I don’t get excited too easily, but when a 1,000 foot slip-and-slide comes to the North Van streets I don’t know who will be happier, the adults or the kids? If you haven’t heard, “Slide The City” is a family friendly slip-and-slide water party event with live music, food, drinks, water, and the mecca of slip-and-slides: a 1,000 foot long, soapy piece of vinyl. Just in case you’re not grasping just how big 1,000 feet is, well let me tell you, 1,000 feet is longer than THREE football fields! It is padded, plus you’re welcome to bring floaties to help slide through.
Bring water balloons, water guns, and anything that will be able to get people soaking wet.
Coming to North Vancouver August 22nd, 2015
On August 22nd, get ready to get wet and have fun. So mark your calendars and get your tickets, because registration is opening TOMORROW. The exact location is Victoria Park (Lonsdale Ave and Keith Rd).
(this will take you to the official Slide The City website)
Dates To Know For Price Changes
Loyalty Pricing: May 12th - May 16th
Early Bird Registration: TBD
Regular Registration: TBD
Late Registration: TBD
Day-Of Registration: August 22nd, 2015
Ticket Info & Prices (Updated for new information)
Single Slider- you'll receive a wristband allowing you one slide throughout the day. You'll also receive goodies including a water gun and mouth guard. This option is regularly $20 with online registration, $25 on the day of the event, and there will be a $15 early bird deal or $10 for loyalty registration.
Triple Slider- you'll receive a wristband allowing you three slides throughout the day. You'll also receive goodies including a water gun and mouth guard. This option is regularly $35 with online registration, $40 on the day of the event, and there will be a $30 early bird deal or $25 for loyalty registration.
VIP Slider- you'll receive a wristband allowing you unlimited slides throughout the day, PLUS, one hour before the slide opens for VIPer's only. You'll also receive goodies including a water gun (upgraded!), t-shirt, tube, hat and mouth guard. This option is regularly $55 with online registration, $60 on the day of the event, and there will be a $50 early bird deal or $45 for loyalty registration.
Note: PRICES ARE IN US DOLLARS
To get an idea of what to expect, here’s what happened at their first-ever event (a huge success!):
Salt Lake City, Utah- First Slide The City Event
Last summer was the first Slide The City event in Salt Lake City, Utah. If you check out their site or Facebook page, you’ll see tons of photos and videos.
3,000 tickets were available and all sold out. So make sure you get your ticket quick! Ticket prices were from $15/single slide – $25/ triple slides and $35 for unlimited access. There were also VIP Tickets for $45 which gave an hour of exclusive sliding for VIP pass holders, plus lunch, t-shirt, and hat. All proceeds went towards Ronald McDonald House and the Utah Aids Foundation.
Looks like they had a TON of fun!
Keep Up-To-Date With All Family-Friendly Vancouver Events
While Slide The City coming to Vancouver is going to be a highlight of the summer, there’s tons happening all the time in your area. ChatterBlock has one of the most comprehensive event listings in the Greater Vancouver area, so go check out the Popular Events!