This weekend brings three days of activities and events at the 9th Yeşilüzümlü Mushroom Festival.

The festival will take place in the mountain village of Yeşilüzümlü from Friday 7th April to Sunday 9th April and celebrates the relatively rare and extremely delicious Morel mushroom.

Mushroom Festival
Morel mushrooms – Photograph courtesy of

The Festival

The festivities start with the official opening ceremony at 15:00 on Friday and include a host of events; the morel mushroom hunt, drums event, activities for children, photo exhibition, marbling and painting exhibition, local food competition, classical music concert at the Cadianda antique theatre, the Fethiye Municipality Band and a series of live music concerts.

Drummers at the mushroom festival

Taste and buy

There will be plenty of opportunities to taste and buy these delicious mushrooms as well as other local foods.

Mushroom Festival

Enjoy the activities and then while away an hour or so enjoying freshly made gözleme and drinking çay.

Mushroom Festival

For more information pease visit What’s On Fethiye

Thank you to Mel Özşimşek for the headline photo