The Morgan Hill Mushroom Festival has been postponed until May 25-26, 2024 but join us for the Morgan Hill Mushroom Music Festival, May 27, 2023 at the Downtown Morgan Hill Amphitheater from 4:30pm - 1pm. Featuring Shane Dwight Blues Band and the Joe Sharino Band
WHAT TO FIND
Handcrafted Artist & Crafters * Gourmet Food Booths * Live Bands on the Amphitheater Stage * Acoustic Stage * Strolling Musicians and Street Performers * Beer & Wine Gardens * Cooking Demonstrations * Mushroom Expo * Commercial & Marketplace Vendors
There is plenty of free parking surrounding the festival including the Park and Ride Lot and Courthouse Parking Lot on Butterfield between Dunne and Main, new parking structure between 3rd & 4th Street near Monterey and city streets where parking is permitted. If parking at the Park and Ride lot, entrance to the festival is just on the other side of the pedestrian train crossing and walk towards 4th Street. For a $10 donation to the Sobrato Band Boosters and FREE SHUTTLE (Handicap Accessible) right to the entrance, you can park at the large lot on the corner of San Pedro & Church Street. Follow festival parking signs for easy parking directions.
Handicap parking is available in the Park & Ride Lot on Butterfield Blvd between Dunne & Main street. A pedestrian walkway across the railroad tracks is handicap accessible and will bring you right into the festival. For a $10 donation to the Sobrato Band Boosters and a FREE SHUTTLE (wheelchair & handicap accessible) right to the entrance, you can park at the large paved lot on the corner of Church & San Pedro.
The festival star is the mushroom. Visit the Mushroom Educational Display and Exhibit sponsored by the Western Mushroom Growers Association will be located in the Rose Garden of the Community & Cultural Center to learn about the health benefits of mushrooms, how mushrooms are grown, purchase a growing kit and maybe even enjoy a taste of Mushroom Beer! Enjoy Cooking Demonstrations from local and celebrity chefs including the Chef Landry Comedy Cooking Show from Louisiana on both days. Visit the many food vendors showcasing Mushroom dishes from stuffed, sautéed, sandwiched, deep fried and grilled.
Two stages of Live Entertainment will fill your day. The Mardi Gras Stage is located at the Morgan Hill Downtown Amphitheater with a full line up of bands on both days. The lineup includes everything from Dance favorites to Classic Rock, Blues and Bluegrass so get ready to kick up your heels. Local favorite Shane Dwight will be back from Nashville and headlining Saturday is the popular Joe Sharino Band and on Sunday is San Francisco's hottest dance band, The Party Starters. Mardi the Mushroom is getting a facelift this year so won't be able to attend but you will still enjoy Strolling Musicians and Street Performers who will also dazzle you with their performances throughout the festival.
There is something to please everyone’s palette. Mushrooms can be tasted in soup, stuffed, sandwiched, deep-fried, marinated, over rice and much more, as well as Tri Tip Sandwiches, Ribs, Pulled Pork and Brisket, Turkey Drumsticks, Calamari and Kabobs, Kettle Corn, Gyros and Falafels, Philly Cheese Steak, Chinese food, Mexican food and the list goes on. The food court is located in the parking lot of the Community & Cultural Center near the Amphitheater Stage.
There will be plenty of locations to quench your thirst at the festival. There will be three Wine Booths throughout the festival serving popular local wines. Beer trailers pouring popular domestic beers will be conveniently placed around the festival near all the food and entertainment. The Beer Garden, serving Microbrews, will be located in the Community Center Food Court. Quench your thirst with Sangria’s throughout the festival. Sodas and Water can be purchased from the food vendors and throughout the festival. Also, enjoy beverages from our vendors including lemonade, iced tea, fruit punch, fruit smoothies, agua's fescas, frappe's, coffees homemade Soda's and much more!
PETS: PLEASE LEAVE PETS AT HOME
No Pets or Animals Allowed – exception: Identifiable service animals only
GUEST SAFETY &
* No Unruly Behavior Allowed – intoxicated persons, fighting, arguing, etc.
* No Coolers or Backpacks Allowed
* Purses and large bags subject to search
* No Outside Food, Drinks or Alcoholic Beverages allowed
* No Pets or Animals Allowed – exception: Identifiable service animals only
* No weapons – Knives, firearms, sharp objects, etc.
* No Gang Related or Offensive Attire allowed – Blue, Red, etc.
* No Bikes, Skateboards, etc, allowed.
* Smoking & Vaping of any sort is prohibited by law except in designated areas.
We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone!!!