Splitsville smiles


Justus along with Alicia and Doug Race came all the way from Chillicothe on Friday to the annual Banana Split Festival in Wilmington. The festival continues Saturday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the J.W. Denver Williams Jr. Memorial Park.


Tom Barr | News Journal

Olivia and Claire from Westerville enjoy their banana splits.


Tom Barr | News Journal

Ladling on the sauce and other goodies.


Tom Barr | News Journal

Mayor John Stanforth and Executive Assistant Marian Miller (along with a possible future Executive Assistant) work the banana split area.


Tom Barr | News Journal

Boys and girls enjoy their pony rides.


Tom Barr | News Journal

Ready for what would be a refreshing dip into the cool water.


Tom Barr | News Journal

Aaron and Tashina Abrams and little Amaraya of Wilmington prepare to enter the festival.


Tom Barr | News Journal

Hi yo, pony!


Tom Barr | News Journal

Buckeye fans have plenty in store to get them ready for fall.


Tom Barr | News Journal

Hot rods and cars of all ages (and onlookers of all ages) dotted the annual car show at the festival.


Tom Barr | News Journal

Wilmington Police Ptl. Ashley Dunn greets festival patrons with a smile and information from the department.


Tom Barr | News Journal

Justus along with Alicia and Doug Race came all the way from Chillicothe on Friday to the annual Banana Split Festival in Wilmington. The festival continues Saturday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the J.W. Denver Williams Jr. Memorial Park.

Olivia and Claire from Westerville enjoy their banana splits.

Ladling on the sauce and other goodies.

Mayor John Stanforth and Executive Assistant Marian Miller (along with a possible future Executive Assistant) work the banana split area.

Boys and girls enjoy their pony rides.

Ready for what would be a refreshing dip into the cool water.

Aaron and Tashina Abrams and little Amaraya of Wilmington prepare to enter the festival.

Hi yo, pony!

Buckeye fans have plenty in store to get them ready for fall.

Hot rods and cars of all ages (and onlookers of all ages) dotted the annual car show at the festival.

Wilmington Police Ptl. Ashley Dunn greets festival patrons with a smile and information from the department.

Justus along with Alicia and Doug Race came all the way from Chillicothe on Friday to the annual Banana Split Festival in Wilmington. The festival continues Saturday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the J.W. Denver Williams Jr. Memorial Park.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/06/web1_DSC_1161.jpgJustus along with Alicia and Doug Race came all the way from Chillicothe on Friday to the annual Banana Split Festival in Wilmington. The festival continues Saturday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the J.W. Denver Williams Jr. Memorial Park. Tom Barr | News Journal

Olivia and Claire from Westerville enjoy their banana splits.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/06/web1_DSC_1163.jpgOlivia and Claire from Westerville enjoy their banana splits. Tom Barr | News Journal

Ladling on the sauce and other goodies.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/06/web1_DSC_1166.jpgLadling on the sauce and other goodies. Tom Barr | News Journal

Mayor John Stanforth and Executive Assistant Marian Miller (along with a possible future Executive Assistant) work the banana split area.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/06/web1_DSC_1178.jpgMayor John Stanforth and Executive Assistant Marian Miller (along with a possible future Executive Assistant) work the banana split area. Tom Barr | News Journal

Boys and girls enjoy their pony rides.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/06/web1_DSC_1153.jpgBoys and girls enjoy their pony rides. Tom Barr | News Journal

Ready for what would be a refreshing dip into the cool water.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/06/web1_DSC_1167.jpgReady for what would be a refreshing dip into the cool water. Tom Barr | News Journal

Aaron and Tashina Abrams and little Amaraya of Wilmington prepare to enter the festival.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/06/web1_DSC_1143.jpgAaron and Tashina Abrams and little Amaraya of Wilmington prepare to enter the festival. Tom Barr | News Journal

Hi yo, pony!
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/06/web1_DSC_1157.jpgHi yo, pony! Tom Barr | News Journal

Buckeye fans have plenty in store to get them ready for fall.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/06/web1_DSC_1146.jpgBuckeye fans have plenty in store to get them ready for fall. Tom Barr | News Journal

Hot rods and cars of all ages (and onlookers of all ages) dotted the annual car show at the festival.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/06/web1_DSC_1171.jpgHot rods and cars of all ages (and onlookers of all ages) dotted the annual car show at the festival. Tom Barr | News Journal

Wilmington Police Ptl. Ashley Dunn greets festival patrons with a smile and information from the department.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/06/web1_DSC_1145.jpgWilmington Police Ptl. Ashley Dunn greets festival patrons with a smile and information from the department. Tom Barr | News Journal