Illumination: Tree Lights at the Morton Arboretum

Sat Nov 18, 2023 - Sat Jan 6, 2024
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Repeating every week — Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays through January 6, 2024.
4:30pm to 10:00pm CT
Age: All ages
Price: Prices TBA
The Morton Arboretum

Visitors walk a one-mile path with thousands of lights in displays illuminating the trees, accompanied by music. An awe-inspiring display illuminates the new Grand Garden. Visitors can enjoy some old favorites and new displays. Stop along the way to roast s'mores around a campfire or drink a hot beverage from concession stands. 

Prices vary for members and nonmembers and time of admission. Illumination opens each evening at 4:30pm, with the last entry at 8:30pm. Lights go out at 9:30pm. The event is closed November 23 (Thanksgiving),; December 24 (Christmas Eve), and 25 (Christmas Day).

** Activity dates/times are subject to change. Please click through to the activity website to verify.