Six Flags Magic Mountain Unleashes Its Biggest and Scariest Fright Fest Ever
New ‘Hell Fest’ Maze Themed After the Upcoming Horror Movie Among This Year’s Highlights
LOS ANGELES, Calif. — September 10, 2018 — Six Flags Magic Mountain’s 26th season of
Fright Fest® will be the biggest and scariest in the park’s history. Voted the Best Theme Park
Halloween Event by USA TODAY readers, Six Flags Magic Mountain leaves no tombstone
unturned to deliver what guests want most…an all-out terrifying experience. The bone-chilling
lineup of new haunted attractions features two new scare zones and three new mazes,
including a terrifying recreation of scenes from the upcoming horror movie release, Hell Fest.
Fright Fest boasts a grand total of 13 electrifying mazes and dare-to-enter scare zones, along
with nightmarish roaming zombies around every corner. To take fright to the extreme, Six Flags
Magic Mountain will add a sinister element to some of the theme park’s monster coasters by
turning off the lights, leaving riders to face their fears in total darkness.
“Six Flags Magic Mountain is the top rated theme park Halloween event in the entire country
and this is our biggest and scariest Fright Fest ever. We’ve added new mazes, more iconic
characters and unmatched attention to every scary detail,” stated Park President Neal
Thurman. “Each year we up the scare factor with new and innovative experiences for our
guests and this year is our best ever with an incredible line up of truly frightening
One of this year’s stunning new mazes, Hell Fest, will depict scenes straight from the movie
Also new this year, four haunted attractions incorporate state-of-the-art makeup, props, and
The most popular maze returns to Six Flags in 2018, the region’s largest outdoor maze ever
built, Aftermath 2: Chaos Rising. Covering more than 40,000 square feet, this massive maze
will strike terror into the brave souls entering a post-apocalyptic city inhabited by nomad
warriors who rule with bone-crushing iron fists and where the dead stalk the living. Larger-than-
life props, fire, fog and other special effects make this a must-experience maze.
Popular returning mazes include:
Four additional scare zones around the park leave guests nowhere to hide and screaming to get
out unscathed. They are:
Spooktacular shows include the hypnotists, who puts park guests in compromising scenarios in
their hilarious stage show located in Golden Bear Theater, and the very popular VooDoo
Nights, where Ghoul Rock has gone pop with a musical spectacular sure to entertain. Be sure
to dust off your thriller moves and join in the fun in the Full Throttle Plaza.
Guests can literally face their fears in the dark when the lights go out on some of the Park’s
iconic coasters, including Twisted Colossus, Full Throttle, Tatsu, Viper, X2, Scream, Goliath,
The New Revolution, and others during Fright Fest.
For the little monsters, a Trick or Treat Trail and Halloween Crafts round out the activities during the day.
Fright Fest Operating Hours and Days:
10:30 a.m. to 1 a.m.: September 15, 22, 28, 29, October 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27
10:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.: September 16, 23, 30 October 7, 14, 21, 28
For more information on Six Flags Magic Mountain’s Fright Fest, visit our website at
Six Flags Magic Mountain 2019 Season Passes are currently on sale. For a limited time,
purchase four or more Magic Mountain Season Passes or Memberships and receive a free
upgrade to GOLD on each Pass. GOLD Passes include Hurricane Harbor Season Passes as
well as free Parking Passes. Additional Season Pass perks include free tickets for friends, park
admission to Fright Fest®, Holiday in the Park®, plus all of 2019 which includes 365 days of
thrills with no blackout dates. Season Passes can be purchased at the main gate ticket booths
or online at sixflags.com.
About Six Flags Entertainment Corporation
Six Flags Entertainment Corporation is the world’s largest regional theme park company and the largest operator of waterparks in North America, with $1.4 billion in revenue and 25 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada. For 57 years, Six Flags has entertained millions of families with world-class coasters, themed rides, thrilling water parks and unique attractions. For more information, visit
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About Hell Fest
A masked killer turns a horror themed amusement park into his own personal playground, terrorizing a group of friends while the rest of the patrons believe that it is all part of the show. The film opens in theaters nationwide on September 28. For more information, visit https://www.hellfestmovie.com
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