Earlybird tickets for the 39th Annual Telluride Mushroom Festival – Aug. 15-18, 2019 — are set to go on sale February 1st.
This year’s theme, according to Festival Director, Dr. Britt Bunyard of Fungi magazine, will be “Healing the Mind, Healing the Planet” and will feature a raft of myco-luminaries including Prof. Emeritus of Pharmacology at Purdue, Dr. David Nichols, founder/director of Chile’s Fundación Fungi, Giuliana Furci, Mushroom Mountain’s Tradd & Olga Cotter, and the weed&shroom-loving Wise Woman of the San Juans, Katrina Blair.
Earlybird full festival passes will be selling at the discounted price of $225 for the entire month of February. After that, pre-event full festival passes will run $300.
“We’re excited by this year’s myco-Big Time,” said new Festival Manager Ashley Smith of Sage Advice Telluride. “We’ve redesigned our website, reorganized our internal operations, and look forward to working with the community to strengthen one of the town’s oldest festivals.”
As in recent year’s, the Sheridan Opera House will lynchpin Telluride Mushroom Festival headquarters downtown across from Elks Park’s central Mushroom Identification Tent.
Special August all-festival shows will be featured in the Palm Theatre on Thursday and Saturday nights. The parade lifts off Saturday afternoon at 4 p.m.
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