LA Times travel editor Catherine Hamm celebrates the Gilroy Garlic Festival and the agricultural diversity of California's Central Coast. Gilroy is located 30 miles south of San Jose off Highway 101 and the festival is always held on the last full weekend in July.
Gilroy Garlic Festival
Friday - Sunday, July 25 - 27, 10am-7pm
Christmas Hill Park
7050 Miller Ave
Gilroy, CA 95020
Music break: After You've Gone by The Checkmates