After Two-Year Hiatus, Longwood Gardens Announces Fireworks and Fountains Shows

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Image via Larry Albee.

Fireworks and Fountains will illuminate the night sky once again at Longwood Gardens, with six awe-inspiring shows.

After a two-year revitalization, the Main Fountain Garden returns with new dynamic fountain features, including jets that propel water as high as 175 feet, new lighting features that can create an infinite number of color combinations, and a more-immersive garden experience.

Fanfare and Fountains, May 28, 9:15 PM

The season of celebration begins with a musical tour de force inspired by the beauty, grandeur, and fabulous effects of the Main Fountain Garden. From the majestic Fanfare for the Common Man, to Etta James’s iconic At Last, to the driving Firebird finale, this is a showstopper befitting the fountain’s grand return.

Star Spangled Spectacular, July 2, 9:15 PM

Well-known patriotic music abounds in a celebration of America. The show begins with The Olympic Fanfare, followed by Victory at Sea, The Colonel Bogey March, The Winds of War, King’s Row, an Armed Forces Medley, The Stars & Stripes, and ends with an exhilarating finale.


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A Night at the Movies, July 22, 9:15 PM

Relive favorite movie music classics in this rousing salute to the silver screen. From the stirring James Bond theme, to favorites from ET The Extra-Terrestrial, Back to the Future, and The Pink Panther, to a climatic ending from Star Wars, movie — and music — lovers of all ages will relish this show.

Divas of Dance, Aug. 12, 9:15 PM

Hold on to your seat during this high-energy show featuring hits from an eclectic mix of popular artists, including Katy Perry, Madonna, Ariana Grade, Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, Rihanna, Miley Cyrus, and more.

Pictures at a Fountain Exhibition, Sept. 2, 8:15 PM

Select movements from Russian composer Modest Mussorgsky’s timeless works Boris Godunov, Night on Bald Mountain, and Pictures at an Exhibition are the basis for this soaring and emotional classical show.

Over the Rainbow, Sept. 16, 8:15 PM

Travel with Dorothy from her Kansas home to the world of Oz in this dazzling show featuring well-loved tunes from the classic story The Wizard of Oz.

Tickets for Fireworks and Fountains Shows go on sale May 1 at 10 AM at longwoodgardens.org.


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