2017 Mushroom Festival


Join us October 29th!

Festival Hours 10 AM – 5 PM

The Mushroom Festival returns for another fun-filled day of family-friendly activities!

Suggested donation $8/person, children under 12 free; sorry, NO DOGS admitted

Interested in vending? Click here!



                                 Festival Activities

      A Huge Mushroom Exhibit, with over 300 local species

      Live Music from 10 AM to 5 PM

              Hay Rides along the Arboretum’s scenic Meadow Road

          Guided Nature Walks by local naturalists

        A Kids’ Booth with face painting and nature crafts

           Culinary Demonstrations featuring delectable mushroom dishes

       The Fantastical Scarecrow Contest; vote for your favorites!






Friendly, helpful and fabulous!

Interested in volunteering at this year’s festival?

Volunteers get free admission to the festival

and other perks. Most shifts are 2-3 hours.

Contact our office at 541-747-3817 or

office@mountpisgaharboretum.org to learn more



There will be dozens of vendors selling food & drink,

art, crafts & books and mushrooms & plants. Also, local nonprofits that support nature

education and habitat restoration will be on-site and happy to talk with you!



Vendor & Nonprofit Applications Here

Want to vend at this year’s festival? We are now accepting applications for vendors and nonprofits. Applications for vendors are due September 5, to download a vendor application, click here. Applications for nonprofits are due October 23, to download a nonprofit application click here.



Hosts & Sponsors

The Mushroom Festival is co-hosted by Cascade Mycological Society

and Lane Community College, making this event possible!

And a great big THANK YOU to our Festival Sponsors: Mountain Rose Herbs, KLCC, Sundance Natural Foods, Eugene True Value Hardware, SeQuential Biofuels and Dwyer Williams Dretke Attorneys!

In big ways and small, our sponsors support us with their generous contributions

and make this family-friendly event a success.




Music Line-up

10:00  Hummingbirds Girls Choir & Singing Heart

11:00  Temple Under the Stars 

12:00  Monroe Street

 1:00  Betty & the Babes

 2:00  Acoustic Etouffee                            

 3:00  Satori Bob

                                          4:00  Fortune’s Folly


11:00  Dave Wagner – Mosses, ferns & lichens

12:00  Sue Sierralupe – Herbs

1:00  Bruce Newhouse – General Ecology

2:00  Molly Widmer & Chris Melotti – Mushrooms

3:00  Lehi Shultz – Mushrooms

This festival is a fundraiser for

Mount Pisgah Arboretum. Your donations

and purchases at booths & carts support

our work in environmental education

and habitat restoration.


Check back for updates! Still to come…

                          our vendor list.