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VISIT & explore

Calendar of events

  • Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum

    See trees in a different light this winter at our interactive light experience filled with dazzling new projections, trees that respond to touch and sound, and vivid, electric colors throughout, November 21, 2014 through January 3, 2015
  • Breakfast with Santa

    Enjoy a special breakfast in The Morton Arboretum's scenic Ginkgo Restaurant and a visit from Santa! December 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 22, and 23.
  • Fun in the Children's Garden

    Drop-in & Family Adventure Programs. In the Children's Garden of The Morton Arboretum. Now-February, program times vary.
  • Winter Play

    Join us in the Children's Garden for winter time fun! We'll set out activities to complement the day. Available daily in the Children’s Garden from 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., November-February, weather permitting
  • Cross-Country Ski & Snowshoe Rental

    When there is four inches or more of snow on the ground at The Morton Arboretum, trails are available to cross-country ski or snowshoe through a winter wonderland. Weekdays, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., and, weekends, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 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.