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Six Flags Great America
Six Flags Great America
Chicago, Illinois
 
 

April 27, 2015

A Goliath Opening Weekend with a Dash of Blue Devils

Six Flags Great America Kicks Off 40th Season

GURNEE, Ill. — April 27, 2015 — Opening weekend at Six Flags Great America begins with a Goliath celebration and a race to support Warren Township High School and the Rotary Club of Gurnee, the Devil Dash 5k. During this weekend, one-day general admission tickets are available online at sixflags.com for $19.76 to commemorate the inaugural season of the park.

Six Flags Great America will be launching a full season of heart-pounding coasters, festivals, events, top-tier entertainment and premier guest benefits that ensure a value-packed experience for the entire family. 

Weekend Events

     Ride – Goliath is officially recognized by the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS.
•    Goliath is the tallest, steepest and fastest wooden roller coaster in the world.
•    Announcement will take place on Saturday, May 2 at 9:30 a.m. at Goliath in County Fair.

     Race – Devil Dash 5K race takes off on Sunday, May 3 at 8 a.m. and tours through the Park. 
•    Take a break mid-race to ride the Raging Bull. Registration for this race is required.     
•    Sign up at sixflags.com. 

     Save – Tickets for opening weekend are available for $19.76 online only at sixflags.com. 


“Great America has a tremendous history as a complete entertainment complex including thrill rides, a water park, shows, shopping, dining and attractions,” said park president Hank Salemi. “We are inviting parents to introduce their junior thrill-seekers to the park that they grew up in this season.”

The park is open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays starting May 2, with daily operations starting May 19. Visit sixflags.com for a complete list of operating hours and more information about Six Flags Great America tickets, shows, rides, attractions and events.

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