Thrills by Day, Scary Chills by Night & NEW Card and Mobile Only Payments in a Safe Environment
UPPER MARLBORO, MARYLAND — September 24, 2020 — Six Flags America, DC’s Thrill Capital, leads the way for Halloween thrills and chills with a new event for the entire family— HALLOWFEST. The event will feature Thrills by Day with plenty of family-friendly activities and Chills by Night with rides on monster coasters in the dark and haunting Halloween theming throughout the park. HALLOWFEST will kick off October 3 and run weekends through November 1, operating from 1:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. with limited capacity admission to ensure social distancing. Reservations will be required and slots are expected to fill up quickly. Comprehensive and ongoing safety protocols will be in effect for the entire run of the event.
"Our HALLOWFEST celebration represents exactly what our Members, Season Pass Holders and guests have asked for…more opportunities to spend time together and create family memories this year,” said Park President Rick Howarth. “This new event will still be scary, provide lots of thrilling rides and Halloween fun, and most importantly, will be safe for our guests and team members. HALLOWFEST will operate the same way we have operated our parks all summer, with daily temperature checks and face masks required for guests and team members prior to entry, social distancing, and enhanced sanitization measures.”
NEW, GROUNDBREAKING, SAFETY MEASURE ADDED – Six Flags America becomes the only theme park in the DMV to exclusively accept card and mobile payments at all points of purchase. The new Card and Mobile Payment program will allow in-park guests to convert cash to a prepaid debit card at one of multiple kiosks located throughout the park. The prepaid card can be used anywhere in the U.S. where VISA is accepted. During daylight hours of HALLOWFEST, families and young thrill-seekers will experience Thrills by Day including:
For Chills by Night, creepy fog, eerie lighting, and sinister music will create the perfect backdrop for nighttime scare-actors and chills and:
Six Flags worked in partnership with its epidemiologist consultants to create a safe Halloween experience that meets or exceeds federal, state, and local guidelines. Park attendance will be carefully monitored to ensure social distancing and all Members, Season Pass Holders, and guests with single-day tickets will be required to make a reservation to attend HALLOWFEST.
For more information on HALLOWFEST and Six Flags’ comprehensive safety guidelines, visit https://www.sixflags.com/america/special-events .
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 26 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada. For 59 years, Six Flags has entertained millions of families with world-class coasters, themed rides, thrilling water parks and unique attractions. For more information, visit www.sixflags.com.
About Six Flags America
Six Flags America has many one-of-a-kind thrills for every season you won’t find anywhere else. Enjoy everything from heart-pounding thrill rides where the coasters range from classic to cutting edge. Fuel the day with food glorious food, play games and watch award winning live shows. When the temperatures
start to rise, cool off at Hurricane Harbor waterpark included free with admission during the summer.
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