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Explore Asia at the Morton Arboretum

Jul 24, 2019 11:50AM ● By Hannah Ott

Japanese ensemble music by Chicago Koto Group will be performed all three days. Hear the koto's beautiful sound on Fri., 6:30pm or Sat. & Sun., 10:30am.

Lisle - Visit the Destination Asia Festival at the Morton Arboretum and explore the diverse cultures of the East right in the DuPage County area. 

August 2-4, there will be music, dance, food, art and traditions from across the globe presented at the Visitor Center area. Hours are Friday, 6pm and Saturday and Sunday, 10am-4pm. 

Henna artists, sumo wrestlers, a bonsai show, Korean drummers, even cricket lessons are just a few aspects that can be experienced by all.  

The festival is included in general admission. General admission costs are as follows:

  • Adults ages 18–64, $15 
  • Seniors 65+, $13 
  • Children ages 2–17, $10 
  • Children 1 and younger are free

View the full schedule of events at mortonarb.org/events/destination-asia-festival.


Source: Morton Arboretum 630-968-0074 mortonarb.org.