Longwood Fountains and Fireworks

When:
May 28, 2017 @ 9:15 PM
2017-05-28T21:15:00-04:00
2017-05-28T21:45:00-04:00

Fanfare and Fountains
May 28
9:15 pm
Our season of celebration begins with a musical tour de force inspired by the beauty, grandeur, and fabulous effects of our Main Fountain Garden. From the majestic Fanfare for the Common Man, to Etta James’s iconic At Last, to the driving Firebird finale, this is a showstopper befitting our fountains’ grand return.

Star Spangled Spectacular
July 2
9:15 pm
Well-known patriotic music abounds as we celebrate America. The show begins with The Olympic Fanfare, followed by Victory at Sea, The Colonel Bogey March, The Winds of War, King’s Row, an Armed Forces Medley, The Stars & Stripes, and ends with an exhilarating finale.

A Night at the Movies
July 22
9:15 pm
Relive favorite movie music classics in this rousing salute to the silver screen. From the stirring James Bond theme, to favorites from ET The Extra-Terrestrial, Back to the Future, and The Pink Panther, to a climatic ending from Star Wars, movie—and music—lovers of all ages will relish this show. 

Divas of Dance
August 12
9:15 pm
Hold on to your seat during this high-energy show featuring hits from an eclectic mix of popular artists including Katy Perry, Madonna, Ariana Grade, Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, Rihanna, Miley Cyrus and more.

Pictures at a Fountain Exhibition
September 2
8:15 pm
Select movements from Russian composer Modest Mussorgsky’s timeless works Boris Godunov, Night on Bald Mountain, and Pictures at an Exhibition are the basis for this soaring and emotional classical show.

Over the Rainbow
September 16
8:15 pm
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.

Ticketing Information
Tickets for Fireworks & Fountains Shows go on sale May 1 at 10:00 am at longwoodgardens.org. Admission is by advance-sale ticket only and tickets are limited. Fireworks & Fountains tickets include all-day admission to the Gardens. Blankets are not permitted. Guests can select from two ticketing options: Lawn Seating and Reserved Seating.

Lawn Seating
Bring your own chair to the show. Chairs may be set up beginning at 5:30 pm. Line forms at 4:30 pm. Tickets are $42 ages 19 & over, and $22 for ages 18 & under; $38 for Members ages 19 & over, and $34 for Gardens Preferred and Gardens Premium Members 19 & over, $20 for Members ages 18 & under, and $18 for Gardens Preferred and Gardens Premium Members 18 & under.

Reserved Seating
No need to bring your chair or wait in line! Reserved seating allows you to select your seat when you purchase your ticket, then arrive to your chair already placed and waiting for you. Tickets are $50 for all ages, $45 for Members, and $40 for Gardens Preferred and Gardens Premium Members.

Since 1980, nearly half a million guests have enjoyed Longwood’s infamous Fireworks & Fountains Shows that dazzle guests with breathtaking grandeur. For more information, visit www.longwoodgardens.org. Special group rates for 15 or more people are available. Shows are rain or shine. A decision to delay or postpone under severe weather conditions is made normally 15 minutes prior to show time, based on local weather conditions at Longwood.

About Longwood Gardens
In 1906, industrialist Pierre du Pont (1870-1954) purchased a small farm near Kennett Square, PA, to save a collection of historic trees from being sold for lumber. Today, Longwood Gardens is one of the world’s great horticultural displays, encompassing 1,077 acres of dazzling gardens, woodlands, meadows, fountains, 10,010-pipe Aeolian organ and 4.5-acre conservatory.  Longwood continues the mission set forth by Mr. du Pont to inspire people through excellence in garden design, horticulture, education and the performing arts, through programming that includes exhibitions, musical performances by leading artists, renowned horticulture education programs, horticulture research, environmental stewardship and community engagement.

Longwood Gardens is on US Route 1 near Kennett Square, PA, 30 miles west of Philadelphia. Admission is $23 for adults; $20 for seniors (age 62+); $13 for students (ages 5–18 or with valid student ID) and free ages 4 and under. Group rates available. Details at www.longwoodgardens.org.

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