General Info

The Verona Lions Club presents the Eleventh Annual



9:00 a.m. – 2:00p.m.

Garlic Festival Vendors:

The Verona Lions Garlic Festival is celebrated at the spacious Verona Lions Club facility, 4504 Verona Sand Road, 20 minutes north of Kingston on Road/Highway 38.  This is a rain or shine event with both indoor and outdoor venues.  Entry is by donation, with free parking on site.  All money raised helps our Club support local and international focuses such as: The Diabetes Society, The CNIB, and The Hearing Society to name a few causes that our efforts support to make life better for others less fortunate.

This is an excellent family event with something available for all ages.  A Children’s Centre with arts and crafts, mini-golf, and the popular mini-tour train provide popular entertainment for all ages.

The Verona Lions Garlic Festival has been the host of the Eastern Ontario Garlic Awards, with prizes for the best single bulb, 12 – variety display, educational display, and braid.  For Awards information contact Paul Pospisil, Director, at (613)273-5683.

With attendance increasing each year the number of vendors has increased.  Vending sites are available, but limited.  Welcome back to those returning vendors and a warm welcome to vendors who are new to this event, your presence makes the difference!

The Early Bird Booking Special before April 30th 2017 is $75.00 for a 12X12 site and $85.00 for 12X30.

The standard fee (May to end of July) is $85.00 for a 12X12 site and $110.00  for a 12X30 site.

After July 31st  a 12X12 site will be $110.00 and a 12X30 site will be $135.00. Power, add $25.00 per vendor (Limited power sites).

Payable to: Verona Lions Club by cheque or e-transfer (email:, and the question is ‘What is this for?’ and the answer is ‘garlic’).

Local vendors within 125 km radius of Verona receive a rebate of $25.00 on the day of set up.

For information and vendor applications, space details, and special needs, please contact Wayne Conway at 613-374-3807 or There is no fee application for not-for-profit organizations for informational and educational displays (five maximum, first come first served upon approval from the committee).

No pets are allowed on the site.

For general Garlic Festival information call Doreen Morey at (613) 372-5432 or or