Enjoying all the deliciousness of Garlic!

The California Garlic Festival will be at the San Joaquin County Fairgrounds on August 5 & 6, 2023. The wholesome family fun event is focused on local entertainment, community leadership, and the Valley’s vast agriculture. 

Join us for the 2nd Annual California Garlic Festival on August 5th & 6th. The California Garlic Festival has something for everyone! The two-day safe, family-friendly event will feature home-based direct selling, commercial, small business and arts & crafts vendors. There will be additional exhibits to check out through the festival grounds. The photography contest will showcase moments capturing sports, animals, portraits, landscapes and garlic! The treasured favorite, Loveicchio's will have it traditional stand offering a variety of local produce and fruits for purchase. Our car show will display an assortment of Classic, Muscle, Trucks, Motorcycles and Vintage cars. 

On both Summer days, the community stage will host the Miss Garlic Festival Scholarship Pageant and local performers. The cooking demonstration stage located in the Garlic Plaza will be packed with talented local chefs, such as Steve Grant, former owner of Chuck's Diner, Jeff Lovotti of Lovotti's Pizza Pub, Dave Royce, Owner of House of Shaw and Oddfellow's and more! But before you end your day of fun, if you are willing to be adventurous and daring, Monster Truck Madness is returning, offering Monster Truck rides for just $10.00 a person. 

Let the kids cool down in the Inflatable Splash Zone featuring water slides, dunk tanks, slips and slides or dry out in the inflatable Fun Zone with obstacles courses, bounce houses, mini-golf, mechanical bull, pirate ship and more! Pre-sale Inflatable Unlimited Wristbands will be available for $25 online until August 5th, $30 at the event. There will be plenty of seating and cooling misters throughout the venue while you enjoy music and delectable dishes. Attendees can choose from countless garlic dishes from festival food vendors like Garlic Noodles, Garlic Wings, Garlic Sausage, Garlic Popcorn, Garlic Grilled Cheese, Garlic Catfish, Garlic Shrimp, Garlic Hot Sauce for Fruit Cups, Black Garlic Peeled Cloves, Gourmet Garlic Spreads and More!

But wait, we saved the best part for last! You won't want to miss out on our Cali Garlic Alley! We will will be offering the BEST Garlic French Fries, SCRUMPTIOUS Garlic Maple Brown Sugar Ice Cream – perfect for a hot Summer day, the always DELICIOUS Garlic Mushroom and Onion Bread Bowl, and the FAMOUS Garlic Pesto Pasta. Yummy in our tummy! You surely won't leave hungry!

Festival hours are 12pm-7pm Saturday and Sunday, August 5th & 6th.

Single Day Admission
Admission will also be available at the gate the day at the event.

$15.00 Adult (ages 18-64)
$10.00 Child (6-17)
Senior 65+ & Military w/ID - FREE
Children 5 & Under - FREE

$20 Presale Inflatables Fun Zone & Splash Zone Unlimited Wristbands ($25 at the event)

Parking: $10 cash


The California Garlic Festival in Stockton, Ca will be a family oriented fun event. We invite everyone to come out August 5 & 6, 2023 and join us, to explore our community, agriculture, and indulge in delicious garlic cuisine! 


California Garlic Festival