Record Breaking Crowds for Spring Break at Six Flags Over Texas

March 24, 2009

ARLINGTON, Texas, March 24 /PRNewswire/ — Six Flags Over Texas, the Entertainment Capital of Texas, and the parent company’s flagship park, announced today that Spring Break Out saw its largest one week attendance in the history of the event. The great value and close-to-home entertainment escape proved to be a hit with families and thrill seekers alike over the week of March 14-22.

Six Flags Over Texas extended hours all week long for headline entertainment including live and local performances featuring more than 25 bands from around North Texas and a special concert from Sean Kingston. Attendance was driven by the popular online “Everyone Pays Kid’s Price” offer and the sale of Season Passes.

“Our guests recognize that Six Flags Over Texas is the ideal place to spend quality time with family and get the biggest bang for their hard-earned dollars.” said Park President Steve Martindale. “Spring Break was just the beginning. Our mission at Six Flags this summer is to give families a much-needed respite from this economic environment.”

Six Flags Over Texas is in its 48th season. For additional information on operating hours, rides, shows, special events and to purchase tickets, please visit www.sixflags.com/overtexas.

About Six Flags Inc.:

Six Flags, Inc. is the world’s largest regional theme park company with 20 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada, and soon will be expanding beyond North America with destinations in Dubai and Qatar. Since 1961, hundreds of millions of families have trusted Six Flags to combine friendly-clean-fast-safe service with affordable, value-packed thrills, record-shattering roller coasters and special events like the Summer Concert Series, Fright Fest and Holiday in the Park. Six Flags’ wide array of entertainment options reaches all demographics — families, teens, tweens and thrill seekers alike — featuring themed attractions based on skateboarding legend Tony Hawk, the ultimate daredevil Evel Knievel, movie franchises The Dark Knight and The Mummy; as well as world-renowned, kid-friendly brands including Looney Tunes, the Justice League of America, The Wiggles and Thomas the Tank Engine. Six Flags continues to develop new avenues for growth, acquiring ownership and management of Dick Clark Productions, producer of such perennial television hits as the American Music Awards, the Golden Globe Awards, the Academy of Country Music Awards, Dick Clark’sNew Year’s Rockin’ Eve and So You Think You Can Dance. Six Flags, Inc. is a publicly-traded corporation (NYSE: SIX) headquartered in New York City.

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