Perth Garlic Festival.Garlic Bud.
Chopping Garlic.

"The Perth Garlic Festival has a little something for everyone."

garlic bulb. 2 Day Garlic Festival at the Perth Fairgrounds
garlic bulb. annual event
garlic bulb. since 1998
garlic bulb. second weekend in August
garlic bulb. 8,000 visitors

The garlic season is at its peak in August 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
  • garlic folklore
  • craft vendors
  • award winning recipes
  • garlic braiding
  • growing, harvesting & preserving garlic

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
Festival Purpose:
  • promote Ontario grown garlic
  • provide networking for producers & consumers
  • share information and knowledge
  • raise funds for community projects
  • to have fun

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

Perth Garlic Festival Photos

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