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Six Flags Great America
Six Flags Great America
Chicago, Illinois
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Events

There is always something exciting going on at Six Flags! From internationally acclaimed holiday festivals to engagingly entertaining educational events to out-of-this-world fireworks displays, our calendar is always booked with the best.

employees at the park

Hiring Events

May 23 & 30

Join Team Six where all positions pay above minimum wage!

Guests riding Mardi Gras Hangover upside down with Platinum, Diamond  Diamond Elite Cards on image

Mardi Gras Hangover Platinum & Diamond Member Preview

May 23

Calling all Platinum, Diamond & Diamond Elite Members! It's your turn to ride Mardi Gras Hangover first!

Guests upside down on Mardi Gras Hangover with Gold Plus, Platinum, Diamond and Diamond Elite cards on image

Mardi Gras Hangover All Member Preview

May 24

Our new Members get to ride the new Mardi Gras Hangover before it opens to the public!

Guests upside down on Mardi Gras Hangover with Gold Season Pass and Season Pass cards on image

Mardi Gras Hangover Season Pass Preview

May 25

Season Pass Holders get their chance to ride the new Mardi Gras Hangover before it opens to the public!

Blue and red trains of America Eagle racing each other down the white coaster track

Memorial Day Weekend

May 26-28

Kick off the summer at Six Flags Great America!

Guests upside down on Mardi Gras Hangover with Skull and logo on image

Mardi Gras Hangover Grand Opening

May 26

Our 16th coaster, Mardi Gras Hangover, officially opens to the public!

guests on waterslide in yellow tube

Hurricane Harbor Opening Weekend

May 26-28

Join us this Summer for Hurricane Harbor Opening Weekend!

Basketball and fruit slices with pieces of Mike and Ike candy shooting out of the words Mike and Ike Game Zone

MIKE AND IKE® Game Zone Weekend

June 2 & 3

Show off your best shot at the MIKE AND IKE® 3 Point Challenge Weekend.

Scary clowns

Fright Fest Hiring Event

June 2

Join our scream team!

BATMAN The Ride with the Coasters After Dark Logo

Coasters After Dark

June 15

Exclusive ride time for Members & Season Pass holders on the park's major rides!

Dad with group of daughters dancing in midway

Father's Day

June 17

Celebrate Father's Day at Six Flags Great America!

Fireworks

Coca-Cola July 4th Fest

June 30 - July 4

Fireworks and special activities to celebrate the 4th of July!

Mardi Gras Festival

July 28-August 12

Join us July 28 through August 12 for a new season of Mardi Gras celebrations!

coaster at night

Coasters After Dark

August 17

Exclusive ride time for Members & Season Pass holders on the park's major rides!

Group of five friends excited and smiling in front of THE JOKER: Free Fly Coaster

Labor Day Weekend

September 1 - 3

The ultimate end of summer tradition!

Nox character in front of the Carousel lit up

Fright Fest Presented by SNICKERS®

Select days: September 15- October 28*

Enjoy the best in haunted houses and spooky rides!

last call fall festival logo with hand and wine glass with grapes and cheese

Last Call Fall Festival Presented by Sprint

November 3, 4, 10 & 11

Join us for our first annual beer, wine and food Fall Festival!

Holiday in the Park Christmas tree lit up at night

Holiday in the Park

Select Dates November 23 - December 31

Spectacular shows, coasters and more than one million holiday LED lights to create magic!

Stage performers singing and dancing at park with audience

Music in the Parks

April 29, May 5, 12, 19, 26, and June 2

Join us to celebrate music and performances from all around!

Teens fill out workbooks during Education Days

Any Day Math & Science / Physics Day

April 28- June 10

Make Six Flags Great America your outdoor learning lab from April 28- June 10.

singer performing

Six Flags Music Festival

May 4, 11, 18, 25

Six Flags Great America is proud to present the third annual Six Flags Music Festival!

Group of girls on a Dance Team in front of X Flight

Dance Fest

May 6 & 20 and June 3 & 10

Six Flags Great America is proud to host our annual Dance Fest on May 6 & 20 and June 3 &10. 

Daisy Girl Scouts celebrate Scout Days at Six Flags

Scout Days

May 26 & 27 and June 23 & 24

Annual Boy and Girl Scout Day May 26 & 27 and June 23 & 24!

guests eating in picnic grove at Autism Awareness day with Autism Speaks logo overlay

Autism Awareness Day

June 9

In conjunction with Autism Speaks, Autism Awareness Day will be held on Saturday, June 9. 

guests in park

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Awareness Day

July 28

Our 23rd annual Deaf and Hard of Hearing Day.

family at park

Catholic Family Day

August 4

Six Flags Great America presents the annual Catholic Family Day event!

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