Morris Arboretum of the University of PennsylvaniaWhat's Happening in December?
Winter Wellness Walks Winter Wellness Walks
Saturdays 10:30am – 11:30am

Sundays 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Led by an experienced Volunteer Guide, these brisk walks will stick to the paved paths and get your heart rate up. Learn more.

Holiday Garden Railway Nights
Holiday Garden Railway Days and Nights
Open daily with regular admission 10-4pm PLUS Select Friday, Saturday, and Sunday Nights 4:30pm-7:30pm

Enjoy the Holiday Garden Railway decorated for the season by day or all lit up at night. White lights sparkle along the rails and miniature greens adorn the buildings.

New this year, on your way to the Holiday Garden Railway discover a forest of trees made of lights up to twelve feet tall. Learn more and register now.

Upcoming Tours Upcoming Tours
Conifers — Saturday, December 7 | 11am
Holly Highlights & Winter Greenery — Saturday, December 14 & 28 | 2pm

Join an experienced guide: tour our conifers on the 7th or explore our collection of hollies and evergreens on the 14th and 28th. Learn more.

Insider Art Pop-Up
Insider Art Holiday Pop-Up Shop
Sunday, December 15 | 10:00am – 3:00pm

Finish your holiday shopping at the Widener Visitor Center. In addition to the Arboretum Shop’s wide variety of great gifts, more than 25 artists and crafters will have their original works on sale. Selections from participating members include jewelry, wood clocks, ceramics, photography, and more. The Compton Café will be open with a limited menu. Learn more.

Kids Holiday Centerpiece Kids Holiday Centerpiece
Saturday, December 21
10:00am – 3:30pm

Learn some tricks when working with these natural materials and create a fabulous centerpiece for your Thanksgiving table or to give as a hostess gift. Success is guaranteed. Register now.

It's December in the Shop!
Find the Perfect Gift at The Shop!

While you’re visiting the Holiday Garden Railway or the Insider Art Holiday Pop-Up Shop don’t forget to stop by The Shop to find gifts for everyone on your list. We are fully stocked with local, eco-friendly, outdoor, child-friendly, and one-of-a-kind goodies. You’re sure to find something for everyone. Members get 10% off their purchases. Not a member? Join today!

Gift Memberships Give the Gift of Morris Arboretum
Memberships provide a full year of benefits and enjoyment for your gift recipient. Click here to give the gift of membership.
Wish to purchase the gift over the phone? Please call 215-247-5777 x 205 Monday – Friday 9am-5pm. In order to ensure your gift is received by December 24, gift memberships must be ordered no later than December 18.
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