Thousands of Wednesdayites descended on Hillsborough for the return of the club’s Owls in the Park community day.
Scores of Owls fans donning blue and white lined up patiently to meet their Sheffield Wednesday heroes who happily took time out for a chat and to sign autographs.
Returning for its fourth year in Hillsborough Park, old and young took part in dog shows, football matches, watched a medieval reenactment and enjoyed live music in the glorious sunshine.
A big talking point was the new Owls home shirt which see the blue and white stripes disappear for a pinstriped look.
Fans snaked down Penistone Road in long queues to get their hands on the new club attire which has divided opinion online.
Rob Tasker, 36, from Barnsley was one of the first to get his hands on the shirt.
He said: “I really like it, I like the change. I was a bit apprehensive at first seeing it without the stripes. It’s much better quality than before.”
But Lewis Lawson, 28, from Hillsborough wasn’t as keen.
“Sheffield Wednesday is always about blue and white stripes, it just doesn’t look right,” he said.
Wednesday head coach Carlos Carvalhal praised the fans for turning out.
He said: “We came to the park as one, as players, coaches and we are together. We will be ready for all the fights in the next season. We will put this energy into the stands and on to the pitch.”