Fun at Zucchinifest!

Messenger photos by Pat Donahue
This year’s Obetz Zucchinifest, held Sept. 2-5 got off to a fun start with the annual Car and Motorcycle Show with cars of every shape, size, make, and model surrounding The Fortress.
Griffin, 7, Lucy, 5, and Owen, 10, of Bellefontaine headed down the “Fun Slide” at the Zucchinifest.
Mike Carter and his daughter, Lena, enjoyed flying through the air on “Ballistic,” when of the many rides at Zucchinifest.
Arie Alexander has her hands full with the head of Shawn Reed during the Sunday New Ohio Wrestling match at the Zucchinifest.
Sideshow Dan of the Cincinnati Circus showed of his fire eating skills as well as juggling and sword swallowing.
The candy was flying as the Zucchinifest parade wound its way through Obetz led by a float carrying Obetz City Council members and Mayor Angie Kirk.
Ashlynn Craft, 4, got some firefighting instructions from Hamilton Township Firefighter Nick Willike.
The Zucchinifest parade featured the Hamilton Township High School Marching Band, color guard, numerous cheer Squads (shown here), area teams, various festival queens, politicians, and more candy.
One of the largest crowds at The Fortress came to hear Boys II Men perform hits like “End of the Road” and “I’ll Make Love to You.”
Great White provided the Zucchinifest audience with their rock and roll fix closing with their biggest hit from 1989, “Once Bitten, Twice Shy.”
Lucy, 5, shows off some temporary defiance of gravity on this acrobatic ride at Zucchinifest.
Some of Obetz’s young gridiron stars took part in the Zucchinifest parade.
Aubrey Rodgers, 7, is pleased with her fresh face painting done by Erica Gerhart of Delaware.


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