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Theatre-Hikes® At The Morton Arboretum

Experience the theater on nature's stage. 

Walk along with the action of your favorite literary tales performed live among 1,700 acres of trees and beautiful landscapes. 

Plan Your Experience:
The first Sunday performance of each month will be a low-impact hike (suitable for strollers, walkers, and wheelchairs).

Each performance lasts approximately two and one-half hours, so please wear comfortable shoes, dress for the weather, and bring a chair or blanket, water bottle, and insect repellent.

All performances begin at the Thornhill Shelter (Parking Lot 21).


Alice in Wonderland 

All performances at 1 p.m.
Weekends in July

Watch Alice as she searches for the white rabbit on a journey through wonderland . 

You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown 

All performances at 1 p.m.
Weekends in August

Based on the comic strip “Peanuts” by Charles M. Schulz, this comedic musical follows a day in the life of Charlie Brown as he and his friends learn the meaning of happiness.

Enchanted April

All performances at 1 p.m.
Weekends in September

Elizabeth von Arnim's novel tells the story of four dissimilar women in 1920s England who leave their damp and rainy environments to go on a holiday to a secluded coastal castle in Italy.


Weekends in October PLUS Columbus Day, October, 13


Saturdays and Sundays,
July -October PLUS Columbus Day, Monday, October, 13