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Jingle and Mingle

Adults wearing Santa hats mingling and laughing

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Eat, drink, and be merry!

Kick off your holiday celebration at our new Jingle and Mingle event, featuring an open bar, cookie decorating, visit from Santa, and more. This cocktail party has light fare and limited seating, so bring your dancing shoes! 

Yule be sure to enjoy this party, so jingle all the way there!

  • Prepare for your visit with Santa. Start your wish list now. (We hope you've been nice this year!)
  • Don your best holiday apparel (bust out those festive sweaters) for a chance to win tickets to Illumination and other special events.
  • Brush up on your favorite holiday tunes for carol-oke!
  • Strike a pose in the photo booth and enjoy unlimited prints.
  • Revisit your childhood and decorate holiday cookies with all the works.
  • Indulge in light fare and our specialty holiday cocktails. 
  • Dance the night away with our DJ.


The Morton Arboretum encourages safe driving with designated driver tickets. Designated drivers will enjoy all the holiday fun and receive complimentary non-alcoholic beverages at the bar. Designated drivers cannot purchase any alcoholic drinks at this event.

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