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Your Guide to Lake Eola Park


Located in the heart of downtown Orlando is the city’s most famous and active parks, Lake Eola Park. Pet and family-friendly Lake Eola has plenty of walking trails for exercise, swan-shaped paddle boat rentals, concerts and plays at amphitheater and plenty of seasonal events. Lake Eola Park is also home to one of the best farmers markets in Orlando, which is open every Sunday from 10 am to 4 pm. You can find multiple vendors who sell organic produce, artisanal goods and more! The market also hosts live entertainment and a wine and beer garden. Let’s dive-in and let us be your guide to Lake Eola Park!


For anyone looking for a beautiful scenic area for exercise, the sidewalk that circles the lake is .9 miles in length, making it easy for you to keep track of their walking or running distances. You can also rent one of Lake Eola’s iconic swan-shaped paddle boats.

Pet Friendly

Although Lake Eola is technically not a dog-park, you’ll see plenty of four-legged friends trotting along the lake, so don’t hesitate to bring your pooch. Clean-up bag dispensers are also conveniently located around the lake path so that you can clean up after your pet! The Eola Farmers Market is also a pet friendly activity! There are also seasonal pet events at the park so be sure to check the events calendar.


On top of it’s simply beautiful atmosphere, Lake Eola is also home to what is called the “official” icon of the City of Orlando, The Linton E. Allen Memorial Fountain. At night catch one of the dazzling choreographed fountain shows set to music! With colored lights and music set to the season the shows run nightly at around 8:30  and 9:30 p.m. lasting about 6 minutes.

Farmers 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 but that’s not all. You can also find a wide variety of indoor and outdoor plants, artwork, handmade craft items like jewelry, pottery, and soap. See the full list of vendors and events at Eola Sunday Farmer market here

It could not be a more perfect day for the farmers market! You really should get down here!

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