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Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum

Illumination, Treemagination. Colors splashed across the hemlock trees.
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: 

Friday, November 18, 2016 through January 2, 2017

Note: Illumination will be closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas along with the following Mondays, November 21 and 28, December 5 and 12.

See Illumination's musical entertainment learn more

See trees in a different light.

  • Stroll a mile-long paved path through the winter woods.
  • Let award-winning lights and projections spark your imagination.
  • Hug or sing to trees, and they respond!
  • See lights dance to excerpts from The Nutcracker recorded by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
  • Make memories with a night unlike any other!
     

PLAN YOUR ILLUMINATION EXPERIENCE

Buy Tickets now!

FEES AND ADMISSION: 

Tickets are limited and on sale NOW. Advance purchase recommended. Choose your dates carefully, as all Illumination tickets are date-specific and cannot be refunded.

On some days, we offer tickets for admission at different times of the evening, allowing you to enter either at 5:00 p.m. (and any time later) or 7:30 p.m. (and any time later). Except for December 9-10, where it's 7:00 p.m. (and any time later). The earliest you will be admitted is the time on your ticket, and you may have to wait outside until you can enter.

MEMBER TICKETS

Peak:December 22 & 23 and December 26-30
Times: 5:00 p.m. and Later or  7:30p.m. and Later
Member adult  $17
Member child (2-17) $9

Standard: December 6-11*, December 13-21, and December 31-January 2
Times: 5:00 p.m. and Later or  7:30 p.m. and Later 
*Times: 5:00 p.m. and Later or  7:00 p.m. and Later 
Member adult $13
Member child (2-17 years old) $7
 

NONMEMBER TICKETS

Peak: December 22 & 23 and December 26-30
Times: 5:00 p.m. and Later or  7:30 p.m. and Later
Nonmember adult $22
Nonmember child (2-17 years old) $14

Standard: December 6-11*, December 13-21,  and December 31-January 2
Times: 5:00 p.m. and Later or 7:00 p.m. and Later
*Times: 5:00 p.m. and Later or  7:00 p.m. and Later 
Nonmember adult $18
Nonmember child (2-17 years old) $12

NOT A MEMBER? JOIN NOW.

Please note, it will take several hours after becoming a new member or renewing on-line for member pricing to appear in your shopping cart after logging in to your order with your member number or temporary member number.

There is no additional charge for parking.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION: 

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PHONE: 630-725-2066, daily (excluding holidays), 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

                Sorry, same day phone orders can not be accommodated.

                A $5 transaction fee is charged for each phone order.

VISIT: In person at the Visitor Center during open hours

 

 

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