Please note: Due to the forecast for rain on Saturday, October 4 there may be a delay start time and some activities will be held indoors at our Visitor Center.
Free with admission. Some activities have an additional fee, see below.
Don’t miss this weekend of autumn fun that has become an annual tradition for many families.
Special guests from the Elmwood Park Zoo will be visiting us from 12:00 - 3:00pm both days.
The ColonialLUG (LEGO® User Group) will be coming to Fall Festival from 12:00 - 3:00pm both days to facilitate the building of a large LEGO® version of very own Morris the Merrie Little Owl. Under the direction of ColonialLUG members, children will assemble bricks to contribute a piece of the owl. Stick around and watch the owl grow! The owl will be disassembled at day’s end on Saturday for a fresh start on Sunday. There will also be a table with a variety of bricks for free play.
On display October 4 - 19. More than 30 scarecrows will be on display for three weeks along Oak Allée. Come vote for your favorite in the “Heroes and Villains” theme to determine which ‘crows will be the prize winners! Learn More »
The Arboretum is open as usual, 10:00am - 4:00pm. Please use extra caution on pathways, as some ice may persist.
Please note that winter weather conditions can change quickly, check back or call (215) 247-5777 before heading out for a visit.
Weather conditions may limit garden access to certain features even if the garden is open – please check the web site or call (215) 247-5777 for updates before visiting. Our visitors’ safety in the garden is our top priority. Therefore when inclement weather is predicted, we will make decisions about closing the garden accordingly.