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Photos: Garlic Festival welcomes songwriters

South County got a taste of Nashville and plenty of garlic when songwriters Wendell Mobley and Lee Thomas Miller performed July 13 at Clos...
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Garlic Festival’s first 2022 event draws dozens of golfers

Only the flames coming from the garlic-laden pans were hotter than the weather on June 24. With temperatures hovering near 100 degrees, the Gilroy Garlic...
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Local Scene: Garlic Festival events; Mother’s Day concert

Tickets going on sale for Garlic Festival events Tickets for the Gilroy Garlic Festival’s second annual Garlic Golf Classic at the Gilroy Golf Course on...
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Guest View: The Gilroy Garlic Festival is not over

On April 21, the Gilroy Garlic Festival Association (GGFA) released a statement that the Garlic Festival was postponed indefinitely due to prohibitive insurance required...

City responds to ‘mudslinging’ over festival cancelation

When the Gilroy Garlic Festival Association announced recently that it would not host its traditional event, longtime fans of the city’s iconic event took...
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Guest View: The City’s role in the Gilroy Garlic Festival

Two weeks ago, the Gilroy Garlic Festival Association announced that they would not be moving forward with the traditional large-scale Garlic Festival event for...
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Association: Garlic festival announcement not tied to Gilroy

Gilroy Garlic Festival organizers were taken off guard Sunday, when an event promoter in San Joaquin County announced that it would host the city’s...
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Guest View: Fear has ended our annual homecoming

Gilroy Garlic. Over the years, the words have become so synonymous it is hard to think of one without the other. Growing up in...
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Garlic Festival: ‘Massive’ events no longer realistic

The Gilroy Garlic Festival will not host its traditional event this year or for the “foreseeable future,” organizers announced this week. A series of smaller,...
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Garlic Festival eyes new venue, events

The rising costs of hosting a massive event have forced Gilroy Garlic Festival organizers to rethink the city’s signature event in a way that...