This year the Gilroy Garlic Festival will be celebrating 40 years of family fun—and artists across the country are invited to submit their original artwork for the chance to win cash prizes in the 2018 Gilroy Garlic Festival Art Poster Contest.
The Gilroy Garlic Festival will be celebrating 40 years of family fun in 2018—including the Great Garlic Cook-Off, the amateur cooking competition that has been an annual tradition since the very first Garlic Festival in 1979.
The Gilroy Garlic Festival Association announced distributions totaling $275,000 to 146 different charities and non-profit organizations. The 2017 figure brings the Garlic Festival’s 39-year total distributions to $11.5 million.
The 39th annual Gilroy Garlic Festival welcomed 102,667 guests from around the world to Christmas Hill Park this past weekend to enjoy tasty garlic food, live entertainment, celebrity chef appearances, and family fun.
2017 Gilroy Garlic Festival President Mike Zukowski said, “Our vision for 2017 was to go bigger, better, and bolder—and we definitely did that!
Professional chefs will face off in the iron chef-style Garlic Showdown cooking competition at high noon on Sunday, July 30, at the 39th annual Gilroy Garlic Festival. Each contestant will have to prepare two entrees and side dishes using a top-secret ingredient (along with plenty of garlic, of course).
Organizers of the Gilroy Garlic Festival, already known as the world’s greatest summer food festival, have proclaimed this year’s event on July 28, 29, and 30 as “bigger, better and bolder than ever before.” Thousands of garlic lovers from across the globe are expected to attend