Autumn at the Arboretum 2023

October 6, 7 & 8, 2023

Our signature fall community event is back for 2023!


Join Klehm the first weekend in October to experience a wide variety of educational programs, activities and more to celebrate the fall season!

Saturday, October 7th:

Join us for a free educational lecture and apple tasting program – more information here!

Sunday, October 8th:

Join us for kid’s games, crafts, activity stations, community partner booths, live music, food trucks and more!

Friday, October 6, 2023 | 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Saturday, October 7, 2023 | 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Sunday, October 8, 2023 | 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

FREE admission all weekend long!

Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden
2715 S. Main St.
Rockford, IL 61102

1 (815) 965-8146

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Sunday, October 22, 2023

Take a walking tour of Klehm’s beautiful fall colors to gain inspiration for your painting, and afterward, Art by Karla will walk you through the steps to paint a beautiful fall tree for your home!