The famous Gilroy Garlic Festival is almost here and visitors from all over the country will be vying for a chance at some of the best food, drinks, entertainment and just plain fun to be had at the festival. The Gilroy Garlic Festival is celebrating its 34th annual event on Friday July 27th, Saturday the 28th and Sunday the 29th and is sure to be a weekend filled with events and attractions that will make this year one to remember.

Garlic of course is at the heart of the Gilroy Garlic Festival and that means foods of all delicious kinds will be featured at the festival. Over 60 vendors will be serving yummy garlic inspired treats such as roasted garlic and clam pizza, Cajun crawdads with garlic fried green tomatoes, garlic ice cream with cantaloupe and much more. There of course is more traditional festival faire like funnel cakes, corn on the cob, shaved ice, beer & wine, homemade candy and chocolate fondue. The Gilroy Garlic Festival’s Gourmet Alley is filled with foods booths that will make any mouth water, the food is so good.

Besides the delicious foods, the Garlic Festival Gilroy has a full weekend of events and entertainment such as recipes & cook-offs, the Miss Gilroy Garlic contest, live bands and musical entertainment, and kiddie booths to give the younger crowd a few fun events to partake in. The Garlic Festival Gilroy also has over 100 arts & crafts booths for festival goers to wander through with items like handmade jewelry, clothing, handmade house wares items, knickknacks and much more.

If you plan on attending the Garlic Festival Gilroy and are from out of town you’ll need to plan in advance for accommodations at one of the hotels in Gilroy CA. There are many Gilroy hotels to choose from, but of all the Gilroy CA Hotels, the Best Western Plus Forest Park Inn might be the best choice as it offers spacious guests rooms with private balconies. Additionally, every room comes fully equipped with a refrigerator, coffeemaker, cable satellite television with HBO®, and high-speed wireless internet access.

The Best Western Plus Forest Park Inn is very excited about the upcoming Garlic Festival Gilroy and volunteer at the annual event every year as well as offers a complementary shuttle service that takes hotel guests to the front gates of Christmas Hill Park where the Gilroy Garlic Festival is being held. The hotel will also be giving each gift a free gift bag during the festival with complementary water, snacks and info on the area to make sure each guest has everything they need to make the 34th Annual Gilroy Garlic Festival one to remember.