2019 Garlic City Car Show Events

Thursday, August 15, 2019 – Parade of Cars with Downtown Live Music Series*-FREE COMMUNITY EVENT

Friday, August 16, 2019 – Show & Shine at Gilroy Gardens-TICKETS AVAILABLE: Eventbrite

*Must be a paid participant of the 2019 Garlic City Car Show to show your car in the Show and Shine and Parade of Cars events.

Saturday, August 17, 2019 – Garlic City Car Show in Downtown Gilroy: FREE COMMUNITY EVENT

Premium Parking is SOLD OUT!

Standard Parking Before: 08/01/2019 $45, After 08/01/2019 $55

We are very excited to announce My Classic Car with Dennis Gage will be filming at the Show and Shine and Garlic City Car Show. Read more about Dennis here!

General Information:

  • Premium Parking will be located on Monterey Road and is limited to 120 cars.
  • Premium Parking will be assigned. Your parking space number will be on your confirmation letter.
  • Standard parking will not be assigned. Standard parking will be directed to available spaces on the day of the event. Standard Parking will be located on Lewis Street, 4th Street, 5th Street, 6th Street, and Eigleberry.
  • If you would like to park in a group, all applications and payments must be received at the same time.
  • All vehicles entered in this event must be licensed, insured and registered for the event.
  • All cars must be parked by 10:30 am. For safety of everyone no exiting the Car Show until 6:00 pm.
  • No outside alcohol will be permitted.
  • No hydraulics on vehicles.
  • No drones will be allowed.


Event sponsor reserves the right to restrict entrant to acceptable behavior during any and all activities of the Garlic City Car Show, Show & Shines and Parade of Cars. Open headers, tire spin or any other reason an entrant or his/her vehicle or their appearance or conduct are deemed objectionable by event sponsor, entrant and vehicle will be subject to eviction from the event area. Any poor behavior outside the event will be reason for denying admittance of vehicle and entrant in event area. In the case of eviction or restriction, the Gilroy Chamber of Commerce is not liable for refunding entry fees except at its own discretion. Premium parking will be assigned parking spaces. Standard parking will not be preassigned. You will be guided to an available spot by a parking attendant on the day of the event. The event sponsor reserves the right to hold spaces at their discretion.

Liability Release:

In consideration of the acceptance of the right to participate, entrants, participants and spectators, by execution of this entry form, hereby release and discharge the Gilroy Chamber of Commerce, the City of Gilroy, their officers, directors and employees, agents, representatives, servants and anyone else connected with the management and presentation of the Garlic City Car Show of and from any and all unknown damages, inquires, losses, judgments and or claims that may be suffered by the entrants to his person or property. Each entrant expressly agrees to indemnify all the foregoing entities firms, persons and bodies from any and all liability occasioned by or resulting from the conduct of entrants or any participant assisting or cooperating with entrant and under direction or control of entrant.

pre-registration has closed. Day of event (8.17.2019) registration is from 8:30am-10:15am at CalTrain Station, Downtown Gilroy