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Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park

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3050 Hecker Pass Rd, Gilroy, CA 95020-9411
+1 408-840-7100
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Gilroy Gardens

Went to Gilroy Gardens a week ago and found it to be a nice surprise. Mostly geared for younger... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
BaliHi
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Ipoh
Bridal Fair

Attended Bridal fair and was given access to the park as well! Great place to bring small children... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
B5521DEjohnc
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Gilroy, California
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An extraordinary combination of nature preserve and theme park that comprises more than 75 acres of trees, plants, water and rocks combined with rides, picnic grounds, miniature golf and spectacular gardens.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“water play” (13 reviews)
“season pass” (18 reviews)
LOCATION
3050 Hecker Pass Rd, Gilroy, CA 95020-9411
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+1 408-840-7100
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"water play"
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"water attractions"
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"season pass"
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"swan boats"
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"circus trees"
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"roller coaster"
in 21 reviews
"garlic festival"
in 4 reviews
"non profit"
in 8 reviews
"beautiful landscaping"
in 5 reviews
"petting zoo"
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"short lines"
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"big kids"
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"train ride"
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"young ones"
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"picnic area"
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"disneyland"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Went to Gilroy Gardens a week ago and found it to be a nice surprise. Mostly geared for younger kids (10 and under) but does have a great waterpark that I would imagine you could spend the whole day there and get away from the...More

1  Thank BaliHi
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Attended Bridal fair and was given access to the park as well! Great place to bring small children, water features to enjoy on a hot day. Decent food and park personnel are friendly and helpful.

Thank B5521DEjohnc
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Great family theme park , that is not orchestrated by some giant corp. Great family fun with plenty to learn for both children and parents alike. Do not pass;-)

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Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful park designed for little ones. Short waits early in season and unlimited rides. Kids couldn’t get enough.

1  Thank Steve B
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Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

Planned a weekend here to celebrate my sons 5th birthday. We decided to get memberships as we plan on returning throughout the summer! Fantastic fun and fantastic food! I was extremely pleased about the food options. Not just fair food! Us adults loved the teriyaki...More

1  Thank themermaidrach
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

This delightful park is a gem for younger children because there are so many things they can ride alone. It’s small and manageable plus there are lots of trees to offer shade and keep it cool. Come early so you can park near the picnic...More

2  Thank FLTeach2
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Reviewed February 9, 2018

this is a great theme park for young ones ages 10 and under. clean park, lots of rides, abundant parking space. we try to go here every year and it's we do enjoy it very much. check out groupon for deals as they have it...More

2  Thank ShoesOnFire
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Reviewed February 7, 2018

This park is geared toward younger kids and it was a hit for our 4 and 6 year olds. The rides and attractions are scaled toward smaller kids. The whole park is clean and has lots of trees which provide welcome shade. A really nice...More

1  Thank sgbslo
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Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

If you purchase Golden pass for Great America ., you automatically can visit both places ., GA and Gilroy gardens . With the golden pass from Great America ., you have included parking for GA and GilroyG . There fore ., huge sign on the...More

3  Thank Sashe S
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Reviewed December 21, 2017

They have a reduced rate for the holidays and they are only open from 4-9, but the park is empty and perfect for kids under 10. It is beautifully lit with decorations for the holidays, a cute Charlie Brown Christmas show, and rides open with...More

Thank Michelle R
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southsidequeen
June 11, 2018|
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Response from FLTeach2 | Reviewed this property |
There are still many rides for 8/9 year olds to enjoy. My grandchildren were only 4 and 5 and loved that they could ride so many things. At 8/9 you might be topping out the age range but I think there is still a lot to do... More
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bonniehayward321
August 22, 2017|
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Response from Jane P | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are plenty of rides that parents can go on. Some do not have size limitations.
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Joan G
June 24, 2016|
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Response from wunnetu_nta | Reviewed this property |
Yes bring towels unless your prepared to purchase. Yes, adults and children can get wet near water gun and slide play area. Currently the other location that has splash area is closed for Illumination.
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