The Garlic Festival is coming back!

24 Oct


I am excited to share some very happy news with you today: The very popular Webster Garlic Festival will be returning in 2019.

Just three years old when the Garlic Fest took a hiatus in 2018, the young festival had quickly become a draw for anyone who loved all things garlic. The event featured garlic vendors and cooking demonstrations, and lots of other community agencies and general vendors selling everything from cheese, honey and jams to hand-made jewelry and greeting cards. Plus, there was live entertainment and food trucks.

In its three years, the event raised $43,500, and a good chunk of those proceeds benefited Challenger Miracle Field.

It was a very big event, which naturally takes a lot of people to pull together. A small but very dedicated core group of volunteers was able to pull it off for the first three years, but decided to take a break for 2018.

Next year, though, the festival will return, and the folks at Miracle Field themselves will be leading the way. The dates are set — September 14 and 15, 2019 — at the Webster Recreation Center.

So mark your calendars now, the the Webster Garlic Festival is BACK!

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2 Responses to “The Garlic Festival is coming back!”

  1. Steve Santucci October 24, 2018 at 12:59 pm #

    We are an ice cream vendor. How do we go about getting into the festival?

    • websterontheweb October 24, 2018 at 4:25 pm #

      Your contact would be Katie Kovar, and her email is kkovar@rochestermiraclefield,org. Good luck!

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