Just a fun photo from one of the Gilroy Garlic Festivals to give you a taste of what some garlic loving people look like in the festive period!
And, no, I don’t know who are the gentleman above, but I think they like garlic A LOT!
Hello again Garlic Lovers!
We are well and truly into the garlic harvest. This is the time to celebrate good crop and have some fun!
I have gathered some basic info about the most popular Garlic Festivals in USA, Canada & Europe. It looks like North America is in the lead! Please, e-mail me if any of the below needs correcting ( I hope not!). For more details about the directions etc. follow links to highlighted address.
CANADA 2015 Garlic Festivals Schedule
|August 8, 9||Perth Garlic Festival|
|August 8, 9||Carp Markets Garlic Festival|
|August 16||Grindrod Garlic Festival|
|August 29, 30||South Cariboo Garlic Festival|
|September 5, 6||Southern Vermont Garlic and Herb Festival|
|Septemeber 13||Hills Garlic Festival|
|September 12,13||Stratford Garlic Festival|
|September 20||Toronto Garlic Festival|
USA 2015 Garlic Festivals Schedule
|August 7,8,9||OR||Oregon Garlic Festival (Elephant Garlic Festival|
|August 15||PA||Minnesota Garlic Festival|
|August 23||MO||St Louis Garlic Festival|
|August 28, 29, 30||WA||Chehalis Garlic Fest and Craft Show|
|August 29,30||PA||Keystone State Hot and Stinky Garlic and Herb Festival|
|September 5,6||PA||Pocono Garlic Festival|
|September 12,13||OH||Cleveland Garlic Festival|
|September 12, 13||NY||Webster, NY Garlic Festival|
|September 19, 20||CT||Garlic Festival at Old Mistick Village|
|September 19, 20||NY||Long Island Garlic Festival|
|Sept 19, 20||NY||Annual Cuba Garlic Festival|
|September 26, 27||NY||Hudson Valley Garlic Festival|
|September 26, 27||MA||North Quabbin Garlic & Arts Festival|
|October 10, 11||CT||Garlic & Harvest Festival|
|October 10, 11||VA||Virginia Wine & Garlic Festival|
EUROPE 2015 Garlic Festivals Schedule
|September 4, 5, 6, 7||France||La Foire a l’ail Fume d’Arleux|
|August 7, 8, 9||Italy||L’aglio di Voghiera|
And the once that already happened this year :(. I’m well impressed with Australia and the VERY FIRST Garlic Festival 2015 in Koonya! Keep it up Australia!
Below 2016 festivals dates – subject to change.
|January 20, 30, 31 – 2016||USA, FL||Delray Beach Garlic Fest|
|February 27 – 2016||Australia||Koonya Garlic Festival|
|TBC||USA, NY||Glorious Garlic Festival|
|TBC||USA, CA||Gilroy Garlic Festival|
|TBC||UK||Isle of Wight Garlic Festival|
|TBC||USA, PA||Easton Garlic Fest|
|TBC||USA, WA||Northwest Garlic Festival|
|TBC||Czech Republic||Buchlovice Garlic Festival|
Do you know about any upcoming Garlic Festival? Let me know and I’ll add it to the list!
ps. If you have a bonkers photo from a Garlic Festival, please do send it to me!