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
Be Our Guest
Bollywood Blockbusters
Caribbean Life
Classic Rock Road Trip
Come As You Are: ‘90s
Country Roads
Halloween Magic
Here You Come Again
Hip Hop Mixtape
It’s Always Sunny at Longwood Gardens
Las Vegas Legends
Leading Ladies: Madonna and Lady Gaga
The Magic of Mozart
Monet’s Garden
The Piano Men
Pure Imagination
*Put Me In, Coach
Queens of Soul
*Rachmaninov: Power and Passion
Romeo and Juliet
*Shake It Off: Taylor Swift
The Show Must Go On
Sleeping Beauty
Spirit of America
*Starman: David Bowie
Swan Lake
Take the A Train to Birdland
*To Infinity and Beyond
To Philly, With Love
We’ve Got the Funk
*Where the Heart Is



Bailando: Latin Rhythms

October 13

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

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Be Our Guest

October 14

Themes from your favorite animated movie classics—including Frozen, 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
  • 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

No more shows in 2023

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
  • 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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Caribbean Life

No more shows in 2023

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
  • Bob Marley & The Wailers: Could You Be Loved
  • Nailah Blackman featuring The Laventille Rhythm Section: Iron Love

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Classic Rock Road Trip

No more shows in 2023

Life is a 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
  • 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 6

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
  • The Proclaimers: I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)
  • The Cranberries: Dreams
  • K.W.S.: Please Don’t Go
  • MC Hammer: U Can’t Touch This
  • Depeche Mode: Enjoy the Silence
  • Chumbawamba: Tubthumping

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Country Roads

No more shows in 2023

Take us home, country roads, with selections by Kenny Chesney, John Denver, Reba McEntire, and more country superstars.

  • Zac Brown Band: Homegrown
  • Eric Church: Heart On Fire
  • Shania Twain: Man! I Feel Like a Woman!
  • Kenny Chesney: Summertime
  • John Denver: Take Me Home, Country Roads
  • 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 2023

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
  • 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 28

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
  • Sha Na Na: Witch Doctor
  • 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

October 21

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’
  • Why’d You Come in Here Lookin’ Like That
  • From Here to the Moon and Back (featuring Kris Kristofferson)
  • 9 to 5

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Hip Hop Mixtape

No more shows in 2023

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
  • Nas: I Can
  • Lizzo and Ariana Grande: Good As Hell
  • The Notorious B.I.G.: Mo Money Mo Problems

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It’s Always Sunny at Longwood Gardens

No more shows in 2023

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
  • Eurythmics: Here Comes the Rain Again
  • Imagine Dragons: Thunder
  • The Beatles: Good Day Sunshine
  • Johnny Nash: I Can See Clearly Now
  • 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 2023

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
  • Dean Martin: That’s Amore
  • Elvis Presley: Burning Love
  • Wayne Newton: Danke Schoen
  • Tom Jones: It’s Not Unusual
  • Blue Man Group: The Forge
  • Barry Manilow: Copacabana (At the Copa)
  • 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

No more shows in 2023

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: Crazy for You
  • Lady Gaga: Stupid Love
  • Madonna: Like a Prayer
  • Lady Gaga: Bad Romance
  • Madonna: Vogue
  • Lady Gaga: Born This Way

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The Magic of Mozart

October 26

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

No more shows in 2023

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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The Piano Men

No more shows in 2023

From Tiny Dancer to My Life, 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: Piano Man
  • Elton John: Saturday Night’s Alright for Fighting

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No more shows in 2023

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
  • Kygo and Whitney Houston: Higher Love
  • Jennifer Lopez: Let’s Get Loud
  • 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

No more shows in 2023

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
  • American Authors: Best Day of My Life
  • Swedish Mafia: Save the World
  • Ester Dean: Let It Grow (Celebrate the World)

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*Put Me In, Coach

September 28, 29 & 30 (Drones & Fountains Shows: Sold Out)
October 20 (No drones associated with the October show)

New this year! From Eye of the Tiger to We Will Rock You to Centerfield, iconic themes from your favorite sports movies knock it out of the park in our Main Fountain Garden.

  • Queen: We Will Rock You from Mighty Ducks
  • Norman Greenbaum: Spirit in the Sky from Remember the Titans and The Sandlot
  • John Fogerty: Centerfield from Bull Durham and Bad News Bears
  • Bill Conti: Gonna Fly Now from Rocky
  • Maxine Nightingale: Right Back Where We Started from Slapshot
  • Joe Esposito: You’re the Best from The Karate Kid
  • Public Enemy/Stephen Stills: He Got Game from He Got Game
  • Survivor: Eye of the Tiger from Rocky III
  • AC/DC: Thunderstruck from Varsity Blues and The Longest Yard

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Queens of Soul

No more shows in 2023

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
  • Fontanella Bass: Rescue Me
  • Whitney Houston: I Will Always Love You
  • Gladys Knight and the Pips: Midnight Train to Georgia
  • Diana Ross: Ain’t No Mountain High Enough
  • Irma Thomas: Breakaway
  • Jill Scott: Run Run Run
  • Tina Turner: Proud Mary

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*Rachmaninov: Power and Passion

October 12

New this year! Our fountains sway and dance along to the rich harmonies and lively fanfare of Rachmaninov’s Symphony No. 2, one of his best-known and most-loved compositions.

  • Symphony No. 2 in E minor, Op. 27
    • II. Allegro molto (A minor)
    • III. Adagio (A major)
    • IV. Allegro vivace (E major)

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Romeo and Juliet

September 21

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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*Shake It Off: Taylor Swift

October 27

New this year! Calling all Swifties: meet us in the Main Fountain Garden for a Love Story evening where fountains soar and Sparks Fly along to such hits as Look What You Made Me Do to Our Song and more.

  • Our Song
  • Blank Space
  • Love Story
  • You’re On Your Own, Kid
  • Paper Rings
  • Look What You Made Me Do
  • Red
  • Sparks Fly
  • Shake It Off

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The Show Must Go On

September 22

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
  • My Fair Lady: I Could Have Danced All Night
  • Six: No Way
  • Kinky Boots: Raise You Up/Just Be

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Sleeping Beauty

No more shows in 2023

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 2023

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
  • Mickey Guyton: All American
  • 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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*Starman: David Bowie

October 7

New this year! From Modern Love to Let's Dance, surround yourself in the unique sound and boundless creativity of David Bowie with this spectacular performance.

  • Modern Love
  • Young Americans
  • Starman
  • Life on Mars?
  • Changes
  • Suffragette City
  • Heroes
  • Let’s Dance

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Swan Lake

October 19

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

September 23 (Wine & Jazz Festival)

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
  • Jazzmeia Horn: Out The Window
  • Oscar Peterson and Clark Terry: Mumbles
  • Buddy Rich: Birdland

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*To Infinity and Beyond

No more shows in 2023

New this year! Beloved songs from animated movie favorites—from Encanto to Moana to Toy Story to many more—jump off the big screen in this delightfully fun family performance.

  • You’ve Got a Friend in Me from Toy Story
  • You’re Welcome from Moana
  • Nobody Like U from Turning Red
  • I Just Can’t Wait to be King from The Lion King
  • Into the Unknown from Frozen II
  • Three of Us from Monster High: The Musical
  • Hawaiian Roller Coaster Ride from Lilo & Stitch
  • Could Have Been Me from Sing 2
  • We Don’t Talk About Bruno from Encanto
  • Remember Me from Coco
  • Can’t Stop the Feeling from Trolls

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To Philly, With Love

No more shows in 2023

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
  • 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 2023

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)
  • Commodores: Brick House
  • Parliament: Flashlight
  • War: Why Can’t We Be Friends?
  • Earth, Wind & Fire: Serpentine Fire
  • Prince: Let’s Go Crazy

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*Where the Heart Is

October 5

New this year! Who says you can’t go home again? Cozy up to these feel-good, coming-home hits by Bon Jovi, Ed Sheeran, and more.

  • Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros: Home
  • Ed Sheeran: Castle on the Hill
  • David Byrne: Everybody’s Coming to My House
  • Jack Johnson: Home
  • Phillip Phillips: Home
  • Nina Simone: I’m Going Back Home
  • Billy Joel: You’re My Home
  • Bon Jovi: Who Says You Can’t Go Home

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