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News 6 hosts 40th annual Fireworks at the Fountain show at Lake Eola

Fireworks show streamed live on News 6, ClickOrlando.com

ORLANDO, Fla. – Thousands of people gathered Tuesday at Lake Eola for the 40th annual Fireworks at the Fountain event, hosted by News 6.

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer kicked off the event at 4 p.m. with activities for children, live music and food and beverages available for guests to purchase. 


The event was capped off with a spectacular fireworks show that was broadcast and streamed live on News 6 and ClickOrlando.com.

Street closures

Several road closures were in effect throughout July 4 because of the event.

  • Robinson Street from Rosalind Avenue to Summerlin Avenue, 7 a.m. – midnight.
  • Eola Drive from Robinson Street to Washington Street, 7 a.m. – midnight.
  • Central Boulevard from Rosalind Avenue to Eola Drive, 2 p.m. – midnight.
  • Rosalind Avenue from South Street to Robinson Street, 2 p.m. – midnight.

Parking

There were several parking options available that are in walking distance of Lake Eola.

Handicapped parking was also available for the event on Rosalind Avenue between Jackson Street and Central Boulevard. To park in the designated handicap spots, have your handicapped designation for parking ready to show the officers as you approach the road closure.

Parking can be reserved in advanced here.

Transportation

City officials recommended that Downtown residents and attendees parking at garages other than the Orange County Library garage use the free LYMMO Circulator.

Lynx will operate according to the bus system's normal Sunday schedule for the holiday.

Dos/Donts

Do not bring tents or canopies to the event.

Do not bring large umbrellas to the event.

Do not put stakes into the ground.

Do not bring any outside alcohol or glass items into the event.

Do not bring any personal fireworks to the event.

Do bring your friends and family to meet the News 6 team and enjoy the fireworks display.

Do watch the firework show live on News 6 or ClickOrlando.com if you're unable to make it to Lake Eola Park.


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