SlideFXBG is open to young and old, but sliders must be at least 40 inches tall and must use an inflatable tube. Tickets, which cost $27, are available at in two-hour blocks that begin at 11 a.m. No one will be able to enter the line for the slide after 6:45 p.m.

Volunteers from University of Mary Washington athletic teams will be on hand to assist with set up, quality control, breakdown and cleanup. Fredericksburg’s Economic Development Authority will make a donation to UMW Athletics for their work.

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