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 April 1 and Sunday April 2|
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
|Spring Fiesta in the Park|
Spring into family fun at the 28th annual Spring Fiesta in the Park. The free, pet-friendly event includes more than 200 artist and crafter booths, food vendors, live music, a huge children’s play area and more. For more information, please visit fiestainthepark.com
|North and East sides|
|Saturday April 8|
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
|Hero Fest Orlando|
Enjoy this free family fun event presented by the Foundation for Foster Children. Enjoy games and activities for all ages. Plus join us for a Hero’s lap around the lake in support of foster children in our local community. Dress as your favorite super hero! For more information, please visit foundationforfosterchildren.org
|Thursday April 13|
7 - 10 p.m.
|IOA Corporate 5k|
Orlando's largest office party! Held exclusively for Florida's corporate community; businesses and non-profit organizations form teams and participate in the IOA Corporate 5k for camaraderie, friendly competition and celebrating with co-workers. The participating population is made up of over 18,000 runners and walkers from over 700 companies, non-profit organizations and 200+ CEOs. For more information, please visit Corporate5k.com
|Friday April 14|
8 - 10 p.m.
|The Jesus Film|
The Jesus Film is a motion picture about the life of Christ that has been shown by the Jesus Film Project to over 200 million people around the world. For more information, please visit jesusfilm.org
|Saturday April 15|
5 - 8 p.m.
|Aids Walk Orlando|
AIDS Walk Orlando was established in 1995 to raise funds and awareness for the Hope and Help Center of Central Florida and the life saving services they offer. This amazing community event will include music, entertainment and guest speakers. Hope and Help Center will also be onsite providing FREE HIV testing. The goal for AIDS Walk Orlando is to allow the community to come together and honor those we have lost and celebrate those still with us, to motivate everyone to know their status and help prevent the spread of HIV/Aids in Central Florida. For more information, please visit aidswalkorlando.org
|Saturday April 22|
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
|Central Florida Earth Day|
Central Florida Earth Day is an exciting day of colorful and educational exhibits and activities. A family-friendly, dog-friendly, and smoke-free event, Earth Day is the biggest and best Earth Day festival in Central Florida. For more information, please visit cfearthday.org
|Friday April 28|
6 - 10 p.m.
|Movieola - The Secret Life of Pets|
A comedy about the lives our pets lead after we leave for work or school each day. The quiet life of a terrier named Max is upended when his owner takes in Duke, a stray whom Max instantly dislikes. Before the movie starts, come learn about the benefits of rescue and therapy animals from the Pet Alliance! For more information, please call 407.246.4484
|Saturday April 29|
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
|New location - Southeast corner|
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.
Swan Boat Rentals
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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