Obetz Zucchinifest

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The Annual Obetz Zucchinifest!

Free admission, free concerts and everything zucchini at this four-day, family-friendly event! National entertainment rocks the Zucchinifest main stage in Fortress Obetz with free concerts on Saturday and Sunday. Local artists perform throughout the weekend. Get refreshed at the Zucchinifest Beer Garden while enjoying free entertainment. Monday is Kids Day featuring the Cincinnati Circus Company, COSI, and the Columbus Zoo. The midway has plenty of rides and games for kids of all age. More than 20 food vendors participate in the Festival so get your fill of flavorful zucchini items. There are dozens of arts and crafts vendors offering unique items for sale. Start growing your zucchini soon so you can participate in the zucchini judging. Prizes are awarded for biggest zucchini; smallest zucchini; most unusual; and best dressed. Enter your dessert, relish, or zucchini bread into our culinary competition. Don’t miss the Classic Car and Motorcycle Show.

Notable events and attractions: Free Parking and Free Concerts with National Entertainers, COSI Science Spots, Columbus Zoo Animals, Cincinnati Circus Company, Car & Motorcycle Show, Pageant, Parade, Zucchini Judging Contest, Arts & Crafts and Food Vendors, Rides

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You can also visit obetzzucchinifest.com



  • WARRANT will kick off the Obetz Zucchinifest on Friday, August 30th, at Fortress Obetz! Join us in celebrating 30 years since their first album release—show starts at 9 p.m. #Warrant #Dirty30
  • Multi-platinum-selling California rockers Smash Mouth will perform at the 2019 Obetz Zucchinifest on Sunday, September 1st. Join us in celebrating their 20 year anniversary—show starts at 9 PM.

We will add additional entertainment as we announce them!



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