Gastric Garlic People’s Choice Contest

Noon – Saturday, Oct. 5
Contest runs until 2:30pm

Located in the Pungent Plaza (Northampton & 2nd Streets)

Be one of 400 lucky people to sample and judge the best garlic dish created by chefs from local restaurants. You determine which chef will take home the coveted Garlic Bulb Winners Plaque to display for the coming year. This event is a garlic lover’s dream!  Advance tickets $10/ $12 at the door

$10 advance tickets – Buy tickets here: (coming soon)

Dangerous Desserts People’s Choice Contest

Noon –  Sunday, Oct. 6
Contest runs until 2:30pm

Located in the Pungent Plaza (Northampton & 2nd Streets)

Be one of 200 adventurous people to sample and judge the best garlic dessert created by chefs from local restaurants. You determine which chef creates the best sweet garlic magic. $8 advance/$10 at the door

$8 advance ticket fee – Buy tickets Here: (coming soon)


Big Stinkin’ Wheel of Cheese Tasting
Saturday and Sunday  

Located at South 3rd and Pines Streets

This extraordinary tasting involves a beautiful wheel of Reggiano Parmesan Cheese.  Our chefs will light the cheese on fire and roll pasta and garlic in the melted cheese and serve it up hot and fresh. This is simple food at its best.

flaming parmesan photo