- Our list of the best things to do in Gilroy, California, features the top 185 nearby activities — including 80 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Gilroy, CA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Food & Drink, Entertainment & Shows, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 30 things to do within the city of Gilroy, CA , followed by 155 popular activities in nearby cities, including Morgan Hill, Hollister, Watsonville, Capitola, Aptos, Salinas, Santa Cruz, Los Gatos, San Jose, Marina, Big Sur and Marina del Rey
Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park 3050 Hecker Pass Hwy., Gilroy, CA MoreLess Info
Family-friendly theme park educates and entertains with thrilling rides, horticultural events, and science projects
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3050 Hecker Pass Highway, Gilroy, CA 95020 MoreLess Info
At the Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park, guests will be able to ride a Ferris wheel, a swing, a sky trail monorail, and a roller coaster. The site also hosts special Christmas events, including lunch with Santa.
Guests of the Outlets at Gilroy will be able to shop at stores like Abercrombie & Fitch Outlet, the Gap Factory Store, and Calvin Klein. The location also features a deli cafe, Auntie Anne's Soft Pretzels, DeBrito Chocolate Factory, and Starbucks Coffee for guests seeking refreshments.
Founded in 1970, Fortino Winery has since grown into a 50 acre vineyard growing a wide selection of grapes for a diverse label collection. The winery offers woody cabernets, fruity merlots, and sweet summery zinfandels.
Featuring coffee- and chocolate-infused Vino de Mocca among other wines, Kirigin Cellars Winery features a tasting room with wines produced by grapes grown on the grounds. The winery can also be used for sporting events, picnics and private events.
Founded in 1978, Sarah's Vineyard is a location that produces high quality wines, including Pinot Noir and Chardonnay varieties. Other events are also hosted at the vineyard, including wine tasting, and a food and concert series in the summer.
Martin Ranch Winery grows and produces it's award winning wines under the labels of Therese Vineyards and J.D. Hurley. The variety of their tasting paired with some live music, the view and the pleasant staff, provides a great way to spend a Sunday afternoon.
A great place to gather with friends, Rapazzini Winery welcomes wine connoisseurs to sample their creations at their facility in Gilroy (known as the Garlic Capitol). Along with drinking wines, this winery further produces cooking wines as well as champagnes.