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2013-12-20 12:23:45

88 Santas take the ultimate ride during Holiday in the Park GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas, Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington, Six Flags Fiesta Texas in San Antonio and Six Flags Discovery Kingdom near San Francisco, California are all decked out for the season during Holiday in the Park® - an annual event for the entire family featuring millions of twinkling lights, delightful holiday decor, enchanting shows and festive foods. Thrilling rides and attractions...

2013-10-07 20:21:57

New Mazes, Scare Zones and Extended Park Hours VALENCIA, Calif., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Six Flags Magic Mountain, the thrill capital of the world, transforms from a "theme park" to a haunted "scream park" for the 21(st) season of Fright Fest®, which is presented by SNICKERS, Southern California's most thrilling Halloween experience. This season marks one of the biggest and scariest Fright Fest events with three new mazes, two new scare zones, more walk around "scare-actors"...

2013-09-23 08:24:32

Theme Park's Annual Halloween Celebration Is Bigger and Scarier in 2013 EUREKA, Mo., Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Six Flags St. Louis' 2013 Fright Fest®, which is presented by Snickers®, gives guests more days and longer hours to scream over the park's new haunted attractions. Kicking off on Saturday, September 28, Fright Fest will run five weekends and feature the new haunted maze, Total Darkness, and the new hayride, Zombie Paintball Apocalypse. Fright Fest will also feature more...

2013-08-29 08:23:18

New Water Attraction Coming in 2014 VALLEJO, Calif., Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In a bold move and for the first time in 16 years, Six Flags Discovery Kingdom today announced that guests can now enjoy their favorite rides and attractions more often as the park expands its operating calendar year round in 2014, including holidays and weekends in both January and February. Already home to the best entertainment in Northern California, Discovery Kingdom will also add an exhilarating...

2013-08-29 08:22:35

New Innovative Extreme Waterslides are the First in Texas SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Long recognized as the region's leader for creating innovative world-class experiences, Six Flags Fiesta Texas announced today plans to build the state's first multiple lane trap-door free-fall waterslides, the new thrilling four-slide Bahama Blaster. Coming in 2014, the extreme Bahama Blaster is just one of several new attractions and new guest amenities debuting next summer as part of...

2013-08-29 08:22:27

ARLINGTON, Texas, Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Family thrills are on tap at Six Flags Over Texas and Hurricane Harbor for the 2014 season. Six Flags Over Texas will unveil an expansion to its children's area of the park and Hurricane Harbor will enter phase two of a multi-year enhancement project that will include an exciting new water slide. At Six Flags Over Texas, big changes in the children's section of the park will include an interactive play area, new kids' rides, and a...

2013-08-29 04:21:01

New Water Park -- Hurricane Harbor -- Opening in 2014 AUSTELL, Ga., Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Six Flags Over Georgia, the premier theme park in the South, announced today that it will soon break ground on Hurricane Harbor, an all-new tropically-themed water park. Hurricane Harbor will be free with park admission and completely transform the area formerly occupied by the Southern Star Amphitheater while offering wet and wild thrills for guests of all ages. (Photo:...

2013-07-09 08:25:33

ARLINGTON, Texas, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Texas SkyScreamer at Six Flags Over Texas is officially the World's Tallest Swing Carousel ride, according to Guinness World Records. The park received notification Friday, June 28, 2013 that the ride surpasses the previous record holder, Prater Turm in Vienna, Austria, by 19 feet. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130709/DA43947) The Texas SkyScreamer stands an astounding 402 feet, 10 inches tall, providing riders a...

2013-05-23 16:22:42

VALLEJO, Calif., May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With remarkable ease and precision, the uniquely skilled artists, aerialists and acrobats of Cirque Dreams take the Dolphin Harbor Theater stage in an all-new aquatic production that combines unbelievable feats of strength with the graceful leaps and bows of bottlenose dolphins. Cirque Dreams Splashtastic - the Most Amazing Show Above H(2)O, premiers today and officially opens to the public Saturday, May 25 in a limited run engagement, a first...

2013-05-09 20:23:10

An Extreme New Swing Ride Opens May 24 AUSTELL, Ga., May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Six Flags Over Georgia prepares to take to the sky as the countdown begins for the launch of the park's newest thrill ride, SkyScreamer. The park's newest addition was previewed today by media and VIP guests. SkyScreamer opens to the public on Friday, May 24, 2013. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...