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Illumination at Morton Arboretum

Presented by Morton Arboretum at The Morton Arboretum, Lisle IL

Nov 20 2021
Jan 08 2022
Illumination at Morton Arboretum

Do you have any features planned on safe, travel destinations around the holidays? We hope you will consider Illumination, a perfect melding of nature + technology + art, not your usual holiday lights display. 

After converting this wildly popular event to a drive-through experience due to COVID safety precautions, Illumination is going back to its "roots" with its traditional walking path. With unparalleled new experiences in addition to returning favorites, visitors can enjoy Illumination at their own pace.

Visitors will be surrounded by color as they walk  amid interactive lighting effects that highlight the beauty of trees in winter. This one-of-a-kind, spectacle of color, light, and

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Illumination tickets run between $7-$19 for members, $13-$24 for guests (non-members). Prices vary based on the day. Member-only Early Bird pricing is available through October 31. Check here for pricing details. Children under 2 are admitted at no cost.

Standard/Peak pricing:

Standard nights - November 23, 24 and 30, December 1-2, 7-9, 14-16.

Peak nights - November 20-21, 26-28, December 3-5, 10-12, 17-31, and January 1-2.

Closed - November 22 and 25 (Thanksgiving) and 29, and December 6, 13, 24 (Christmas Eve), and 25

(Christmas Day)


The Morton Arboretum

4100 Illinois Route 53, Lisle, IL 60532

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