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Illuminated Fountain Performances

Illuminated Fountain Performances

Dates & Price

May 9–August 31, 2019

Thursdays–Saturdays at 9:15 pm


September 5–October 26, 2019

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 in designated areas after 5:00 pm 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 Jul 20, Aug 10, Sep 1 & Sep 28 due to Fireworks & Fountains Shows.

There will be no performance Thursday, July 4: the Gardens will close at 6:00 pm to all guests and Members.

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.

2019 Illuminated Fountain Performance Schedule

July 2019

August 2019

September 2019

September 5
The Magic of Mozart*

September 6
Night at the Movies II*

September 7
Straight Up Country*

September 12
On Broadway

September 13
Swan Lake*

September 14
Solid Gold ’70s

September 19
Pictures at a Fountain Exhibition

September 20
Audience Choice

September 21
British Invasion

September 26
Divas of Dance

September 27
The Piano Men*

*New this year!

October 2019

October 3
The Magic of Mozart*

October 4
Audience Choice

October 5
Queens of Soul*

October 10
Bailando: Latin Rhythms*

October 11
Night at the Movies II*

October 12
Be Our Guest

October 17
Straight Up Country*

October 18
To Philly, with Love*

October 19
Divas of Dance

October 24
Fanfare and Fountains

October 25
Sounds of Motown

October 26
Classic Rock Road Trip*

*New this year!

Best of Philly!

Best of Philly graphicWe are excited and honored that our Illuminated Fountain Performances won Philadelphia Magazine's competition for best New Philly Tradition. Find out more on their website.