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Illuminated Fountain Performances

Illuminated Fountain Performances

Dates & Price

Now–August 31, 2018

Thursdays–Saturdays at 9:15 pm


September 6–October 27, 2018

Thursdays–Saturdays at 8:15 pm


Free with Gardens Admission

Timed Admission Tickets Required

Member Reservations Required if Arriving after 3:00 pm


Sell Out Likely

Lawn and bench seating is available throughout the Main Fountain Garden.

Blanket / Chair Policy for this event: Blankets and chairs are permitted to be placed in designated areas after 5:00 pm in May–August and after 4:00 pm in September & October.


Please note that programs are subject to change. Fountain performances may be cancelled due to severe weather.

Illuminated Fountain Performances will not run May 26, July 1, July 21, Aug 11, Sep 1 & Sep 29 due to Fireworks & Fountains Shows, and June 2 due to the Wine & Jazz Festival.

Our Illuminated Fountain Performances offer a spectacle unlike any other. Find a place to sit—or stand back in awe—as water in all shapes, sizes, and heights combines with music and infinite colors. Before or after the 30-minute show, stroll through the five-acre garden for a nighttime experience evoking old world charm.

New this year, don’t miss American Songbook Reimagined; Be Our Guest; Carmina Burana; Happy Birthday, Leonard Bernstein; In the Mood; Monet’s Garden; Solid Gold ’70s; Sounds of Motown; and Sounds of Summer.


2018 Illuminated Fountain Performances Schedule

May 2018

May 24
The Beatles

May 25
On Broadway

May 31
Pictures at a Fountain Exhibition

June 2018

June 1
In the Mood

June 7
A Night at the Movies

June 8
Gershwin Gala

June 9
Over the Rainbow

June 14
Founder’s Favorites

June 15
Sounds of Motown

June 16
The Beatles

June 21
Pictures at a Fountain Exhibition

June 22
Divas of Dance

June 23
Sounds of Summer

June 28
On Broadway

June 29
Fanfare and Fountains

June 30
British Invasion

July 2018

July 5
Copland Classics

July 6
Over the Rainbow

July 7
Sounds of Motown

July 12
Founder’s Favorites

July 13
In the Mood

July 14
Fanfare and Fountains

July 19
Divas of Dance

July 20
A Night at the Movies

July 26
Gershwin Gala

July 27
The Beatles

July 28
American Songbook Reimagined

August 2018

August 2
Copland Classics

August 3
Carmina Burana

August 4
Sounds of Summer

August 9
A Night at the Movies

August 10
British Invasion

August 16
Fanfare and Fountains

August 17
Monet’s Garden

August 18
If It Ain’t Got That Swing

August 23
In the Mood

August 24
On Broadway

August 25
The Beatles

August 30
The Planets

August 31
American Songbook Reimagined

September 2018

September 6
Happy Birthday, Leonard Bernstein

September 7
Carmina Burana

September 8
Sounds of Motown

September 13
Pictures at a Fountain Exhibition

September 14
Sounds of Summer

September 15
Divas of Dance

September 20
If It Ain’t Got That Swing

September 21
Monet's Garden

September 22
British Invasion

September 27
Copland Classics

September 28
Founder's Favorites

October 2018

October 4
The Beatles

October 5
American Songbook Reimagined

October 6
Be Our Guest

October 11
Sounds of Motown

October 12
In the Mood

October 13
On Broadway

October 18
Happy Birthday, Leonard Bernstein

October 19
Fanfare and Fountains

October 20
A Night at the Movies

October 25
Over the Rainbow

October 26
Carmina Burana

October 27
Solid Gold ’70s