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Festival of Fountains Season

Festival of Fountains

Now–September 26, 2021

The Splashiest Summer Getaway

Escape the everyday here at Longwood, where the most beautiful, most peaceful, most enthralling summer getaway awaits.

Stroll through our gardens awash in brilliantly blooming annuals and perennials, or find a quiet, shaded spot among our towering trees to our serene woodland paths. Looking to make a splash? Head to our spectacular Main Fountain Garden, where fountains spin and soar during our daily fountain performances, giving “refreshing” a whole new meaning.

Find a starlit getaway Thursday through Saturday evenings with our unforgettable Illuminated Fountain Performances, as water of all shapes, sizes, and colors dances along to music in our Main Fountain Garden. A deliciously fun getaway beckons in our Beer Garden, where live instrumental music from traditional Celtic tunes to Caribbean steel pan grooves sets the tone Thursday through Saturday evenings.

From vibrant summer blooms to dancing fountains, everything but the everyday is here. Make your summer getaway with us.

—Fountain performances daily in our Main Fountain Garden and Open Air Theatre.
Illuminated Fountain Performances on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings.
Live Music in the Beer Garden on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings.

Please note: Illuminated Fountain Performances continue through October 30, 2021 and daytime fountain performances continue through October 31, 2021 during Autumn’s Colors.

On View Now–September 26, 2021 Gardens Open 10:00 am–6:00 pm Sunday, Monday & Wednesday. Closed Tuesdays.

Gardens Open 10:00 am–10:00 pm Thursday, Friday & Saturday through August 31; 10:00 am–9:00 pm Thursday, Friday & Saturday in September.

Please note: All Membership levels, except Gardens Premium Members, must make reservations at this time. Timed Admission Tickets are required.

May 6–9, 2021

Mother’s Day Weekend

Join us for Mother’s Day Weekend and celebrate the opening weekend of Festival of Fountains with the return of daily fountain performances and an Illuminated Fountain Performance Thursday through Saturday evenings.

Fountain Performances
Daily at 11:15 am; 1:15, 3:15 & 5:15 pm; plus Thursday–Saturday at 6:15, 7:15 & 8:15 pm
Illuminated Fountain Performances
Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays at 9:15 pm
Fountain Shows
Daily at 10:15 am, 12:15 pm, 2:15 pm & 4:15 pm
Escape the Everyday
Visiting Guidelines
Live Music in the Beer Garden
The Gardens

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