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Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum

Illumination at The Morton Arboretum

From November 21, 2014 through January 3, 2015, The Morton Arboretum glows with dazzling LED lights and trees that respond to your touch and voice, as Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum return for a second year.

 

Buy tickets now!   Online purchasing of same day tickets is available until 7 p.m. (if tickets remain to be sold).    


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See trees in a different light.

  • Don’t miss the return of this groundbreaking, interactive spectacle.
  • Stroll over a mile of innovative lights and projections.
  • Experience trees that respond to your hug or voice.
  • Enjoy the new Symphony Woods with music from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
  • Share this one-of-a-kind family activity or romantic date.

PLAN YOUR Illumination experience

SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: 

November 21, 2014 through January 3, 2015*

*Illumination is closed Wednesday, December 24 and Thursday, December 25.

On select nights, you can enjoy music in the Visitor Center after you tour Illumination. See schedule

FEES AND ADMISSION: 

For Illumination dates December 29-January 3:
$12 member adult/$6 member child (ages 2-17)
$17 nonmember adult/$11 nonmember child (ages 2-17)

For Illumination dates December 20-23 and December 26-28:
$15 member adult/$8 member child (ages 2-17)
$20 nonmember adult/$13 nonmember child (ages 2-17)

REGISTRATION INFORMATION: 

Tickets are limited. Advance purchase recommended. Please choose your date carefully as all Illumination tickets are date-specific and cannot be refunded. A $5 transaction fee will apply to any ticket exchanges, no exceptions.

ONLINE:  BUY TICKETS NOW

You can purchase same-day tickets until 7:00 p.m. (or until sold out).

 
CALL:  630-725-2066
                   Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m to 3:00 p.m.
                     Phone orders take a minimum of 24 business hours for processing.
                     Same day phone orders cannot be accommodated.
                     Purchases or exchanges for weekend dates must be received by 3 p.m. the preceding Thursday.
 

IN PERSON: Stop by the Visitor Center during open hours from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily


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“Prepare to be dazzled…Illumination is something entirely new.” —Chicago Tribune

 

Thank you to our Illumination Presenting Sponsors:

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