Lilac Sunday at 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!
20 Food Trucks will be serving up everything under the sun including savory tacos, fall of the bone BBQ, Asian fusion, vegetarian options, homemade ice cream sandwiches, and much more!
For one day only for this special event, picnicking in the Arboretum is allowed. Dogs are welcomed but must be leashed and cleaned up after in accordance with City of Boston regulations and for the comfort and safety of all visitors.
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.
For Lilac Sunday event information, please visit www.arboretum.harvard.edu or call (617) 384-5209.
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.
Great day at the ArboretumThe morris dancing was great. Seemed like everyone had fun. Was warm when sun came out. Great time for family.
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