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Discover Downtown!

There’s always something going on in Downtown Gilroy

Come explore Gilroy’s charming Historic Downtown District, which features an eclectic mix of shops, restaurants, and other local businesses that artfully blend the old with the new.

At our charming antique stores and other specialty boutiques, you’ll find all kinds of jewelry, furniture, tools, toys, kitchenware, clothing and other unique treasures.

The Downtown area also has a number of wonderful dining options, from coffee and sandwiches to steaks, authentic Mexican food, Gilroy garlic favorites, and much more.

INSIDER’S TIP: O.D.’s Kitchen is a local favorite, especially for breakfast. If you’re feeling really hungry, order the Kitchen Sink!

 

Self-Guided Walking Tour

Our self-guided downtown walking tour map will help you learn about all the great historical locations in Downtown Gilroy!

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Take a Stroll Back in Time

The Gilroy Historic Paseo is a pathway that conveniently connects the shops and restaurants on Monterey Street with adjacent free parking lots. As you stroll through the Paseo, take a moment to look at the historic murals and interpretative panels to learn more about the city’s storied past, from the Early Settlers and roots of Agriculture through The Cowboy Era, the growth of Commerce and Hospitality, and of course, Gilroy’s long love affair with Garlic. (Located on Monterey Street between Fifth and Sixth Streets in downtown Gilroy)

Learn more about Gilroy’s past on the Gilroy City Historian web page.

Events

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Fortino Brunch

January 23, 2022

When:
11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Where:
Fortino Winery, 4525 Hecker Pass Hwy Gilroy, CA 95020

Sundays just got even better! Come out to Fortino Winery for brunch every other Sunday – includes mimosas and buffet. There are 3 different packages to choose from: $50 for Brunch Buffet & Bottomless Mimosas[…]

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Clue: Onstage

January 23, 2022

When:
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Where:
Pintello Comedy Theater, 8191 Swanston Lane Gilroy, CA 95020

Join Pintello Theater for the first show of 2022! “Clue: Onstage” based on the screenplay by Jonathan Lynn, written by Sandy Rustin. You are in for laughter, surprises, and murder!

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Kentucky Derby Party

May 07, 2022

When:
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where:
Fernwood Cellars, 7137 Redwood Retreat Road Gilroy, CA, 95020

Come out to Fernwood Cellars on May 7 from 3 – 7pm for their Kentucky Derby Party. More info coming soon.

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