2021 Mount Pisgah Arboretum Mushroom Show

Mushroom Show Artwork courtesy of the Mount Pisgah Arboretum – Artist is Emily Poole

CMS is happy to announce that we will once again be supporting an in person Mount Pisgah Arboretum (MPA) Mushroom Festival on Halloween (Oct 31st). However, we are taking a time machine back to the beginning days when it was a smaller event that was once called a Mushroom Show. This years event will focus on the mushroom display, edible & poisonous display, fun fungal facts, and all of the other educational displays that CMS normally contributes. There will also be music, a few food and craft vendors, and the guided mushroom walks.

Our festival partner, Lane Community College, will be continuing the new tradition of a Mushroom Show Mycoblitz on iNaturalist that was started last year for the 2020 Virtual Festival. More details about the 2021 Mushroom Show Mycoblitz.

Details from the the Mount Pisgah Arboretum (Event organizer)

VERY IMPORTANT – Mushroom Show Tickets will be Pre-sale Only- Sold by MPA. Tickets go on sale mid September.

Masks will be required at all times for ages 5 and over unless actively eating or drinking.

Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours required for entry of anyone 12 and older.

Children under 12 free, no ticket purchase required.

The festival opens at 10 AM and closes at 5 PM. Tickets are sold for 3 hour intervals to further limit crowding.

Parking at the Arboretum is free on festival day.

Please leave your dogs at home. For the safety and comfort of all, due to crowds, dogs are not permitted at the festival. 

Refunds will be processed on a case by case basis. Please do not come to the Festival if you are feeling unwell.


Stay tuned to the CMS website and next months CMS Enews for any updates. 

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