Rally Round Downtown Gilroy

Downtown Gilroy Mural

Bienvenidos a Rally Round Downtown Gilroy

Welcome to Rally Round Downtown Gilroy

This site is dedicated to Downtown Gilroy, the heart of our city. Check out our pages to find places to shop, eat, and be entertained. This page will be updated periodically to highlight upcoming events and changes in the downtown area.

Este sitio está dedicado al Centro de Gilroy, el corazón de nuestra ciudad. Busque en nuestras páginas dónde hacer las compras, comer bien, y entretenerse. Esta página será revisada periódicamente para indicar los eventos y cambios en el centro de la ciudad.

Shop Local – Shop Downtown

¡Haga las compras en tiendas locales!

¡Haga las compras en el Centro!

Upcoming Events:

Downtown Gilroy
and the
Wineries of Santa Clara Valley Wine Passport Weekend
Oct 5 & 6, 2013

Crisp fall weather, fine wines, and downtown Gilroy all come together to make a great weekend. Rally Round Downtown Gilroy is working with the downtown merchants and restaurants to make the Wine Passport your passport to food and entertainment: discounts, freebies, or waiving the normal corkage fees are just a few of the benefits being offered. Downtown merchants will be staying open late so you can get in some shopping before you go home. Entertainment opportunities abound: live music (at 3 different venues) and the Limelight Actor’s Theater production of “Barefoot in the Park” will all be going on that weekend.

Follow this link for more information about the participating shops, restaurants and entertainment venues. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO.

Find What You Are Looking For

To help you find what you need downtown, we’ve prepared a shopping guide. The guide is organized by categories. Click on a category to see the names of the businesses. Click on the name of a business to see the hours it is open and a few ideas to help with your shopping. Go to the “Find It” page to start your search.

On-going Programs:

Restaurant Rallies

Check this out: Restaurant Rally program – get together for dinner downtown with other RRDG supporters! Click here for more infomation.

Contact us

6 comments on “Rally Round Downtown Gilroy

  1. Good Morning Brilliant People!

    I am eager to get involved with Rally Around Downtown Gilroy. Please contact me to volunteer and or participate. I have always loved downtown Gilroy.

    Nicole Ashby
    [Contact information removed - JR]

    • Hi, Nicole!

      We enjoy your enthusiasm and welcome the volunteer spirit! I’ve replied separately to your email account. I look forward to meeting you and getting you involved promoting downtown Gilroy.

      John Russell
      Rally Rouser

  2. Great Idea! I support you 100% I usually eat at a downtown restraurant every Friday night.

    • Thanks for the kind words, Cat! As a civic leader, your support for downtown Gilroy is important.

      Our job, now, is to spread the word and get more people to follow your example.

      One effective way that individuals can promote downtown is to make a commitment to oneself to visit downtown at least once a week and make a purchase: a meal, bags for your vacuum, clothes for the children or grandchildren, Mexican sweet bread, or whatever. Once you get into the habit, invite a friend or two to go along. Soon you’ll be recognizing faces and making new friends.

      Best regards,

      John Russell
      Rally Rouser

  3. I am very interested and eager to get involved. How do I volunteer?

  4. Thank you Mr. John Russell!

    For your tireless patience…as well as many others- to help form the critical mass, mixed with love, support and dining out dollars that will transform our downtown the beautiful, vibrant place we know it can be!
    Looking forward to the next event…and LOVE having a glass of wine at our new wine bar followed up with an amazing dish–too many to name… from Socrates and Margerita’s kitchen at Garlic City Cafe!

    Kind regards, and BIG thanks!
    Dale Thielges
    *Gilroy Demonstration Garden

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