VISIT & explore

Calendar of events

  • Edible Gardening Workshop Series

    Whether you are starting your first vegetable garden or incorporating food plants into an existing ornamental landscape, The Morton Arboretum has unique, creative solutions for you. Sign up for the whole series or purchase workshops a la carte. 5 Saturdays, March 8, 22, 29, April 5 and 26.
  • Bike Rentals

    Explore nine miles of paved roads that wind through our magnificent tree collections. Beginning April 26.
  • Celebrate Arbor Week 2014

    Celebrate The Morton Arboretum's signature holiday with the Arbor Day Plant Sale, a 10K run, story time with Curious George, and more. April 20-27, 2014
  • Tree “Roots”

    Play games, learn about trees, and plant your own tree seed to take home. The Morton Arboretum's Children's Garden. Weekends in April, 11 a.m.–4 p.m.
  • Acorn Express Tram Tours

    Experience the beauty of the Arboretum's 1,700 acres on a guided tram tour.
  • Tree House Tales Exhibition

    Enter a tree village that's filled with adventure and imagination. Play, make believe, and become part of the trees' ever-changing tale. Daily, 7:00 a.m.-sunset