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Garlic - The Stinking Rose
Celebrating Garlic Festivals

The U.S. is the sixth top producer of garlic, with much of its supply coming out of Gilroy, California, the self-proclaimed garlic capital of the world. Gilroy also lays claim to holding the granddaddy of all American garlic festivals on the final weekend of July.  But it’s far from the only festival highlighting the Stinking Rose….. !  

​Some of the “WORLD’S TOP 10 GARLIC FESTIVALS”  – 
From Reuters UK Travel Picks the“World’s top 10 Garlic Festivals”  
​(we have added links & dates where available for each of these Garlic Festivals)

Gilroy Garlic Festival, Gilroy, California July 22-24, 2022

L’aglio di Voghiera; Voghiera, Ferrara, Italy, TBD

Hudson Valley Garlic Festival, Saugerties, New York  Hudson Valley Garlic Festival October 1-2, 2022 

Isle of Wight Garlic Festival, Newchurch, Sandown UK  August 20-21, 2022

Perth Garlic Festival, Perth, Ontario, Canada August 13 – 14, 2022

Southern Vermont Garlic and Herb Festival, Bennington, Vermont September 3, 2022

Hills Garlic Festival, New Denver, British Columbia, Canada

La Foire à l’ail Fumé d’Arleux; France (Smoked Garlic Fair) September 3-4 2022

Elephant Garlic Festival,  North Plains, Oregon    ​August 12 -14, 2022

Taskoprü International Culture and Garlic Festival; Turkey August 16-22, 2022


Note: Our list is a work in progress (especially in light of COVID-19) so forgive us if we missed any that should be here or if we got anything wrong.
Please let us know by sending us a note – see contact us form below.  (please note we may have missed your email – our apologies – please see below)

We have up left the month that each festival is usually held and will update the list when we receive updates and confirmations. 


Delray Beach Garlic Fest
February 12 -13, 2022

Northwest Garlic Festival 
Ocean Park, Washington
September 17 – 18, 2022 

Chehalis Garlic Fest and Craft Show
Southwest Washington Fairgrounds, Centralia, Washington
August 26 – 28, 2022

St Louis Garlic Festival 
August 27, 2022
Gateway Garlic Gathering at Saint Louis Garlic Fest 
St. Louis Garlic Fest on Facebook

Minnesota Garlic Festival
Minnesota Garlic Festival August 13, 2022

Cleveland Garlic Festival
North Union Farmers Market is proud to present the annual FUNdraiser Cleveland Garlic Festival at historic Shaker Square! August 27 – 28, 2022

Pocono Garlic Festival
Shawnee, PA 
The Pocono Garlic Festival has become a Labor Day weekend “must” for thousands and thousands of people
Pocono Garlic Festival

Annual Cuba Garlic Festival
September 17 -18, 2022
the Empire City Farms, Cuba, New York
Cuba Garlic Festival

Easton Garlic Fest  
October 1 -2, 2022
Easton Garlic Fest – Eat*Drink*Stink
Easton, PA
Easton Garlic Fest 

Connecticut Garlic & Harvest Festival
Bethlehem Fairgrounds
October October 8-9, 2022

Old Mistick Village Annual Garlic Festival
September 17-18, 2022 
Mystic, Connecticut

Midwest Garlic Festival
August 20-21, 2022 
Elizabeth, Illinois

Warrensburg Garlic Festival
Warrensburg, New York October 7, 2022

Maine’s Garlic Festival
October 2-3, 2022 
Skowhegan, Maine

North Quabbin Garlic and Arts Festival
October 1-2, 2022 
Orange, Massachusetts

Sussex County Harvest, Honey & Garlic Festival
October 29, 2022 
Sussex County Fairgrounds, Augusta, New Jersey

Susquehanna Valley Garlic Festival
September 17, 2022 
Milford, New York

Asheville WNC Garlic Festival
October 8, 2022 
Asheville North Carolina

Virginia Wine and Garlic Festival 
October 8 – 9, 2022 
AmAmherst, VA


Perth Garlic Festival
August 13-14, 2022 
Perth , Ontario

South Cariboo Garlic Festival
August 27, 2022
Lac La Hache, BC Canada

Stratford Garlic Festival
September 10 – 11, 2022
Stratford Ontario Canada

Toronto Garlic Festival
September 18, 2022
Annual celebration of Ontario’s garlic harvest.
Taste delicious garlic-themed dishes paired with Ontario craft beer & wine. Dishes from 20 chefs this year include sweet and savoury garlic inspired dishes.  Rain or shine!
Location: Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie St, Toronto • 416-888-7829 •

Eastern Ontario Garlic Festival
Cornwall, Ontario
September 17, 2022

Grindrod Garlic Festival
August 21, 2022 
Grindrod, British Columbia

Ottawa Carp Farmer’s Market Garlic Festival
Every Saturday in August 2022
Fairgrounds, Near Ottowa, Ontario

Sorrentino’s Garlic Festival 
April 23, 2022
For more information please visit

World Garlic Eating Competition
Date (TBC)