Discounted Slide the City Tickets Available for Limited Time Text Size

Celebrate Holyoke is thrilled to welcome the return of Slide the City to Holyoke on Saturday, August 27 as part of its three day event, and will once again be selling discounted tickets prior to the event. In addition, the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Holyoke is partnering with Slide the City to raise money for their organization and help secure volunteers for the day of the slide.

Slide the City will return to the same location along Appleton Street, Tickets are currently available on the Slide the City website and single tickets can be purchased for $20 on the day of the event. Those looking to purchase tickets in advance at a discounted rate can do so on Saturday August 13 and Sunday August 14 from 12PM to 4PM at the Stop & Shop on Lincoln Street in Holyoke. And beginning Monday, August 1st, tickets will be available at the Mayor’s Office on weekdays, and at the Holyoke Farmers’ Market every Thursday from 10AM to 2PM. Discounted tickets can also be found on the website at

For the second year, the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Holyoke will partner with Slide the City to recruit volunteers for the day of the event. For every volunteer that is signed up, Slide the City will make a donation to the Holyoke Boys & Girls Club.

“The Holyoke Boys & Girls Club is thrilled to be partnering for the second year with Slide the City and the Celebrate Holyoke Committee,” said Eileen Cavanaugh, President and CEO of the Boys and Girls Club. “Last year was a great experience and we were so pleased with and grateful for the amount of volunteers that came out to support the Club. I’m sure this year will be even better! We are looking forward to another fun event that allows our Club to be part of Celebrate Holyoke.”

Volunteers are still needed for various shifts throughout the day and will be helping with the following tasks:

Set up

Registration tent: check pre-registered customers, take payment for new customers, etc.

Slide monitors: check wristbands, help keep people moving along

Clean up

Trash pick up

Loading trucks with gear and merchandise

Anyone who is interested in volunteering to raise money for the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Holyoke should contact Eileen Cavanaugh directly at Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age. In exchange for their participation, volunteers will receive a Slide the City t-shirt and be provided snacks and refreshments during each shift.

Posted on July 29, 2016 by