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Thursday Family Nights


  • Families dancing at Thursday Family Nights
  • A family sitting on the grass listening to a family friendly band
  • Families dancing at Thursday Family Nights
  • Families dancing at Thursday Family Nights

Schedule and Location

Thursdays, June 13, through August 15, 2019 (Except July 4)
5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
The Children's Garden

Bring the family for kid-friendly after-hours entertainment with music and more. Be sure to explore the Children’s Garden  and the Maze Garden

2019 Performer Schedule

June 13         Miss Jamie's Farm
June 20         Todd Downing - Family Pride Night
June 27         ScribbleMonster
July 4             NO EVENT
July 11           Farmer Jason
July 18           Super Stolie - Bilingual Sing-along
July 25           Miss Mim & Friends  
August 1       Miss Jamie's Farm
August 8       Leonardo
August 15     Zak Morgan 

Family Pride Night, June 20
Featured Performer: Todd Downing and his Choose Kindness performance
Families are built on love, and The Morton Arboretum welcomes them all. Join us for a memorable evening of outdoor games, crafts, music, and more to celebrate the importance of families, including LGBTQ homes.

Bilingual Sing-along, July 18
Featured Performer: Super Stolie
¡Hola, amigos! Did you know the Arboretum collaborates with scientists around the world, including Costa Rica and Mexico? Help celebrate our international connections with an evening of crafts, games, and music featuring a bilingual English-Spanish mix of new and traditional canciones (songs).

Concessions will be available at the Ginkgo Cafe in the Visitor Center until 7:30 p.m. during this event.

Fees and Admission

Free for members
Nonmembers:  Enjoy $5 Arboretum admission after 4:30 p.m.

Registration Information

No registration required.