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Weddings and receptions

Did you get engaged over the holidays? Congratulations! 

Call us at 630-725-2190 about available dates for 2014. 
 

Surround your special day with the beautiful gardens and stunning landscapes of the Arboretum.Surround your special day with the beautiful gardens and stunning landscapes of the Arboretum.
The Morton Arboretum is a natural choice for your wedding celebration. Exchange vows in the former library of the Morton family mansion or have an elegant large-scale reception with a breathtaking lake-view room, all situated on our 1,700 acre grounds.

Get more information in the
Wedding Brochure, including:

  • Rental rates
  • In-depth descriptions of ceremony and reception sites
  • Wedding packages
  • Year-round menu
  • Customized enhancements
  • Preferred vendors

 

Fine dining menu options provided by on-site catering at the Arboretum.Fine dining menu options provided by on-site catering at the Arboretum.

Menus

All gourmet menu items at your reception are provided by The Morton Arboretum's exclusive in-house caterer.     

Plated Wedding Menu

Afternoon Wedding Menu  

Specialty Stations Menu

 

Wedding photo tram tour

The Wedding Photo Tram Tour takes your guests aboard the Acorn Express open-air tram on a one-hour, narrated tour of the Arboretum grounds.

We'll provide background music or bring along your favorite CD to enjoy while guests take in the scenery and the views. Your private wedding tram makes one scenic photo stop of your choice along the way.

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Gift registry at The Arboretum Store

Receive a complimentary consultation with The Arboretum Store staff about nature-inspired gifts to include on your bridal registry. The Arboretum has collections of home decor, tabletop items, and garden gear. Choose from items hand-crafted by the finest artisans, some using natural resources directly from the Arboretum.

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