July 27, 28 and 29, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Vendor and Performer Applications for 2018 Gilroy Garlic Festival Now Being Accepted
February 6, 2018 (Gilroy, CA):
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.
All applications must be posted online or received at the Gilroy Garlic Festival Association office no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, March 16, 2016. 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/vendors or call 408-842-1625.
About the Gilroy Garlic Festival
The Gilroy Garlic Festival will be celebrating 40 years of family fun on July 27, 28, and 29, 2018, at Christmas Hill Park in Gilroy, California. The Gilroy Garlic Festival has been officially certified by GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® as the world’s largest garlic festival and draws over 100,000 guests from around the world. Presented by Raley’s, Bel Air, and Nob Hill Foods, this three-day celebration features gourmet garlicky food, live entertainment, cooking competitions, and fun for the whole family. For more information, go to www.gilroygarlicfestival.com.
Media Contact: Katherine Filice
Phone (408) 710-8066