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4/30: Arbor Day at Ravinia Festival

April 17, 2022 -- The City of Highland Park will celebrate Arbor Day 2022 on Saturday, April 30 with a drive-thru event, 9:00 - 11:00 AM at Ravinia Festival - West Parking Lot (off of Green Bay Road.) Bicyclists and walk-up participants are welcome! Note: the address published in the April/May Highlander is incorrect. The Ravinia Festival West Parking Lot is located at 301 Ravinia Park Rd., Highland Park. 

The event is focused on giving away hundreds of free native oak tree seedlings, but other giveaways will include native shrubs, milkweed plants, pollinator-friendly seed packets, and more! Residents are encouraged to plant new trees on their property to replace trees lost to Emerald Ash Borer infestation. Visit for planting guidance; note that more information will be added as it becomes available.

Many thanks to the Park District of Highland Park, Ravinia Festival, Advanced Tree Care, Bartlett Tree Care Experts, ComEd, and Davey Tree Care for supporting this event!