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TREE-mendous Summer

TREE-mendous summer at The Morton Arboretum
Concerts, festivals, and trees– oh my! This summer, The Morton Arboretum is overflowing with exciting new events for kids, families, and adults. Combined with hiking, biking, and splashing through 1,700 acres of picturesque landscapes, the Arboretum is the natural setting for you to spend the long summer days—and even a few nights—making priceless memories! 

 

Fantastic Festivals 
 

NEW! Destination Asia Summer Festival

Saturday & Sunday, August 2 & 3
10 a.m.4 p.m.
Join us as we explore the diverse cultures of Asia through live music, dance performances, Asian-inspired fare, bonsai displays, walking tours of our tree collections, and much more! Free with Arboretum general admission. LEARN MORE


NEW! Passport Europe Summer Festival 

Saturday & Sunday, September 6 & 7
10 a.m.4 p.m.
Immerse yourself in the many cultures of Europe with culinary delights, authentic musical performances, dancing demonstrations, and more. Free with Arboretum general admission. LEARN MORE

 


Exciting Events


Wednesdays, Woods & Wine

Wednesdays, June 4–August 27
5:30–8:00 p.m.
Break up the week with wine, light fare, and live music outdoors. Adults 21+. LEARN MORE 


Thursday Family Nights

Thursdays, June 5–August 28
5:00–8:00 p.m.
Enjoy after-hours entertainment, live music, kid-friendly fare, and more every Thursday. LEARN MORE


NEW! Drive-In Nights

Friday & Saturday, August 8 & 9, 8:30 p.m.
Friday & Saturday, October 10 & 11, TBD
Enjoy a nostalgic family movie night among the trees during our first-ever drive-in movie series. Space is limited; tickets on sale now. LEARN MORE

 
Theatre-Hikes® 

Weekends, July 5–October 26
1:00 p.m.
Travel along with the actors as you enjoy exciting theatrical performances in different locations on our grounds. LEARN MORE

 


Drop-in Discoveries

 
Goodies from Gardens

Daily in July
11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Drop-in & Family Adventure Program. Discover how to grow “pizza” and take home your own seed to grow.
Children's Garden
 

Flower Frenzy

Daily in July
11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Drop-in & Family Adventure Program. Look at flowers of all shapes, sizes, and colors then paint your favorite. 
Children's Garden
 

Outdoor Art

Daily in August
11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Drop-in & Family Adventure Program. Gain inspiration from famous nature art and make a water-lily masterpiece of your own.
Children's Garden
 

Shapes of Nature

Daily in August
11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Drop-in & Family Adventure Program.Play with shape viewers and make a nature collage. 
Children's Garden

 

Drop-in & Family Adventure Program Sponsor

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SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: 

June-September 2014