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FESTIVALS ->    Garlic   Jazz    Mum  <- DIRECTIONS


Saugerties Garlic Festival Site Courtesy of Hope Farm Press
The "Goddess Of Garlic" herself - Pat Reppert

Garlic Festival Hot Line 845-246-3090
An introduction to Saugerties, the Festival Town.

Official site -> http://www.hvgf.org   
Great food and plenty of people

SAUGERTIES GARLIC FESTIVAL

Garlic! That great little vegetable that defines the saying "a little goes a long way", has been used by humans for over 7,000 years and has been a valuable commodity for everyone from the Romans to WWII soldiers. Both good-tasting and good for you, garlic has a wide range of uses as a seasoning and for medicinal purposes and is grown in every U.S. state except Alaska. It is high in vitamin C, contains antiseptic properties and aids in heart function and health. And of course, one can't discount it's abilities to keep vampires at bay! One side effect of garlic is the infamous "garlic breath", which can clear a room faster than a 75% off Zales promo code. Fear not! At the Saugerties Garlic Festival you'll be surrounded by others chomping away on this potent seasoning, so dig in and enjoy sampling the many different foods and preparations on hand. You and your garlic breath will be in good company at this fantastic festival! For more fun garlic facts, check out the Wikipedia page for garlic.

#1 Food Festival in the US*
*April 12, 2002 USA Today

Next Festival is Always
The last full weekend in September every year
A weekend of "Garlicianna" in Saugerties

  
1993 Poster Winner & 1995 Poster Winner 
Posted with permission of the artists
See all the current entries and vote on your favorite at the Festival

QUESTIONS? direct email to ???
garlic-lover@hvc.rr.com

All about Garlic & Garlic Tips

Subscribe: garlic-lover@hvc.rr.com
"Garlic Lovers e-mail list"

Directions/Lodging

Mad For Garlic cook book by the Garlic Queen herself.

Growing info: Garlic Seed Foundation PO Box 149, Rose, NY 14542.

The Garlic Festival is a two day event held on Saturday & Sunday, the last full weekend in September, from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. There are no pets and no alcohol permitted. It is a successful and fun Family Oriented event in the true Saugerties Tradition.

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JAZZ Festival has been canceled for 2007

- we close the streets for an afternoon of fun and GREAT music -
- two stages, non-stop jazz with a Latin flavor -
- children's activities, Arts & Crafts booths - 
- live radio broadcasts - 
- the quality food & drinks Saugerties is famous for - 
Directions/Lodging

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MUM  Festival - Sunday in October - and all month long!
- Crowning of the Mum Queen and her court - 
- live music, arts and crafts booths - 
- Seamon Park, with paths, bandstands & fountains - 
- all decked out in the multicolor splendor of 1000s of mums - 
Directions/Lodging

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DIRECTIONS to Saugerties - the Festival Town

Easy and Fast directions:

    NYS Thruway to exit #20 then East 1 mile on Rts 212/32 to the Village of Saugerties 

    ALWAYS  follow shuttle bus and/or parking signs. 

Also:    Saugerties is 100 miles North of NYC / 50 Miles South of Albany . . .
    NY State Routes 9W, 212 and 32 all meet in the Village of Saugerties . . .
    Saugerties is 8 miles North of the Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge and 12 miles 
    South of the Rip Van Winkle Bridge on the West bank of the Hudson River.

    AREA LODGING this link works for me, but . . .just in case it doesn't work for you <shrug> the list is on my Community Events page



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