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!

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.

Grow Your Business at Greenhouse Co-Working

This bright, light-infused coworking center is the perfect place to base your “home office” while you network with other entrepreneurs and enjoy convenient access to downtown Gilroy’s shops, cafes, and restaurants.

Events

Gilroy Premium Outlets sign near palm trees
Black Friday Sale

November 27, 2020

When:
November 27, 2020 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 pm
Where:
Gilroy Premium Outlets , 681 Leavesley Rd Gilroy CA 95020

Don’t miss out on amazing sales during Black Friday! This is a great time to get all of your holiday shopping done in one trip.

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Holiday lights at the Gilroy Premium Outlets
Christmas Eve Shopping

December 24, 2020

When:
December 24, 2020 @ 9:00 am – December 25, 2020 @ 6:00 am
Where:
Gilroy Premium Outlets , 681 Leavesley Rd Gilroy CA 95020

Don’t miss out on amazing last minute sales during Christmas Eve! This is a great time to get all of your holiday shopping done in one trip.

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Various vegetables in a red basket
Gilroy Farmers Market

August 22, 2020

When:
August 22, 2020 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where:
Gilroy Farmers Market, 6000 Miller Ave Gilroy, California 95023

The Gilroy Farmers Market is a year round Farmers Market, enabling small family farmers direct access to local customers whom appreciate flavor and health benefits of fresh produce. They offer a complete inventory of all[…]

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