Husky Heroes


  • A musher standing on the runners of a sled being pulled by 4 Siberian  huskies
  • Photo of child with a Siberian husky

Schedule and Location

January 27 and 28, 2018
11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Visitor Center and on nearby trails


Demos will occur approximately at:          
11:30 a.m., 12:45 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 3:15 p.m.

Visitors of all ages will enjoy interacting with Siberian sled dogs when Husky Heroes returns to The Morton Arboretum, January 27 and 28, 2018.

Guests can watch demonstrations of husky sled-pulling and skijoring, a winter sport where the dogs pull a person on skis. Children and adults can visit the dogs and sled teams, inspect equipment, and have their pictures taken with the rigs. In addition, information will be available about husky adoption for those who fall in love with these canine champions. Please visit the Adopt-a-Husky website for more information.

View pictures of the 2017 event on our Facebook Page.

Please leave pets at home.

This event is fun in all-weather! If there is not enough snow, the dogs are still able to pull the sleds on wheels. Be sure to dress for the weather, this event is entirely outdoors and the lawn may become muddy due to all the foot traffic. 


Food Options: 

The Ginkgo Restaurant is currently under renovation. During the event the following food options are available.

Fees and Admission

Included in Arboretum admission

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