Longwood Gardens Fireworks and Fountains 2016
Glittering fireworks and colorful fountains light up the night sky and dance to exciting music on select evenings in the midst of our Gardens' lush, natural beauty.
Don't miss any of these exciting musical programs:
Big Band and Broadway—May 24
Our May 24 show features favorite classics from the Big Band era and famed Broadway musicals, including Give My Regards to Broadway, Harlem Nocturne,Manhattan Lullaby, Luck Be A Lady, Moonlight Serenade, In the Mood, String of Pearls, and more.
Celebrate America—July 4
Celebrate Independence Day with well-loved patriotic selections such as The Olympic Fanfare, Victory at Sea, The Colonel Bogey March, The Winds of War,King’s Row, Armed Forces Medley, The Stars & Stripes, The National Anthem, and more.
A Touch of Classical: Tchaikovsky—July 19
This moving program spotlights the famed Russian composer’s Fifth Symphony.
Abbacadabra: The Magic of ABBA—August 16
This dazzling show kicks off by invoking the disco era with Dancing Queen,Knowing Me, Knowing You, and Take a Chance on Me, then moves into the present with a high-energy rendition of The Visitors and a quieter Name of the Game. A throbbing Waterloo is an unforgettable finale.
Rachmaninoff Power and Passion—August 30
This moving program spotlights the famed Russian composer’s Second Symphony.
Ladies & Gentlemen . . . The Beatles—September 13
Don't miss this show featuring music by one of the most popular and influential music groups of all time. The show opens with Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds, followed by the lyrical Penny Lane and the driving anthem, Help. The melodicHere Comes the Sun melds into the title song of the 1964 album, A Hard Day’s Night, followed by We Can Work It Out. The show continues with I Want to Hold Your Hand, followed by Something, Lady Madonna, and the lilting balladNorwegian Wood. Let It Be and the moving The Long and Winding Road create a memorable finale.
Guests may reserve a space in the viewing area after 3:00 pm. For the best viewing experience, guests are encouraged to bring a lightweight folding chair. Rental chairs can be purchased for $5 each (while supplies last). In our efforts to create the best Fireworks & Fountains experience for all attendees, BLANKETS WILL NOT BE PERMITTED.
In the event of inclement weather, every effort will be made to set off Fireworks as scheduled—however, two rain dates are scheduled for each display. The decision to cancel the show is made 15 minutes prior to show time.