Dubliners have been going crazy over the past two weeks trying frantically to get their hands on 98FM’s Big Slide Festival wristbands – a must-have accessory this summer.
Excitement is growing as the largest water slide the capital has ever seen is coming to the Christchurch area this weekend.

Last year’s super-long slide – and this year it’ll be even longer, and even more fun to try!

The whopping 260ft slippery dip – which will run down the entire length of Winetavern Street – will be even longer than Liberty Hall (194 ft) or Google’s highrise HQ at Grand Canal Dock (220 ft) are high!
In partnership with Dublin City Council, our friends at 98FM are recreating the Big Slide Festival for a second year running, so get your swimming gear ready for what promises to be a slippery ride, packed full of music, entertainment, food – and, of course, fun for all the family.
The event is free, but only a limited number of wristbands allowing access into the festival have been released each day over the past two weeks, with some of the 4,200 wristbands still available right up to the day of the Big Slide.
The free Big Slide Festival is definitely for anyone who wants to experience Dublin like they never have before.


We had a terrific reader response on our Facebook page when we gave away some of the elusive, exclusive wristbands (well done to the lucky winners, and sorry folks to everyone else), but 98FM still have some to give away.
98FM presenter Dara Quilty said: “After the success of last year’s Big Slide, I’m absolutely delighted to announce we’re bringing it back.
“Last year was the first time Dublin had a 260ft water slide going through it, and I guess this year is the second! We’ve made some adjustments and the slide is going to be way faster, way wetter and way more fun this year. Bring it on!”

To get your hands on a wristband, tune in to our official media partners 98FM for instructions on how to register or visit their website http://www.98fm.com/event-info

You can’t let a chance like this slide by!

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