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Husky Heroes


  • A musher with huskies on a sled
  • A musher on a sled pulled by huskies
  • Three young children posing with a husky
  • Husky heroes at The Morton Arboretum

Schedule and location

January 25 and 26, 2020

Visitors of all ages will enjoy interacting with Siberian sled dogs when Husky Heroes returns to The Morton Arboretum, January 25 and 26, 2020.

Guests can watch demonstrations of husky sled-pulling and skijoring, a winter sport where the dogs pull a person on skis. Children and adults can visit the dogs and sled teams, inspect equipment, and have their pictures taken with the rigs. In addition, information will be available about husky adoption for those who fall in love with these canine champions. Please visit the Adopt-a-Husky website for more information.

This event is fun in all weather! If there is not enough snow, the dogs are still able to pull the sleds on wheels. Be sure to dress for the weather, this event is entirely outdoors.

View pictures of some of our previous events on our Facebook Page.

For the Husky Heroes event, please leave pets at home. If you're interested in visiting with you dog, check our Tails on the Trails or Dog Admission Day events. 


2020 Event Schedule

Dog Sledding Demonstrations
Approximately 11:30 am, 12:45 pm, 2:00 pm, and 3:15 pm
Watch lively dog sledding and skijoring demonstrations and meet the champion husky dogs between demonstrations.
Outdoors near Visitor Center

Siberian Husky Information from Adopt-a-Husky
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Learn more about the breed and meet adoptable dogs!
Visitor Center

Canine-Related Craft
11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Stop by the Sterling Morton Library to make a canine-related craft.
Sterling Morton Library 

Enchanted Railroad
Enjoy an intricate model railroad as trains chug through a miniature landscape. Free timed tickets are available in the Visitor Center. The Enchanted Railroad is open daily through February 23.

Fees and admission

Included in Arboretum admission

Event interests: