2017 Your Stage Information


If you are interested in becoming a 2017 Your Stage performer, please contact Stacey Boumis by clicking the link below.

Stacey Boumis Contact

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New location! Fortress Obetz!

Join us August 24-27, 2017

at Fortress Obetz for this family-friendly, four day event!

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

Admission to the festival is FREE!

No coolers or outside food and beverages permitted.

1841 Williams Road (previous site of Columbus Motor Speedway)



2017 Spotlight Events

Something for everyone in the family!




Ted Nugent will be headlining the Festival on Saturday the 26th at 8:30 PM.

FREE entry to the festival and concerts!



Ted Nugent


Hooray for Kids Day!

Bring the kids out on Sunday, August 27th for a day of Festival fun!

Columbus Zoo 1:00
COSI Science Spots 2:00 to 5:00 PM
FREE Arts and Crafts 4:00 to 5:00 PM


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 27th.  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 24th and 11:00 AM on Sunday, August 27th.

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 27th 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 24th 5:00 to 10:00 PM
Friday, August 25th 5:00 to 11:00 PM
Saturday, August 26th 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

2017 parade information and forms will be available soon.

Grand Parade Photo

Event Sponsors

A HUGE Thank you to our fantastic sponsors!