The water theatre at Whistling Gardens was inspired by Andre Le Notre’s 1634 design at the Palace of Versailles. It has over 100 water jets on 3 – 90 foot staircases and the stage floor.
About Our Fountain Shows
Music is specially written for the fountain program. Owner, Darren Heimbecker works with state-of-the-art digital technology in his home studio to complete the creative writing, editing, mixing and mastering. The latest in computer technology operates the fountain program.
Whistling Gardens incorporated Canada’s first computerized fountain pumps into its existing program in the fall of 2020. They are directly controlled from a computer without piping of any kind. Whistling Gardens owner Darren Heimbecker composes the music and choreographs the fountains’ shows. *Day time fountain shows are included in botanical garden admission.
Fountain Schedule – 2024
Daytime Musical Fountain Show starts May 18th offering daily performances until September 15th.
Fountain Programs run twice daily on weekdays
11:15 am and 1:45 pm
Saturday and Sunday
11:15 am, 1:00 pm and 2:45 pm
Program run time approximately 6 minutes.
Staircase & Stage Fountains Seasonal Schedule
Currently the Stage Fountains are scheduled to run.
Once our seasonal maintenance on the Staircase fountains are completed, an updated performance schedule will be released.
Note: The Festival of Fountains – The Night Garden evening program will include both Staircase and Pool fountains.
All times are subject to weather, special events and scheduled maintenance.
Updates can be found on our social media platforms.
The Festival of Fountains –The Night Garden
August – September Dates!