Winter at the Morris Arboretum

Enjoy winter blooms and more!

Philadelphia, PA— Explore the beauty of winter at Morris Arboretum! From specialized tours of its world-class witchhazel collection to wellness walks meant to get your heart pumping, winter is a wonderful time to visit the Morris Arboretum in Chestnut Hill! Enjoy discounted general admission through February 2023. For more information, visit


Except where noted, all events listed below are free with Arboretum admissionMorris Arboretum’s fall/winter hours for February/March are Monday through Sunday, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm.

Witchhazels Tour

Saturday, March 11, 11 am – 12 pm

Meet at Widener Welcome Center

Weather Permitting

Experience the exquisite winter blooms of witchhazel at the Morris Arboretum! Our witchhazel collection is one of the largest in the country. Join an experienced guide to discover many varieties of these delightful beauties that add surprising bursts of color and fragrance to the winter landscape.

Garden Highlights Tour

Weekends 1:00 pm

Meet at Widener Welcome Center

Weather Permitting

Our knowledgeable guides will design a tour around the interests of the attendees. Every tour is different so come back as many times as you’d like!


Wellness Walks

Through March| Weekends | 10:30am

Meet at Widener Welcome Center

Weather Permitting

Get outside for some exercise among the beautiful trees in winter! Join an experienced guide for a brisk 1.5-mile walk along paved paths and get your heart rate up. See a unique view of the Garden, experience the variety of the shapes of trees without their leaves, and look for winter resident birds like cardinals, woodpeckers, and blue jays!



Tuesday Night Nature: A Virtual Speaker Series (Online)

Four consecutive Tuesdays starting April 4, 7 – 8:30 pm

Each Session: Members: $20 | Non-Members $25

Series Price: Members: $80 | Non-Members $100

Tuesday Night Nature, occurring on five consecutive evenings this spring, brings expert voices from afar to the comfort of your own home. Take a virtual tour of England’s gardens; learn from garden experts in Denmark, Quebec, and coastal Maine; and take a dive into the wild world of fungi and explore scientific and theoretical lessons from mycology. Sign up for each class separately or join for the five-part series at a discounted price. Reserve your spot for the lecture series at

For more information about any of these events, email Teri Scott, Director of Marketing, at or call 215.805.5496 (cell).

The Morris Arboretum is one of more than 30 Philadelphia gardens in America’s Garden Capital. This 92-acre horticultural display garden features a spectacular collection of mature trees in a beautiful and colorful landscape. The Morris Arboretum offers educational programs for many audiences ranging from youth to professional and is a leader in botanical and horticultural research.


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