Illumination: Tree Lights at Morton Arboretum

Change the color of a tree when you hug it…or sing to it…or press a button near it. These are some of the fun interactive features of Illumination: Tree Lights at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle, Illinois. Other lights dance to music, and trees light up in a rotating array of colors.

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We went to Illumination in 2013, during its inaugural year. We went back this year and were awed once again by the magical atmosphere throughout the 50 acres of the arboretum used for the event. In fact, it’s so different, it’s hard to explain, so we put together a three-minute video to show you some of the highlights.


If you go to Illumination: Tree Lights at Morton Arboretum

Illumination: Tree Lights at Morton Arboretum continues through Tuesday, January 1, 2019. Open Tuesdays through Sundays (closed Mondays except December 31). Also closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Tickets are available for specific admission times, beginning at 4:30 p.m., with the last admission at 8:30 p.m. Lights turn off at 9:30 p.m. Purchase tickets at:
http://www.mortonarb.org/events/illumination-tree-lights-morton-arboretum

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