Hills Fest: May 31, 2019

It’s your one stop shop for food, fun and all things Indian Hills!  Come for an hour and enjoy free food and entertainment or stay all night and learn more about the Life. Changing. opportunities Indian Hills has to offer!

Watch this video to see Hills Fest 2018!!


Time Event
5:30 P.M.

Band - Toast
IHCC Booths
Bounce House
Carnival Games
C1st Train
Food Trucks

  • The Lunch Lady
  • Taco Truck
  • Polar Express

IHCC Bookstore Sidewalk Sale
Desi Payne

  • Face Painting
  • Balloon Animals
7:00 P.M. Duck Drop
8:30 P.M. Glow Run 5K


Hills Fest will take place on the Main Campus of Indian Hills Community College in Ottumwa, with most events centering around the parking lot between the Advanced Technology Center and Tom Arnold Net Center. 

Indian Hills Community College
Main Campus
525 Grandview Avenue Ottumwa, Iowa 52501


Register for Events

If you would like to participate and compete to win the prize you will need to register for the event.

Hills Fest Duck DropDuck Drop

Duck, Duck, Drop! Join us for the Hills Fest Duck Drop for your chance to win $250, $100, or $50! The Duck Drop will take place at the Waterfall on the edge of the Advanced Technology Center's West Parking Lot, on Main Campus. The first, second, and third duck to the end of the waterfall will take home the prizes listed below. 

Entry Fee:

The entry fee will be $5.00/per duck. If you would like to have more than one duck in the race, enter the amount you would like to purchase, in the quantity field when registering.


1st Place: $250.00

2nd Place: $100.00

3rd Place: $50.00

Please note: If you would like to choose your duck(s), please arrive to the Duck Drop location at least 10 minutes prior to the start of the drop. Winners will be announced at the conclusion of the race and participants must be present to claim their prize if their duck is a winner.

 Register for the Hills Fest Duck Drop


Hills Fest - Healthy Hills 5K.Hills Fest - Glow Run 5k

Enjoy 3.1 miles through our scenic Indian Hills Campus, starting at that Advanced Technologies Center. The course follows paved and grass paths through campus, and is perfect for a spring race PR! IHCC employees will be competing to win the coveted ‘IHCC Healthy Hills Champion Trophy’ and all participants are eligible for age group awards. 

Cost: $20.00
Time: 8:30 P.M.
Location: The race will start on the Indian Hills Community College's Main Campus in Ottumwa, IA.
(See the map here.)

 Register for the Glow Run 5K


Social Media

Are you planning to attend Hills Fest 2019? Share the event on Social Media and help us spread the word about the event. See you at #HillsFest!


Hills Fest 2019 is sponsored in part by the following companies. If you would like to become a Hills Fest Sponsor, click the link below.

Community 1st Credit Union Logo Success Bank - Bloomfield, IA Logo

Become a Sponsor for Hills Fest 2019


Do you have questions or concerns about Hills Fest 2019? No worries, just reach out to one of the Indian Hills Representatives below.

Ranae Molkenthin HeadshotRanae Molkenthin, Coordinator, Campus Visit and Recruitment
Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview Avenue Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

Phone: (641) 683-5306 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5306



Blaire SiemsBlaire Siems, Executive Director, Foundation and Development
Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview Avenue Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

Phone: (641) 683-5115 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5115
Email: Blaire.Siems@indianhills.edu 



Bianca MyersBianca Myers, Director, Marketing & Community Relations
Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview Avenue Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

Phone: (641) 683-5302 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5302
Email: Bianca.Myers@indianhills.edu