2014 Mushroom Festival at Durango Mountain Resort
Celebrate a family-friendly Mushroom Festival on August 23rd at Durango Mountain Resort.
Participate in a guided hunt at 9:15 am with expert Chris Ricci, proprietor of Majesty Mushrooms. A quick shuttle ride will take you to the backside of the mountain to hunt for edible mushrooms with mushroom expert Chris Ricci where you’ll find mushrooms on the mountain that you can take with you to enjoy. Savor a tasty lunch after your hunt then be transported back to the resort’s base area.
From 3-6 pm, the Festival features live music, educational seminars, beer & wine samples, small plates of delicious local and exotic mushrooms dishes, and a mushroom-infused dessert from local artisan ice cream maker, Cream Bean Berry. Kids 12 & under will enjoy crafts, fun activities, and kid-friendly food and beverages.
Mushroom Festival from 3- 6 pm includes mushroom-inspired small plates, wine & beer samples, live music, & educational seminars:
$40 per person
$20 kids 12 and under
Guided Mushroom Hunt from 9:15 am - 2 pm includes transportation, expert guide, & lunch:
$40 adults and kids (3 and under are free)
Combination Festival and Hunt - save when you attend both events!
$70 for adults
$50 for kids 12 and under
Save 15% on Lodging at Durango Mountain Resort!
Make it a weekend and stay at Durango Mountain Resort while attending the Mushroom Festival!
Enjoy the convenience of slopeside lodging just steps from the Mushroom Festival!
With a variety of activities at the resort whether you want to chill out or experience the thrills of the mountain, you’ll appreciate the breathtaking scenery of the beautiful Colorado Rocky Mountains at your doorstep!
Kick back and relax by the pool and hot tubs, get pampered at the day spa and take in the scenery on the chairlift. Enjoy the hiking and mountain biking trails, or ride down the Alpine Slide.
Durango Mountain Resort has something for everyone include a variety of restaurants and shops for your weekend getaway!