Known as the heart of Altamonte Springs, Cranes Roost Park is one of the most popular attractions within the area. From the beautiful cobblestone-style pathways to the gathering areas with seating, the park provides a popular place for events and activities.
The park was recently renovated in 2016 to include many upgrades including:
- Expanded boardwalks
- New railings
- Accented lighting
- Wider walkways
- Prime seating
- Fresh landscaping
- And more!
The upgrades helped to make the park a better place for families and those looking to enjoy the beautiful areas found throughout Cranes Roost Park.
Cranes Roost Park Attractions
One of the main attractions found within the park is the Eddie Rose Amphitheater. This theater offers stadium-style seating with a floating stage unlike any other in the area. It provides a place for many events throughout the year and a great venue for family-friendly concerts and other events. The amphitheater was dedicated to Eddie Rose, a beloved City Commissioner in 2006.
Another very popular attraction at Cranes Roost Park is the Fountain Show. This show offers a beautiful show including plenty of colors and over 60 water jets. The lights can create millions of colors and there are multiple shows every night. Shows happen every night at 6pm, 7pm, 8pm, and 9pm.
Residents living in Altamonte Springs, along with visitors, can also enjoy the European-style plaza found at Cranes Roost Park. This plaza offers a gathering place for family activities and events. It's a great place for weddings and private events of all kinds.
The Tower at Uptown stands 62 feet high and it's made of Minnesota Limestone with bronze on top.
While Cranes Roost Park offers plenty of great attractions, it's also known as a great place for fishing. Those looking to catch bass, catfish, crappie, and sunfish will enjoy fishing at the park in areas where fishing is allowed.
The park plays host to plenty of events throughout the year in the Uptown area of Altamonte Springs. Events include:
- Cranes Roost Sunset Cinema
- Family Fest
- Halloween at Cranes Roost Park
- Light Up the Holidays
- Red Hot & Boom
- Rhythms at the Roost
- World Food Festival
- And More!
The World Food Festival is one of the biggest events of the year at the park. This festival includes live music, plenty of performances, food from all across the globe and so much more. It's a free event for all to enjoy.
Another very popular event held every year is the Family Fest, which is held in May. It's another free event and offers plenty of great events including the popular Fishing Derby and live animals.
Location, Hours, & Information
Cranes Roost Park is found at 274 Cranes Roost Boulevard in Altamonte Springs, Florida. It's open from 7am to 11pm, Sunday through Thursday and from 7am to 12am on Friday and Saturday.
The park isn't a dog park, but it is a pet-friendly park in most areas. The walking path is open for pets as long as they are leashed. The Plaza and the Amphitheater are not pet-friendly, but most other areas are within Cranes Roost Park.