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Longwood Gardens’ Illuminated Fountain Performances Return

07/22/2020 09:09PM ● By Steven Hoffman

Longwood Gardens recently announced the return of its 30-minute illuminated fountain performances set to music offering the ultimate summer evening experience. 

A spectacle unlike any other, Longwood’s illuminated fountain performances feature lavish fountains, stirring music, and infinite colors. Illuminated fountain performances begin at 9:15 p.m. Friday and Saturday evenings and are free with Gardens admission. For tickets, visit 

Longwood Gardens is home to the most significant fountain collection in North America, and guests can enjoy displays throughout the day in each of Longwood’s three fountain gardens. The Main Fountain Garden features 12-minute daily fountain performances at 11:15 a.m., 1:15 p.m., 3:15 p.m. and 5:15 p.m., with additional shows on Friday and Saturday evenings at 6:15, 7:15, 8:15 p.m. and culminating at 9:15 p.m. with the spectacular 30-minute performance. 

In addition to the main fountain garden, the enchanting Italian Water Garden and Open Air Theatre fountains perform daily adding to the festive fountain atmosphere. 

Longwood’s illuminated fountain performances are set to a variety of musical genres from classical to rock, offering a different experience with each show. For a schedule of upcoming performances, visit

Before the show, enjoy tasty pub fare in the Beer Garden where lush gardens surround you and delight in refreshing brews from Victory Brewing Company Kennett Square

The gardens are open Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.. Admission is by timed admission ticket only. To purchase tickets and review new visiting guidelines visit