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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.

Just as our Gardens are a place of pleasure and respite, they are also a place of wellness and safety. Please honor the visiting guidelines we’ve created in accordance with state and local regulations. It takes all of us to make our Gardens a world apart. 

We will continue to make updates to our visiting guidelines. We appreciate your ongoing understanding.

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–9:00 pm Thursday, Friday & Saturday.

Please note: Timed Admission Tickets are required. Free Timed Member Reservations (except Gardens Premium Members) are required after 3:00 pm Thursday, Friday & Saturday.

Main Fountain Garden Performances
Daily through October 31, 2021
Illuminated Fountain Performances
Thursday, Friday & Saturday evenings through October 30, 2021
Fountain Shows
Daily at 10:15 am, 12:15 pm, 2:15 pm & 4:15 pm
Escape the Everyday
The Gardens

Discovery Trail

Our mobile map will help you discover secrets in the Main Fountain Garden, identify trees in Peirce’s Woods, search for wildlife in our Meadow Garden ... and pause for a meditative moment. Engage your senses and learn more about the beauty of our Gardens.

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