September 22, you are invited to the Community
Open House for Lake Eola Park's Eola House.
Bring the family
and enjoy tours of the Eola House, entertainment
and activities on the newly expanded east lawn.
The event will take place from 12-4 p.m. on the
southeast corner of the park (512 East
Eola House was built in 1924 in the
Mediterranean Revival style of architecture. The
Eola House will now serve as the main office for
Lake Eola Park and a welcome center for the City
of Orlando. The welcome center will feature
history about Orlando, local art, information on
nearby points of interest and a gift shop. The
house is also Orlando's newest venue for
meetings, weddings and receptions. It includes
an upstairs balcony patio, two conference rooms
and a bride's room.
The house is
located on the newly expanded east lawn which
opened earlier this year at the Fireworks at the
Fountain July 4th event. The expansion includes
1.36 acres of lawn, new LED lighting, widened
sidewalks, nearly 4,000 square feet of paved
patio and an additional 7,500 square feet of
brick paved space on East Washington Street.
expansion increases the total land area of the
park to more than 17 acres and nearly 47 acres
including the lake. The expansion completes the
outline of Lake Eola Park and creates a
contiguous gateway to the neighborhoods,
restaurants and businesses in the surrounding
information about the open house,