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.


Randy Sauro and Chris Beveridge singing while holding guitars

April 24, 2021 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Verde Vineyards, 2143 Buena Vista Ave., Gilroy 95020

Come out to Verde Vineyards to enjoy wine and live music with Randy Sauro and Chris Beveridge Duo.

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Yoga in the Vineyard

April 25, 2021

April 25, 2021 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Solis Winery, 3920 Hecker Pass Road Gilroy, CA 95020

Yoga in the Vineyard is BACK! You will enjoy the morning overlooking the Solis Vineyard, while taking an outdoor, all levels yoga class. Wine tasting will follow, where you will enjoy a variety of wines[…]

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May 8, 2021 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Aver Family Vineyards, Comfort of your own home

Aver Family Vineyards is hosting Saturday Supper Club led by chefs who were trained in Michelin-starred restaurants. The Supper Club includes all ingredients & wine delivered to your door in addition to the entertaining step-by-step[…]

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