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Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum

Trees glowing with dazzling LED lights
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: 

Friday, November 18, 2016 through January 2, 2017

Note: Illumination will be closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas along with the following Mondays, November 21 and 28, December 5 and 12.

See Illumination's musical entertainment learn more

See trees in a different light.

  • Stroll a mile-long paved path through the winter woods.
  • Let award-winning lights and projections spark your imagination.
  • Hug or sing to trees, and they respond!
  • See lights dance to excerpts from The Nutcracker recorded by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
  • Make memories with a night unlike any other!
     

PLAN YOUR ILLUMINATION EXPERIENCE

Buy Tickets now!

FEES AND ADMISSION: 

Tickets are limited and on sale NOW. Advance purchase recommended. Choose your dates carefully, as all Illumination tickets are date-specific and cannot be refunded.

On some days, we offer tickets for admission at different times of the evening, allowing you to enter either at 5:00 p.m. (and any time later) or 7:00 p.m. (and any time later). The earliest you will be admitted is the time on your ticket.

MEMBER TICKETS

Peak: November 25-27,  December 22 & 23, and December 26-30
Times: 5:00 p.m. and Later or  7:00 p.m. and Later
Member adult  $17
Member child (2-17) $9

Standard: November 18-20, November 22 & 23, November 29-December 4, December 6-11, December 13-21, and December 31-January 2
Times: 5:00 p.m. and Later or  7:00 p.m. and Later
Member adult $13
Member child (2-17 years old) $7
 

NONMEMBER TICKETS

Peak: November 25-27,  December 22 & 23, and December 26-30
Times: 5:00 p.m. and Later or  7:00 p.m. and Later
Nonmember adult $22
Nonmember child (2-17 years old) $14

Standard: November 18-20, November 22 & 23, November 29-December 4, December 6-11, December 13-21,  and December 31-January 2
Times: 5:00 p.m. and Later or 7:00 p.m. and Later
Nonmember adult $18
Nonmember child (2-17 years old) $12

NOT A MEMBER? JOIN NOW.

Please note, it will take several hours after becoming a new member or renewing on-line for member pricing to appear in your shopping cart after logging in to your order with your member number or temporary member number.

 

REGISTRATION INFORMATION: 

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PHONE: 630-725-2066, daily (excluding holidays), 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

                Sorry, same day phone orders can not be accommodated.

                A $5 transaction fee is charged for each phone order.

VISIT: In person at the Visitor Center during open hours

 

 

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