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Information compiled and written by Nathan Wertheimer
Orlando, FL – It is now that time again to enjoy spring with Orlando’s bi-annual Fiesta in the Park at Lake Eola Park and Robinson Street. This event runs from April 6 & 7, 2019, from 10am – 5pm. The Fiesta in the Park Committee along with a group of volunteers and sponsors come together to help produce this annual event to support the Greater Orlando area. This event is FREE and open to all families, adults, and children. Rain or Shine this event goes on.
The Fiesta in the Park Committee’s mission is to bring family and pet friendly arts and entertainment to Downtown Orlando each Spring and Fall season, while promoting local urban development in the City of Orlando and through the Orlando Community & Youth Trust.
If driving a vehicle in downtown Orlando going to this event. Parking is very limited around Lake Eola Park. There are public and private parking garages that are available for a fee. For more parking option please visit www.cityoforlando.net/parking/downtown-parking-locations/ . If you’re looking for free parking park, there is some in the residential area, which is a short walk to this venue. It is recommended to arrive early at the beginning of this event. Crowds tend to peak in the middle to the end of the day.
Bring your family down for a fun filled day at Lake Eola Park in Orlando. There are plenty of activities to see and do. Take in the various fine artists and crafters booths on displaying their handmade works of art. One will see various styles of artwork on display from paintings, drawings, sculptures, mix-medium, jewelry, crafts, and much more. Most artists take credit cards for purchases. Prices on artwork will vary from $5 – $5,000.This is a juried art show and awards are given out on Sunday morning for the top artists. Last year’s winner for 2017 Best of Show was Artist Caleb Barnaby, who creates Steampunk Jewelry.
There will also be vendors and service providers selling their products and services. Some of the products on sale one will see are jewelry, skin care products, greeting cards, clothing, animal products, and freshly made pre-packaged food items.
If good music is your thing then check out the live concert featuring various local bands at the band shell. Sorry, no large headliner concert this year. For live music schedule please visit event website.
If you come hungry to this event, there are plenty of food vendors. Choose from burgers, chicken, gyro wraps, grilled corn, pizza, salads, and much more. Prices will vary from $1 and go up from there. Most vendors take credit cards, however vendors prefer cash.
This event is always looking for volunteers to help out at this huge annual art festival. If you would like to help out please contact the event promoter for more information. This is a great event for earn community service hours for yourself or organization.
Here is a list of fine sponsors who make this event possible such as Ford, City of Orlando, Central Florida Expressway Authority, E Pass, Downtown Orlando, Opendoor, Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards, and many more.
Don’t miss a moment so plan a day at this year’s Spring Fiesta in the Park. For more information please visit www.fiestainthepark.com . If you like this article, then like it on our Otownfun WordPress account. Also, join to be one of our followers at otownfun on WordPress. For more great events, places, and articles, please visit us out at http://www.otownfun.com
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