Come for a Stroll and Discover Downtown Gilroy!
Come explore Gilroy’s charming Historic Downtown District, which features an eclectic mix of shops, restaurants, and other local businesses that artfully blend the old with the new. You’ll find all kinds of jewelry, furniture, tools, toys, kitchenware and clothing at our charming antique stores and other specialty boutiques – great places to browse for hidden treasures and unique gifts. The Downtown area also has a number of wonderful dining options, from coffee and sandwiches to wood-fired pizza, steaks, authentic Mexican food, Gilroy garlic favorites, and much more.
Small Business Saturday in Downtown Gilroy
“Shop small” at the antique shops, boutiques, garlic shops, cafes, and restaurants in historic downtown Gilroy on Saturday, November 29. Discover unique treasures and one-of-a-kind gifts while supporting local businesses. Make Small Business Saturday part of your holiday shopping tradition!
Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting | Saturday, December 6 | Beginning at 2:30 pm
Start the holiday season off right with the Gilroy Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting! Doggie Dress-Up contest begins at 2:30 pm at the Main Stage, at the intersection of Fifth and Monterey Streets. Main Stage performances begin at 3:00 pm. The parade begins around 5:45 and the tree lighting will take place after the parade is done. We will have holiday vendors on Fifth Street and good tidings of great cheer throughout Downtown Gilroy! Join Us Downtown!
Gilroy Downtown Business Association
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Gilroy Downtown Business Association Mission Statement
The Gilroy Downtown Business Association fosters community by creating a unique and vibrant downtown that encourages and promotes economic growth and sustainability through advocacy and marketing while respecting the downtown history.