Enjoy Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum this holiday season. See trees in a different light and the power of coming together to lift our spirits during the crisp, long nights of winter! Illumination is an award-winning, one-mile outdoor walking tour on a paved path that winds through 50 acres of The Morton Arboretum’s celebrated tree collections.
Start Date: Friday, November 17, 2017
End Date: Monday, January 1, 2018
Time: 4:30 – 9:30pm (last admission at 8:30pm)
Location: The Morton Arboretum – 4100 IL Rt. 53, Lisle, IL 60521
Cost: $7 – $22 (Price varies based on date and member status.)
More information available online.
• Seating, warming/concession tents and fire pits available along the route
• Countless photo opportunities
• Illu-medallion – new interactive light display technology (details below)
Illumination is an ideal way to experience the winter woods brought to life with innovative lights, projections, and music. Parking is available at the Arboretum and included in the price of admission.
This year, this Morton Arboretum event will introduce the Illu-medallion. Groundbreaking technology lets you be part of the interactive light display when you purchase a glowing, wearable Illu-medallion that reacts to the spectacular sights and sounds along your journey. Illu-medallion is an addition cost.
Most of the Illumination path is accessible to people who use wheelchairs and other mobility aids. The exhibition is not accessible by car and cannot be experienced from the road.
The Morton Arboretum
4100 IL Rt. 53
Lisle, IL 60521