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Camp Night Itinerary

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Join the Garlic Festival Camp Night!

Tickets on sale through July 27.

Visit the world-famous Gilroy Garlic Festival on Saturday, July 29, then camp overnight at Gilroy Gardens to enjoy the fun, excitement and learning that you can only get at Gilroy Gardens. Package includes three meals, Garlic Festival admission for Saturday, and Gilroy Gardens theme park admission on Sunday! We are the ideal location for your child’s first camping experience.


Camp Night Itinerary


  • 10:00am - 6:00pm Visit the Gilroy Garlic Festival
  • 4:00 - 6:00pm Arrive at South County Picnic Grove and setup tents
  • 6:00 - 7:00pm Dinner in South County Picnic Grove
  • 10:30pm - Lights out


  • 7:30 - 8:30am Breakfast in Picnic Grove
  • 8:30 - 10:00am Pack Up Tents—Campgrounds open to park guests at noon
  • 10:00am - Enjoy Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park
  • 12:00 - 1:00pm BBQ Lunch in South County Picnic Grove
  • 1:00pm - 6:00pm Enjoy Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park



  • Dinner: BBQ Chicken Quarters, Spaghetti w/Marinara, Fruit Salad, Hawaiian Dinner Rolls, Ice Cream Novelties, Coca-Cola Fountain Drinks, and Water
  • Breakfast: Scrambled Eggs, Sausage, French Toast with Berry Sauce, Water, Juice, and Coffee
  • Lunch: Join the Gilroy Garlic BBQ! Honey Garlic Ribs, Hot Dogs, Garlic Noodles, Potato Salad, Garlic Bread , Ice Cream Novelties, Coca-Cola Fountain Drinks, plus Beer and Wine for purchase


Camping Facilities and Safety

  • Large grass fields (Groups must provide their own tents)
  • Maintained restrooms (sorry, no showers)
  • Covered picnic area
  • Well-lit walkways
  • Nearby parking
  • 24-hour security


Instructions to South County Picnic Grove for Check-in:

As you enter from Hecker Pass Highway, take an immediate left towards the Security Gate. Do not go towards the Theme Park (off to the right). Proceed through the Security Gate, and go approximately 200 yards. On your right-hand side enter a dirt lot “Parking Lot C” (Gate 8). Parking is included for all overnight campers.

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