Loading Events

January 10, 2020 @ 10:00 am - January 12, 2020 @ 11:00 pm

46th Annual Santa Cruz Fungus Fair

Louden Nelson Community Center
301 Center Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Details
January 10, 2020 - January 12, 2020
Starts at 10:00 am and ends at 11:00 pm
Overview

Come to the Santa Cruz Fungus Fair to learn all there is to know about the fascinating world of mushrooms. The three-day event features hundreds of species of local fungi presented in a unique fashion, and draws thousands of visitors each year. The Fair showcases speakers, cooking demonstrations, a special Kids’ Room, and a taxonomy panel for identification of fungi. Many books and mushroom-related items are available for sale, as are wild mushroom delicacies. This unique Santa Cruz tradition features fantastic fungus fun for the whole family. Bring the kids and stroll through a re-created woodland forest displaying hundreds of wild mushrooms; the Fungus Fair also features a special room full of hands-on activities for the kids, including fungus exploration tables, clay mushroom building, face painting, and more!