17|
5 - 9 pm
|Powerhouse Church Worship NightPowerhouse Church invites the public to sing praises and worship together. For more information, please visit powerhouseflorida.com||Amphitheater|
|Friday June 24|
6 - 10 pm
|Movieola - Cinderella (Live Version 2015)Join us for this free family event. Festivities begin at 6 pm and the movie begins at 8:15 pm. Bring the lawn chairs and blankets for a relaxing evening with the family. For more information, please visit cityoforlando.net/parks/movieola||East 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 8:30 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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