Obetz Zucchini Festival 2015 August 27-30
Obetz Zucchinifest Banner Photo

Join us August 27-30, 2015

in Memorial Park for this family-friendly, four day event!

The years festival will include; rides, entertainment, food, pageants, a cruise-in and motorcycle show, and a fantastic parade.

Admission to the festival and concerts are FREE!

No coolers or outside food and beverages permitted.

Multi Platinum Country Star Josh Turner To Perform at Zucchinifest

Multi Platinum Country Star Josh Turner Will Replace Clint Black at the Obetz Zucchinifest

Photo of Clint Black

All concerts are free!

No ticket required.

Josh Turner will perform on Saturday, August 29th at 8:30 PM.

No coolers or outside food and beverages permitted.

Parking near the venue is limited so arrive early.

The Baymont Inn and Suites will be offering shuttle service to the grounds to individuals staying at the hotel.

Photo of Matt Stillwell

Matt Stillwell

will open the show at 7:00 PM

2015 Spotlight Events

Something for everyone in the family!


QT 1270 Presents:  THE Rock and Roll Radio Show Revue

THE Rock and Roll Radio Show Revue debuts on August 28th on Your Stage.   Radio host Ian Graham will host three Central Ohio acts – Bosswood, Jimmy Razor and the Exceptions, and The Pink Flamingos.  The show starts at 6:00 PM.


Rock and Roll

Hurray for Kids Day!

Bring the kids out on Sunday, August 30th for a day of Festival fun!

Ride specials all day long!

12:30 to 1:30 PM – FREE Arts and Crafts

2:00 to 4:00 PM – Petting Zoo

2:00 to 4:00 PM - Pony Rides ($5 per ride)

2:00 to 5:00 PM – COSI Science Spots

4:00 PM – Magic Show

Obetz Zucchini Festival Kids Day Photo

Zucchini Judging

Who grew the biggest zucchini?  Come out to the Zucchini Judging to find out.


There are a number of categories so it is easy for anyone to participate.  


Please bring all food entries at the Information Tent no later than 1:00 PM on Sunday, August 30th.  Do not bring dishes that require refrigeration.  All food items must be on a throw away plate.


Categories for food entries are: Best Dessert and Best Zucchini Bread.


Please drop off all non-food entries at the Information Tent between 5:00 PM on Thursday, August 27th and 11:00 AM on Sunday, August 30th.


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


The Zucchini Judging is 2:00 PM on Sunday, August 30th at the Information Tent.

Zucchini Products Photo for Judging

Beer Garden

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

Hours of Operation:

Thursday, August 27
5:00 to 10:00 PM

Friday, August 28
5:00 to 11:00 PM

Saturday, August 29
1:00 to 11:00 PM

Carousel Photo

Grand Parade

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

Parade Entry Form

Click here for a Parade Entry Form!

Map of the Parade Route

Grand Parade Photo

Event Sponsors

A HUGE Thank you to our fantastic sponsors!


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