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2021 Gilroy Garlic Festival Final Weekend (July 30 – Aug 1)

2021 Gilroy Garlic Festival Drive-Thru “Gourmet Alley” (July 23 – Aug 1)

After being canceled in 2020 due to COVID, this week, the Gilroy Garlic Festival Association announced that the festival is returning (with some major modifications, like a drive-thru gourmet alley) for 2021 on two weekends,  July 23rd–25th and July 30th–August 1st.

See the latest updates on Facebook or gilroygarlicfestivalassociation.com

Gilroy Garlic Festival
July 23-25, July 30-Aug 1, 2021
Gilroy Presbyterian Church, 6000 Miller Ave., Gilroy
Cost – Pay for purchases

Planned over two weekends of July 23-25 and July 30-Aug. 1 at Gilroy Presbyterian Church, this summer’s new drive-thru format will allow guests to enjoy the spirit and flavor of Gourmet Alley. Fans will be able to pre-order some of their favorites, from juicy pepper steak sandwiches to succulent scampi, world-renowned garlic bread, and much more.

Drive-Thru Gourmet Alley

NEW FOR 2021: All orders must be placed 24 hours in advance

The drive-thru Gourmet Alley will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Fridays and from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.

The menu includes the following:

  • Steak Combo: Pepper Steak Sandwich, Shrimp Scampi, World-Famous Garlic Bread, $25
  • Sausage Combo: Sausage Sandwich, Shrimp Scampi, World-Famous Garlic Bread, $25
  • Pepper Steak Sandwich, $14
  • Sausage Sandwich, $14
  • World-Famous Garlic Bread: Half Loaf, $10
  • Garlic Fries, $10
  • Shrimp Scampi, $10
  • Bottled Water, Soda, $5

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.


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Cost: $10*
*Food starts at $10 and up to $25
Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Art & Museums, Eating & Drinking, Fairs & Festivals, In Person, Kids & Families

Friday, July 30, 2021

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