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Calendar of events

  • Bike Rentals

    Explore nine miles of paved roads that wind through our magnificent tree collections. Saturdays & Sundays, April 25 - May 24, 2015, Daily, May 25 - September 7, 2015, and Saturdays & Sundays, September 12 - October 25, 2015. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Fun in the Children's Garden

    Drop-in & Family Adventure Programs. In the Children's Garden of The Morton Arboretum. Now-May, 2015. Program times vary.
  • Arbor Day weekend celebration 2015

    As the champion of trees, The Morton Arboretum’s signature holiday is Arbor Day! This year, Arbor Day is Friday, April 24, 2015 and we have an exciting lineup of events to celebrate trees and their importance to our world! April 24-26, 2015.
  • Family Explorers Backpack

    Looking for a unique experience in the Children’s Garden? Rent a self-guided family backpack and enhance your visit. Available daily, April-October, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
  • Arbor Day Plant Sale

    Shop the Arbor Day Plant Sale at The Morton Arboretum for an exciting variety of plants chosen by our experts for success in your Chicago-area garden. This sale takes place Arbor Day weekend, April 24-26, 2015.
  • Family Explorer Backpack

    Grab a family explorer backpack and embark on an educational adventure through The Morton Arboretum's Children's Garden. Daily, April through October, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.