August 21 to 24, 2014
Join us 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.

Food and Arts & Crafts

Sample unique zucchini items as well as festival treats.
Several area arts & craft vendors offer items for sale.
Details are on the vendor portion of the webpage.

Zucchini Judging

The Zucchini Judging is 2:00 PM on Sunday, August 25th at the Information Tent.
For all food entries, drop them off by noon on Sunday, August 25th. 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 22nd and 11:00 AM on Sunday, August 25th.
Categories for Non-Food entries are: Biggest Zucchini (weight), Smallest Zucchini (weight), Most Unusual, and Best Dressed.


The parade includes vintage cars, churches, bands, area businesses, political candidates, floats, dance groups, and much more. Anyone can participate! Parade Entry Form & Parade Route

Festival Sponsors




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

Festival Entertainment

Bret Michaels
August 24

Bret Michaels is a rock star, reality star, spokesperson, businessman, and philanthropist. Michaels first rose to fame as the frontman of Poison. As one of rock's most iconic and enduring bands, Poison has achieved massive success, selling over 30 million records worldwide.

Bret Michaels' solo career has been equally successful: his most recent solo album, "Custom Built" topped the charts, reaching #1 on Billboard's Hard Rock list.

Michaels' "Rock of Love" television series was one of the most successful in VH1's history. VH1 and Bret Michaels teamed up for his family-oriented docu-series "Bret Michaels: Life As I Know It". Michaels trumped the competition on Donald Trump's NBC hit, "Celebrity Apprentice", winning that season.

Bret Michaels website

Rides & Games

Ride all day wristbands available (Thu. & Sun.)