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Longwood Garden’s Fireworks & Fountains Schedule is Here!

See the night sky in a new light. Fireworks fly, fountains dance, and music sets the tone during Longwood GardensFireworks & Fountains Shows. Join us for six captivating evenings. Purchase tickets in advance because SELL OUTS are LIKELY. 



2019 Fireworks & Fountains Schedule


To Philly, With Love—May 26 at 9:15 pm

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.

Star Spangled Spectacular—July 3 at 9:15 pm

Well-known patriotic music abounds as we celebrate America, featuring such songs as The Olympic FanfareThe Winds of WarThe Stars & Stripes, and more.

The Piano Men—July 20 at 9:15 pm

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

Swan Lake—August 10 at 9:15 pm

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

Night at the Movies II—September 1 at 8:15 pm

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

Queens of Soul—September 28 at 8:15 pm

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.


Bring your own chair to the show, blankets not permitted. Chairs may be set up beginning at noon.

Strollers are not permitted, 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 ages 19 & over: $37

Ages 18 & under: $25
Members ages 18 & under: $23
Gardens Preferred/Gardens Premium 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 all ages: $43

Tickets limited. Sell out likely.

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 ticket holders will be notified.

Please note: For non-Fireworks & Fountains ticketholders, last admission is 4:30 pm and Gardens close at 6 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 8:00 pm (for shows in May–August) and at 7:00 pm (for shows in September).

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