Children's Garden

Children’s Garden Rentals

Celebrate a special child in your life
in the Arboretum’s award-winning Children’s Garden. 

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Make a lasting impression with an event held in the Children’s Garden at The Morton Arboretum. 

The upper deck of the Children’s Garden picnic area can be reserved for parties (up to 50 people or the mandated gathering limits in effect at the time of the event) from April through October. Party reservation includes admission to the Arboretum for party guests, use of the picnic space for two hours (10 a.m. to noon or 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.), and optional party activities for an additional fee. Outdoor party hosts may bring their own food (no deliveries allowed).

Please note: We are no longer accepting requests for the 2021 rental season. Please leave your contact information on this form to be notified as soon as our 2022 rental season opens.

Basic Party Rental Rates

Weekends and holidays: $325 member, $400 guest

Weekdays: $265 member, $325 guest

Add-on Activities

An optional 30-minute themed activity led by a Children’s Garden staff member. Spring/Summer themes are available April through September. 

Themes include:

  • Gardens
  • Bugs and Insects
  • Trees

Activity cost: $100