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Six Flags Great America
Six Flags Great America
Chicago, Illinois
Six Flags Great America Park Entrance
 
 

Park Policies

Because Six Flags is a family park, we expect guests to behave appropriately. Violating our park policies may be cause for ejection from the park without refund. For more information, please review the park policies below.

ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES
No alcoholic beverages can be brought into Six Flags. Alcoholic beverages purchased in the park may not leave the premises in which they are purchased. Excessive consumption of alcohol is cause for ejection from the park without refund. Alcoholic beverage purchases require state issued identification as proof of age. Only one beverage may be purchased at a time by each guest showing proof of age.

BEHAVIOR
We expect all guests to behave in a family-friendly manner. Line jumping, profanity and unruly behavior are offensive to park guests and may be cause for ejection without refund. Guests are not permitted to save places in line, bypass others in line, or exit the line and return to the same place for any reason. Guests exiting a line must go to the back of the line if they choose to return.

DRESS CODE
In keeping with our family-friendly environment and for safety reasons, Six Flags enforces a dress code. Proper attire must be worn in the Park at all times, including shirts and appropriate footwear.

Tattoos or clothing with offensive language or graphics are not permitted at any time. Examples of clothing not permitting are those which display:

  • Profanity
  • Pornography
  • Graphic violence
  • Support of drugs or drug use
  • Gang symbols
  • Promoting discrimination against any group

An image of an assault rifle or handgun does not, by itself, rise to the level of graphic violence.

Bathing suits may be worn only in water park areas. Park admission may be denied if clothing or tattoos are deemed to be inappropriate by management and the Guest refuses all reasonable options. Shirts cannot be turned inside out as a solution.

Guests are not permitted to enter the park wearing costumes or decorative makeup during Fright Fest. Park admission may be denied if clothing is deemed by management to be inappropriate.

FOOD, DRINKS AND COOLERS
Food, beverages or coolers may not be brought into the park.

LANGUAGE
Guests using profanity or abusive language, symbols or gestures may be ejected from the park without refund.

LOOSE ARTICLES
Loose articles such as purses, backpacks, and beverage containers should be left with non-riders or secured in lockers. Cell phones or other small items should be secured in cargo pockets, zippered jacket pockets, or waist packs. There is limited temporary storage available in most ride boarding areas as a courtesy to our Guests and lockers are available at the entrance to all of our major rides as an option. Each attraction has it’s own requirements regarding loose articles including some rides where NO loose articles are permitted.  Please refer to the Safety and Accessibility Guide for a detailed list of Loose Article policies by ride.

Six Flags and its employees are not responsible for lost, damaged or stolen items and items that are lost on rides are generally not able to be located and are damaged beyond repair. For everyone’s safety, we will not attempt to retrieve your item while the park is in operation.

LINE JUMPING
Line jumping is strictly prohibited. Guests are not permitted to save places in line or exit the line and return for any reason. Violators will be ejected without a refund.

PARK POLICY COMPLIANCE
In addition to the Six Flags Guest Code of Conduct, guests are required to comply with all local, state and federal laws, as well as individual park policies, rules and instructions posted or otherwise listed.

PETS
Pets are not permitted in the park, with the exception of service animals. There is no Kennel Facility available at Six Flags. We can refer you to a local Kennel for use during your visit. Pets may not be left in or tied to an unattended vehicle in the parking lot.

PHOTOGRAPHY
By entering the park, guests grant Six Flags the right to film, video, record or photograph them on park property for any reason without payment or consideration. Six Flags requests that all photographs or video taken by our guests be used for their personal use and enjoyment only. Any use, reuse or reproduction for commercial purposes without the express written consent of Six Flags is strictly prohibited. Six Flags reserves the right to refuse to allow photography of any kind as necessary at individual locations. No commercial photography of any kind is permitted. Specifically, the use of the following equipment is not permitted:

  • Go Pro cameras
  • Lenses greater than three-and-one-half inches in length
  • Interchangeable lenses of any kind
  • Any camera mounted to a vehicle, drone, cart, scooter or other moving object
  • No cameras (video, still, cell-phone, smart phones, etc.) are allowed on any rides at any time. No exceptions.

All Six Flags rides, shows and attractions are protected by copyright. Guests must have written permission to use photographs and/or videotape of Six Flags images for commercial broadcasting, advertising, marketing or publishing in any medium.

PROHIBITED ITEMS
The following items are not permitted at any time:

  • Food/coolers (except special diet and infant food)
  • Lawn/folding chairs
  • Magic markers, spray paint
  • Glass bottles
  • Knives
  • Laser Pointers
  • Spiked clothing/jewelry
  • Fireworks/explosives
  • Firearms/ammunition
  • Chemical weapons, mace/pepper spray
  • Unmanned ariel vehicles (drones)
  • Selfie sticks, monpods, and similar devices

RESTRICTED AREAS
Guests are not permitted to enter restricted areas, including ride and backstage areas. Personal items that are lost in ride areas should be reported to the ride operator and Lost and Found. Six Flags will make every effort to retrieve lost articles after normal operating hours. Guests entering restricted areas may be ejected from the park without refund and may be subject to civil penalties.

RIDE RESTRICTIONS
Safety is our number-one priority. Guests with certain body proportions, or of certain heights and/or weights may not be able to enjoy certain rides if the safety restraints will not operate as designed. Specific ride information is available at the ride and at Guest Services.

RIDER RESPONSIBILITY
There is an inherent risk in participating in any amusement ride. We expect riders to exercise good judgment and act in a responsible manner. Guests must also obey all oral and written warnings and properly use all ride safety equipment provided. Guests who do not comply with ride rules may be ejected from the park without refund. Please refer to specific guidelines posted at the entrance of every ride.

SEASON PASSES AND RE-ENTRY
All Guests who leave the park should get their hands stamped at the exit/re-entry gate. Transferring hand stamps is strictly prohibited. Re-entry to the park is by hand stamp only and is not allowed after the posted time.

SELFIE STICKS, MONOPODS, & SIMILAR DEVICES
Selfie sticks, monopods, and similar devices are not allowed inside Six Flags parks.

SMOKING
Six Flags allows smoking only in areas identified as designated smoking areas. All other areas in the parks are smoke-free, and smoking is strictly prohibited. Guests smoking outside of the designated areas will be ejected from the park without refund.

UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLES (UAVs)
To ensure the safety and enjoyment of all guests, Six Flags prohibits the operation or use of any unmanned aerial vehicle on, from, or above Six Flags’ premises absent specific written consent. This includes all UAVs, also commonly known as “drones,” regardless of their size, weight or purpose.

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