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Ridgefest 2021 

Monday, April 19 - Saturday, April 24

Go to myNU sign up for as many of the in-person events as possible! Follow these instructions on the myNU homepage:

1. Click In-Person Campus Event
2. SignUp for in person events

Ridgefest is sponsored by the Traditions Committee comprised of members of the Niagara University Student Government Association & Campus Programming Board. 

Monday, April 19

  • Self-Care Bags for Healthcare Workers | 12 p.m. | Outside Gallagher

    Take some time to thank a frontline healthcare worker! Join the Office of IMPACT and help stuff some thank you goodie bags! From there go get your ice cream at Sundae Monday!

  • Extreme Sundae Monday | 12:30 p.m. | Outside Gallagher Center

    It's a special edition of Sundae Monday! Get ready to taste some new flavors and enjoy the great variety of toppings!  (Indoor location – Gallagher Center)

  • Relationships That Don't Succ | 4:30 p.m. | Gallagher Multi-Purpose Room

    Receive your very own succulent potted plant and decorate it while learning about healthy relationship tips! Sponsored by OEI - Office of Equity & Inclusion.  Signup on myNU. Cap of only 30 students! 

  • Boujee Bingo | 9pm & 10pm sessions | Dining Commons Extension

    The biggest and most BOUJEE bingo of the year! Prizes include Apple AirPods, Nintendo Switch Lite, $100 Target gift card, Keurig w/ Starbucks K-Cups, JBL Bluetooth speaker, Roku Smart TV and much more! Over $1000 in prizes at each session! Sign up on myNU. Spots are very limited! You may only sign up for 1 session.

Tuesday, April 20

  • Keep on Truckin' | 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. | Outside Gallagher Center

    The Keep on Truckin food truck series continues with The Great Foodini! Free food vouchers for the 1st 100 students! Also get a custom balloon figure from Balloon Man Bruce! Be entertained by roving comedy juggler Nels Ross! Music and lawn games too! 

  • Extreme Cash Cab: Parked | 8 p.m. | Gallagher Center, Lower Level

    Grab some friends and get ready to jump in the "cab". Cabs will be different locations within the lower level of Gallagher. Come down to the MPR to check-in and sign up for a specific time. Then you and a group of up to 4 plays themed trivia. The more questions you answer correctly the more CASH you win! Sign up on myNU!

Wednesday, April 21

  • American Red Cross Blood Drive l 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. l Kiernan CenterIt

    An American Red Cross Blood Drive will be occuring at the Kiernan Recreation Center from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.. Community service hours are available to those that donate. As a gift from the American Red Cross, all student donors will be given $10 in Gally Gold.

  • Free Kettle Corn! | 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. | Outside Gallagher

    Outback Kettle Korn is back by popular demand TWICE during Ridgefest! Stop outside of Gallagher and grab your free bag of kettle corn while they last! Make sure you stop by and help stuff a hygiene bag or two also! 



  • Pizzapalooza | 12:30 p.m. | Outside Gallagher

    Alright Niagara...pick your favorite regular and specialty pizza! First 100 students will be given samples from Favorite's Pizza, Frankie's & Metz! Taste each and then use the QR code given to cast your vote!

  • Extreme Deal or No Deal l 8 p.m. & 9:30 p.m. sessions l Dining Commons Extension

    It's Ridgefest and so we've doubled the $$ you can win! Nearly $1000 available at each session! Spots are limited so sign up on myNU before they fill up!

Thursday, April 22

  • Gally Giveaway - Photo Water Bottles l 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. l Outside Gallagher

    Get to the Gally Giveaway on Thursday to submit your picture for your very own Custom Photo Water Bottle! You select the photo you want to submit from your phone, email it in and that's it! You and friends have a new water bottle with your pic on it! 

  • Extreme Chip & Dip Trivia Party l 8:30 p.m. l Dining Commons Extension

    Get ready for Thursday Night Trivia at the Dining Commons Extension by enjoying chips and a variety of dips! Then stick around for the trivia game where you could win your share of over $250 in Amazon gift cards. All in attendance will also get their own special trivia round where you could win Gally Gold $$.


Friday, April 23

  • NU Sunny Spots Wellness Walk l All Day l Campuswide

  • Outdoor Movie - SHREK l 9:00 p.m. l O'Shea Quad

    Sign up on myNU with your NU friends to come out to the O'Shea Quad to enjoy the classic comedy you grew up watching: SHREK!  Grab your blankets! We will provide you with snacks including candy and cotton candy while they last! Masks must be worn at all times.  Inclement weather location is the Kiernan Center. 

Saturday, April 24

  • RidgeFESTIVAL l 3 p.m. - 7 p.m. l O'Shea & Kiernan Parking Lots

    Get out to the quad to enjoy multiple rides, games, and more! Rides include Round Up and a huge fun slide! Games including “I Got It,” poster darts, snack foods and more! All FREE! Win prizes too!
    Students are heavily encouraged to sign up in advance for one of two 2-hour time slots available. (3pm-5pm or 5pm-7pm). All students must check-in by the O'Shea Porch before enjoying any attractions. Masks must be worn at all times.