Six Flags Fright Fest® Presented by SNICKERS® Makes its Wicked Return in Time for the Halloween Season
Annual Halloween festivities include new haunted attractions, frightfully fun family entertainment and more
VALLEJO, Calif. — September 19, 2023 — Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, The Thrill Capital of Northern California, is set to make hearts race and pulses pound with the return of Six Flags Fright Fest® Presented by SNICKERS®. The electrifying lineup of spine-chilling nighttime attractions features a new 3D haunted house, three new scare zones and the return of a fan-favorite show. These new scares join popular returning haunted attractions, scare zones, thrilling shows and supernatural transformations of park rides. Daytime activities for all ages include Kids Boo Fest, with Halloween fun for the little ghouls and ghosts, and Oktoberfest with an array of German fare and lively entertainment. The fall festivities at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom will be offered select days and nights through October 29.
Fright Fest is a special ticketed event, separate from general park admission. Entry into Fright Fest is included with a valid Season Pass. Some premium haunted attractions require an additional fee.
“We are incredibly excited to unleash a Fright Fest event that leads the way in bringing terrifying scares for our guests,” said Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Park General Manager Kirk Smith. “Six Flags is about creating fun and thrilling memories, while providing an exceptional guest experience, and this year’s edition of Fright Fest will be no different. When you add the family-friendly offering of Kids Boo Fest during the daytime and the special food, beverage and entertainment options that are part of Oktoberfest, there won’t be a better place to celebrate autum in Northern California.”
The haunted house offerings for Fright Fest that incorporate state-of-the-art makeup, props, and special effects include:
Fright Fest walkthrough scare zones that leave guests nowhere to hide and screaming to get out unscathed include:
Thrilling shows, offered with Fright Fest admission, include:
During the daytime on Saturdays and Sundays, including Monday, October 9, through October 29, Six Flags Discovery Kingdom will offer Kids Boo Fest and Oktoberfest, included with general park admission.
A family-friendly Halloween experience, Kids Boo Fest includes a host of new activities and entertainment including the new Hunt for Boo train ride, live entertainment, kids foam party, and more, plus the return of trick-or-treat street and Ghoul School, a special Halloween-themed Sea Lion and Seal presentation.
Oktoberfest brings a seasonal selection of craft beers, delicious German food, and live entertainment and games with plenty of fun and merriment.
Fright Fest at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom will be offered on the following evenings:
Fright Fest is a special ticketed event that requires a separate ticket for admission, with an exception for valid Season Passholders. Additional fees apply for some haunted attractions and the event is not recommended for children 12 and under. Fright Fest, Kids Boo Fest, and Oktoberfest are included with a valid Six Flags Platinum or Diamond Pass. For more information on Fright Fest, visit www.sixflags.com/discoverykingdom.
Six Flags Jobs
Six Flags is currently hiring. Team members receive in-park discounts, rewards and recognitions, exclusive Team Member events, and flexible scheduling. These jobs are great for students, teachers, retirees, or anyone looking for a second job that allows them to work around a busy personal schedule. To apply, visit SixFlagsJobs.com for immediate openings.
About Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, the Thrill Capital of Northern California, is home to breathtaking rides, shows, and attractions, including world-class roller coasters like Sidewinder Safari and Batman: The Ride as well as unique, up close and interactive animal experiences. For more information visit sixflags.com/discoverykingdom
About Six Flags Entertainment Corporation
Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE: SIX) is the world’s largest regional theme park company with 27 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada. For 63 years, Six Flags has entertained hundreds of millions of guests with world-class coasters, themed rides, thrilling water parks and unique attractions. Six Flags is committed to creating an inclusive environment that fully embraces the diversity of our team members and guests. For more information, visit www.sixflags.com.