Jeep Creep /

Register at 989 246 9140 or info@riverwalkplace.net

THANK YOU to ALL of our amazing Jeepers, sponsors, vendors, and staff for a successful 2016 Jeep Creep! Photos are coming soon, so stay tuned for those, and in the meantime, register your Jeep for 2017. We will begin accepting payments for the 2017 Jeep Creep as soon as we have a system put into place for receipt.

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!
Click Here To See Where 2012 Jeepers Came From
Click Here To See Where 2013 Jeepers Came From
Click Here To See Where 2014 Jeepers Came From
Click Here To See Where 2015 Jeepers Came From

Drone Pic of Jeep Creep 2015  

Registration Information

Registration Fee: $25 per Jeep (Jeeps ONLY, One Registration Per Vehicle)
Jeepers wishing to attend can register at (989) 246-9140, download the packet or you may register the day of the event for $25.
- Pre-Register AND Pre-Pay Now through October 2 and receive a FREE JEEP CREEP T-SHIRT! Beginning Oct 3, you can still pre-register until Monday, October 23, but must purchase your t-shirt for $15.
- The First 500 Jeeps to ARRIVE will receive a goody bag filled with goodies and offers from our Sponsors, as well as additional giveaway tickets for door prizes! Last year, our 500th Jeep arrived Saturday morning.
- Pre-Registration CLOSES MONDAY, OCTOBER 23 - after that you will register the day of the event.
- Register at the event Friday Noon-8PM, Saturday 8AM-6PM or Sunday 8AM-11AM.
- Your Registration fee is non-refundable. If you pre-register and pre-pay before the free t-shirt deadline, and are not able to make it to the event, we will mail your t-shirt to you after the event. - Event is CHECK or CASH ONLY (there is NOT an ATM on site)
Make Checks Payable To: Riverwalk Place
**PLEASE Note: T-shirts have not been designed yet. We will VOTE for what color you want this year's shirt to be via e-mail and on the OFFICIAL Jeep Creep Facebook Event Page! 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. T-Shirts will be for sale at Registration for $15

Registered Jeeps Receive:

The first 500 Jeeps to arrive at the event will receive a goody bag.
After 500, registration before 6pm on Saturday, October 28 includes five giveaway tickets only.
- Pre-Paid Pre-Registered Jeepers will receive ONE FREE T-SHIRT if they are registered and paid before Oct 2nd. - Additional T-Shirts will be for sale at Registration/Check-In 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 6PM SHARP on Saturday, October 28.
- Winners will announced at 7PM in the Riverwalk Place Banquet Room.
- You do not have to be present to win, but do have to lay verbal claim to your winnings by 8pm, 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. A map will be provided at Check-In.

Jeepers, Please Bring:

- Candy for the Kid's Trunk or Treat (advertised to 800; 500+ attend)
- Pet Food/Item Donations which will be given to Gladwin County Animal Shelter and Claws & Paws Rescue (donations taken in Riverwalk Place Lobby)
- Non-Perishable Food Donations benefit Sacred Heart Mission and Veterans of Gladwin {In Memory of Kyle Wazny} (donations taken at Challenge Course/Graff Motor Sales)
- Thank you all for your amazing and continued generosity!

Halloween Competitions at Jeep Creep 2015  

 

Jeep Raffle

TBD, TBA

Schedule

TBA

Jeep Creep Live Music

The favorite local bands of Mid-Michigan will be coming out to Jeep Creep this year, performing all afternoon on Saturday! Stay tuned for an official schedule!

Kid's Activities

Kid's Activities are available Noon-4pm on Saturday. All activities will be located on the second floor of Riverwalk Place. Facepainting, Coloring and more sponsored by GHS Art, GBPA and MMCAA.

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?

Riverwalk Grill will be serving burgers and hot dogs at the Main Entrance of Riverwalk Place on Saturday. We will also be serving a chili bar inside Riverwalk Place 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

TBA

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 coursewill pay for a pass at registration on Friday or Saturday.
- $20 One Day Pass or $30 Two Day Pass
- 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-4PM on Friday and 9AM-6PM 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.

SUNDAY Trail Rides

Jeepers wishing to trail ride have three options and must sign up at the registration table on Friday, Saturday or before 10:00AM on Sunday, October 29. A CB is not required, but you might find it helpful. We are riding on ORV trails: When I purchased my ORV sticker they said I only needed the $10 trail sticker, other people have been told they need both or neither.
Click Here For The DNR ORV Sticker Guidelines

OPTION 1: GUIDED ORV TRAIL RIDE
- Ride takes you on ORV Trails North of Gladwin throughout the Denton Creek Area.
- This ride is FREE to registered Jeeps (you must have registered your Jeep to participate).
- We will have three groups that you can choose from:
Group 1 departs at 10AM
Group 2 at 11AM
Group 3 at Noon
- The ride will have a low level of difficulty and is guided.
- Approximate length is 78 miles and will take between 4-5 hours.
- We do cross M-18 at the halfway point and you can head for home then if you wish.
- Maps will be available at the registration table and there will be a driver's meeting.
- Halfway through the ride Izzy Dog's will be there to feed your hungry side!
Hot Dogs, Brats and More starting at just $2! Plus, water, pop and chips!
Click Here For Map

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

OPTION 3: UNGUIDED SEASONAL ROAD RIDE
- Ride takes you on Seasonal Roads North of Gladwin throughout the Dunham Lake Area
- 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 registration table TO PARTICIPATE:
- You must sign up for Option 1 or 2 at registration
- Please sign up on Friday, Saturday or by 10:00AM on Sunday
- All drivers and passengers are required to sign a waiver
- For Option 3: grab a map, go with a group or alone and enjoy the day at your own pace.

Trail Riding at Jeep Creep 2015 

Contact Us

Questions? Call (989) 246-9140 or e-mail info@riverwalkplace.net

Jeep Creep at Riverwalk Place  

 

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 Heather 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 Heather for approval.
- Thank you all for your understanding.

Parking

- When you arrive at the event you must check-in at the registration table.
- You will receive a parking pass mirror hang tag for the event.
- Please display this from your rearview mirror.
- If you do not display or do not have a parking pass you will be asked to check-in and register your Jeep or you'll need to park at another location.
- Once the Riverwalk Place lot is full registered Jeeps need to park inside Gladwin City Park.
- 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.
Special instructions will be sent to you prior to the event. - If you do not want to participate in the Trunk or Treat please leave the lot at 12:30pm to reduce congestion and confusion.

Spectator Parking

- Parking will not be available at Riverwalk Place for spectators as Jeeps will be parked in these areas for everyone to see.
Spectators may park at Gladwin County Courthouse or Gladwin City Hall.
- 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!

RUSTIC CAMPING AT RIVERTOWN INN (989)246-9130
- TBD, Please let us know if you're interested!

GLADWIN CITY PARK (989) 426-8126
- Camp at the park and walk to Riverwalk Place on a paved trail for just $23
- Registered Jeeps get into the park for free with their Jeep Creep VIP Pass
- All other vehicles must pay a $3 entrance fee

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
LOST ARROW RESORT (989) 345-7774
NORTHWOODS MOTEL (989) 426-4021
TAYLOR'S LOST HAVEN CAMPGROUND (989) 435-7623
CALHOUN CAMPGROUND (989) 312-4401

Sponsored By

Jeep Creep at Riverwalk Place

Rocks & Valleys Offroad Park

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Jeep Creep at Riverwalk Place

Graff Gladwin

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Jeep Creep at Riverwalk Place

Country Firewood

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Testimonials

"This place is amazing! The staff is full of genuine and profesional people that do whatever it takes to make your experience memorable. The boutiques are full of beautiful on trend clothes, the food in the restaurant is delicious, and the rooms have great views and are nicely updated. If you are looking for a place to get married, this is it! They have great reasonable packages, beautiful outdoor landscaping, and a staff that works so hard to make your day special."
- Jaclyn

"The boutique clothing is exceptional, the staff is friendly and knowledgable, and it is a fun shopping atmosphere!!!"
- Trisha

"Riverwalk Place is FANTASTIC! We had a party of four couples in two suites, for a week-end family reunion. Accommodations and ambiance couldn't have been better. With the great restaurant, spa and outstanding shops all under one roof, we thoroughly relaxed and had excellent quality time. My sisters and I are going back soon for another get-away. Love this place!"
- Rejeana

"Have had nothing but great experiences at Oasis Salon and Spa!!! Love the shopping and can't forget about the best cosmos in town!"
- Leslie

"It is a pretty location all seasons. Great shops and great food. A great place to be pampered too."
- Sarah

"We had an amazing girls overnight stay and pampering in the spa. Beautiful room, amazing shops and great restaurant and atmosphere. Can't wait to come back soon!"
- Jennifer

"Went for our anniversary. Had the lobster bisque and the dinner salad special. The salad was excellent! Very fresh and well balanced. The soup was very good and the service was wonderful. I would definitely recommend trying this restaurant. "
- Jennifer

"Always feel right at home when we girls stay in one of the suites for our gatherings. The staff members at boutiques are always so helpful. Wonderful to have the bar and restaurant on sight."
- Jessica

"Everything you could want for a getaway weekend is located here. What a small town gem..."
- Justin

"We love the spa and have had many family/friend events here. The rooms are spotless and inviting. The food is superb and the atmosphere is tranquil. We will be back again!!!!"
- Marea

"We come here every year for the Jeep Creep! We love it, great service & friendly staff!"
- Brittany

"I LOVE the shopping!!! Great shopping! Great food!! Great place!!! After multiple shopping trips here this fall, this is NOW my 'Go To' shopping location!!"
- Diane

"My husband and I enjoyed the couples package for our one year anniversary! The service was great, the rooms where beyond my expectation and the spa was sooo relaxing!! Thank you for an unforgettable anniversary experience!"
- Alysha

"The Riverwalk is a wonderful place for food, fun, weddings and relaxing. No matter what you are looking for, you can find it at the Riverwalk Place. Located in the city of Gladwin makes it a great asset for our little community."
- Lindsie

"This is the perfect place to get together and spend the weekend with your girlfriends. You have everything you need under one roof! Coming back in October. We've never even thought to go anywhere else!"
- Char