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Fireworks & Fountains Shows

Fireworks & Fountains Shows

Dates & Tickets

October 23, 2021 at 8:15 pm

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Tickets limited. Sell out likely.

Tickets include all-day Gardens admission.

Re-entry is permitted via wristband given to ticketholders upon entry.

Lawn Seating

Bring your own chair to the show; blankets not permitted. Chairs may be brought into the Gardens beginning at 10:00 am and set up in the Main Fountain Garden beginning at noon.

Strollers are not permitted in the Main Fountain Garden area; stroller parking will be provided at the Topiary Garden during the show.

Ages 19 & over: $45
Members ages 19 & over: $41
Gardens Preferred/Gardens Premium Members ages 19 & over: $37

Ages 18 & under: $25
Members ages 18 & under: $23
Gardens Preferred/Gardens Premium Members ages 18 & under: $21

Reserved Seating

No need to bring your chair. Reserved seating allows you to select your seat, then arrive to your chair placed and waiting for you.

All ages: $53
Members all ages: $48
Gardens Preferred/Gardens Premium Members all ages: $43

Shows will proceed in rain.

The decision to delay or cancel the show due to dangerous weather (lightning or high winds) will be made at the time of the show; please plan to arrive as normal.

Umbrellas must be closed at the time of the show so as not to obstruct the view. Rain gear (such as ponchos) is permitted.

Fireworks tickets are non-refundable and may not be exchanged for another date or time. Should we experience extreme weather conditions, the show will be rescheduled for the next day at the same time and ticketholders will be notified.

Fireworks & Fountains Shows Are Back!

Spirits take flight with our unforgettable Fireworks & Fountains Shows. During these dazzling evenings, fireworks soar, fountains dance, music sets the tone, and wonder fills the night sky.

Per Pennsylvania’s May 31 lifting of pandemic restrictions, Fireworks & Fountains Shows will be at full capacity and social distancing will not be in place in the lawn and reserved seating areas during Fireworks & Fountains Shows. 

2021 Schedule

Start Me Up
Saturday, October 23 at 8:15 pm

Sold Out. View playlist.

Rock along with The Rolling Stones as we pay tribute to this larger-than-life rock band ... this show will have you saying anything but (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction.

2021 Fireworks & Fountains—Past Shows

Spirit of America
Saturday, July 3 at 9:15 pm

Celebrate the unbreakable soul of America with selections inspired by the spirit of the country felt in the 1700s to World War II to the Civil Rights Movement to recent day. View playlist.

Sunday, July 18 at 9:15 pm

We’re beyond Proud to honor just a few of the many inspiring women in music, and their messages of strength and empowerment. View playlist.

Sleeping Beauty
Saturday, August 7 at 9:15 pm

We awaken Tchaikovsky’s Sleeping Beauty, complete with graceful fountains and soaring fireworks, for a beautiful evening beyond your wildest dreams. View playlist.

It’s Always Sunny at Longwood Gardens
Sunday, September 5 at 8:15 pm

The forecast calls for electrifying fireworks and exuberant fountains that will have you Walking on Sunshine for this weather-inspired show. View playlist.

Hip Hop Mixtape
Saturday, September 25 at 8:15 pm

We pay homage to the powerhouse culture and expression of hip hop with a lively selection of favorites. View playlist.

Please Note

For non-Fireworks & Fountains ticketholders, last admission is 3:30 pm and Gardens close at 6:00 pm on the dates of Fireworks & Fountains Shows.

To prepare for the shows, the following areas will be closed all day on Fireworks & Fountains Show days: Oak and Conifer Knoll, Eye of Water, Chimes Tower, and Hillside Garden.

The Main Fountain Garden fountain area, Idea Garden, Rose Garden, and Topiary Garden will close at 7:30 pm (for shows in July and August) and at 6:30 pm (for shows in September and October).

On Fireworks & Fountains nights, The Café and Beer Garden will remain open until 9:00 pm for July and August shows, and until 8:00 pm for September and October shows.


Motor coach tour groups of 15 or more guests receive discounted tickets. Groups must call to purchase tickets in advance at 610.388.5223. Tickets are popular and sell out quickly. For the enjoyment of all guests, we will accommodate motor coach groups in our reserved seating section on the Fountain Level only. Lawn tickets are not available for bus groups. Once reserved seating is sold out, we will not be able to accommodate requests for tickets or adjust an existing reservation.


Enjoy concessions and a number of dining options before the show.


Enjoy a full-service, fine dining experience at 1906 with dinner reservations starting at 4:00 pm. Advance reservations are required. Reservations can be made once Fireworks tickets go on sale via OpenTable. Make your 1906 reservations early–sell out is likely! 

The Café

Visit The Café for a la carte dining, featuring both indoor and outdoor seating. The Café is open 11:00 am to 9:00 pm on Fireworks & Fountains Shows dates in July & August and 11:00 am to 8:00 pm in September and October.

Extended Beer Garden Hours

Enjoy wood-fired pizza as well as draft beer from local breweries featuring Victory Brewing Company. Enjoy live music in the Beer Garden before the Fireworks & Fountains Show (5:30–8:45 pm for July and August shows and 5:30–7:45 pm for September and October shows). Hours are weather dependent.

  • 11:00 am–9:00 pm (July and August shows)
  • 11:00 am–8:00 pm (September and October shows)