Riley Creek Festival 2018

“A Day in Paradise”
Friday, April 13 - Saturday, April 14
In Bluffton University Sommer Center



  • Games hosted by student organizations
  • Rubber Duck Race on Riley Creek
  • FREE fun for all ages!
  • Giant surf slide 
  • Radical Run: 100 foot obstacle course
  • Spin art machine 
  • Face painting 
  • Make Your Own Moon Sand 
  • Bounce house 
  • Human zorb bowling 
  • Inflatable Animal Land Playzone 
  • Chalk and bubbles 
  • Relay Race 
  • Flower planting 
  • Fishbowl toss
  • Scavenger hunt 
  • Frisbee 
  • Soccer darts 
  • Photobooth 
  • Cornhole 
  • Connect four basketball 
  • Video game zone 



  • 11 a.m.: Riley Creek Festival begins (Entry is free)
  • 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.: Lunch ($9.29 for community members, or a meal swipe)
  • 4 p.m.: Rubber duck race in the Riley Creek! Ducks cost $1. Top winning ducks get prizes from local businesses. Proceeds benefit the Bluffton Child Development Center
  • 4:30 p.m.: Events close


Lunch is one meal swipe for Bluffton University students. community members may pay cash for lunch ($9.29).

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*

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