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33 Things to Do In and Around Gilroy

Choose your own adventure and take some time to explore all the fun things to do in Gilroy, California! (Hint: You’ll probably need to book a hotel room—there’s way too much to do in just one day!)

 

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See the Circus Trees at Gilroy Gardens

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Save big on top designers at Gilroy Premium Outlets

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Follow your nose along the Road to Garlic

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Enjoy a picnic lunch overlooking the vineyards

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Buckle up for the Gilroy Rodeo in August

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Belly up to the historic horseshoe bar at The Milias Restaurant

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Find antique treasures in Downtown Gilroy

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Search for gold in the miner’s sluice at Casa de Fruta

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Try some genuine Gilroy garlic ice cream

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Get authentic and affordable Mexican food on the Gilroy Taco Trail

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Pedal a swan or duck boat across a lake at Gilroy Gardens

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Bowl some bocce ball at Satori Cellars or Sarah’s Vineyard

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Go to the restroom in an old jail cell at Old City Hall

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Take a historical walking tour through Downtown Gilroy

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Hike the Mummy Mountain Trail at Coyote Lake Park

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Snap a selfie with Gil and Roy at Gilroy Gardens

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Taste your way around the world at Hecker Pass Plaza

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Enjoy live music in Downtown Gilroy and at local vineyards

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View a full-size replica of the Wright Flyer at the Wings of History Museum

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Ride a horse through the redwoods at Mt. Madonna County Park

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Try the Vino de Mocca dessert wine at Kirigin Cellars

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Tee off like a champion at golf courses for all skill levels

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Enjoy Garlic Festival favorites all year long at Mama Mia’s Ristorante Italiano

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Take a hike through history at Chitactac-Adams Heritage County Park

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Tour nearby Old Mission San Juan Bautista

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Find farm-fresh fruits and veggies at the LJB Farms roadside stand

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Order the “Kitchen Sink” at O.D.’s Kitchen

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Chill out at Water Oasis at Gilroy Gardens

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Stroll back in time along the Gilroy Historic Paseo

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Fuel up with fresh-brewed coffee or boba tea

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Get a photo at the garlic mural on Monterey Street

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Discover exciting artists from around the world at Gallery 1202

 

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Stop by the California Welcome Center Gilroy to make your own garlic pressed penny

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