Schedule and Location
Arbor Day weekend, Friday, April 26, through Sunday, April 28, 2019
Open only to Arboretum members with pre-purchased timed tickets from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Friday and from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Saturday. During these hours, shoppers will not be admitted before the time on their tickets.
LOCATION: Parking Lot 33 on the West Side
What Makes This Sale Unique?
The Arbor Day Plant Sale at The Morton Arboretum is one of the largest seasonal plant sales in the Chicago region. It offers more than 100,000 plants, including hundreds of species and varieties of trees, shrubs, perennials, grasses, ferns, vegetables, and herbs, all chosen by our experts for success in your Chicago-area garden.
Expert Plant Geniuses are available throughout the sale to answer questions, suggest plants, and help shoppers narrow their choices. Arboretum staff members will help transport plants to shoppers’ cars.
Proceeds from the plant sale support the mission of The Morton Arboretum.
Early Access Shopping
Can’t wait to shop? You can purchase a $25.00 ticket to be among the first to shop at the Arboretum’s Arbor Day Plant Sale! Arboretum members will have a special opportunity to be the early birds at this spectacular sale when it opens on Friday, April 26, 2019. learn more
Fees and Admission
Timed tickets for Friday and Saturday morning are $10.00. Each ticket holder will receive a $10.00 voucher applicable to purchases at the plant sale. Only Arboretum members may purchase timed tickets.
Questions? Learn More
Ticket sales open Monday, April 1.
BY PHONE: 630-725-2066, daily from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
IN PERSON: Stop by the Visitor Center Information Desk during open hours.
ONLINE: Online ticket sales will open April 1.