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  • Glass Pumpkin Patch

    The Glass Pumpkin Patch returns with a cornucopia of unique blown-glass artwork set against a backdrop of the Arboretum’s colorful trees.
  • Fall is for families at the Arb

    From Halloween hikes to festive foods, fall is perfect for families at the Arboretum.
  • Fall Color Festival at the Arb

    This October, come leaf peeping on the Arboretum’s 1,700 acres, then celebrate the autumn season at our Fall Color Festival.
  • Getting Ahead of Invasive Species: The Morton Arboretum Restoration Forum

    Threats from invasive species are some of the biggest challenges facing our natural areas today.
  • Telling the story of nature

    Kids and kids at heart gather around docents at the new Discovery Cart, waiting for a story.
  • Illumination: coming this holiday season

    Join us this holiday season as The Morton Arboretum is transformed into an interactive wonderland of color and light during its first-ever winter lights event, Illumination: See Trees in a Different Light.