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  • Arbor Day Pop-Up Celebration in Millennium Park

    Join us as we celebrate trees with our first-ever Arbor Day Pop-Up Celebration in Millennium Park! Friday, April 24 , 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Library Exhibit: Plant Hunters

    The exhibit features artifacts from the library’s special collection relating to famous plant hunters, and it explores modern conservation efforts by scientists at the Arboretum. Tuesdays-Saturdays, during regular library hours.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Dress Like a Tree, Get In Free

    Celebrate trees by dressing like one on Arbor Day and get free admission to The Morton Arboretum. Kids can also enter the Tree-Riffic Costume Contest. One free general admission per costumed individual. Arbor Day only, April 24, 2015