Ridgefest

Detailed Event Schedule

Wednesday, April 9

  • Block Party | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Gallagher Center

    • Sponsored by Tau Kappa Epsilon
    • Free hot dogs and hamburgers, lawn games and an inflatable wrecking ball!

     

  • American Red Cross Blood Drive | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Gallagher Center MPR

    • Sponsored by Delta Chi Epsilon
    • Give the gift of life and give blood! You can also receive three hours of community service just for donating!

     

  • Money Matters Workshop | 7 p.m. | MPR

    • Sponsored by the NU Finance Club, and Graduate Student Council
  • Black Light Dodgeball Tournament | 8 p.m. | Kiernan Center

    • Sponsored by Campus Programming Board
    • It's dodgeball....under black lights! Sign up your team in Campus Activities or via email at jph@niagara.edu
    • $350 prizes ($200/$100/$50)

     

Thursday, April 10

  • Parking Lot Party | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Gallagher Parking Lot

    Sponsored by Commuter Advocacy Board and NU Marketing Association, BOLD, and NUSGA Class of 2015

    Join us in the Gally lot for all the free fun:
    • Sandal Falls Project - Help sort Cave of the Winds sandals and recieve community srvice hours!
    • Personalized street sign giveaway - First 100 students will get their very own street sign!
    • Free lunch and Student Appreciation Day
    • 400 days to graduation! Find out about the 2015 Senior Class Cruise from NUSGA!
    • Commuter t-shirt giveaways!
    • Lawn games and music

     

  • Students vs. Faculty/Staff Kickball Game | 5:30 p.m. | Kiernan Center

  • A Little Bit of Buffalo | 5-8 p.m. | O'Shea Basketball Court (Gallaagher Center if inclement weather)

    Sponsored by the NUSGA Class of '17

    All students are invited to join in all the fun!
    • Food Trucks & FREE Ice Cream Truck
    • Cash Bar (21+)  
    • Chicken Wing eating contest
    • Mechanical chicken wing - Ride the hot wing!
    • Free photobooth
    • Basket raffles
    • Dunk tank featuring some of our favorite staff and students
    • Music from WNIA

     

     

  • Capture the Flag | 8 p.m. | O'Shea Basketball Court

    Sponsored by the NUSGA Class of '17

  • Team Trivia | 10 p.m. | Gallagher Center MPR

    Sponsored by the Campus Programming Board and Residence Life

    Get your team together and get to Gally to compete for some sweet gift cards and, of course, free food!

     

  • Electronic Dance Music - Sense Memory 12:00am - 1:30am l Gallagher MPR

    Come down to Gally to take in the EDM of NU student PJ Tighe from 12am - 1:30am in the MPR.  Laser lights, great music, and of course food!

Friday, April 11

  • Pet-A-Pooch - Therapy Dogs | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Gallagher Center Clubs & Organizations Room

    Come out and breathe easy as you can show your love for some of our four-legged friends! Free food too!

  • #NUGIVESTHANKS | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. & 1-3 p.m. | Gallagher Center

     

    Sponsored by Alumni Office
    Celebrate being a NU student and sign cards that will be given to some of our most notable NU alumni!

     

  • Bingo Blowout | 8 p.m. | Clet Dining Hall

     

    Sponsored by the Campus Programming Board
    All students should come out as we give out $800 in prizes, including TV, a tablet, gift cards, Keurig, sweet NU prizes, and more!
    Free pizza and refreshments too!

     

  • Late Nite Niagara: Roommate Game Show | 10 p.m. | Dunleavy 127

     

    Sponsored by the Campus Programming Board
    Think you know your roommate or best friend really well? Prove it! ALL students should come out to see Adam Ace's hilariously entertaining game show, with $200 in cash prizes! 

     

Saturday, April 12

  • Sports Day | 12 p.m. | Dunleavy/O'Shea Quad

    Sponsored by Seton Hall

  • RidgeFest Carnival | 3-6 p.m. | O'Shea Quad (Kiernan Center if inclement weather)

     

    Get your friends and get out to the carnival for all of the following FREE attractions!
    Mobile zipLine....yes, you can ride a zipline!
    • Archery tag - Like paintball but with a bow and foam arrows! Game on!
    • Mechanical surfboard
    • Obstacle course
    • Photo keychains
    • Caraciture artist
    • Cash bar (21+)
    • Chicken BBQ dinner
    • Popcorn and snow cones

     

  • Outdoor Movie: Frozen | 8 p.m. | O'Shea Quad (Dunleavy 127 if inclement weather)

    Come out to see the huge Disney hit! Bring a snack and some friends and enjoy!

  • Hypnotism & Beyond: Kevin Ford | 10 p.m. | Dunleavy 127

     

    Sponsored by Campus Programming Board
    One of the best hypnotism shows you will ever see! Whether you want to be hypnotized or just want to laugh a ton, Kevin Ford will rock your mind!

     

Sunday, April 13

  • NU Baseball vs. Fairfield | 12:00 Noon | Bobo Field (NU Baseball field)

    Get out to Bobo Field to support our NU baseball team!

  • Second City Comedy Show | 8:30 p.m. | Kiernan Center

    Get your ticket for this FREE show in Campus Activities! Ticket required! Grab one for a guest, too! Second City has produced comedy icons like Will Farrell, Tina Fey, Steve Carrel, and many more SNL actors! Get ready for a big night of comedy to cap off RidgeFest!

    Doors open at 8 p.m.

  • Mass | 7 p.m. | Alumni Chapel