The west lake music fountain is located on the lake near the three lakeside park. On the evening of May 1, 2016, the west lake music fountain was reopened after six months of rectification.
The west lake music fountain is about 126 meters long and the arc part is about 2 meters wide. The whole music fountain mainly has seven nozzle categories, including two-dimensional sprinkler head, running spring sprinkler head, high sprinkler head, second high sprinkler head, rainbow sprinkler head, air burst sprinkler head and pneumatic water film sprinkler head. The fountain USES underwater LED lights, which can be changed into several different colors. Carefully designed fountain nozzles can be rotated 360 degrees, set to music, ejecting multiple shapes of water, water mist, water polo. The music used in the fountain mainly includes west lake special songs, Chinese classical music and pop music, foreign classical music and pop music, etc.
2020年最新公布的杭州西湖音乐喷泉的开放时间是：每天19:00、20:00各一场。 2019国庆期间，9月29日-10月7日每晚19:00、20:00各一场。 随着夏天的临近，天色暗得越来越迟，杭州城区的表演类、景观类亮灯时间也将有新的变化。自4月15日起，亮灯时间将作调整。
The newly announced opening hours of the west lake music fountain in hangzhou in 2020 are: one at 19:00 and one at 20:00 each day. During National Day 2019, there will be one show each night from 29 September to 7 October at 19:00 and 20:00. As summer approaches and the sky darkens later and later, the lighting hours for performances and landscapes in hangzhou's urban areas will also change. Starting from 15 April, the lighting time will be adjusted.