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38th Annual Mushroom Mardi Gras
Saturday, May 27th 10am – 7pm
Sunday, May 28th 10am – 6pm
GOURMET FOOD ~ The festival star – The Mushroom – can be tasted in soup, stuffed, sandwiched, deep-fried, marinated, over rice and much more. Other highlights include Mansmiths BBQ, Elks Lodge Pyro Chef Shrimp Scampi, Burgers, Bacon wrapped hot dogs, Kabobs, Calamari, Wraps, Sausages and much more!
ARTS & CRAFTS ~ There is a special “Artists Area” located in the Community Center parking lot to showcase handcrafted artists and crafters who offer a variety of unique, high-quality handmade creations. Over 100 artists participate in this area.
ENTERTAINMENT ~ Kick up your heels or sit back and relax with two stages of live entertainment ranging from Dance party favorites to classic rock, country and blues. Strolling musicians and street performers will also dazzle you with their acts from minstrel fiddlers to stilt walkers, balloonists and jugglers.
COOKING DEMOS ~ Enjoy live cooking demonstrations from local and celebrity chefs. Local high school chefs will compete in the Mushroom Mayhem Kids Cooking Contest for prizes. Enjoy learning new chef secrets, recipes and tastings of the chefs culinary makings.
MUSHROOM EXPO ~ The Western Association of Mushroom Growers are on hand to educate the public on the health benefits of mushrooms and how mushrooms are grown. Giveaways, handouts and kids activities are all part of the expo experience.
MUNCHKIN LAND ~ Munchkin Land has planned entertainment for kids of all ages. Youngsters will have rides, games, a petting zoo and pony rides. Older kids are more likely to gravitate to the rock climbing wall, Zipline or Eurobungy trampolines.
WINE TASTING ~ In addition to the numerous Wine Gardens and Beer Tents throughout the festival, enjoy our Wine Tasting Event featuring premium wines from local wineries.
MARKETPLACE ~ Browse through the many business booths for special giveaways and show specials or shop at the retail vendor booths for a variety of items you can only find at festivals. Over 300 vendors to choose from.