PantherFest to host a 2,000 foot slip-and-slide in downtown Fort Worth

Linkedin Twitter Linkedin “Modern ’til Midnight” brings fine arts to Fort Worth Caitlin Andreenhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/caitlin-andreen/ Previous articleWoman attacked at gunpoint on TCU’s campusNext articleJimmy Johns comes to University Strip Caitlin Andreen RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Abortion access threatened as restrictive bills make their way through Texas Legislature Caitlin Andreenhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/caitlin-andreen/ + posts HSNT “Trick or Trot” to raise money for North Texas animals ReddIt Caitlin Andreenhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/caitlin-andreen/ printFort Worth is celebrating its 166th birthday in style, complete with the launching of PantherFest, an outdoor festival set to showcase local craft beer, musicians and eateries.As the main attraction, the festival will also include a 2,000 foot slip-and-slide extending across Main Street Bridge.The slide is part of Slide the City, a family friendly slip-and-slide water party event.Festivities will begin on Saturday, June 6. The slide will open at 10 a.m., and the festival will open at 11:30 a.m.The festival will include performances from the likes of Chris Watson, Charla Corn and Ryan Tharp. For the full list of performance times, view the music schedule.Attendees can also see a fireworks show at 10 p.m. Once the festival concludes, partygoers can attend the Official After Party at the River Run Roadhouse.North Main Street will be shut down for the event. Festival admission is free for all attendees; however, the tickets sold separately for Slide the City are sold out.Slide the City has already hosted these long slip-n-slides in several cities. Below is a video on the Slide the City event in Salt Lake City last summer. The slide was 1,000 feet, half the length of the slide that will take over downtown Fort Worth this weekend. Facebook Caitlin Andreenhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/caitlin-andreen/ Fort Worth set to elect first new mayor in 10 years Saturday Facebook Twitter ReddIt “Modern ’til Midnight” brings fine arts to Fort Worth Caitlin Andreen Grains to grocery: One bread maker brings together farmers and artisans at locally-sourced store Paschal High School head football coach named coach of the week

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