The Morton Arboretum logo

VISIT & explore

Glass Pumpkin Patch

Some of the glass pumpkins in the Glass Pumpkin Patch

October 12-16, 2016 (Sales begin October 14, 2016 at 1:00 p.m.)
Open daily 10:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
West Lawn

Glass Pumpkin Patch Demonstrations & Exhibition

October 12-16
10:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Watch daily demonstrations by featured glass-blower, Shannon Jane Morgan and other artists, as they dramatically turn bits of glass into stunning molten pumpkin creations. Then pick out your favorites and return on the weekend to make your purchase.

Glass Pumpkin Patch Market

October 14-16
1:00-5:00 p.m (Friday)
10:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m (Saturday & Sunday)

Each piece is unique and each particular glass pumpkin has been made exclusively for this event at The Morton Arboretum. Don't miss your chance to take home one (or more!) of these exquisite pieces of art. No discounts for members. Prices vary by piece. First come, first served

Shop and admire a stunning array of glass-blown art during our 6th annual Glass Pumpkin Patch at The Morton Arboretum! Explore a dazzling collection of over 4.500 hand-blown glass pumpkins and autumnal and farmer's market themed designs in mesmerizing colors, shapes, and sizes. 

All events are held outdoors rain or shine.

See photos from our 2015 Glass Pumpkin Patch.


Normal admission fees apply for nonmembers.

Event Interests: 
Special Event: