Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 11/17/23
The Family-Friendly Event Will Feature Over 30 Vendors, including Mushroom Cultivators, Handmade Goods, Pet Products, Health and Wellness Products, Supplements, and More
Guest Speakers and Live Music to Provide Daylong Entertainment
Atlanta Mushroom Festival, a quarterly event rooted in community education and awareness about all things fungi, returns for its final event of the year on November 25, 2023. The one-day, family-friendly will take place at Wild Heaven West End from 12 to 7 p.m. and feature over 30 vendors, businesses, presenters, and live music- to foster a diverse and equitable community where people can discover ways to enrich their lives through the power of mushrooms.
“We thrive on the community we continue to build with each Atlanta Mushroom Festival. Everyone from the vendors to the presenters, sponsors, and volunteers have our gratitude as this will be another memorable event,” commented Atlanta Mushroom Festival co-founders David Claassen and Paul Grzybowski. “As a non-profit festival, we rely on this community to help nurture the education and inclusiveness of the fungi kingdom.”
The daylong event will feature a collective of local live music performers and speakers focused on educating and engaging attendees. Live music goes from 1 – 7 p.m. with Dusty Roads, Summerlyn Powers, Lightnin Ray, Holy Scares, Paul McDonald, and Gringo Star. Educational presenters include Matthew “Mateo” Rader of Toadstool Traditions, Sam Landes with Mushroom Club of Georgia, Mira Joleigh and Alex Himes with Entheo Temple, The Hortil-Culture Crew, Cesar Marin with Cultivating Wisdom, and Paul Grzybowski with ENCAPSULATE. You can find a complete list of presenter topics HERE.
Atlanta Mushroom Festival is free to attend and welcomes all ages and their furry friends. Food will be available for purchase from El Tesoro West End and Wild Heaven has a wide variety of its beers, cider, wine, and non-alcohol options for purchase. Wild Heaven West End is at 1010 White Street SW, Atlanta, GA 30310.
For more information on Atlanta Mushroom Festival, visit www.AtlantaMushroomFestival.com.