What you need to know if you’re going to the Wave water park in Dublin this weekend

DUBLIN — After years of waiting, some 1,400 swimsuit-clad fun seekers are expected for the opening Saturday of the Bay Area’s new $43 million water park, the Wave.

The first 1,000 people in the door of the 31,000-square-foot facility at Emerald Glen Park can expect to receive a surprise gift.