Applications for food and merchandise vendors, arts and crafts vendors, Children’s Area vendors, and entertainers at the 2017 Gilroy Garlic Festival are now being accepted. All prospective vendors and performers must submit online applications by March 17 to participate in the 2017 Festival, which will be held July 28-30, 2017, at Christmas Hill Park in Gilroy.
Each year, the Gilroy Garlic Festival hosts 100+ Arts and Crafts booths featuring original fine arts and crafts, as well as food, beverage, and merchandise booths selling everything from Cajun
crawdads to tie-dye t-shirts. A special Children’s Area features family-friendly entertainment, activities, food, drinks, and merchandise booths. Festival guests also enjoy live entertainment
on three stages in a wide variety of musical styles, including rock, country, blues, swing, and more. In 2016, the Gilroy Garlic Festival attracted over 82,000 visitors.
All applications must be received at the Gilroy Garlic Festival Association office no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 17, 2017. A $25.00 non-refundable application fee must be submitted with each application for Arts and Crafts, Food/Merchandise, and Children’s Area vendors. For additional information and online application forms, go to gilroygarlicfestival.com/vendor-info/applications/ or call 408-842-1625.