We’ve taken the season and turned it into a celebration—Fall Color Festival at The Morton Arboretum! See the world through a kaleidoscope of brilliantly colored trees while enjoying grilled goodies and taffy apples, a scarecrow trail around Meadow Lake, and other activities every day in October. Special events include the Fall Color 5K Run and Walk,, Cider and Ale Festival, Nightfall With Edgar Allan Poe from Theatre-Hikes, Mystery Dinner, Glass Pumpkin Patch, Boo Breakfast, and more!
The Morton Arboretum thanks the Presenting Sponsor of the 2017 Fall Color Festival
Dozens of large-scale metal sculptures based on the ancient Japanese art of paper folding will engage you on paths through the Arboretum’s spectacular landscape Friday, May 19, through Sunday, October 22, 2017.
Shop dozens of varieties of dutch bulbs such as tulips, daffodils, iris, alliums, crocus, fritillaria, and many more. Saturday & Sunday, September 30 & October 1, 2017 at The Arboretum Store. 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Kids, enjoy games and crafts. Costumes encouraged. Saturday, September 30, weekends in October and Columbus day at The Morton Arboretum. Weekends in October and Monday, October 9, 2017 (Columbus Day), 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Experience the theater on nature's stage as plays based on literary tales are presented during hikes through the scenic landscape of The Morton Arboretum. Select weekends, July, August, September, and October, 2017
Explore a dazzling collection of 5,000 hand-blown glass pumpkins and other autumnal designs in mesmerizing colors, shapes, and sizes. At The Morton Arboretum, October 11- 15, 2017. Sales begin October 13 at 1:00 p.m.