September 10-11, 2022
Ready. Set. Garlic!

After missing 2020 & 2021, we are excited to return in 2022 for what will be our 14th Season!

Tastings & Pairings
Tasty Seminars

Expanded and exclusive “Tastings & Pairings” seminars!

Stratford Stinks – but only once a year!

“The Stratford Garlic Festival highlights 26 different varietals of garlic that are displayed and promoted in ways that you just have to see and taste to believe.  No part of the fruit is spared as the cloves and the scapes are all valued ingredients in burgers, sauces, teas and even ice cream.  Speakers, entertainment, demonstrations, recipes, lotions and potions, can all be found at this unique harvest celebration in September, with a long list of vendors sharing their magical plant with aficionados and inquisitive foodies alike.” 

Adam Waxman, DINE Magazine:  September 3, 2018

2022 Schedule

Stay tuned for updates as the planning for this year’s Kiwanis Garlic Festival progresses!

14th Annual Stratford Kiwanis Garlic Festival!

Saturday, September 10, 2022 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday, September 11, 2022 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

General Admission $10
Two-day pass $15
2 for $10 after 2:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday
(offer available at the door only)
Kids 12 & under Free of Charge!

Shop the Local Garlic & Artisans Market
Musicians, Presentations & Family Activities

Gold Sponsors

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View full sponsor list


The Stratford Kiwanis Club cares about our community and has worked tirelessly to provide a timely, world-class event that showcases and supports local agriculture. This support has been integral in raising awareness and building markets for garlic growers across Ontario. As our premier event grows, the funds raised from this effort allow us to continue to support the children in our community and provide leadership and funding on many wonderful, community-enriching projects.