SUBMITTED BY: Peter Hartlaub LOCATION: Gilroy, California (2013)
Mascots Gil and Roy (on right) are brother and sister cloves. Roy is actually named Royelle and supposed to be a “little bit princess, little bit tomboy.”
Gilroy Gardens is California’s only horticulture-themed amusement park, as Disney and Universal foolishly opted not to invest heavily in garlic characters or storylines. Imagine the possibilities if they did…
(Peter Hartlaub is the pop culture critic for the San Francisco Chronicle).