We’re just under three months away from the D23 Expo 2019 in Anaheim, where we will be unveiling more of our transformative plans for Epcot. To whet your appetite, here are three things to look forward to.
Well, there you go – three things to tide you over in the three months leading up to the D23 Expo. Comment below if we’ll be seeing you there! And if not, rest assured that we’ll be covering all the news from the Expo minute by minute here on the Disney Parks Blog.
The SoCal Honda Dealers have partnered with Six Flags Magic Mountain once again to bring you Helpful Honda Fridays!
On select Fridays in June, July, and August, the park will open one hour early, just for Honda drivers! Honda drivers will get to beat the crowds and have exclusive ride access. All you need to do is show your Honda key and admission ticket for early entry to the park.*
Be sure to keep an eye out for the Guys in Blue on Helpful Honda Fridays too. They'll be giving away Free Parking for the first (50) Honda drivers, some sunny day essentials, and even Bugs Bunny bucks!
To learn more about how the SoCal Honda Dealers are helping in your area, visit Facebook.com/SoCalHondaDealers or follow @HelpfulHonda on Twitter. It's just one more way the SoCal Honda Dealers are helpful!
List of rides that will be open early for Honda Drivers:
For more info visit https://sixflags.com/magicmountain/special-events/helpful-honda-fridays.
*NOTE: Early ride time promotion does not include price of admission; valid theme park admission ticket is required to participate. Participating rides are subject to change due to maintenance or unforeseen circumstance. Events also open to park VIP’s including 2019 Season Pass Holders and Members on select dates.
MIKE AND IKE® Game Zone Weekend – June 1 & 2
Basketball lovers will have the opportunity to participate in the MIKE AND IKE® 3 Point Challenge Game at Six Flags Great Adventure June 1 and 2. The first eight guests to check in at 3 Point Challenge at 12:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, will have the opportunity to sign up to compete in the tournament bracket. Participants will get the chance to win giveaways. Guests who buy two theater boxes of MIKE AND IKE at participating in-park retail locations will receive a voucher for one complimentary play for the 3 Point Challenge Game to use during MIKE AND IKE Game Zone Weekend. The 3 Point Challenge Game also offers “sweet” savings for the month of June. June 1 through, guests will receive one coupon for $5 off the 3 Point Challenge Game with the purchase of two theater boxes.
Elite Tuner Car Show – June 2
Six Flags Great Adventure will host Elite Tuner’s biggest show on the East Coast June 2. The show runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Roll in begins at 6 and ends at 10 a.m. All participating cars must be at the gate before 10 a.m.Theme park admission is additional. For more information on car show registration and discounted theme park tickets visithttps://www.sixflags.com/greatadventure/special-events/other-events/elite-tuner-car-show
Lecrae and Andy Mineo in Concert – June 8
Six Flags invites guests to take part in an evening of hip-hop Christian music with Lecrae and Andy Mineo in concert. The show takes place June 8 in the Northern Star Arena and begins at 7 p.m. Active memberships, Season Passes, or theme park admission will allow guests to enjoy the night of music for free. Lecrae Devaughn Moore, a Christian hip hop artist from Houston, has released nine albums and earned top spots on the Billboard Gospel Albums, Christian Albums and Heatseekers Album charts. In 2013, he became the first hip-hop artist to win the Grammy Award for Best Gospel Album. He also became the first rapper to win the BET award for Best Gospel Artist in 2015. Andy Mineo, a Christian hip-hop artist from New York City, has released two studio albums and two mixtapes. Mineo released countless hit singles over the past few years, including “Stop the Traffic” and “I Will.”
Six Flags Slam Fest – June 15
Northeast Wrestling presents Six Flags Slam Fest June 15 at 7 p.m. in the Movietown Arena. Theme park admission guarantees access to the main event. Various superstars from the WWE will attend the event, including WWE Hall of Famer and Olympic Gold Medalist Kurt Angle, Renee Young, WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley, Booker T and the Boogeyman. Guests can upgrade their full day of fun with ring-side seats, superstar meet-and-greets and Q&A sessions with the stars.
Father’s Day – June 16
Dads can enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience at Six Flags Great Adventure this Father’s Day, June 16. Guests of all ages can take their fathers on Six Flags’ incredible thrill rides such as SUPERMAN™ Ultimate Flight, El Toro and Nitro, and enjoy an animal excursion on Safari Off Road Adventure. Spending time with Dad is the ultimate Father’s Day gift.
Solar Plunge to benefit Special Olympics – June 21
Six Flags Hurricane Harbor invites guests to “take the plunge” to benefit Special Olympics of New Jersey with the Solar Plunge on the summer solstice. For the first day of summer, and the longest day of the year, guests who raise money for Special Olympics will take the Six Flags Solar Plunge into an ice-chilled pool. Event check-in begins at 9 a.m. The Solar Plunge will take place at 9:30 a.m. Participants must register through Special Olympics and pay the $25 registration fee by June 19 in order to take the plunge. The more money an individual raises, the closer they will get to receiving event day perks. For registration and more information regarding fundraising tiers, visithttps://www.sixflags.com/greatadventure/special-events/other-events/solar-plunge
RWJBarnabas Health Blood Drive – June 30
RWJBarnabas will host a blood drive at Six Flags Great Adventure’s Employment Center June 30, 9 a.m. through 2:30 p.m. Each donor will receive one theme park ticket valid for the park. To access the Employment Center, drive ¼ mile past the park’s main entrance on Route 537 West and make a left into the park’s service entrance. One donation will save up to three lives. Appointments will create the best possible donation experience, as individuals can sign up through RWJUH Donor Club’s website.
General Park Information
For more information, guests can call 732/928-2000 or visit www.sixflags.com/greatadventure
Pandemonium Opens in Park’s New ScreamPunk Section
AUSTELL, GA. — May 22, 2019 —Six Flags Over Georgia — the Thrill Capital of the South— today announced the tallest swinging pendulum ride in the Southeast, Pandemonium, makes its world debut on May 24. Towering an incredible 15-stories tall—this exhilarating thrill ride reaches speeds up to 70 miles per hour, as it whips back and forth—higher and higher to give riders stunning views of the breathtaking Atlanta city skyline.
“Six Flags is the industry leader in innovation and our goal is to reach new heights every year,” said Park President Dale Kaetzel. “Pandemonium is the perfect mix of mayhem and adrenaline in one action-packed ride, giving our Members and Season Pass Holders yet another exciting, new attraction to experience with family and friends.” Pandemonium is an oversized pendulum ride that sends riders on a dizzying journey to extreme heights; delivering epic, high-flying thrills for guests of all ages.
Pandemonium is the centerpiece of the park’s new ScreamPunk-themed area, featuring four exciting rides, four revamped food locations and the all-new Pandemonium Gift Shop.
Six Flags 2019 Memberships and Season Passes are currently on sale. Members can now enjoy priority park entry, preferred parking and tremendous discounts of up to 50% on nearly all food and merchandise purchases all season long. Gold Plus, Platinum, Diamond and Diamond Elite levels are available featuring all the perks of a Season Pass plus other benefits including admission to all Six Flags branded theme and waterparks, skip the line passes, unlimited soft drinks and much more! For more information, visit the Membership Sales Center or www.sixflags.com/overgeorgia and sign up.
Darien Center, NY, USA (May 22nd, 2018) Darien Lake Theme Park opened this season with a brand new name Six Flags: Darien Lake. Now a part of the Six Flags family they were quick to add a classic staple for many Six Flags across the country, a Star Flyer™. Named Six Flags SkyScreamer the new ride will not just be the tallest in the park, it will be the tallest in all of New York State! Guests won’t want to miss the view from 242 feet in the air while spinning at 35 miles an hour.
“Six Flags continues to lead the way in innovation as we bring the state’s tallest ride to Western New York. We are thrilled to add this shining beacon and iconic landmark to the Six Flags Darien Lake skyline,” said Park President Chris Thorpe. “From this impressive tower guests will soar high among the clouds, takin in majestic views of the park and surrounding countryside below.”
“They have been a wonderful partner to work with,” said Hannes Lackner, General Manager at Funtime (manufacturer of the Starflyer). “We are thrilled that riders enjoy the experience so much that Six Flags just keeps expanding the number of parks that offer a Starflyer.”
President of Ride Entertainment Adam Sandy, Funtime’s North American sales partner, said “this is the second year in a row we have gotten the opportunity to work with Darien Lake and have partnered with Six Flags for many years. Both of these teams are wonderful to work with and we appreciate all of the trust that they put in us.” Ride Entertainment was also responsible for erecting the ride.
Sky Screamer at Six Flags Darien Lake is now open.
Fun is Funtime’s mission. With the belief that flying is fun for everyone they make attractions that are thrilling and daring. It takes a lot to raise the adrenaline of modern day theme park guests, but Funtime has what it takes. Based in Austria they have sold rides all over the world.
About Ride Entertainment
Ride Entertainment is a world leader in providing Sales, Financial Partnerships, Park Operations, and Installations to the attractions industry. With offices in Stevensville, Baltimore, and Manhattan the company employs more than 150 people and has projects all around the world. Ride Entertainment is celebrating more than 20 years in the attractions industry. Find out more at www.RideEntertainment.com.