Illuminated Fountain Performances Playlists

Check out our descriptions and playlists for this year’s Illuminated Fountain Performances. Revisit a favorite ... try something new* ... experience them all!

Bailando: Latin Rhythms
The Beatles
Be Our Guest
*Bollywood Blockbusters
British Invasion
*Caribbean Life
Classic Rock Road Trip
*Come As You Are: ‘90s
Copland Classics
*Country Roads
Halloween Magic
Here You Come Again
Hip Hop Mixtape
*I Love the Nightlife
It’s Always Sunny at Longwood Gardens
Las Vegas Legends
Leading Ladies: Madonna and Lady Gaga
The Magic of Mozart
Monet’s Garden
Night at the Movies II
Over the Rainbow
The Piano Men
Pure Imagination
Queens of Soul
*Romeo and Juliet
*The Show Must Go On
Sleeping Beauty
Spirit of America
Start Me Up
Swan Lake
*Take the A Train to Birdland
To Philly, With Love
We’ve Got the Funk



Bailando: Latin Rhythms

No more shows in 2022

Our fountains dance along to energetic Latin beats hailing from Mexico to Spain, courtesy of songs by Carlos Santana, Ricky Martin, Enrique Iglesias, and more.

  • José Alfredo Jiménez: El Rey
  • A Dios Le Pido: Juanes
  • Joan Sebastian: Secreto De Amor
  • Thalía: Pena Negra
  • Ricky Martin: Vente Pa’ Ca
  • Carlos Santana: Smooth
  • Enrique Iglesias: Bailando (Spanish Version)
  • Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee: Despacito
  • Shakira: Nunca Me Acuerdo de Olvidarte
  • Marc Anthony: Vivir Mi Vida
  • Marc Anthony: Vivir Mi Vida (Pop Version)

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The Beatles

No more shows in 2022 

Celebrate legacy and innovation as our revitalized fountains team up with one of the most popular and influential groups of all time.

  • Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
  • Help!
  • I Want to Hold Your Hand
  • All You Need is Love
  • I Feel Fine
  • Here Comes the Sun
  • Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds
  • While My Guitar Gently Weeps
  • Let It Be

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Be Our Guest

October 7

Themes from your favorite animated movie classics—including Aladdin, The Lion King, The Little Mermaid, and more—delight the young, and young at heart, during this magical performance.

  • When You Wish Upon a Star from Pinocchio
  • Try Everything from Zootopia
  • How Far I’ll Go from Moana
  • Under the Sea from The Little Mermaid
  • When We’re Human from The Princess and the Frog
  • A Whole New World from Aladdin
  • Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious/Step in Time/Let’s Go Fly a Kite from Mary Poppins
  • Be Our Guest from Beauty and the Beast
  • Circle of Life from The Lion King
  • Let It Go from Frozen
  • Beauty and the Beast (Finale)

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*Bollywood Blockbusters

October 23

New this year! Experience the vibrancy and beat of Bollywood as we celebrate the art and soul of Hindi film.

  • Asha Bhosle: Thodasa Pagla
  • Pradeep, Singh Sran, Nakash Aziz: Cutiepie
  • Arijit Singh, Antara Mitra: Gerua
  • Alka Yagnik, Javed: Chalka Chalka
  • Darshan Raval, Asees Kaur, Lijo George-DJ Chetas: Chogada
  • Shankar, Ehsaan, Loy, Sonu Nigam: Kal Ho Naa Ho
  • Kavita Krishnamurthy, Shreya Ghoshal, KK: Dola Re Dola
  • Shankar, Eshaan, Loy, Sunkwinder Singh, Jaspinder Narula, Gulzar: Bunty Aur Babli

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British Invasion

No more shows in 2022

For decades, British rock and pop have captured the hearts of the American public. Join us as our fountains celebrate a musical revolution that continues today.

  • The Electric Light Orchestra: All over the World
  • Coldplay: Viva la Vida
  • Elton John: Your Song
  • The Who: Pinball Wizard
  • Paul McCartney: Live and Let Die
  • Adele: Skyfall
  • Queen: Bohemian Rhapsody

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*Caribbean Life

October 9

New this year! Be transported to the islands while our fountains dance to music from Cuba, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, and Trinidad and Tobago.

  • ¡Cubanismo!: Descarga de Hoy
  • ÌFÉ: Tu Sabes K Si
  • Strings: Panama’ M Tonbé
  • Kinito Méndez: Los Palmaritos
  • Dawn Penn: You Don’t Love Me (No, No, No)
  • Bob Marley & The Wailers: Could You Be Loved
  • Pamberi Steel Orchestra: The Rite of Pan
  • Nailah Blackman featuring The Laventille Rhythm Section: Iron Love

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Classic Rock Road Trip

October 27

You’ll be Rockin’ Down the Highway in our Main Fountain Garden as The Rolling Stones, Tom Cochrane, Bruce Springsteen, and more take you on a Classic Rock Road Trip.

  • The Rolling Stones: Start Me Up
  • Bruce Springsteen: Born To Run
  • The B-52’s: Roam
  • The Doobie Brothers: Rockin’ Down the Highway
  • Steppenwolf: Born To Be Wild
  • War: Low Rider
  • Tom Cochrane: Life Is A Highway
  • The Ides of March: Vehicle
  • Golden Earring: Radar Love

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*Come as You Are: ‘90s

October 22

New this year! Take a ‘90s rewind with an eclectic mix from grunge to pop to one-hit wonders that defined the decade.

  • Nirvana: Come as You Are
  • Deee-Lite: Groove is in the Heart
  • Sheryl Crow: All I Wanna Do
  • The Proclaimers: I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)
  • The Cranberries: Dreams
  • K.W.S.: Please Don’t Go
  • R.E.M.: Shiny Happy People
  • MC Hammer: U Can’t Touch This
  • Depeche Mode: Enjoy the Silence
  • Chumbawamba: Tubthumping

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Copland Classics

No more shows in 2022

American composer Aaron Copland evokes the vast American landscape and the pioneer spirit through his music. Watch as our fountains dance to music inspired by the prairies themselves.

  • Saturday Night Waltz from Billy the Kid
  • Street Scene in a Frontier Town from Billy the Kid
  • 2nd Movement from Appalachian Spring
  • 4th Movement from Appalachian Spring
  • 7th Movement from Appalachian Spring
  • Coda from Appalachian Spring
  • Buckaroo Holiday from Rodeo
  • Hoe-Down from Rodeo

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*Country Roads

No more shows in 2022

New this year! Take us home, country roads, with selections by Loretta Lynn, Garth Brooks, Reba McEntire, and more country superstars.

  • Zac Brown Band: Homegrown
  • Eric Church: Heart On Fire
  • Loretta Lynn: These Boots Are Made for Walkin’
  • Shania Twain: Man! I Feel Like a Woman!
  • Kenny Chesney: Summertime
  • John Denver: Take Me Home, Country Roads
  • Luke Combs: Cold as You
  • Johnny Cash: Folsom Prison Blues
  • Lady A: Like A Lady
  • Mickey Guyton: Lay It On Me
  • Reba McEntire: Fancy (Dave Audé Remix)

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No more shows in 2022

In honor of Juneteenth, this tribute to the end of slavery in the United States honors and recognizes the themes of freedom, hope, and strength.

  • Nina Simone: I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free
  • Curtis Mayfield: Move On Up
  • Andra Day and Common: Stand Up for Something
  • The Staple Singers: Freedom Highway
  • Marvin Gaye: What’s Going On
  • Aretha Franklin: Respect
  • L.E.A.H: Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody
  • Sam Cooke: A Change is Gonna Come
  • Black Eyed Peas: Where is the Love?
  • Beyoncé and Kendrick Lamar: Freedom
  • Beyoncé: Lift Every Voice and Sing

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Halloween Magic

October 30

You’re in for a real treat! Get ready for a spooky good time as our fountains dance along to spook-tacular Halloween favorites.

  • The Citizens of Halloween: This is Halloween
  • Hedwig’s Theme from Harry Potter
  • Fifth Harmony: I’m in Love with a Monster
  • The Lovin’ Spoonful: Do You Believe in Magic
  • Ray Parker Jr.: Ghostbusters
  • Warren Zevon: Werewolves of London
  • Stevie Wonder: Superstition
  • Michael Jackson: Thriller

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Here You Come Again

No more shows in 2022

From 9 to 5 to Jolene, our fountains twirl along to powerhouse hits by cultural icon Dolly Parton.

  • Romeo (featuring Billy Ray Cyrus, Tanya Tucker, and Mary Chapin Carpenter)
  • Not Enough (featuring Queen Latifah)
  • I Will Always Love You
  • Islands in the Stream (featuring Kenny Rogers)
  • Jolene
  • Here You Come Again
  • Baby I’m Burnin’
  • Silver Threads and Golden Needles (featuring Tammy Wynette)
  • Why’d You Come in Here Lookin’ Like That
  • Applejack
  • From Here to the Moon and Back (featuring Kris Kristofferson)
  • 9 to 5

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Hip Hop Mixtape

October 28

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

  • The Sugarhill Gang: Rapper’s Delight
  • DJ Kool: Let Me Clear My Throat
  • The Roots, Tariq Trotter, and Erykah Badu: You Got Me
  • Jay-Z and Alicia Keys: Empire State of Mind
  • Arrested Development: Mr. Wendal
  • The Roots and DJ Jazzy Jeff: The Next Movement
  • Nas: I Can
  • Lizzo and Ariana Grande: Good As Hell
  • John Legend, The Roots, and Black Thought: Hard Times
  • The Notorious B.I.G.: Mo Money Mo Problems

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*I Love the Nightlife

No more shows in 2022

New this year! From Dancing in the Dark to All Night Long (All Night), it’s a night to remember with these evening-inspired selections, perfect for enjoying under the stars.

  • Beyoncé, Anika Noni Rose, and Sharon Leal: One Night Only
  • Bruce Springsteen: Dancing in the Dark
  • Patti Smith: Because the Night
  • Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons: December, 1963 (Oh, What a Night)
  • DeBarge: Rhythm of the Night
  • Whitney Houston: Queen of the Night
  • Lionel Richie: All Night Long (All Night)
  • Alicia Bridge: I Love the Nightlife
  • Zac Efron and Zendaya: Rewrite the Stars
  • Murray Head: One Night in Bangkok
  • Coldplay: A Sky Full of Stars

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It’s Always Sunny at Longwood Gardens

October 15

The forecast calls for exuberant fountains that will have you Walking on Sunshine for this weather-inspired show.

  • Electric Light Orchestra: Mr. Blue Sky
  • Katrina & The Waves: Walking on Sunshine
  • Martha & The Vandellas: Heatwave
  • Eurythmics: Here Comes the Rain Again
  • Imagine Dragons: Thunder
  • The Beatles: Good Day Sunshine
  • Johnny Nash: I Can See Clearly Now
  • Buster Poindexter and His Banshees of Blue: Hot Hot Hot
  • Violent Femmes: Blister in the Sun
  • Smash Mouth: Walkin’ on the Sun
  • The Temptations: I Wish it Would Rain
  • The Weather Girls: It’s Raining Men

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Las Vegas Legends

No more shows in 2022

From the croons of the Rat Pack to the tunes of quintessential Vegas residency artists, it’s a sure bet there’s plenty of swagger in this stunning show.

  • Cher: Believe
  • Britney Spears: Oops!... I Did it Again
  • Dean Martin: That’s Amore
  • Elvis Presley: Burning Love
  • Wayne Newton: Danke Schoen
  • Tom Jones: It’s Not Unusual
  • Blue Man Group: The Forge
  • Sammy Davis Jr.: Mr. Bojangles
  • Barry Manilow: Copacabana (At the Copa)
  • Liberace: Boogie Woogie
  • Frank Sinatra: That’s Life
  • Celine Dion: I Drove All Night
  • Elvis Presley: Viva Las Vegas

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Leading Ladies: Madonna and Lady Gaga

October 29

Vogue along to this thrilling show dedicated to pop icons and powerhouse influencers Madonna and Lady Gaga.

  • Madonna: Material Girl
  • Lady Gaga: Marry the Night
  • Madonna: Express Yourself
  • Lady Gaga: Just Dance
  • Madonna: Crazy for You
  • Lady Gaga: Bad Romance
  • Madonna: Like a Prayer
  • Lady Gaga: Gypsy
  • Madonna: Vogue
  • Lady Gaga: Born This Way

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The Magic of Mozart

No more shows in 2022

In a tribute to Mozart’s genius, our fountains glide along to selections from some of his most well-known masterpieces.

  • The Marriage of Figaro - Sinfonia
  • Divertimento in D - Presto
  • Symphony No. 35 - Finale
  • Requiem - Dies Irae
  • Requiem - Lacrimosa
  • Symphony No. 40 - Finale
  • The Magic Flute – Queen of the Night aria
  • The Magic Flute – Pa-Pa-Pa-Papagena
  • Symphony No. 41 - Molto Allegro

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Monet’s Garden

October 6

Find yourself transported to the artist’s graceful Giverny landscape amid sounds of the classics from Debussy, Dukas, Ravel, and other celebrated French composers.

  • Maurice Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé
  • Paul Dukas: La Péri
  • Paul Dukas: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
  • Saint-Saëns: Aquarium from Carnival of the Animals
  • Ravel: Boléro
  • Claude Debussy: La Mer

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Night at the Movies II

No more shows in 2022

You loved Night at the Movies ... now get ready for the sequel featuring a whole new lineup of silver screen hits from The Greatest Showman, Footloose, Slumdog Millionaire, and more.

  • Twentieth Century Fox Theme
  • I Will Follow Him from Sister Act
  • Another Day of Sun from La La Land
  • A Million Dreams from The Greatest Showman
  • Footloose from Footloose
  • Don’t Stop Me Now from Bohemian Rhapsody
  • Greased Lightning from Grease
  • Jai Ho from Slumdog Millionaire
  • Time Warp from The Rocky Horror Picture Show
  • (I’ve Had) The Time of My Life from Dirty Dancing
  • This Is Me from The Greatest Showman

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Over the Rainbow

No more shows in 2022

Travel with Dorothy from her Kansas home to the world of Oz in this dazzling show featuring well-loved tunes from the classic story The Wizard of Oz.

  • Overture from The Wizard of Oz Musical
  • Over the Rainbow from The Wizard of Oz Musical
  • The Twister from The Wizard of Oz Musical
  • Munchkinland from The Wizard of Oz Musical
  • If I Only Had a Brain from The Wizard of Oz Musical
  • We’re Off to See the Wizard from The Wizard of Oz Musical
  • We’re Off to See the Wizard (Reprise) from The Wizard of Oz Musical
  • Poppies from The Wizard of Oz Musical
  • Entr’acte from The Wizard of Oz Musical
  • The Merry Old Land of Oz from The Wizard of Oz Musical
  • Jim Stoddard: The Wizard
  • Ding, Dong, the Witch is Dead (Reprise) from The Wizard of Oz Musical
  • Finale, Act Two from The Wizard of Oz Musical
  • Jim Stoddard: Back to Kansas

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The Piano Men

No more shows in 2022

From Tiny Dancer to Uptown Girl, our fountains sway to the iconic sounds of two of the greatest artists of all time—Billy Joel and Elton John.

  • Billy Joel: Prelude/Angry Young Man
  • Elton John: I’m Still Standing
  • Billy Joel: My Life
  • Elton John: Tiny Dancer
  • Billy Joel: Uptown Girl
  • Elton John: Crocodile Rock
  • Billy Joel: Piano Man
  • Elton John: Saturday Night’s Alright for Fighting

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No more shows in 2022

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

  • Heather Small: Proud
  • Estelle and Janelle Monáe: Do My Thing
  • Kygo and Whitney Houston: Higher Love
  • Beyoncé: Halo
  • Jennifer Lopez: Ain’t Your Mama
  • Fleur East: Sax
  • Laura Mvula: That’s Alright
  • Andra Day: Rise Up
  • Rihanna: Don’t Stop the Music
  • MOMOLAND: Ready or Not

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Pure Imagination

October 14

You’ll be saying I’m a Believer with us in this imaginative show that takes you Over the Rainbow and into pure Magic.

  • Gene Wilder: Pure Imagination from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
  • The Monkees: I’m a Believer
  • Selena Gomez: Magic
  • Grace Potter: Something That I Want
  • Shawn Mendes: Imagination
  • Israel Kamakawiwo’ole: Over the Rainbow
  • DJ Khaled and Demi Lovato: I Believe
  • Gwen Stefani: The Sweet Escape
  • Hall & Oates: You Make My Dreams
  • American Authors: Best Day of My Life
  • Swedish Mafia: Save the World
  • Ester Dean: Let It Grow (Celebrate the World)

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Queens of Soul

October 8

Ain’t No Mountain High Enough to keep us from celebrating legends like Aretha Franklin, Diana Ross, Gladys Knight, and more in this incredible, soul-stirring tribute.

  • Chaka Khan: I’m Every Woman
  • Aretha Franklin: Think
  • Etta James: Something’s Got A Hold On Me
  • Fontanella Bass: Rescue Me
  • Whitney Houston: I Will Always Love You
  • Gladys Knight and the Pips: Midnight Train to Georgia
  • Staple Singers: I’ll Take You There
  • Diana Ross: Ain’t No Mountain High Enough
  • Irma Thomas: Breakaway
  • Jill Scott: Run Run Run
  • Tina Turner: Proud Mary

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*Romeo and Juliet

October 13

New this year! It’s a love story for the ages as the sounds of Prokofiev’s ballet meet our dancing fountains.

  • Montagues and Capulets
  • Dance of Five Couples
  • Folk Dance
  • Dance of the Mandolins
  • Balcony Scene
  • Festivities Continue
  • Masques
  • Death of Juliet
  • Death of Tybalt

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*The Show Must Go On

October 16

New this year! Give your regards to Broadway with these star-studded numbers sure to steal the show.

  • Pippin: Magic To Do
  • Dear Evan Hansen: Waving Through a Window
  • Dream Girls: And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going
  • Hamilton: You’ll Be Back
  • West Side Story: Tonight
  • My Fair Lady: I Could Have Danced All Night
  • Six: No Way
  • Chicago: All That Jazz
  • Gypsy: Everything’s Coming Up Roses
  • Kinky Boots: Raise You Up/Just Be

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Sleeping Beauty

No more shows in 2022

We awaken Tchaikovsky’s Sleeping Beauty for a beautiful evening beyond your wildest dreams.

  • Introduction
  • The Spell
  • Blind Man’s Bluff
  • The Spell Finale
  • Coda
  • The Christening Finale
  • Diamond Fairy & Coda
  • Hop-o’-My Thumb
  • Panorama
  • Lilac Fairy Variation
  • Coda
  • Polonaise
  • Apotheosis
  • Waltz
  • The Awakening

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Spirit of America

No more shows in 2022

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.

  • 1st Michigan Colonial Fife and Drum Corps: Washington’s Artillery March Medley
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda: The Story of Tonight from Hamilton
  • Mahalia Jackson: My Country ‘Tis of Thee (America)
  • Morton Gould, Boston Pops Orchestra: American Salute
  • John Williams, Boston Pops Orchestra: Shenandoah
  • John Phillip Sousa, Boston Pops Orchestra: The Stars and Stripes Forever
  • Glenn Miller and the Army Air Force Band: Over There
  • The Andrews Sisters: Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy
  • Leonard Bernstein, Boston Pops Orchestra: America Medley
  • The Staple Singers: Freedom Highway
  • Robbie Robertson and Six Nations Women Singers: Stomp Dance
  • James Brown: Living in America
  • Whitney Houston and the Florida Orchestra: The Star Spangled Banner

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Start Me Up

No more shows in 2022

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.

  • Paint It, Black
  • Mother’s Little Helper
  • Gimme Shelter
  • (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction
  • Time Is On My Side
  • Start Me Up
  • Let’s Spend the Night Together
  • Get Off of My Cloud
  • As Tears Go By
  • Jumpin’ Jack Flash
  • You Can’t Always Get What You Want

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Swan Lake

No more shows in 2022

Tchaikovsky’s beloved ballet takes new flight in our graceful rendition of this poignant story of metamorphosis, romance, and tragedy.

Act I

  • Scène (Allegro giusto)
  • Waltz (Tempo di valse)
  • Pas de Trois (Allegro)
  • Pas de Trois Coda (Allegro vivace)
  • Pas de Deux (Tempo di valse)
  • Pas de Deux Coda (Allegro molto vivace)

Act II

  • Scène (Moderato)
  • Waltz (Tempo di valse)
  • Coda (Allegro vivace)


  • Scène (Allegro; Allegro giusto)
  • Spanish Dance (Allegro non troppo; Tempo di bolero)
  • Hungarian Dance; Czardas (Allegro moderato; Presto)

Act IV

  • Finale - Scène (Allegro vivace; Andante; Allegro agitato; Alla breve; Moderato e maestoso; Memo mosso; Moderato)

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*Take the A Train to Birdland

No more shows in 2022

New this year! Find yourself in the famed New York jazz club as our fountains bop and swing along to Dizzy Gillespie, Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington, and more jazz legends.

  • Ella Fitzgerald and Duke Ellington: Take the A Train
  • Dizzy Gillespie: Bang Bang
  • Louis Jordan: Is You Is or Is You Ain’t My Baby
  • Arturo Sandoval: Be-Bop
  • Nina Simone: Mood Indigo
  • Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Cannonball Adderley: Milestones
  • Jazzmeia Horn: Out The Window
  • Oscar Peterson and Clark Terry: Mumbles
  • Buddy Rich: Birdland

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To Philly, With Love

October 21

Come Rock Around the Clock, do The Twist, and Raise Your Glass along to songs inspired by and performed by artists with strong ties to Oh, What A Beautiful City—our beloved Philadelphia.

  • Marian Anderson: Oh, What a Beautiful City
  • Boyz II Men: Motownphilly
  • Bill Haley and His Comets: Rock Around the Clock
  • Chubby Checker: The Twist
  • Patti LaBelle: New Attitude
  • The Soul Survivors: Expressway to Your Heart
  • The Roots: Streets of Philly
  • The O’Jays: Love Train
  • Hall and Oates: Philly Forget Me Not
  • Will Smith: Gettin’ Jiggy Wit It
  • Sister Sledge: We Are Family
  • Pink: Raise Your Glass

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We’ve Got the Funk

No more shows in 2022

From Prince to the Commodores to Parliament, we’ll be gathered together to all Let’s Go Crazy during this fun evening of funk.

  • Sly & The Family Stone: Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)
  • The Isley Brothers: It’s Your Thing
  • Lyn Collins: Think (About It)
  • Average White Band: Pick Up The Pieces
  • Commodores: Brick House
  • Childish Gambino: Have Some Love
  • Parliament: Flashlight
  • Jamiroquai: So Good to Feel Real
  • War: Why Can’t We Be Friends?
  • Earth, Wind & Fire: Serpentine Fire
  • Prince: Let’s Go Crazy

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