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15th Eagle Mushroom & Wild Food Festival

August 9 – 11, 2024  |  Eagle, Colorado

Gather alongside fellow mycophiles and mushroom-enthusiasts as the 15th Eagle Mushroom & Wild Food Festival returns August 9-11, 2024 to Eagle, Colorado.

Amidst the stunning Rocky Mountains, discover the world of mushrooms with esteemed mycologists and wild food experts.  Explore the natural world and its bounty with Orion Aon, Brian Barzee, Larry Evans, Ken Kassenbrock PhD MD, John Sir Jesse, Jon Sommer, and Sebastian Tabibi.

The 3-day Festival is filled with mushroom foraging, culinary experiences and nature exploration. Indulge in an unforgettable lineup of events, from the exclusive Meet n’ Greet with Jon Sommer to immersive cooking classes featuring a gourmet lunch, sought-after culinary dinner and popular guided forays.

Festival Events

Fostering a connection between nature and community, events offer an immersive exploration of mushrooms and wild foods

Guided Forays

Notable mycologists and wild food experts lead forays throughout National Forest lands in Eagle County, Colorado
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Mushroom Identification

Engage in discussions on mushroom identification, and delve deeper into the world of fungi
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Live Concert

New for 2024, a Friday night concert with live music. It’s open to the public. Bring your friends, and enjoy the musical sounds in the high country
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Food Trucks

Eagle County's food trucks gather in Brush Creek Pavilion during the Friday Night Concert

Vendor Village

Mushroom vendors exhibit the best of their trade, offering items for purchase and highlighting newest mycophile trends. Vendor Village is free and open to the Public.

Culinary Events

Acclaimed chefs elevating the culinary experience with locally sourced delicacies and wild foods

Meet n' Greet

Enjoy appetizers, cocktails and conversations at the opening reception with keynote speaker Jon Sommer, President of the Colorado Mycological Society
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Cooking Classes & Gourmet Lunch

Infuse a touch of wild into your dishes with Chef & Owner Brian Farquharson of Red Canyon Catering, and discover the art of wild food cooking techniques and flavors
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Family Dinner

New for 2024, a family-style dinner, promising delectable dishes
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Culinary Dinner

The sought-after dining experience returns to Eagle, along with an opulent menu by Wild Sage Chef Kevin Nelson
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Festival Celebration

As the Festival comes to a close, the culinary finale celebrates Eagle County’s wild and mycological heritage
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