Metro Vancouver’s only Garlic Festival
Get your breath mints ready, The Sharing Farm’s 5th Annual Garlic Festival is back this August 25th at Richmond’s Terra Nova Park.
Open to all ages, this free event combines organically grown artisan garlic and garlic goods with family friendly activities like: live entertainment, cooking demonstrations, exhibitors and everyone’s favourite, garlic ice cream.
Some of the highlights for this year’s festival include:
Over 1,000lbs of fresh organically-grown artisan garlic for sale
Contra dancing to the Sybaritic String Band (We want to you dance!)
Cooking Demonstrations by West Restaurant, Graze Restaurant, and Blue Canoe Waterfront Restaurant
Wood Fired Cob Oven eats by Steveston Pizza
The groovin’ sounds of Brehdren
Earnest Ice Cream with Garlic or Salted Caramel Ice Cream
Kids Activities with demonstration honey-bee hives, hay pile, crafts, and more!
Free workshops: Learn to grow your own garlic
Free Admission! Free Parking! Free Valet Bicycle Parking!
Garlic Festival History
The Sharing Farm’s annual Garlic Festival is the only garlic festival in Metro Vancouver and the place to be for garlic lovers. This is a great family event so mark your calendar and plan to spend a few hours. Festival highlights from previous years include artisan garlic sales, garlic ice cream, cooking demonstrations, live entertainment, fun kids activities, local exhibitors, and food vendors.
For several years, The Sharing Farm has hosted the only Garlic Festival in Metro Vancouver and the largest agriculturally-based festival in Richmond. Bringing together great food, great music and great garlic, this free event is open to all ages. Come shop, eat and enjoy the beauty of Richmond’s multiple award-winning Terra Nova Park. Even with threatening rain clouds and a very small advertising budget, last year’s festival was attended by over 2,000 garlic lovers. This year we anticipate between 2,500 and 3,000 guests to our largest single fundraiser of the year.