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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!

Next Downtown Event:

July 12 - Car Show and Sock Hop

July 12 – Car Show and Sock Hop

Where: Monterey Street, Downtown Gilroy
Date: July 12, 2014
Time: 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Antique cars (1972 and older) in great condition. Live music. Food. Drinks. New this year: a sock hop!

For more information, or to get a registration form to show your cherry-condition antique, click on the image or go to http://gilroywelcomecenter.org/downtown/events.html

 


 

 

Check this out! Rally Round Downtown Gilroy’s first ever Pop Up Shops at the 2014 Gilroy Art & Wine Stroll.

Click on the sign to see more.

Click here to see more.

Click here to see more.


 

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

9 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

  5. PETITION BACKGROUND The city of Gilroy has passed an Ordinance to ban signs, personal wavers, mascots and A frames to advertise their business; with the exemption of New Dealerships and Real Estate. Signs such as these are the only way that small businesses can afford to advertise and it also brings about 70 to 80 percent of business to their location. This is unfair to the local businesses and there should be no exemptions to certain businesses.

    http://petitions.moveon.org/sign/sign-ordinance/?source=search

  6. I am seeking info regarding Portuguese Festas. If you can send me the calendar of when it is I would appreciate it.
    Thank you
    Olinda

    • Hi, Olinda:

      RRDG doesn’t get notified in advance or we would put it on our calendar. The Festa do Espirito Santo was held in Gilroy about 2 weeks ago. We only heard about it after it was over. *SIGH* If you hear about any future festas in Gilroy, please let us know.

      Boa sorte com as suas pesquisas,

      John Russell
      Rally Rouser

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