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Gilroy Garlic Festival


Jul 27, 2012 – 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

(daily until Jul 29, 2012)

Christmas Hill Park - 30 miles south of San Jos...
Gilroy, CA 95020 Map

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July 27, 28 & 29, 2012
Festival open from 10:00am to 7:00pm (gates close at 6:00pm)


Discount online tickets available June 1st, 2012 until July 29, 2012 at noon.

Regular ticket prices at the gate:
• Adults (ages 13-59) - $17.00
• Child/Senior (ages 6-12 and 60+) - $8.00
• Children under 6 admitted free with an adult
• Gourmet Alley Combo Plate - $12.00.

Gourmet Alley Combo Plate 1: ½ Peppersteak Sandwich, Calamari, Pasta con Pesto, Garlic Bread.
Gourmet Alley Combo Plate 2: ½ Sausage Sandwich, Scampi, Mushrooms, Garlic Bread.
Combo Plate choice is made at the Festival.

The admission price includes parking, musical entertainment, cooking demonstrations, and a children's area. Food and beverages my be purchased from the vendors. Prices range from $2 to $12 or more depending on the item, which is typically a full-size serving, not a sample.

There are no refunds or exchanges for Gilroy Garlic Festival tickets purchased online. All sales are final.

The festival is held in a park. It is all outdoors with mostly turf and some compact dirt and asphalt walkways. There are natural shade trees, and many shade tents with tables and benches.

Shirt and shoes are required.

Christmas Hill Park rules prohibit bringing the following items on Festival grounds:

Alcohol of any kind
Bottles, glass and cans
Coolers – large or small
Frisbees and water projecting devices
Pocket knives and weapons of any kind.

Please be advised that the City of Gilroy park rules prohibit dogs and other animals from being brought into the park, except Service Dogs.

The Gilroy Garlic Festival is a celebration of food, fun and family. It is the Garlic Festival's policy to provide a safe, family-friendly atmosphere for all Festival patrons and volunteers. Therefore, the Garlic Festival refuses entry or admission to anyone wearing clothing or paraphernalia indicating or signifying membership in a gang, including a motorcycle club. This policy is applied equally to all persons, regardless of their sex, race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, disability or medical condition.

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