Sip, Shop, Taste and Explore in Gilroy, California

Gilroy, California is the self-proclaimed “Garlic Capital of the World” and home of the Gilroy Garlic Festival. This annual event — held in July —
welcomes thousands of visitors from around the globe to enjoy great garlicky food, cooking competitions, and live entertainment at summer’s ultimate food fair.

But garlic is not the only flavour you’ll find in Gilroy!

The magical Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park is a wonderland for families with young children, with over 40 fun rides and attractions, majestic gardens, and the world-famous Circus Trees in a beautiful and unique setting.

Gilroy is also a mecca for serious shoppers. Discover extraordinary everyday savings of 25–65% at 145 designer brand stores at Gilroy Premium Outlets, as well as a number of charming antique shops, boutiques, and excellent restaurants in Historic Downtown Gilroy.

Wine lovers can explore the Santa Clara Valley Wine Trail, with over 25 award-winning wineries in the foothills overlooking the valley. Gilroy’s scenic vineyards provide a casual, relaxed atmosphere for wine tasting and picnics. The area also abounds with outdoor activities, with several parks, golf courses, hiking trails, and nearby lakes.

Gilroy’s central location, mild year-round weather, and budget-friendly hotels make it a great destination any time of year — and the perfect “home base” for exploring the Bay Area, Silicon Valley, or the Central Coast.

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