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Lilac Sunday at Arnold Arboretum

Official Website:Lilac Sunday at Arnold Arboretum
Venue:Arnold Arboretum
Location:125 Arborway, Jamaica Plain, MA
Phone:(617) 384-5209
Dates:Sunday, May 14, 2017 - Sunday, May 14, 2017
Hours:10:00m - 3:00pm
In/Outdoor:Outdoor
Cost:Free
Category:Seasonal Fun


Lilac Sunday at Arnold ArboretumThis beloved Boston tradition celebrates the lilacs as well as many other special collections at their peak at this lovely time of year. Come celebrate spring at the Arnold Arboretum.

Tours of the lilacs and other special collections, family activities, and food vendors make for a memorable day. Be a part of this beloved Boston tradition! Check back for the day-of schedule of events.

For one day only for this special event, picnicking in the Arboretum is allowed.

There is no admission fee at the Arboretum and Lilac Sunday is a free, dog-friendly event, though donations and membership gifts are always welcome.

Of the thousands of flowering plants in the Arboretum, only one, the lilac, is singled out each year for a daylong celebration. Mainly located on the edge of Bussey Hill Road in the heart of the landscape, the lilac collection at the Arnold Arboretum is among the premier collections of these plants in North America.

Tours of the lilacs and other specFood Truck Vendors
Serving from 11:00am-3:00pm

The Arboretum is open as usual from dawn to dusk. Activities are available from 10:00am to 3:00pm, and refreshments are available from 11:00am to 3:00pm.

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125 Arborway, Jamaica Plain, MA map

This beloved Boston tradition celebrates the lilacs as well as many other special collections at their peak at this lovely time of year. Come celebrate spring at the Arnold Arboretum.

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Great day at the Arboretum
The morris dancing was great. Seemed like everyone had fun. Was warm when sun came out. Great time for family.

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