The fountain, one of the largest in the world, constructed of Georgia pink marble.
Every hour on the hour for 20 minutes the fountain produces a major water display and the center jet shoots 150 feet into the air.
Beginning at dusk, every hour on the hour for 20 minutes the fountain's major water display is accompanied by a major light and music display.
The final display of the evening begins at 10:00 p.m. The fountain operates from April 1st to November 1st depending on weather and runs from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. daily.
Buckingham Fountain's renovation was completed in 2009 and the costs were approx. 25 Mio US-Dollar. Re-opened on 1. April 2009.