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Six Flags Delivers on Record-Setting Investments in New Rides, Attractions & Experiences

Four new roller coasters open, three more on deck for 2024, plus millions of dollars in additional rides, slides, restaurants, retail, re-theming, and grand opening of world-class glamping resort

ARLINGTON, Texas, May 13, 2024--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE: SIX), the world’s largest regional theme park company and largest operator of water parks in North America, has opened four of seven new roller coasters as part of a two-year record investment in parks across North America. In addition to new roller coasters, dozens of new rides and guest experiences are scheduled to open this season. The company’s largest park, Six Flags Great Adventure Resort, will also open Savannah Sunset Resort & Spa, a world-class resort experience right in the middle of one of the largest drive-through safaris in the country.

"For more than sixty years, Six Flags has been known for thrills and fun for everyone," said Selim Bassoul, President and CEO of Six Flags. "And this year, we’re taking it to the next level, investing liked never before in family-friendly attractions, new exciting roller coasters and memorable experiences that will keep our guests coming back for more. Where every visit is not just fun it is epic."

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In addition to the thrilling new attractions and experiences, Six Flags is excited to announce that Season Passes will be available for purchase during the Memorial Sale happening in May. Six Flags enthusiasts will not want to miss out on the chance to grab their Season Pass at a discounted rate during this special event, happening for a limited time on sixflags.com

Highlights of the new investments in Six Flags parks include:

  • Six Flags Great Adventure Resort – The first super boomerang coaster to open in North America, THE FLASH™: Vertical Velocity rushes forward and backward at nearly 60 miles per hour through a 180-degree twisted drop and Zero-G roll. As the country’s largest theme park celebrates 50 years, the park also renovates the iconic Big Wheel and Log Flume rides. Hurricane Harbor water park opens Splash Island, an expanded family area with interactive water play elements and new slides perfect for kids. Set within the expansive 350-acre Wild Safari Park, the new Savannah Sunset Resort & Spa will offer ultra-luxurious "glamping" tents, scenic vistas, spa services and VIP dining, all creating an unforgettable safari getaway. And, visitors to the Wild Safari will enjoy a completely new Base Camp with new animal encounters, educational exhibits and retail.

  • Six Flags Great AmericaSky Striker is a giant pendulum attraction that sends riders on a breathtaking journey to extreme heights. The massive, 17-story pendulum glides effortlessly back and forth while rotating clockwise at speeds of nearly 75 miles per hour with the feeling of weightlessness at an astounding 172 feet in the air.

  • Six Flags AmericaSteamWhirler, located in the completely reimagined Steam Punk Town, transports guests into a new realm with four individual rotating arms that intermesh as they spin. Celebrating 25 years, the park also opens Dino Off Road Adventure bringing guests face-to-face with life-sized dinosaurs in an epic hunt for thrills 60 million years in the making. Mind Eraser will also open with a smoother ride experience and new theming to fit the Steam Punk area. RipQurl Blaster debuts as Hurricane Harbor’s first-ever water coaster. At 550-feet long, this white-knuckle raft ride features uphill rip currents, breathtaking drops and a pitch-black wall-hugging helix finale.

  • Six Flags Over Georgia – The first-of-its-kind Ultra Surf coaster, Georgia Surfer, is bringing a totally new coaster experience to the park. Riders will launch forward and backward along nearly 590 feet of track, reaching speeds of up to 60 miles per hour, hitting the ride’s 144-foot peak before coasting down into a scenic splash pool. Free-spinning seats ensure no two rides are alike.

  • Six Flags Great Escape – The new Bobcat wooden roller coaster roars in at nearly 40 miles per hour with a family-friendly modernized coaster train providing a comfortable ride experience with the tight turns, hills and curves thrill seekers crave.

  • Six Flags Fiesta Texas – An expansion of DC Universe will include CYBORG™ Cyber Revolution creating a visually stunning and air-time-filled ride experience of four individual arms rotating in fast, intermeshing orbits; SHAZAM!™ Tower of Eternity rotating family drop tower; METROPOLIS Transit Authority allowing 16 passengers to relax and enjoy an aerial view 17 feet above DC™ Universe aboard two Art Deco covered monorail-style trains. Hurricane Harbor water park expands with the addition of Kidz Zone featuring seven attractions designed with families in mind.

  • Six Flags St. LouisTHE JOKER™: Carnival of Chaos, standing at a staggering record height of 17-stories tall, whips back and forth as the giant disk spins guests higher and higher while reaching speeds up to 75 miles per hour.

  • Six Flags Over TexasAQUAMAN POWER WAVE water launch coaster – Now open. Dino Off Road Adventure brings guests face-to-face with life-sized dinosaurs in an epic hunt for thrills 60 million years in the making.

  • LaRondeDino Off Road Adventure brings guests face-to-face with life-sized dinosaurs in an epic hunt for thrills 60 million years in the making.

Six Flags’ investment in technology enhancements are also unparalleled. The guest experience now includes esix Gaming arenas featuring top of the line technology and live tournaments. Amazon Just Walk Out technology debuted at Six Flags Great Adventure’s Quick 6 store and Speedy Parking launched at all parks allowing guests to zip through the parking lot and stop waiting in line to park. And finally, to demonstrate that Six Flags is prioritizing more than just entertainment, reinforcing their dedication to environmental stewardship by significantly expanding solar power generation capacity across their parks.

Please visit sixflags.com for additional details on new rides and attractions.

About Six Flags Entertainment Corporation

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE: SIX) is the world’s largest regional theme park company with 27 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada. For 63 years, Six Flags has entertained hundreds of millions of guests with world-class coasters, themed rides, thrilling water parks and unique attractions. Six Flags is committed to creating an inclusive environment that fully embraces the diversity of our team members and guests. For more information, visit www.sixflags.com.

About Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment

Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment (WBTE), part of WarnerMedia Global Brands and Experiences, is a worldwide leader in the creation, development and licensing of location-based entertainment, live events, exhibits and theme park experiences based on WarnerMedia’s iconic characters, stories, and brands. WBTE is home to the groundbreaking global locations of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, WB Movie World Australia, and countless other experiences inspired by DC, Looney Tunes, Scooby, Game of Thrones, Friends and more. With best-in-class partners, WBTE allows fans around the world to physically immerse themselves inside their favorite brands and franchises.

About DC

DC, a WarnerMedia Company, creates iconic characters, enduring stories, and immersive experiences that inspire and entertain audiences of every generation around the world and is one of the world’s largest publishers of comics and graphic novels. As a creative division, DC is charged with strategically integrating its stories and characters across film, television, consumer products, home entertainment, interactive games, DC UNIVERSE INFINITE digital subscription service and community engagement portal. For more information visit dccomics.com and dcuniverseinfinite.com.

Home to iconic brands DC (Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, The Flash), DC Vertigo (Sandman, Fables) and MAD, DC is the creative division charged with strategically integrating its content across Warner Bros. Entertainment and WarnerMedia. DC works in concert with many key Warner Bros. divisions to unleash its stories and characters across all media, including but not limited to film, television, consumer products, home entertainment and interactive games. Publishing thousands of comic books, graphic novels and magazines each year, DC is the largest English-language publisher of comics in the world.

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