Illumination Entertainment

Visitors walking on a paved trail while trees with incredible visual effects light the way

Schedule and Location

Select nights during Illumination

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During the week, enjoy various live entertainment in the Ginkgo Room and around the trail during Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum.

  • Tuesday: On select dates watch Sensory Illusions or visit with Santa in the Ginkgo Room
    • Visit with Santa - December 4, 11, and 18
      Visit with Santa and his elves from 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm in the Ginkgo Room. Bring your own camera to capture the memories.
  • New Year's Eve and New Year's Day: Listen to live music in the Ginkgo Room from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
  • Along the trail: On select dates listen to carolers or watch Pyrotechniq LED Glow Dancers as you walk the trail

    December 2, 7, 9, 30, and 31

    December 15, 16, 21, 22, and 23

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