VISIT & explore

Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum

Illumination, Treemagination. Colors splashed across the hemlock trees.

Friday, November 17, 2017 through Monday, January 1, 2018​.  

NOTE:  Illumination will be closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas along with the following Mondays, November 20 & 27 and December 4, 11, & 18.


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  recorded by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
  • Make memories with a night unlike any other!