The 2016 Cleveland Garlic Festival

North Union Farmers’ Market is proud to present the 7th annual Cleveland Garlic Festival at historic Shaker Square! This grassroots food and music event will take place Saturday, August 27, 2016 from Noon to 9pm, and Sunday, August 28, 2016 from Noon to 6pm.
All proceeds will support North Union’s mission of championing local foods by connecting certified producers with consumers through a network of markets in order to:

  • Supply the community with the freshest, most nutritious food – harvested ripe and brought fresh to market

  • Support growth and incubate over 300 small businesses in Northeast Ohio

  • Stimulate the local economy by keeping money in our communities

  • Keep Ohio land producing food and supporting families, which saves farms from destruction

“This is a natural outgrowth of our ten markets and their close connection with all of the Cleveland area’s top chefs who purchase products at our markets,” states Donita Anderson, Executive Director of the North Union Farmers’ Market. She continues, “This event showcases the tremendous culinary talent here in Northeast Ohio. Many people are not aware that Ohio garlic has a singular special quality because of the soil. This means greater anti-viral health and most importantly, the best garlic in the world!”

The Cleveland Garlic Festival will be ground zero for “all things garlic” in the Midwest Great Lakes region. Attendees will enjoy garlic-themed food prepared by local chefs including everything from ice cream to oysters, an onsite celebrity chef Grill-Off, live music, cooking demonstrations, wine tastings, taste and grow tents for children, and many more events and activities.

So mark your calendars and get out the breath mints – the Cleveland Garlic Festival arrives this Fall!

Our Generous Sponsors

Cleveland Clinic


North Union Farmers Market Board of Directors

North Union Farmers Market
Board of Directors

Ohio Wine Producers
  Margaret Wong Renewal by Andersen   Cleveland Public Power
Ohio Savings Bank Ohio Farm Bureau Judson Smart Living Stratos Wealth Partners Forest City Leinenkugel Direct TV
  Pearl of the Orient Howard Hanna | The LeSueur Team
Our Community Partners

  O Wow   Ohio Cheese Guild   Porath Print Source   Coral


  Bowen   Vitamix   Troy-Bilt   Cleveland RTA


  Unity Design   Meyer Hatchery   107.3 The Wave   Edible Cleveland


Bialosky + Partners   Bobba-Mike's Garlic Farm   Cleveland Public Library     Cleveland Metroparks


Mimi Vanderhaven   Cleveland Museum of Art   Snapology   Trader Joes