We are always on the lookout for volunteers to help with Cleveland Garlic Festival.

To Sign Up, please email [email protected]

or follow this link!

All volunteers receive 3 weekend passes and refreshments.

Volunteer Positions

Thursday Set-Up Responsibilities: Set-up chairs, tables, tents, etc. (Aug. 24, 2–6pm­)
Friday Set-Up / Decorating Responsibilities: Help prepare by setting up tables and chairs and decorating them with table cloths and center pieces. (Friday, August 25, 12–3pm)
Mighty Locavores
Kid’s Zone
Responsibilities: Assist with children’s activities, sell raffle tickets, etc.
Kid’s Zone
Responsibilities: Direct individuals to help paint a garlic-themes mural
Entrance Table Responsibilities: Issue wristbands ensuring appropriate color (signifying 21 and over), handle money, handle pre-paid tickets, check for wristbands of returning/re-entering visitors and answer questions.
Stamp / Wristband Checkers Responsibilities: Stand at the ends opposite of the ticket tables and check for wristbands for those re-entering the festival, prevent alcoholic beverages from leaving the festival/crossing the RTA tracks, direct people to the ticket tables.
Merchandise Tent Responsibilities: Sell Cleveland Garlic Festival merchandise, handle money and answer questions.
Volunteer Check-In Responsibilities: Check volunteer assignments, sign them in and give them information about where to go and t-shirt if needed.
Music Tent Responsibilities: Assist with any band needs, including set-up, clean-up, food, drinks, etc.
Beer Truck Responsibilities: Selling beverages including soda, water and beer.
Beer Tent Responsibilities: Assist with pouring beer from local craft breweries.
Chef Demo Tent Responsibilities: Assist with chef demos – plating, handing out samples, getting more plates, silverware, etc.
Anywhere / Runner Responsibilities: Willing to help anywhere there is an open position.
Ohio Farm Bureau Station Responsibilities: Help with the Ohio Farm Bureau station.
Watershed Distillery Responsibilities: Help with transactions at Watershed Distillery (must be 21+).
Sunday Tear Down Responsibilities: Clean-up chairs, tables, tents, etc.
(Sunday, August 27, 6:00–9:00pm)