A Little Time and a Keyboard: Destination Asia Summer Festival at The Morton Arboretum August 2-3 {&Giveaway!}

Destination Asia Summer Festival at The Morton Arboretum August 2-3 {&Giveaway!}

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Image via Morton Arboretum
*Disclosure: The Morton Arboretum has generously provided 2 tickets for our giveaway. No compensation was received. All opinions are 100% my own.

Earlier this month, we took a look at the Travel America Festival at The Morton Arboretum. This summer, the Arboretum continues to travel around the world. August 2-3 brings the sounds, sights and flavors of Asia to The Morton Arboretum during the Destination Asia Summer Festival. Some highlights will include:
  • Traditional Japanese, Chinese and Thai music
  • Chinese Dragon Dance
  • Sumo Wrestling Demo
  • Learning how to play badminton
  • Learning how to play cricket
  • Learning about and experiencing henna tattoos
  • Bonsai Demo
  • Exploring Asian collections of trees
  • Asian-inspired food trucks and food at Gingko Cafe
  • & More!
Sounds like a lot of fun packed into a day at the Arboretum! The event will run 10AM-4PM each day. Check The Morton Arboretum website for scheduling information. The event is free with admission to the Arboretum. Admission is $12 Adults ages 18–64, $11 Seniors ages 65+ and $9 Youth ages 2–17. Those 1 and under are free! There will be Acorn Express Tram rides highlighting tree collections representing asia. There is a fee for the Tram rides and tickets can be purchased at the Visitor Center.

Giveaway time!

The Morton Arboretum has generously given us 2 tickets to give away to one lucky reader to visit the Destination Asia Summer Festival! The giveaway will end Sunday, July 27 and is open to US residents 18-years-old and older. The winner will have 24-hours to respond to the notification email or the prize will be forfeited. Good luck!
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1 comment

  1. Love the Arboretum and this sounds like a great event. I'd love to check out the henna tattoos and the food trucks!