Gilroy Garlic Festival Starts July 23 – Do you love eating Garlic? Garlic has been used throughout history for both culinary and medicinal purposes. In US, there is one big food event for garlic lovers and that is the Gilroy Garlic Festival.
The Gilroy Garlic Festival is one of the biggest food festivals in the United States, held annually in Gilroy, California on the last full weekend in July at Christmas Hill Park. This year, the Garlic Festival is held from July 23-25, 2010 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
To mark its 32nd year of celebration, this year’s Gilroy Garlic festival aims to gather over 100,000 visitors at Christmas Hill Park. Once again, there will be food creations such as garlic ice cream and garlic french fries. In addition, attendees also get to enjoy three stages of musical entertainment, a Great Garlic Cook-off, celebrity cooking demonstrations, a children’s area, arts and crafts, and many interactive displays.
For all those garlic lovers or those who just want to have fun, Gilroy Garlic Festival is an event that shouldn’t be missed.