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Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park

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Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park is a fair based in Gilroy, CA that was founded in 1997. As of 2018 they had $13 million in revenue and $8.4 million in assets.

Gilroy Gardens is a beautiful California amusement park, located in Gilroy and is the only California theme park with a horticultural theme.

(408) 840-7100
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Program areas at Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park

The operation of an educational and recreational park. Visitation of 480,500 with operating days of 162. The objective is to serve as a learning center where families, especially those with pre-teen children, can experience the natural surroundings. The park was built with: six gardens (conifer, flower, tropical, camellia, holly and historical), four learning sheds (geology, weather & environment, pacific redwood and circus trees), two seasonal exhibits (monarch butterflies and honey bees), educational tour programs (self, audio and docent led), educational signs and an educational show product.

Overnight camping program. The objective is to use excess land and ball fields as a location for educational organizations (girl scouts, boy scouts, ymca) and families to experience a safe overnight camping experience combined with the educational and entertainment opportunities listed under general operations. Students and children continue their learning and experiences with nature.

The school promotional educational tickets program. The objective is to allow bay area educator's, both public and private, use of the facilities during the regular operating season. Students can come and learn at their own leisure.

Form 990s for Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Jan 27, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Feb 21, 2019990View PDF
2017-02Mar 14, 2018990View PDF
2016-02Jul 12, 2017990View PDF
2015-02Feb 23, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park

Total grants, contributions, etc.$4,543
Program services$12,641,621
Investment income and dividends$2,886
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$91,277
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$605,539
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$13,345,866

Vendors for Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Google IncSoftware2020-03-16
██████████ █████████ ███Marketing Services$12,2772020-01-27
████ ███ ███Tax accounting2020-01-27
█████ ████Management Services$4,9992020-01-27
███ ██████ ████████ ████Construction Work$21,1702020-01-27
██████████ ████ ██████████Water Oasis Expansion; Slide Structure$5,2242020-01-27
█████████ █████████ ███Marketing Services$866,5292017-02-01
████████ ████████ █████Landscaping Work$397,2242017-02-01
...and one more vendors

Personnel at Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Jane HowardSecretary$0Aug. 18, 2019
Jay BaksaTreasurer$0Aug. 18, 2019
████ █████Chairman$0Feb. 21, 2019
█████ ████████Controller$93,713Dec. 31, 2018
███ ██Assistant General Manager$124,950Dec. 31, 2018
███████████ ███████General Manager$233,224Feb. 28, 2017
██████ ███████Director of Park Operation$49,400Feb. 29, 2016

Peer county fairs

1San Diego Botanic Garden501(c)(3)$3.9 millionEncinitas, CA
2San Mateo County Event Center (SMCEC)501(c)(3)$12 millionSan Mateo, CA
3Sonoma County Fair and Exposition501(c)(3)$11 millionSanta Rosa, CA
4Santa Clara County Fairgrounds501(c)(3)$6.3 millionSan Jose, CA
5Alameda County Agricultural Fair Association501(c)(3)$23 millionPleasanton, CA
6Descanso Gardens Guild501(c)(3)$8.6 millionLa Canada Flintridge, CA
7Turtle Bay Exploration Park501(c)(3)$7.0 millionRedding, CA
8Ganna Walska Lotusland501(c)(3)$3.7 millionSanta Barbara, CA
9San Francisco Botanical Garden Society At Strybing Arboretum501(c)(3)$3.3 millionSan Francisco, CA
10San Diego Society of Natural History501(c)(3)$11 millionSan Diego, CA
11Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art501(c)(3)$13 millionNashville, TN
12Norfolk Botanical Garden501(c)(3)$11 millionNorfolk, VA
13Brookgreen Gardens501(c)(3)$12 millionPawleys Island, SC
14Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden501(c)(3)$8.1 millionRichmond, VA
15Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden (FTBG)501(c)(3)$7.7 millionCoral Gables, FL
16Chicago Botanic Garden501(c)(3)$49 millionGlencoe, IL
17Brooklyn Botanic Garden Corporation501(c)(3)$22 millionBrooklyn, NY
18And Sculpture Park501(c)(3)$22 millionGrand Rapids, MI
19Atlanta Botanical Garden501(c)(3)$23 millionAtlanta, GA
20Houston Arboretum and Nature Center501(c)(3)$3.6 millionHouston, TX
21Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens501(c)(3)$6.2 millionBoothbay, ME
22Flamingo Gardens501(c)(3)$3.6 millionDavie, FL
23Seed Savers Exchange (SSE)501(c)(3)$5.4 millionDecorah, IA
24Horticultural Society of New York (HSNY)501(c)(3)$4.2 millionNew York, NY
25Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens501(c)(3)$18 millionPittsburgh, PA

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