Corporate and Private Gatherings

Winter woods brought to life with innovative lights and projections

Host a holiday or year-end party they’ll never forget!

The magic returns to the winter woods! Share Chicagoland’s most unique and inspiring seasonal experience with your guests with an event at the new Arbor Court Pavilion. Hold your private event at the Pavilion, then enjoy a mile-long walk through the winter landscape as your party is immersed in an interactive experience for all ages. Trees light up when hugged. Tinsel-like lights respond to your singing. This year, new surprises await, as technology illuminates our unparalleled collection of trees.

Treat your guests to an exclusive experience.

Book the new Arbor Court Pavilion for your corporate or private year-end party!  

Enjoy these benefits:

  • Free Arboretum admission and Illumination exhibit entry for all guests
  • On-site catering
  • Easy access for viewing Illumination


The Pavilion can accommodate groups of up to 150. For more intimate groups, ask us about our Cudahy Room.

Reserve your date today!
Call 630-725-2190

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Illumination: Saturday, November 17, 2018 through Tuesday, January 1, 2019*

*Illumination is closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and Mondays: November 19, November 26, December 3, December 10, and December 17.