Festival Purpose:
  • promote Ontario grown garlic
  • provide networking for producers & consumers
  • share information and knowledge on how to grow garlic
  • how to market garlic
  • how to cook and enjoy garlic
  • raise funds for community projects
  • to have fun
garlic bulb. 2nd. Weekend in August
garlic bulb. $5.00 Admission
garlic bulb. Annual Event
garlic bulb. Since 1998
garlic bulb. 15,000 Visitors

The garlic season is at its peak when it is harvested and cured. Our Farmers produce some of the world's highest quality garlic.
  • educational lectures
  • cooking demonstrations
  • garlic flavoured foods
  • fresh garlic for sale
  • great entertainment
  • children's activity area
  • live music
  • garlic folklore
  • craft vendors
  • award winning recipes
  • garlic braiding
  • growing, harvesting & preserving garlic
  • Admission $5.00 - Children under 12 Free!
  • Lots of Free Parking
  • ATM on-site
  • No Pets Please
Garlic has experienced a recent surge in popularity due to increased reports about the health benefits. No longer are people eating garlic just for its great flavour.

Reported Benefits Include:
  • lower cholesterol
  • lower blood pressure
  • kills intestinal worms
  • fights bacteria in the body
  • wards off colds
  • draws out heavy metals (i.e lead)
  • natural mosquito repellant: eat for 5 days before going camping

Come and learn how to grow, harvest, market, cook, store and enjoy garlic, while exploring its many uses and health benefits.

From Ottawa: Hwy #7 west to Perth. Turn left on Wilson St. West (2nd set of lights). Follow the signs to the Perth Fairgrounds. (corner of Halton and Arthur Streets)

From Kingston: Hwy #15. Before Smiths Falls, turn left at City Rd. 1 an proceed to Perth. Follow the signs to the Perth Fairgrounds.

From Brockville: Take Hwy #29. Before Smiths Falls turn onto Hwy #43 to Perth. Follow the signs to the Perth Fairgrounds.

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