Here are recent press releases with the latest news about the Gilroy Garlic Festival:
Garlic Lovers from Around the World Celebrate 40 Years of Family Fun at the 2018 Gilroy Garlic FestivalAugust 1, 2018 9:00 am
Chef Carlos Pineda Wins 2018 Garlic ShowdownJuly 29, 2018 3:00 pm
Son of Smoke Smokes the Competition in Gilroy Garlic-Que BBQ Challenge at the 2018 Gilroy Garlic FestivalJuly 28, 2018 7:00 pm
Will Simbol Crowned Winner of the 2018 Great Garlic Cook-OffJuly 28, 2018 4:00 am
AMR Santa Clara County Chefs Win $3,000 Again in Champions for Charity Cooking Challenge at the 2018 Gilroy Garlic FestivalJuly 27, 2018 12:00 pm
Addyson Dell (Age 6) Wins First-Ever Garlic Chef Jr. Contest at the 2018 Gilroy Garlic FestivalJuly 27, 2018 4:00 am
Local Heroes to Compete in Champions for Charity at the Gilroy Garlic Festival on July 27July 12, 2018 10:00 am
Professional Chefs to Battle in Garlic Showdown Hosted by Iron Chef Michael Symon on July 29July 10, 2018 10:00 am
Aspiring Young Chefs to Compete in First-Ever Garlic Chef Jr. ContestJune 28, 2018 11:00 am
Eight Amateur Chefs from Coast to Coast to Compete in 40th Annual Great Garlic Cook-OffJune 26, 2018 10:30 am
Gilroy Garlic Festival Celebrates 40 Years of Family Fun, July 27-29June 19, 2018 9:05 am
Gilroy Garlic Festival and KRTY Welcome Hot Country Artists Mitchell Tenpenny, Travis Denning, and Cale DoddsJune 12, 2018 9:57 am
Kids that Cook Invited to Compete in New Garlic Chef Jr. ContestMay 18, 2018 9:00 am
Sloane Pace Crowned 2018 Miss Gilroy Garlic Festival QueenMay 7, 2018 3:23 pm
Iron Chef Michael Symon to Host Garlic Showdown at 2018 Gilroy Garlic FestivalMay 1, 2018 9:00 am
Hometown Artist Wins 2018 Gilroy Garlic Festival Art Poster ContestApril 27, 2018 9:00 am
Gilroy Garlic Festival’s 40th Queen to Be Crowned on May 6April 26, 2018 12:00 pm
Olympic Champion Brian Boitano to Host the 2018 Great Garlic Cook-OffApril 24, 2018 9:00 am
MasterChef Season 7 Winner Shaun O’Neale Returns to Gilroy Garlic FestivalApril 17, 2018 9:00 am
Gilroy Garlic Festival Pays Out $275,000 in Non-Profit DistributionsOctober 20, 2017 8:41 am
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....
Try the 2017 Great Garlic Cook-Off Winning Recipe at HomeSeptember 19, 2017 9:00 am
Home chefs can bring home the flavor of the Gilroy Garlic Festival by preparing the winning dish from the 2017 Great Garlic Cook-Off, one of the nation’s most prestigious amateur cooking contests. This year’s winner, Naylet LaRochelle, travelled from Miami, Florida to dazzle the panel of judges with her original recipe...
Over 102,000 Visitors Celebrate Bigger, Better, Bolder Gilroy Garlic FestivalAugust 2, 2017 9:37 am
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 to Battle in Garlic Showdown on July 30July 21, 2017 7:32 am
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)....
Get Ready for a Bigger, Better and Bolder Gilroy Garlic FestivalJune 29, 2017 9:00 am
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...
From Garlic Cheesecake to Shanghai Sliders, Eight Chefs to Compete in 2017 Great Garlic Cook-OffJune 20, 2017 8:00 am
Eight amateur chefs from across the United States have been selected to compete in the 2017 Great Garlic Cook-Off, one of the nation’s most prestigious amateur cooking contests. The eight finalists were selected from a field of more than 100 entries and will prepare their own original recipes...
KRTY Hosts “Hot Country Sunday” on July 30 at Gilroy Garlic FestivalJune 15, 2017 8:00 am
The 2017 Gilroy Garlic Festival is bigger, better, and bolder than ever before—and that also goes for the “Hot Country Sunday” lineup of new acts hosted by 95.3 KRTY on the Amphitheater Stage on Sunday, July 30. The trio of exciting up-and-coming country artists includes Aubrey Road, Carly Pearce, and Jacob Davis....
MasterChef Season 7 Winner Shaun O’Neale to Appear at the 2017 Gilroy Garlic FestivalMay 23, 2017 8:00 am
Shaun O’Neale, a popular Las Vegas DJ and Winner of MasterChef Season 7 on FOX, has a busy schedule planned for the 2017 Gilroy Garlic Festival. On Friday, July 28, O’Neale will serve as emcee for the Champions for Charity cooking competition...
Maggie Pickford Crowned 2017 Miss Gilroy Garlic Festival QueenMay 15, 2017 5:34 pm
Maggie Pickford was crowned the 2017 Miss Gilroy Garlic Festival Queen at the annual scholarship pageant held on May 13 at Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park. Queen Maggie and her court will represent the 39th annual Gilroy Garlic Festival at numerous pre-Festival activities...
2017 Gilroy Garlic Festival Queen Pageant Gets a Big, Bold MakeoverMay 5, 2017 9:25 am
For the first time ever, the annual Miss Gilroy Garlic Festival Queen Pageant will be hosted at Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park. The pageant will be held on Saturday, May 13 at 3:00 pm on the Lakeside Amphitheater stage. As part of the “Bigger, Better, Bolder” theme for the 2017 Gilroy Garlic Festival...
Celebrity Chef Giada De Laurentiis To Appear at the 2017 Gilroy Garlic FestivalMay 4, 2017 2:13 pm
Gilroy Garlic Festival organizers recently announced that Emmy-award-winning celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis will be appearing at the Festival on Sunday, July 30. Giada De Laurentiis will emcee the Garlic Showdown, the Iron Chef-style competition in which professional chefs battle...
Pro and Amateur BBQ Chefs Invited to Heat It Up at 2017 Gilroy Garlic FestivalMay 2, 2017 11:59 am
On Saturday, July 29, seasoned professionals will face off in the Gilroy Garli-Que BBQ Challenge, officially sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS). Teams will compete for $7,500, trophies, and bragging rights—not to mention the coveted People’s Choice awards....
Florida Artist Wins 2017 Gilroy Garlic Festival Art Poster ContestApril 25, 2017 12:24 pm
Diane Grosman from Winter Haven, Florida was named the winner of the 2017 Gilroy Garlic Festival Art Poster Contest. As First Place winner, Grosman receives a $500 prize, and prints of her winning design will be available for sale during the 2017 Gilroy Garlic Festival ...
Last Call for the 2017 Great Garlic Cook-Off: Original Recipe Submissions Due May 1April 18, 2017 3:37 pm
The Gilroy Garlic Festival is accepting recipe submissions for the 2017 Great Garlic Cook-Off amateur cooking competition now through May 1. Eight finalists will be selected to compete on stage at the Gilroy Garlic Festival on Saturday, July 29, 2017 for the coveted garlic crown and a grand prize of $5,000....