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Gilroy is located in Santa Clara County south of San Francisco between San Jose and Salinas along US Highway 101 near the San Luis Reservoir and the Pacific Ocean.

The population estimate for July 1, 1998 was 37,731, an increase of 6,244 since 1990.

Gilroy is part of the San Jose, California metro area.

Gilroy Garlic Festival | Bonfante Gardens Theme Park | Goldsmith Seeds |
Restaurants, Cafes, Delis, Bakeries Garlic Festival Store & Gallery | Saint Louise Hospital & Health Center |
History Gilroy Historical District Walking Tour |

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04/14 Coming to The area
Santa Cruz Baroque Festival Santa Cruz CA April13-May11 A festival of baroque music.
Oakland Greek Festival Oakland CA May17-19 Wonderful aromas of Souklavia and Loukoumades waft through the air and the sounds of traditional Greek music and shouts of OPA! resonate in the hills of Oakland.
Bach Festival Carmel CA July13-27 Multiple performances of works by Bach.
Midsummer Mozart Festival San Francisco CA July18-28 Organized in 1974, the Festival is the only music festival in North America dedicated exclusively to Mozart.
Gilroy Garlic Festival Gilroy CA July26-28 The internationally acclaimed Great Garlic Cook-off, the signature event of the Gilroy Garlic Festival has increased the top prize in the July 27th competition to $5,000.