Riley Creek Festival 2015

J. Denny & Jenny's Traveling Zoo

Saturday, April 11
in the Bluffton University Sommer Center


  • Inflatables for all ages
  • Games hosted by student organizations
  • Festival food
  • Prizes for all ages (the more activities you do, the better chance you have to win prizes!)
  • Facepainting
  • FREE fun for all ages!



  • 11 a.m.: Riley Creek Festival begins (Entry is free)
  • 11 a.m.: Brass Quintet performs
  • 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.: Lunch ($9 for community members, or a meal swipe)
  • 12 p.m.: Improv Troup performs
  • 1 p.m.: Safe Kept performs 
  • 2 p.m.: Anabaptist Bestiary Project performs
  • 3:30 p.m.: "Boarding passes" drawn for prizes
  • 4 p.m.: Rubber duck race in the Riley Creek! Ducks cost $1. Top winning ducks get prizes from local businesses. Proceeds benefit the Allen County Humane Society
  • 4:30 p.m.: Events close


Lunch is one meal swipe for Bluffton University students. community members may pay cash for lunch ($9).

Students, staff, faculty, community members, and families are welcome to this FREE event (lunch costs cash or a meal swipe - but entrance and participation in all events are free!).

*Special thanks to our campus supporters: Student Senate, Marbeck Center Board, the Office of Student Involvement, Ramseyer Hall Association, Art Club, PEACE Club, Bluffton University Nutrition Association (BUNA), and the Music Department*