Monday, June 28, 2021

Tickets for the Garlic Festival Golf Classic and the Farm-to-Table Dinner at Fortino Winery are now on sale through Eventbrite

  Tickets to both events are limited and will sell out quickly, so put your order in as soon as possible. 

Gilroy, CA, June 28, 2021 - The Garlic Festival Golf Classic will be held Friday, July 30th at Gilroy Golf Course, located at 2695 Hecker Pass Highway. The event will include a silent auction and great Garlic Festival food. The Golf Classic is sponsored by Pinnacle Bank. Golfers can sign up for the cause for $150. Hole sponsorships are available for $500, along with numerous other sponsorship opportunities. 

Gilroy Garlic Festival Golf Classic Event 

Gilroy Garlic Festival Farm-to-Table Dinner Event 

The Farm-to-Table Dinner will be held from 5-9 p.m. Saturday, July 24th at Fortino Winery, 4525 Hecker Pass Highway in Gilroy. The caterer/chef for the dinner will be Relish Kitchen & Drink, featuring Executive Chef Diane Sturla. The Farm-to-Table is sponsored by Pinnacle Bank and Mission Valley Ford. The cost for the dinner is $175 per person. 

Drive-thru, which will be held on the weekends of July 23rd, 24th, and 25th, and July 30th, 31st, and Aug. 1st, at Gilroy Presbyterian Church, located at 6000 Miller Ave., you can reserve your Drive-Thru order starting July 1. 

Here is a sneak peek at the menu: 


Savory, creamy goat cheese panna cotta, served with roasted beets and aromatic fennel jus 

Shrimp cocktail served with a spicy, pickled Christopher Ranch garlic sauce 

Savory and flaky corn and Gruyere gougères 


Fresh summer watermelon and heirloom tomato salad with peppery arugula, tangy feta cheese, and sweet-tart balsamic glaze 

Entrees:  (Choice Of) Prime Filet, black truffle-dotted mac and cheese, rich Cabernet jus, delicate baby carrots, and roasted asparagus 

Sous Vide Mary's Chicken featuring boneless, skinless chicken breast served with tender gnocchi, rich sherry cream sauce, delicate baby carrots, and umami-rich mushrooms Creamy Parmesan polenta with earthy mushrooms and hearty vegetable Bourguignon 

Sponsors of the dinner include several local businesses contributing back to the community they live in, including Frantoio Grove, which has donated 250 bottles of its premium olive oil; Headstart Nursery, which has donated 140 herb pots for decorating tables and Mission Valley Ford, which is a $5,000 Spicy Level Sponsor for the dinner. Additional sponsorship opportunities are still available. 

“We, like so many other non-profits, are doing our best to manage these trying times, while building a path forward where the Gilroy Garlic Festival Association can once again achieve its mission in this community,” said Tom Cline, current President of the Gilroy Garlic Festival Association. 

Additional details will be posted on the Association’s website at

Thank you to Our Sponsors 

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About the association

The Gilroy Garlic Festival Association is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that has distributed more than $12 million to the community through its annual, family-friendly celebration of the famous bulb since 1979. Local nonprofits participating in the festival have raised millions more. The Gilroy Garlic Festival Association aims to be a chain that links together residents, businesses, nonprofits, faith groups, schools, and other local institutions in a collaborative and supportive expression of “community.” 


PO Box 2311

Gilroy, CA 95021 


Phone:  408.842.1625 | Fax:  408.842.7337 

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