Gilroy Garlic Festival in Gilroy, CA
Every July, the fine folks of Gilroy, the Garlic Capital of the World located just a short drive south east of San Jose, celebrates their favorite culinary ingredient with three days of garlic-themed fun. If you plan to attend, pack extra toothpaste. Some of the foods on offer include garlic bread, garlic french fries, garlic popcorn and even free garlic ice cream.
Photo courtesy of Jason Riedy