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Arbor Evenings: Music and More

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Wednesdays, June 5 through August 28, 2019

Unwind with family and friends on Wednesday evenings at The Morton Arboretum this summer. Mingle as you enjoy live music and dancing, lawn games, and refreshments surrounded by beautiful trees. There’s no better way to celebrate the leisurely evenings of summer than this!

Tickets include event admission, one complimentary beverage (beer, wine, or soda), activities, and live music. Tickets are required for all guests 21 years old and older. Families are welcome; children admitted free.

  • Seating is all on the grass; bring a blanket or chair. No chairs will be provided.
  • Guests may bring outside food. Tapas plates will also be available to purchase.
  • Guests may bring sealed water or an empty refillable water bottle; no other outside beverages allowed.
  • Guests may bring low portable tables and wagons.

Arrival and Entry

  • Music is from 5:30 to 7:45 p.m. Ticket sales begin at 5:00 p.m.
  • Those arriving after 4:30 p.m. for Arbor Evenings pay only for the event ticket and not a separate admission fee; indicate upon arrival that you are attending Arbor Evenings.
  • Parking is located near the Visitor Center. Once the main lot is full, you will be directed to the nearest available lot. All lots are approximately 0.3 miles from the event location.
  • All entries are general admission. Event area opens at 5:00 p.m.
  • Tickets are required for all guests 21 years old and older. Guests should be prepared to have their ID checked at the ticket booth to receive a wristband for event entry.
  • Check-in is required for guests of all ages.
  • You are welcome to explore the rest of the grounds during your visit; your wristband is needed to re-enter the event area.
  • All events are outdoors. Tickets are non-refundable and cannot be exchanged. In the event of extreme or severe weather, events may be cancelled for the safety of guests.

Admission Fees:

Members: $12
Nonmembers: $17
Under 21: Free

2019 Performance Schedule

June 5         Frank & Dave
June 12       R-Gang
June 19       Wild Earp & The Free for Alls
June 26       Cadillac Groove
July 3           Midnight
July 10         28 DAYS
July 17         The PriSSillas
July 24         Sushi Roll
July 31         Four C Notes
August 7     Semple Band
August 14   Dick Diamond & the Dusters
August 21   Breezeway Chicago
August 28   the StingRays