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Cleveland Garlic Festival 2023, Ohio

August 26 - August 27

$9 – $10
Cleveland Garlic Festival 2012

If you have a taste for the pungent, then you will not want to miss the Cleveland Garlic Festival in Ohio this August.

Sample garlic fries and garlic ice cream, or enjoy the Top Chef Garlic Grill-off, which sees the best chefs in the area competing for garlic glory. Aside from garlic galore, there is live entertainment, a kid’s zone and more.

Tickets for the food festival allow you access to celebrity chef competitions and samples, the Miss Garlic competition and live music. There will also be a series of parades and a mighty Locavores area for the young ones.

Cleveland Garlic Festival 2023

It’s best to plan ahead for your visit. You can find a breakdown of what is going on over the weekend here.

Alternatively, to see which bands are playing with Mo’ Mojo headlining on the Saturday, and Xcetera on the Sunday click here.

Finally, the schedule of chefs competing in the Top Chef Garlic Grill-off, can be found here.

Where Is the Cleveland Garlic Festival?

The festival will be held in Shaker Square, Cleveland, Ohio. Take the Cleveland RTA for a clean and green option to attend the festival.

When Is It?

It will be on 26 and 27 August, 2023. The festival will run from noon to 8pm on the Saturday, and noon to 6pm on the Sunday.

Where to Stay?

If you are looking for accommodation in Cleveland for the weekend, the organisers have a list of local accommodation options here.

Tickets for the Festival

You have to buy separate tickets for each day of the festival. Day tickets are $10 ($9 pre-sale) for adults, $5 for 65+, and $5 for 4 to 12 year olds (under 4 are free). Purchase your tickets here.

Things To Do in Cleveland Ohio

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August 26
August 27
$9 – $10
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Shaker Square
13212 Shaker Square, Suite 02,
Cleveland,OH44120United States
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