Are you ready for some garlic?


In 2018 the Gilroy Garlic Festival will be celebrating 40 years of family fun—and is now accepting applications for food and merchandise vendors, arts and crafts vendors, Children’s Area vendors, and entertainers to join in the celebration! All prospective vendors and performers must submit online applications by March 16 to participate in the 2018 Festival, which will be held July 27, 28 and 29, 2018, 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 2017, the Gilroy Garlic Festival attracted over 100,000 visitors.

Please click on the links below to apply as a vendor or performer at the 2018 Gilroy Garlic Festival on July 27, 28 and 29, 2018.


All online applications must be submitted by 4:00 pm on Friday, March 16, 2018. A $25.00 non-refundable application fee must be submitted with each application for Arts and Crafts, Food/Merchandise, and Children’s Area vendors.

If you have any questions please call the Gilroy Garlic Festival office at (408) 842-1625, Monday - Friday, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM.