August 27 to 30, 2015

Join us in Memorial Park for this family friendly four day event which includes rides, entertainment, food, pageants, a cruise-in and motorcycle show, and a parade. Admission to the festival and concerts are free. No coolers or outside food and beverages permitted.

Beer Garden

Join your friends at the Zucchinifest Beer Garden located near the concert area.

Hours of Operation:

Thursday, August 21
5:00 to 10:00 PM

Friday, August 22
5:00 to 11:00 PM

Saturday, August 23
2:00 to 11:00 PM

Zucchini Judging

The Zucchini Judging is 2:00 PM on Sunday, August 24th at the Information Tent.
For all food entries, drop them off by noon on Sunday, August 24th. Please do not bring dishes that require refrigeration. All food items must be on a throw away plate.
Categories for Food entries are: Dessert and Zucchini Bread.

For non-food entries, drop them off at the Information Tent between 5:00 PM on Thursday, August 21st and 11:00 AM on Sunday, August 24th.

Categories for Non-Food entries are: Biggest Zucchini (weight), Smallest Zucchini (weight), Most Unusual, and Best Dressed.

Kids Day – Sunday, August 24th

Bring the kids out on Sunday, August 24th for a day of festival fun!

Ride specials all day!

Noon - 1:30 PM - FREE Arts and Crafts

1:00 to 2:00 PM - Columbus Zoo Animals

2:00 - 5:00 PM - COSI Science Spots

2:30 PM - Meet Matt Wilhelm - Former Ohio State University and NFL Player. Autographs will be available.

4:00 PM - Magic Show

Festival Sponsors






Contact Haley Lowe at (614) 491-1080 for all media requests.

Festival Entertainment

Panama - Van Halen Tribute
August 22 at 7:30 PM

Use Your Illusion - The Sites and Sounds of Guns-N-Roses
August 22 at 9:30 PM

Hello My Name Is
August 23 at 4:30 PM

David Lee Murphy
August 23 at 7:00 PM

Travis Tritt
August 23 at 8:30 PM

Grand Parade

The Grand Parade includes vintage cars, churches, bands, area businesses, political candidates, floats, dance groups, and much more. Anyone can participate!

Parade Route and Registration Form