Saturday & Sunday
September 3rd and 4th 2016
10AM to 5PM
Join garlic-lovers from throughout New England as they come to sample food and crafts from hundreds of different vendors, all made from -you guessed it - garlic and herbs!
- $6.00 adult on line purchase (+ service fee)
- $8.00 adult at gate
- $2.00 child 12 and under on-line purchase (+ service fee)
- $2.00 child 12 and under at gate
- $10.00 adult two day pass on line purchase (+ service fee)
- $10.00 adult two day pass at gate
Everything from garlic ice cream to garlic jelly, pickled garlic, roasted garlic, garlic braids and, of course, plain garlic bulbs of every variety will be available for sampling and purchase, along with planting and braiding and cooking demonstrations.
For aspiring gardeners, garlic growers, garlic-lovers or those simply looking for a fun way to spend a Vermont end-of-summer day, the event promises something for everyone.
For the kids there will be face painting, inflatable fun jumps and other great children's activities. Take time to wander around the spacious lawns sampling garlic delicacies and enjoy the festivities. Relax at the Beer and Wine Garden under the tent listening to live music both days. In addition this year, there is a special smoking area near the beer tent.
Our vendors do sell out, so come early if your looking to buy seed for next years crop!
Please see the vendors page for the lodging list, many places to stay offer a special event rate.
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ResortsandLodges.com has written a wonderful article about the 20th Annual Southern Vermont Garlic and Herb Festival.
Find it in their Special Interest Travel Blog section or use this link to read.
In Memory of the Festival Founder