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  • Mother’s Day Brunch

    Mother’s Day Brunch
    Celebrate Mom with a fabulous brunch among the blooming backdrop of Meadow Lake, followed by a scenic walk through the Arboretum.

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  • Tails on the Trails

    Tails on the Trails
    Enjoy a "paw"fect day out with your pup, meandering down the Arboretum's 16 miles of hiking trails. You can also shop from local businesses and organizations in the pet expo and meet dogs available for adoption and inquire about volunteering with local pet shelters. Dogs and pets are not allowed in cars or on the grounds of the Arboretum, except for on specially designated days ('Tails on the Trails' and 'Dog Admission' Days), or as service animals.

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  • Arbor Evenings

    Arbor Evenings
    Enjoy live music and more on select Thursday Nights from June to August, 2021.

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  • Dog Admission Days

    Dog Admission Days
    Hit the trails, at The Morton Arboretum, with your canine friend for our next Dog Admission Day on Sunday, February 21 and Sunday March 21, 2021.

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  • Fall Color 5K Run and Walk

    Fall Color 5K Run and Walk
    Satisfy your inner champion during a socially distant race through a scenic, rolling course at The Morton Arboretum's 18th annual Fall Color 5K Run and Walk on Saturday, October 2, 2021.

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  • Veterans Day

    Veterans Day
    Veterans and those who accompany them to The Morton Arboretum in the same vehicle will be admitted free on Wednesday, November 11.

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  • Join us on a family hike on the Conifer Trail, tailored to young children. Wednesdays, or Thursdays, March 2021,11:00 a.m. to noon. Please note: Early online registration is open Nov 24-30 exclusively for Ginkgo Circle, Oak Circle, Hawthorn Circle, Elm Circle, and Thornhill Circle members.
  • Family Field Trips. Select Tuesdays or Thursdays, April 20 through May 6, 2021, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
  • JJoin us for a campout designed especially for families! Pitch your tent on the lawn inside the Children’s Garden and get ready to spend a night under the stars.Friday, June 25 through Saturday June 26, 2021, 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 a.m.

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