10 May Garlic Breath Contest
Garlic Breath contestants are encouraged to cheat by eating lots of delicious garlicky food before entering the contest. Festival officials use a gas chromatograph generously provided by Oral Chroma. Contestants’ breath is measured in the parts-per-billion of three crucial garlic elements — Hydrogen Sulphide (H2S), Methanethiol, and Dimethyl Sulphide. Prizes are awarded to the contestants with the highest reading (that is, with the strongest garlic breath).