November 18, 2023 - January 6, 2024
Celebrate the holidays at the eleventh annual Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum, November 18, 2023 through January 6, 2024. Exciting new features and immersive installations will delight all ages along a new path that is fully ADA compliant and accessible to all.
Gather family and friends to explore 50 acres of the Arboretum’s majestic trees during this one-of-a-kind spectacle of color, light, and sound featuring dazzling new displays as well as returning favorites. You’ll journey along a one-mile paved walking path amid festive music and lighting effects that highlight the beauty of trees in winter. Warm up by a crackling fire and roast marshmallows for s’mores, or stop in one of the concession tents for a snack and beverage. Enjoy a delicious meal in the Ginkgo Restaurant in the Visitor Center overlooking the finale on Meadow Lake. The Arboretum Store will also be open for holiday shopping and seasonal decorating.
Please note: Tickets are limited and advance purchase is strongly recommended.