Get ready for great entertainment and lots of fun at this weekend’s Mohawk Valley Garlic and Herb Festival
Mohawk Valley Garlic and Herb Festival
Saturday, September 10, 2022 • 10am – 5pm
Canal Place, Little Falls, NY
Little Falls, New York – Coming up this weekend is this year’s Mohawk Valley Garlic and Herb Festival featuring many of the best garlic growers in the region along with fantastic entertainment and fun activities for the whole family!
Live music all day!
We are excited to be featuring great live entertainment all day. Jerry Dee and the Dovetones will be performing from 10am-1pm with hits from the 1920s-1960s. From 1-2pm, Arianna Marucci will be featuring classic and contemporary acoustic. Craobh Dugan O’Looney is the entertainment for the remainder of the afternoon with traditional Irish music from 2-5pm.
Free horse and carriage rides for the family
Treat yourself and your family to the sites and scenery along the Erie Canal with free horse and carriage rides. This has always been a favorite activity for residents and visitors alike. Be sure to visit our education area located off of Canal Street for fun activities.
This year’s festival features favorite herb growers, artisans, and an assortment of food vendors that are known throughout the area for their specialties.
List of participating vendors at mvghf.com/vendors/.
Suggested donation for admission is only $5 per person or $15 for a family/group. We gladly support the local arts community including musicians, artisans, Think Local Little Falls and the Mohawk Valley Center for the Arts. Free shuttle parking takes you straight to the Mohawk Valley Garlic and Herb Festival! Service dogs are welcome but we ask that pets stay at home, please.
About the Mohawk Valley Garlic and Herb Festival
The Mohawk Valley Garlic and Herb Festival was founded in 2000 by a few enthusiastic Garlic farmers from the Little Falls area. They had found the soil and climate of the Mohawk Valley to be conducive to growing an excellent garlic crop and that the crop was well received at their local Farmers’ Market. Some of the first farmers visited, and then began to sell at both the Vermont Garlic Festival and the Hudson Valley Garlic Festival. As the story goes, it was a remark such as: “We should start a Garlic Festival of our own!”
UNIQUELY LOCAL. The Mohawk Valley’s climate and soils are ideal for growing garlic and herbs, which is why we have so many local producers. The Mohawk Valley Garlic and Herb Festival is a non-profit agricultural festival; we aim to provide information to area would-be farmers and gardeners pertaining to the benefits of growing these crops. Visit their website at https://mvghf.com.
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