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Cleveland Garlic Festival Volunteers

We are always on the lookout for volunteers to help with The Festival. If you think you have what it takes, please email Jessica at North Union Farmer’s Market:
All volunteers receive 2 weekend passes and refreshments.

Volunteer Responsibilities include:

Mighty Locavores

assist with children’s activities, sell raffle tickets, etc.

Ticket Table

Issue wristbands ensuring appropriate color (signifying 21 and over), handle money, handle pre-paid tickets, check for wristbands of returning/re-entering visitors and answer questions.

Wristband checkers

Stand at the ends opposite of the ticket tables and check for wristbands for those re-entering the festival, prevent alcoholic beverages from leaving the festival/crossing the RTA tracks, direct people to the ticket tables.

Merchandise Tent

Sell Cleveland Garlic Festival merchandise, handle money and answer questions.

Volunteer check-in

Check volunteer assignments, sign-in them in and give them information about where to go and t-shirt if needed. This tent will also contain refreshments for volunteers.

Tomato Throw Down

Sell tomatoes, handle money and light clean up if necessary.

Euro Wine Tent

Pour and serve beer and wine (must be 21), handle money, check wristbands for 21 and over and sell water and other bottled beverages.

Music Tent

Assist with any band needs, including set-up, clean-up, food, drinks, etc.

Beverage Tent

Assist with selling water and other bottled beverages.

Preview Brunch

Set-up and clean-up chairs, tables, food, etc.

Friday Set-up

Set-up chairs, tables, tents, etc.

Sunday Tear Down

Clean-up chairs, tables, tents, etc.

Omelet Maker

Cook omelets for Preview Brunch guests.

Cooling Station

Hand out water, band aides, etc.

Our Generous Sponsors

Cleveland Clinic


Leinenkugel's   Vitamix


Brew Kettle






Margaret Wong


  Cleveland Public Power


Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District


Radius Restaurant


Ohio Farm Bureau


Shaker Heights


Ohio Savings Bank


Wells Fargo


Jones Day


  Key Bank


The Wine Spot


Pearl of the Orient


The Clubhouse


Van Cleef Asset Management


Our Local Partners

Troy-Bilt   Shaker Square   Capozzi Design Group        


Our Community Partners

Troy-Bilt   Shaker Square   Capozzi Design Group   Trader Joes   Coral


Bialosky + Partners   Bowen   Perspectus   Vitamix  


Clear Channel   Cleveland Website Design   Print Source    




        Euro Fine Wine


Meyer Hatchery   PartyPix     Cleveland RTA   Laurice


Cleveland Public Library   Cleveland Museum of Art   French Pastries Cleveland    


107.3 The Wave   Bobba-Mike's Garlic Farm