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Park History & Timeline

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After selling their Nob Hill Foods supermarkets, Gilroy Gardens was created and built by Michael and Claudia Bonfante and is designed to educate guests and to foster a greater appreciation of horticulture. The park features over forty rides, attractions, educational exhibits and majestic gardens. It was originally known as Bonfante Gardens Theme Park and below is how the its journey unfolded.