VISIT & explore

Gardening & Horticulture

A visitor learning about endangered tree species by using the interactive panels
Come learn about the gifts that the world's endangered trees give us—and how you can join the Arboretum in saving them. Daily, 7:00 a.m. - sunset
Inside the Arbor Day Plant Sale tent
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 year, there is a new location and a new format, requiring free timed tickets, for the member-only days, Friday and Saturday, which are currently sold out. This sale takes place Arbor Day weekend, Friday, April 28, through Sunday, April 30, 2017. The selection of plants is updated throughout the weekend, and plenty of options will be available to members and visitors on Sunday.
Arbor Day Celebration
Celebrate Arbor Day with a walk from the Children's Garden to a tree planting. Friday, April 28, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.
A illustration of a celebration including a pop-up Plant Clinic and giant coloring display.
Celebrate trees with our third-annual Arbor Day Celebration and Pop-Up Plant Clinic on April 28, 2017 at Chicago's Daley Plaza. 7:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Colorful adirondack chairs
Find new and unique items to enhance your yard and garden, including lawn furniture, wall decor, wind chimes, and art. At The Morton Arboretum May 19, 20, and 21, 2017.
Display of several Bonsai displays
See bonsai displays and demonstrations by Prairie State Bonsai Society members at The Morton Arboretum, August 5 & 6, 2017. 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.