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Calendar of events

Events for Today:
  • The Acorn Express open-air Tram
    Experience the beauty of the Arboretum's 1,700 acres on a guided tram tour. April 25, 2016 through November 6, 2016 weather permitting.
  • Lawn mowing frog sculpture
    Discover 19 displays with 23 larger-than-life copper frog sculptures located along the paths within walking distance of the Visitor Center. Friday, April 8 through Sunday, September 25 at The Morton Arboretum.
  • Frogtastic Play
    Hop, croak, and splash your way into imaginative play. Daily, April through September, 2016. 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
  • Arbor Day Celebration
    Celebrate in the Children’s Garden all weekend long! Friday, April 29-Sunday, May 1, 2016, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Photographic Society Exhibit
    From close-up details of trees to the landscape in which they grow, this photography exhibit captures the beauty of nature. Saturday, April 30-Sunday, May 1, 2016 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
  • Row of bikes to rent
    Explore nine miles of paved roads that wind through our magnificent tree collections. Arbor Day, Friday, April 29, 2016. Saturdays & Sundays, April 30 - May 29, 2016. Daily, May 30 - September 5, 2016. Saturdays and Sundays, September 10 - October 30, 2016. 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, Friday, April 29- Sunday, May 1, 2016