The City of Orlando’s Fireworks at the Fountain

The City of Orlando’s Fireworks at the Fountain

For nearly four decades, the City of Orlando has hosted this amazing event at iconic Lake Eola Park in the heart of our downtown. For the eleven years I’ve been part of Cox Events Group, we’ve had the pleasure of working alongside the City’s Communications Team as the production arm that executes the logistics for the event. We’re keeping things fresh this year with a new television partner, News 6. We are excited to have them on-board, and they will broadcast live from the park, which is pretty cool and it’s the only fireworks show to run live on television in Central Florida. So if you can’t make it out of the house that night, we’ve got you covered on TV, no problem. This heritage event is pretty spectacular and includes the following awesome American-ness: Tons of vendors – as in 20+ food options, including everything from Americana to German to Greek to Thai – truly the American eating experience. We’ve got another 30+ sponsors that offer everything from games to prizes to shady/dry hangout areas around the park. Live music – we’ve got it. In multiple areas of the park, you’ll get to see and hear solo acoustic acts to engaging musical trios to our local orchestra, the Orlando Concert Band. Four major downtown roads are closed for the event, including Rosalind Avenue, Robinson Street, Eola Drive and Central Boulevard, which creates a square perimeter around the park that allows us to welcome thousands upon thousands of extra guests to Lake Eola. A mirrored Orlando skyline gets interesting around 9:10 when the fireworks go off. You can actually...