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The events for this year include a pre-ordered drive-thru “Taste of the Festival” at Gilroy Presbyterian Church, a Farm-To-Table Dinner at Fortino Winery, and the Garlic Festival Golf Classic at the Gilroy Golf Course.
“We have all been confronted with so many changes due to COVID-19,” said Tom Cline, current president of the association, which has distributed more than $12 million to community groups since 1979. “There is a great community desire to see some reminders of Festival past that highlight our community, our commitment to our non-profit partners, and, of course, our love of garlic.”
Here’s the lineup for special events:
Enjoy Your Favorite Bites at a Reimagined Gourmet Alley
For four decades, the Gilroy Garlic Festival’s famous Gourmet Alley has attracted strolling visitors with its pungent aroma, enticing flavors, jaw-dropping pyrotechnics, and community spirit.
Now imagine the world’s most delicious alleyway as a pre-ordered drive-thru, experiencing the “Taste of the Festival”.
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.
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
The Farm-To-Table Dinner at Fortino Winery (4525 Hecker Pass Highway) takes place on the evening of Saturday, July 24.
The Garlic Festival Golf Classic will be held Friday, July 30 at Gilroy Golf Course (2695 Hecker Pass Road).
Additional details will be posted on the association’s website at www.gilroygarlicfestivalassociation.com.
GILROY GARLIC FESTIVAL ASSOCIATION, INC.
PO Box 2311
Gilroy, CA 95021