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 Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum

Presented by The Morton Arboretum at The Morton Arboretum, Lisle IL

Nov 20 2020
Jan 10 2021
 Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum

In its eighth year as a reimagined driving experience featuring new displays, a customized music soundtrack and returning favorites

Experience the beauty from the safety of your car and tune to a synced musical soundtrack via radio while driving nearly two-miles among the Arboretum’s majestic trees.

Embracing the Arboretum’s mission and identity as The Champion of Trees, the reimagined exhibition will take guests on a journey that begins with passage through a new tunnel of lights. The winding road will pass by annual Illumination favorites such as Symphony Woods, Woodland Wonder and Crystal Promenade, as well as five

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Tickets to Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum go on sale for members-only Early Bird pricing October 1–7, and to the general public beginning October 8. Ticket prices range from $29 to $49 per vehicle. Timed tickets must be purchased online at or in person at the Arboretum Visitor Center in advance of arrival at Illumination. Tickets will not be sold on-site during the event.

Contact: 630.968.0074

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Additional time info:

For the first time, Illumination will be OPEN on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, and New Year’s Day!

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


The Morton Arboretum

4100 Illinois Route 53, Lisle, IL 60532

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