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Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum

Trees glowing with dazzling LED lights
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: 

Friday, November 18, 2016 through January 2, 2017

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

See trees in a different light.

  • Stroll over a mile of innovative lights and projections.
  • Hug or sing to trees, and they respond.
  • Listen while lights dance to music performed by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. 
  • Music, motion, and magic fill the winter woods.

PLAN YOUR ILLUMINATION EXPERIENCE

FEES AND ADMISSION: 

Tickets are limited and go on sale Monday, October 3, 2016. 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 7:00 p.m. (and any time later). The earliest you will be admitted is the time on your ticket.

MEMBER TICKETS

Early-Bird Pricing (purchased before midnight CST on Monday, October 31, 2016)

Peak: November 25-27,  December 22 & 23, December 26-30
Times: 5:00 p.m. and Later or  7:00 p.m. and Later
Member adult $14
Member child (2-17 years old) $7

Standard: November 18-20, November 22 & 23, November 29-December 4, 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
Member adult $12
Member child (2-17 years old) $6

Regular Pricing (purchased after Monday, October 31)

Peak: November 25-27,  December 22 & 23, and December 26-30
Times: 5:00 p.m. and Later or  7:00 p.m. and Later
Member adult  $17
Member child (2-17) $9

Standard: November 18-20, November 22 & 23, November 29-December 4, 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
Member adult $13
Member child (2-17 years old) $7
 

NONMEMBER TICKETS

Peak: November 25-27,  December 22 & 23, and December 26-30
Times: 5:00 p.m. and Later or  7:00 p.m. and Later
Nonmember adult $22
Nonmember child (2-17 years old) $14

Standard: November 18-20, November 22 & 23, November 29-December 4, 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
Nonmember adult $18
Nonmember child (2-17 years old) $12

NOT A MEMBER? JOIN NOW.

 

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