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Weddings and receptions

Married couple standing under a treeSurround your special day with the beautiful gardens and stunning landscapes of the Arboretum.

Recently engaged? Congratulations!
Call us at 630-725-2190 for available 2016 dates.
Space is available in our indoor venues and in the White Pine Pavilion.


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
PDF icon2016 Wedding Brochure (PDF)

  • 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.


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

PDF iconWedding Menu (PDF)

PDF iconDay Wedding Menu (PDF) 

PDF iconWhite Pine Pavilion Menu (PDF)

South Asian Package (PDF) 



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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