Night of 1000 Jack-O-Lanterns

October 14 – 18 and 21 – 25, 2020
6:30 – 10:30 p.m. (last entry at 10 p.m.)


More than 1,000 hand-carved pumpkins—some as large as 150 pounds—will light up the night at the Chicago Botanic Garden. Night of 1,000 Jack-o’-Lanterns is the only event of its kind in the Chicago area. Learn more.

Event has timed tickets; last ticket sold at 9:30 p.m. and last entry at 10 p.m. 

If you are not a member, you must purchase parking online before your visit. Parking will not be sold on-site.

The Garden will close each day at 5 p.m. and will reopen at 6 p.m. for ticketed guests only. Tripods and monopods are not allowed during event hours.

 This event is sold out.
E.g., Monday, January 18 2021