Jeep Creep

THANK YOU TO ALL OF OUR AMAZING JEEPERS, SPONSORS, VENDORS, AND STAFF FOR A SUCCESSFUL 2016 JEEP CREEP! WE ARE LOOKING FOR TO A GREAT 2017 JEEP CREEP WITH OUR NEW EXPANSION TO THE GLADWIN CITY PARK!  REGISTER YOUR JEEP FOR THE 2017 JEEP CREEP TODAY!

HOW TO REGISTER:

Download THIS FORM
Fill it out.
Scan it in or take a photo of it and e-mail it to info@riverwalkplace.net
OR mail it with a check to:
Riverwalk Place
ATTN: Jeep Creep
777 W Cedar Ave
Gladwin, MI 48624

6TH ANNUAL RIVERWALK PLACE JEEP CREEP

Register Your Jeep Today!
Email info@riverwalkplace.net
Call 989 246 9140
In 2016, Riverwalk Place hosted 612 Jeeps during the 5th Annual Riverwalk Place JEEP CREEP! In 2017, we’re continuing to make Jeep Creep even better! Join us Friday, October 27 through Sunday, October 29 for the 6th Annual Riverwalk Place Jeep Creep! Check out over 600 Jeeps from all over the Midwest, and even the eastern region of the U.S., Offroad-Specialized Vendors, a Challenge Course with a path fit for Jeepers of every experience level, Trunk or Treat and other family-friendly activities, and much more! Registration information for Jeeps, Sponsors, and Vendors is available at (989) 246-9140 and the event is FREE to spectators. The Riverwalk Place Jeep Creep is a weekend full of family fun!
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Riverwalk Place Jeep Creep Special Event

CONTACT US

Questions? Call (989) 246-8000 or e-mail info@riverwalkplace.net

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

NEW THIS YEAR…….PARKING LOT ASSIGNMENTS!  EACH JEEP WILL BE ASSIGNED TO A PARKING LOT, JEEPS WILL BE ALLOWED TO SAVE THEIR SPOT ONCE THEY ARRIVE.  The “BLUE” lot will be located at Riverwalk Place and the “RED” lot will be located at the Gladwin City Park.
– Registration Fee: $25 per Jeep (Jeeps ONLY, One Registration Per Vehicle)
– Jeepers wishing to attend can register by sending in your registration with a check or by calling (989) 246-8000.
– Pre-Register AND Pre-Pay Now through October 2, to guarantee your FREE T-shirt size!
– Beginning Oct 3, you can still pre-register and pick-up your packet at “Will Call”
– The First 500 Jeeps to ARRIVE will receive a goody bag filled with goodies and offers from our Sponsors, as well as giveaway tickets for door prizes! Last year, our 500th Jeep arrived Saturday morning.
– Pre-Registration CLOSES WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25 – after that you will register the day of the event.
– Register at the event Friday Noon-8PM and Saturday 8AM-8PM
– Event is CASH, CHECK or CREDIT CARD ONLY (there is NOT an ATM on site)
– Make Checks Payable To: Riverwalk Place
**PLEASE Note: Please note all sizes and quantities of t-shirts you want on your registration form so that we can try to order the appropriate number of T-shirts. Official Jeep Creep T-Shirts will be for sale at Jeep Creep Headquarters for $15

REGISTERED JEEPS RECEIVE:

– The first 500 Jeeps to arrive at the event will receive a goody bag.
– Registration includes one T-Shirt (Registrations prior to Oct 2 guarantee your t-shirt size)
– Additional T-Shirts will be for sale at Jeep Creep Headquarters for $15

GIVEAWAYS

– The Giveaway is for registered Jeepers ONLY.
– You MUST fill out the back of each Giveaway Ticket with NAME and PHONE NUMBER.
– Prizes will be displayed at each Vendor Booth.
– You must visit each Vendor and place your Giveaway Ticket(s) in the OFFICIAL JEEP CREEP containers to enter.
– Prizes and Ticket Containers will be collected at 4PM SHARP on Saturday, October 28.
– Winners will announced at 5PM in the beer/food tent
– You do not have to be present to win, but do have to lay verbal claim to your winnings by 7pm, at which time the prize will be awarded to another.
– Vendor Row will be open Friday 1PM-6PM and Saturday 9AM-6PM.
– Vendor Row is located along the Riverwalk and through out the Gladwin City Park. Maps will be available at the Jeep Creep Headquarters.

JEEPERS, PLEASE BRING:

– Candy for the Kid’s Trunk or Treat (advertised to 800 plus along with over 600 jeepers attending)
– Pet Food/Item Donations which will be given to Gladwin County Animal Shelter and Claws & Paws Rescue (donations location TBD)
– Non-Perishable Food Donations benefit Sacred Heart Mission and Veterans of Gladwin (donations location TBD)
– Thank you all for your amazing and continued generosity!

JEEP RAFFLE

We will be holding a Raffle for a Mini U.S. Army Jeep, River House stay and a Midweek Spa-cation for four.  Stay tuned for more details!

SCHEDULE

Friday, October 27
• Noon-8PM: Jeep Creep Headquarters Open *RWP LOBBY*
• Noon-5PM: Challenge Course Open *GRAFF’S*
• 1PM-6PM: Vendor Row Open *OUTSIDE RWP/GLADWIN CITY PARK*
• NOON: Chili/Nacho Bar Opens *BEER/FOOD TENT*
• 3PM: Ironman Offroad Maintenance Seminar *SEE MAP*
• 7PM: Costume Contest *BEER/FOOD TENT*

Saturday, October 28
• 7AM-11AM: Breakfast Buffet Available *RIVERWALK GRILL*
• 8AM-8PM: Jeep Creep Headquarters Open *RWP LOBBY*
• 9AM-5PM: Challenge Course Open – Wristbands are REQUIRED! *GRAFF’S*
– Wristbands Available For Sale at 8AM *JEEP HEADQUARTERS*
– Power Washing Available Through Donation *GRAFFS*
• 9AM-6PM: Vendor Row Open *OUTSIDE RWP/GLADWIN CITY PARK*
• 9AM-6PM: Animal Shelter & Rescue Drive *RWP GARAGE*
• 9AM-6PM: Veterans Food Drive *GRAFFS*
• 9AM-6PM: Tom Gillman Chainsaw Carver *CITY PARK*
• 9AM-NOON: Spa Party *OASIS SALON & SPA 2ND FLOOR OF RWP*
• 10AM: GLFWDA Trail Communications Seminar *VENDOR ROW*
• 10:30AM: GLFWDA Wheeling With Pets Seminar *VENDOR ROW*
• 11AM: Chili/Nacho/BBQ Bar Open *BEER/FOOD TENT*
• 11AM: Chili/Nacho Bar Open *GLADWIN CITY PARK*
• 11AM-5PM: Claws & Paws Rescue Animal Adoption *RWP GARAGE*
• 11:30AM: GLFWDA Equipping Your Rig Seminar *CHALLENGE COURSE*
• NOON-4PM: Mini Jeepers in Training (Kid’s Activities) *RWP BQT ROOM*
• NOON-2PM: Pumpkin Painting *GLADWIN CITY PARK*
• NOON-5PM: Lord of the Gourd Pumpkin Carver *RWP BACKYARD*
• 1PM-3PM Amanda Kari Live Entertainment *SEE MAP*
• 1:30PM-3:30PM: Entrances and Exits CLOSED for Kid’s Safety!
• 1:30PM-3:30PM: Halloween Award Judging
• 2PM-3PM: Trunk or Treat *RWP & GLADWIN CITY PARK*
• 4PM: Jeep Creep Parade
• 5PM: Announce Vendor Winners *BEER/FOOD TENT*
• 6PM-11PM: Music & Dancing by Sound Productions *BEER/FOOD TENT*
• 7PM: Jeep Blessing, National Anthem & Jeep Creep Awards *BEER/FOOD TENT*
• 8PM: Mini Jeep Raffle Giveaway *BEER/FOOD TENT*

Sunday, October 29
• 8AM-1PM: Breakfast Buffet *RIVERWALK GRILL*
• 8AM-11AM: Jeep Creep Headquarters Open *RWP LOBBY*
• 10AM-7PM: Rocks & Valleys Open $10/Registered Jeep* *R&V LOCATED IN HARRISON*
TRAIL RIDE INFORMATION AT JEEP CREEP HEADQUARTERS.
– Guided Trail Rides will be Friday, Saturday and Sunday
– $10 for Registered Jeeps, MUST Sign Up @ Jeep Creep Headquarters
or Pre-Register by Calling (989)246-9140!

JEEP CREEP MUSIC & DANCING

Friday and Saturday evening music and dancing will be located under the beer and food tent located along the Cedar River behind Riverwalk.

KID’S ACTIVITIES

Kid’s Activities are available Noon-4pm on Saturday. All activities will be located in the Riverwalk Grill Banquet Rooms located in Riverwalk Place. Face painting, coloring and more sponsored by GHS Art, GBPA and MMCAA.

Pumpkin Paint at the Gladwin City Park details to follow

TRAILER UNLOADING

If you are trailering your Jeep, you must unload it at Graff’s and leave your trailer there. You may drive your Jeep to Riverwalk Place.

HUNGRY?

NEW this year at Riverwalk Place, beer and food tent in the back yard!  Riverwalk Grill will also have a food location set-up in the Gladwin City Park!  We will also have our famous chili bar on Friday and Saturday. Want a sit down lunch or dinner? The Riverwalk Grill dining room is open during the event with a full menu including burgers, ribs, soup and great sandwiches.

JEEP CREEP SPA PARTY

Saturday October 28, 2017
TIME: 9AM – 12PM
Oasis Salon & Spa will be closed on Saturday October 28, 2017 from 12PM – 1PM
Purchase tickets to receive select services
3 Tickets for $25 OR $10 Each
*Tickets will go on sale at Oasis Salon & Spa starting at 9AM on Saturday, October 28.
Services to choose from:
Chair Massage
Paraffin Hand Dip (lavender Mint or Cocomango)
Make-up Consultation (Eyes/Lips or Foundation/Blush/Lips)
BioElements Consultation
Exfoliating and Hydrating Elbow Treatment

Retail Special:
Spend $50 on retail and receive two travel size Oasis Signature Scent products
Spend $100 in retail and receive one 10oz Oasis Signature Scent products

 

DRIVER’S CHALLENGE COURSE

The course is built by Rocks & Valleys Offroad Park.
Hosted by: Graff Motor Sales & Country Firewood.
Jeepers wishing to drive the course will pay for a pass at Jeep Creep Headquarters (Riverwalk Place Lobby) on Friday or Saturday.
– $20 One Day Pass or $30 Two Day Pass
– Driver must sign waiver to go on course
– Your Jeep must be registered and you must show your Jeep Creep VIP Pass and wristband to participate.
– Course is located behind Graff’s and is open Noon-5PM on Friday and 9AM-5PM on Saturday.
– Low to Moderate skill level with bypasses on the more difficult obstacles.
– STOCK JEEPS CAN RUN THE CHALLENGE COURSE!
– GREAT VIEWING FOR SPECTATORS!
– Jeepers must follow course rules and event staff decisions are final.

TRAIL RIDES

NEW THIS YEAR!  Due to the high demand we are adding more guided trail rides.  We will be offering trail rides on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.  Jeepers wishing to trail ride have three options, stop by the Jeep Creep Headquarters for details.  If participating in option 1, jeepers must sign up on Friday, or Saturday before 8:00PM.

OPTION 1: GUIDED TRAIL RIDE
– Ride takes you on Trails North or East of Gladwin depending on which one is chosen.
– This ride is $10 to registered Jeeps (you must have registered your Jeep to participate).
– We will have various times on each day you can choose from*
– The ride will have a low level of difficulty and is guided.
– You can also register at event, based on availability.
– You may pre-register for the guided trail rides by contacting Mallory at (989)246-9140 or info@riverwalkplace.net. She can let you know the availability.
– When you pre-register you MUST pre-pay.
– There are only 15 spots available for each time slot.
*GUIDED TRAIL RIDE TIMES:
Friday: 2PM (short), 2:30PM (long)
Saturday: 9AM (long), 9:30AM(short), 10AM(short). 12PM(short), 12:30PM(short), 3PM(short), 3:30PM(short)
Sunday: 10AM(long), 10:15AM(short)

Approximate length depends on which ride you register for. Short rides will vary from 1 1/2-2 hours and long rides will vary from 3-4 hours.

OPTION 2: ROCKS & VALLEYS TRIP
– Rocks & Valleys is open on Sunday 10AM-7PM
– Cost is $10 to registered Jeeps (you must register your Jeep to participate)
– You must show your Jeep Creep VIP Pass at Rocks & Valleys to participate
– Rocks & Valleys features varying levels of difficulty from stock to extreme
– You will pay the $10 upon arriving at Rocks & Valleys
-Trailer unloading area available

OPTION 3: UNGUIDED SEASONAL ROAD RIDE
– Ride takes you on Seasonal Roads
– This ride is FREE to registered Jeeps (you must have registered your Jeep to participate)
– The ride will have a low level of difficulty and is NOT guided
– Approximate length is 70 miles and will take close to 3 hours
– Maps will be available at the Jeep Creep Headquarters
– For Option 3: grab a map, go with a group or alone and enjoy the day at your own pace.

FUTURE EVENT DATES

2017 October 27-28-29
2018 October 26-27-28
2019 October 25-26-27
2020 October 23-24-25
2021 October 22-23-24 *10th Annual*

VENDORS

– If you are interested in becoming a vendor you MUST contact Mallory at (989) 246-9140 or info@riverwalkplace.net in order to participate at the event.
– Any organizations/non-profits wishing to distribute information need to contact Mallory for approval.
– Thank you all for your understanding.

PARKING

NEW THIS YEAR….
– When you pre-register you will be assigned to a parking lot, either “Blue” located at Riverwalk Place or “Red” located at the Gladwin City Park
– When you arrive at the event you MUST have your mirror hanger displayed on your rear view mirror to assure your lot assignment.
– Approximately twoNorth Exp weeks prior lot assignments will be mailed out to those pre-registered and pre-paid.  This will speed up the check-in process!
– If you pre-registered and pre-paid between Tuesday, October 3 and Wednesday, October 23, your lot assignment and packet will be available at “Will Call”
– If you do not display or do not have a parking pass you will be need to register your Jeep at the registration tent located at the “RED” lot .
– We will have parking staff at the City Park entrance and inside the park to help you find a spot.
– For those Jeepers who have rooms booked at Riverwalk Place there will parking spaces reserved for you if you wish.
**The lots will be closed from 1:30 until 3:30 for Jeep Creep Judging and Trunk or Treating.

SPECTATOR PARKING

– Parking will not be available at Riverwalk Place or the Gladwin City Park for spectators as Jeeps will be parked in these areas for everyone to see.
– Spectators may park at the parking lot located across from Graff Motor Sales and the Gladwin City Hall or other designated locations.
– Riverwalk Place customers not participating in Jeep Creep may park in the secured lot at the Marathon Next Door Food Store.
– Please see the parking staff at that location for assistance.

ACCOMMODATIONS

RIVERWALK PLACE (989) 246-8000 *BOOKED – Call for waiting list*
– Hotel Rooms and Luxury Suites

RIVERTOWN INN (989) 246-9130 *HOTEL ROOMS BOOKED – Call for waiting list*
– Hotel Rooms & Pool
– Located just 1 mile away!

GLADWIN CITY PARK (989) 426-8126
– Camp at the park and walk to Riverwalk Place on a paved trail for just $27

GLADWIN FAIR GROUNDS CAMPING – 989-426-2311
– Water & electric hook-ups
– Dump station
– Showers and restrooms
– $15 per night

NESTLE INN B&B (989) 435-8905
GOULD FARM B&B (989) 386-3594
EGGLESTON SCHOOLHOUSE B&B (989) 426-1964
ANGEL ACRES B&B (888) 546-1707
BUTTONVILLE B&B (989) 465-9364
SPRINGBROOK INN B&B (989) 366-6347
SECORD LAKE CAMPGROUND (989) 426-4020
NORTHWOODS MOTEL (989) 426-4021
TAYLOR’S LOST HAVEN CAMPGROUND (989) 435-7623
CALHOUN CAMPGROUND (989) 312-4401

Sponsored By

GRAFF GLADWIN

COUNTRY FIREWOOD

ROCKS & VALLEYS OFF ROAD PARK

 

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