Slide The City Coming To Oakland

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Published Feb 23, 2015

The GIGANTIC slip-and-slide is said to be hitting Oakland's streets in June of 2015. What do you think, is this more exciting for the kids or adults?!

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What better way to spend a summer day than sliding down a 1,000 foot slip-and-slide?! If you're like me and can't quite picture how long that is, it's the size of THREE FOOTBALL FIELDS! Very exciting. If you haven’t heard about Slide The City, it's a family friendly water party event with live music, food, water fights, and of course the mecca of slip-and-slides.

Bring your floatie to slide down with, but also don't forget water balloons, water guns, and anything else that will be able to get people soaking wet!

Coming to Oakland, CA- June 2015

Slide The City has officially announced Oakland and the site says that registration will be opening soon. According to the site, the massive slip-and-slide will be hitting Oakland streets June of 2015, but no exact date set. In order to make sure you get the announcement for dates, and tickets at the earliest opportunity, I'd suggest singing up for their newsletter, they'll notify you as soon as registration opens! Here's the link: http://www.slidethecity.com/events/oakland/

We're still not sure where the exact location of the slide will be in the streets of Oakland.

There's also a set up planned for both San Francisco, and San Jose!


Ticket Info & Prices

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.

Triple Slideryou'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.

VIP Slideryou'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.

Dates for registration pricing changes aren't yet listed, so if you want to snap up those early bird deals, keep a watchful eye of when registration opens.

Ages- children must be either over 46 inches tall or over 5 years old in order to slide. Anyone under the age of 18 will need a legal guardians signature to participate. The event as a whole is totally free to attend for ALL ages, so even if your little one can't tackle the slide, it will be tons of fun to watch and get people wet!


Salt Lake City, Utah- First ‘Slide The City’ Event

The first Slide The City event in Salt Lake City, Utah was a huge success last summer! If you check out their site or Facebook page, you’ll see tons of photos and videos. Notice the huge smiles on everyone’s face!

3,000 tickets were available and each one of them 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 BLAST!

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We at ChatterBlock make it our mission to have the most comprehensive event listings in the city that are kid-friendly. While Slide The City coming to Oakland is definitely a highlight of the summer, there’s always tons of fun things happening in the community!


Written by Joelle Blaikie

Trying to make lives easier one parent at a time.

Joelle is the Product Manager at ChatterBlock and is eager to share interesting stories, upcoming events, and fun ideas to do with your kids & family. Passionate about her community, avid traveler, and proud auntie.

Want to get in touch? I'd love to hear from you. Email me at joelle.blaikie@chatterblock.com

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This seems like poor taste, given our drought.

Posted by user_9587 on Jan 21, 10:27 p.m. | Like | Flag as abuse

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Umm do they realize that it is cold in Oakland in June? Like low 70s?

Posted by user_9813 on Jan 22, 11:16 p.m. | Like | Flag as abuse

Azalea Blalock MCcoy
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This will be wonderful!

Posted by Azalea B on Jan 25, 12:27 a.m. | Like | Flag as abuse

Amber Cherie
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It's not cold in Oakland. Who said that? That's the perfect time for an event like this. I can't wait

Posted by Amber C on Mar 22, 5 a.m. | Like | Flag as abuse

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