Media Credentials


Nearly 80,000 people attend the Gilroy Garlic Festival each year, and we want to help you cover this exciting event! We welcome media from across the globe and provide special access and dedicated media support for all three days of the Festival.

There’s nothing like the smell of garlic in the morning! Our media team is on site at Christmas Hill Park starting at 4:30 a.m. If you have an early broadcast and would like to work with our talented "Pyro Chefs" and share the flavors of the Festival with your audience, please let us know. We are happy to accommodate you.


Colbie Caillat featuring Gone West, Tom Colicchio, and more!

The Media Relations team provides everything you need to work quickly and efficiently, including:

  • Media credentials
  • Unique media coverage opportunities, behind-the-scenes tours, interviews, and tasting opportunities
  • A media shuttle van so you can enter the Festival quickly and avoid traffic delays
  • Onsite parking spaces available for large media trucks
  • Broadcast B-Roll footage posted in near real time
  • Onsite parking spaces available for large media trucks
  • High-resolution photos
  • Recent press releases


Media Contact

Katherine Filice (408) 710-8066

Media Credentials

To gain media access for the upcoming Gilroy Garlic Festival, The Gilroy Garlic Association requires all media to submit an official request for media credentials. The policy is designed to facilitate media coverage of the Gilroy Garlic Festival by:

  • Accommodating working media quickly and efficiently
  • Enabling the media to enter the Festival without delay
  • Quickly identifying reporters cleared for access and media privileges

To request media credentials, please complete the form below or send email with the required information to