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Lilac Sunday at the Arnold Arboretum

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Lilac Sunday at the Arnold Arboretum
Welcome the Arrival of Spring at the Arboretum

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. Lilac Sunday has been celebrated at the Arnold Arboretum since 1908.

Tours of the lilacs and family activities are available from 10:00am to 3:00pm on Sunday, May 13. The landscape is open from dawn until dusk.

Parking:
Note that due to ongoing road construction and reconfiguration at the former Casey Overpass, you may wish to seek an alternate route to the Arboretum. Traffic can move through this area, though there are route changes and possibly restrictions.

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