Host an Event

The Morton Arboretum is a natural choice for all your special events.

The Morton Arboretum’s magical groves, panoramic vistas, and historic buildings provide a special atmosphere for every occasion. 

Whether you are planning a wedding, hosting a corporate retreat, or organizing a private party, the Arboretum’s breath-taking scenery and first-class amenities make any event exceptional.

Ceremonies and Receptions


The Arboretum’s enchanting gardens, spectacular groves, and elegant interiors set the scene for an unforgettably romantic day.

Learn more: Weddings

Corporate Meetings, Parties, and Picnics

Corporate Events

The Morton Arboretum is an inspiring setting for business meetings and events, from holiday parties to staff retreats. Easy access from Chicago, free parking, and 16 miles of wooded paths add to its appeal as the choice for corporate events of any size.

Learn more: Corporate Events

Social Events and Showers

Parties, Reunions, and Celebrations

Celebrate special moments with friends and family, while creating new memories against a backdrop of inspiring beauty. Whether toasting to the future at an engagement shower or rejoicing with old friends at a reunion, The Morton Arboretum is a natural choice for your celebration.

Learn more: Parties, Reunions, and Celebrations

Children's Parties

Birthday Celebrations and Picnics in the Children’s Garden

Come enjoy magical adventures in a natural wonderland by hosting an event in the Children’s Garden. From picnics to birthdays, the upper deck and surrounding picnic areas of the Children’s Garden are perfect for children’s parties of many types and sizes.

Learn more: Birthday Celebrations and Picnics in the Children’s Garden

Why choose the Arboretum?

When you host an event at the Arboretum, you get more than just beautiful scenery.