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Lake Eola Park



512 East Washington Street
Orlando, FL 32801


Phone: 407.246.4484
Event Rentals: 407.246.2378
Park Hours: 6 a.m. – 12 a.m.

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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.

Holiday Celebrations

Eola Wonderland Christmas Tree Show

Every day from November 30 through January 5 at Lake Eola Park. During the show, the Eola Wonderland Christmas Tree comes alive with synchronized light and music.The show will take place at the following times: 5:45 p.m.; 6:45 p.m.; 7:45 p.m.; 8:45 p.m., and 9:45 p.m.

Santa Claus at the Eola House (512 E. Washington St.)

November 30 – December 23, 2018
Friday and Saturday: 4:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Sunday: 5-8 pm

Click here to learn more about Lake Eola’s history 

Swan Boat Rides

Ride on a swan-shaped paddle boat across Lake Eola! Each boat holds up to 5 people.
Rental fee: $15 for 30 minutes
Hours of operation (Operating hours may be impacted by weather, events or other conditions):

Sunday – Tuesday, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Wednesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. (Effective 12/1/18 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.  )

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 Rentals

Lake 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.

Click here to view a map of available locations

Eola House

1499459_774215762592116_824151579_nThe 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
Southeast Corner
Friday December 14
7 - 9 p.m.
Violectric Holiday Show Rock in the holidays with the popular strings super-group “Violectric” at the annual Violectric Holiday Show presented by the City of Orlando Department of Families, Parks and Recreation. Free and open to the public, the LIVE concert features traditional holiday songs mashed up with classic rock tunes and modern hits. Plus, for this year’s pet-friendly show, Violectric has teamed up with Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando. Attendees are encouraged to bring their pets to the show, and anyone who brings a pet supply or makes a donation for Pet Alliance will receive a pet photo opportunity with Santa and Mrs. Claus making a special visit to the show. For a sample, please visit vioelectric.netAmphitheater
Saturday December 15
6 - 9 p.m.
Holiday Movies in the Park – The Santa Clause When a man inadvertantly knocks Santa off a roof on Christmas Eve, he finds himself magically recruited to take his place.Enjoy holiday music from the Boone High School chorus before the show!Amphitheater
Friday December 21
6 - 9 p.m.
Holiday Movies in the Park – National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation The Griswold family's plans for a big family Christmas predictably turn into a big disaster. Enjoy holiday music from the Lake Nona High School Chorus before the show!Amphitheater
Saturday December 22
7:30 - 9 p.m.
The Nutcracker by the Russian Ballet of Orlando The Russian Academy of Ballet presents a gift to the Orlando Community with a free performance of the traditional “The Nutcracker”. For more information, please visit russianacademyofballet.comAmphitheater
Saturday December 29
9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Florida Citrus Parade The Florida Citrus Parade has grown to become one of the largest sports affiliated parades in the nation, an annual tradition that occurs each year between the Russell Athletic Bowl and the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl games. For more information, please visit floridacitrusparade.comNorthwest Lawn


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.

Vendor information

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

Group Feeding Permit Information 

Leaper-Compact-NEW 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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