We’ll update this page as merchants inform us of their plans. 2016 offerings included:
Oceanfront Getaways, Oct. 1 – Nov. 15:
From Oct. 1 through Nov. 15, mention you’re visiting the area for the Wild Mushroom Celebration and Oceanfront Getaways will offer a “buy two nights, get two nights free” special for guests at any of its Long Beach Peninsula properties. Oceanfront Getaways manages private oceanfront homes on the Peninsula. Visit www.OceanfrontGetaways.us or call 360.665.3633 for property information.
Shelburne Inn, Oct. 1 – Nov. 15:
Foraging tours, cooking classes and special room rates highlight The Shelburne Inn’s Wild Mushroom Celebration offerings. The festival-long Wild Mushroom Celebration room rates are $99/night Sunday- Thursday and $129/night Friday-Saturday. Foraging events with David Campiche can be scheduled for $50/person, while foraging classes with David are $25/person plus supplies. David is an experienced forager who’s been featured in publications like Conde Nast and Gourmet magazine. Visit www.TheShelburneInn.com or call 360.642.2442 for more information.
The Lost Roo, Oct. 1 – Nov. 15:
Enjoy wild mushroom burgers daily throughout the six-week Wild Mushroom Celebration at the Lost Roo restaurant in Long Beach. The roomy, family-friendly restaurant will also offer a weekly wild mushroom special featuring dishes like wild mushroom stew with house-made dumplings and beef Bearnaise with wild mushrooms. Visit www.LostRoo.com or call 360.642.4329 for more information.
[pickled+fish] at Adrift Hotel, month of October:
During the month of October, [pickled+fish] restaurant and bar atop the Adrift Hotel will feature a mushroom- and forage-focused menu. Items should feature a drink pairing. Visit www.PickledFishRestaurant.com or call 360.642.2311 for more information.
The Depot, Oct. 7:
The acclaimed Seaview restaurant’s 13th annual Wild Mushroom Dinner is Oct. 7. Visit www.DepotRestaurantDining.com for more information as the dinner nears. The Depot won Coast Weekend’s “Best Fine Dining”, “Best Chef”, “Best Chowder” and “Best Burgers” in 2015.
42nd Street Café & Bistro, Oct. 28-29:
Enjoy four-course Wild Mushroom Dinners on Friday and Saturday evening, Oct. 28-29, at this Seaview restaurant loved by locals and visitors alike. Also being served will be a Wild Mushroom Breakfast Special on Saturday, Oct. 29. Visit www.42ndstcafe.com or call 360.642.2323 for more information.
Boreas Inn, Nov. 11-13:
Enjoy a Wild Mushroom Celebration Weekend at Boreas Inn Bed & Breakfast on Nov. 11-13. The inn is offering an all-inclusive room-and-dining deal. For $660, Boreas Inn visitors will receive a two-night stay, a dinner at the acclaimed Depot Restaurant and two breakfasts including one five-course Wild Mushroom Brunch with local expert Veronica Williams. Stay in the Dunes Suite while enjoying the above-mentioned extras for $700. Both deals include taxes and restaurant gratuity. Visit www.BoreasInn.com or call 360.642.8069 for more information.
Join an Oregon State Park ranger for guided wild mushroom hikes and programs in Fort Stevens State Park near Hammond, Ore. The roughly 1-mile hikes begin at 1 p.m. at Battery Russell and focus on varieties of wild mushrooms. No fee or registration required. Participants should plan on wearing weather-appropriate clothing and should bring a basket, pocketknife and mushroom identification book if they have one. Hikes are Sept. 23 & 30, Oct. 7 & 14, and Nov. 11, 23 & 30.
The programs covers regulations, identification and uses of wild mushrooms and our held at the picnic shelter at Coffenbury Lake. Following each program will be a short hike to look for and identify wild mushrooms. There is no registration or participation fee, but there is a $5 parking fee at the lake. Programs are Oct. 1, 8 & 15 and Nov. 12 & 26.