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Cleveland Garlic Festival 2024, Ohio

24 August - 25 August

$9 – $10

Head for the Cleveland Garlic Festival in Ohio this August

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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 GarlicCompetition and live music. There will also be a series of parades and a mighty Locavores area for the young ones.

Cleveland Garlic Festival 2024

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 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 24 and 25 August, 2024. 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

Cleveland is an incredibly musical city with the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and gigs throughout the city. It also has made an incredible effort to clean itself up especially along the Cuyahoga river. If you want to discover what to do in Cleveland, situated on the south shore of Lake Erie, go to:

Image courtesy of This Is Cleveland.


24 August
25 August
$9 – $10


Shaker Square
13212 Shaker Square, Suite 02,
Cleveland,OH44120United States
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Mark Bibby Jackson

Mark Bibby Jackson

Before setting up Travel Begins at 40, Mark was the publisher of AsiaLIFE Cambodia and a freelance travel writer. When he is not packing and unpacking his travelling bag, Mark writes novels, including To Cook A Spider and Peppered Justice. He loves walking, eating, tasting beer, isolation and arthouse movies, as well as talking to strangers on planes, buses and trains whenever possible. Most at home when not at home.

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