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Six Flags Great America
Six Flags Great America
Chicago, Illinois
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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.

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Hiring Events

National Scare Day

Join Team Six where all positions pay above minimum wage!

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Churro Ride Time Event

August 25

J&J Snack Foods invites you to an exclusive ride time event!

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#ThrowShine™ Day

August 31

#ThrowShine not shade to spread positivity and enjoy an Exclusive Ride Time Event!

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Labor Day Weekend

August 31 - September 2

A Labor Day Weekend Celebration!

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Fright Fest Presented by SNICKERS®

Select days: September 14 - November 3*

Enjoy the best in haunted houses and spooky rides!

Coaster Challenge

September 21

Register, fundraise for Special Olympics, and ride the distance of a 5K, 10K, Half-Marathon or Marathon.

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Member Appreciation Day

September 22

Enjoy a spooktacular celebration with this Fright Fest themed Member Appreciation Day!

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Member Appreciation Day

October 13

Join us for a ghoulishly grand Member Appreciation Day all about Fright Fest!

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Member Appreciation Day

November 3

Fall festivities are center stage for this Member Appreciation Day!

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Legions of Craft Beer Festival

November 9

Join us to celebrate Gurnee's Fifth Legions of Craft Beer Fest!

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Member Appreciation Day

December 1

Celebrate the season with a Holiday in the Park themed Member Appreciation Day!

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Home School Days

August 19-23

Annual day dedicated to home school students with fun lesson plans included!

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Out in the Park

September 7

LGBT Private Party from 8 p.m.-midnight.


Cosmetology Day

October 13

Learn how make-up artists transform Fright Fest actors into ghouls and goblins!

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