This past weekend we headed out to Holiday in the Park at Six Flags Magic Mountain! But of course, before checking out all the lights and stuffing our faces, we had to peek in at the progress on Wonder Woman Flight of Courage and the Tatsu repaint!
Written by Gregg Condon
Here's the HollyRock playlist for you all on Spotify. I could not find one song, "Home for the holidays" by Vera Lynn.
Happy November everybody and welcome to our first "official" update for Wonder Woman: Flight of Courage at Six Flags Magic Mountain.
Sure, we've known for awhile what coaster is actually coming to the park, but now it's officially official and we can stop referring to it as "2022 Coaster". That's kind of fun.
We've got a lot of great pics and video to share, so let's get right into it!
Written by Gregg Condon
I rode X2 and Tatsu for the first time since 2019, and I had some thoughts. You can see our tweet from Friday below. But the gist is, I'm just not a fan of either of these rides. I know I've talked about this before, and I keep waiting to "get it". But I don't think I ever will.
In fact, riding both of these rides pretty much took me out for the remainder of the day. I only rode Superman after this at SFMM and later in the day at Unviersal I only did the Studio Tour. Just something about these two rides in particular don't agree with me. Yet I can ride Twisted Colossus, Batman, Riddlers, Full Throttle, Goliath, etc all day. Go figure.
It's now getting into the final week of the 2021 Halloween season. In some ways it seems like it's been going on for a long time, in other ways it seems like it just began. It's been a phenomenal season and this week we have so many events to visit or revisit.
So it was last Friday after doing some Santa Clarita Valley Home Haunts that we found ourselves at Fright Fest for our last visit of the 2021 season. In many ways it's been a weird season for not just Fright Fest, but a lot of events. But we're so happy to say that the event is firing on all cylinders as they close out their season.
Visiting on a Friday is definitely a different crowd/vibe than visiting on a Saturday, and we HIGHLY recommend it. Not a lot of crowds, or teenager groups just wandering around trying to "scare" the actors. Just a really fun night all the way around. Let's head right in and get to the pics!
Written by Gregg Condon
Thanks Fright Fest for another great season, they really bring it every night. And that's to be commended given the stresses of the 2021 season.
I'll be back at the park on Friday during the day for a proper "park update", it's been awhile, so look forward to that. This week we'll be visiting Halloween events on Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat and Sun. So stay tuned!
The Tallest and Longest Single-Rail Coaster on the Planet Will Debut at The Thrill Capital of the World Summer 2022
VALENCIA, California — October 21, 2021 — Six Flags Magic Mountain, the undisputed “Thrill Capital of the World,” in partnership with Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment and DC, today unveiled plans to add yet another record-breaking coaster--WONDER WOMAN™ Flight of Courage—to its unparalleled thrill ride lineup. Six Flags Magic Mountain’s record 20th roller coaster—the most at any theme park in the world—will debut as the tallest and longest single-rail coaster on the planet where riders will fly over 3,300 feet of track, towering 13 stories and soaring at speeds up to 58 miles-per-hour. The new coaster will be located in the six-acre DC UNIVERSE™ area of the park, which will be expanded and entirely remodeled to include a new, innovative restaurant and bar experience, plus retail locations featuring exclusive DC branded merchandise.
“This is an historic milestone for our park as we introduce the latest addition to our unrivaled coaster dynasty, WONDER WOMAN Flight of Courage. Not only is this a record-breaking single-rail coaster, it brings Six Flags Magic Mountain’s coaster count to an unprecedented twenty, the most in the world,” said Park President Don McCoy. “Our partnership with Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment makes this accomplishment even more exciting, as we integrate the legacy of an iconic DC Super Hero into the theming of the ride. Additionally, we are creating a more innovative guest experience by redesigning one of our most popular areas, DC UNIVERSE, which will become the home of WONDER WOMAN Flight of Courage,” added McCoy.
WONDER WOMAN Flight of Courage exemplifies the Super Hero’s traits of strength and speed—showcasing the legacy of Wonder Woman herself. As guests enter the ride queue, influenced by Greek architecture and featuring tropical landscaping, they will be immersed in the story of her life and how she obtained her super powers. Riders will join forces with Wonder Woman in the fight for truth, justice, and equality, to embark on an incredible journey of heroic feats, propelling through dives, banks, rolls, and turns designed to challenge the bravest of thrill seekers.
Key features of WONDER WOMAN Flight of Courage include:
The newly-themed DC UNIVERSE™ area also includes the popular BATMAN™ The Ride and several other DC themed rides.
For more information about WONDER WOMAN Flight of Courage, please visit www.sixflags.com/magicmountain.
About Six Flags Magic Mountain
Six Flags Magic Mountain, known as the Thrill Capital of the World, is home to more than 100 rides, shows, and attractions, including world-class roller coasters like West Coast Racers, Twisted Colossus, Full Throttle, and X2.
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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 27 parks across the United States, Mexico, and Canada. For 60 years, Six Flags has entertained millions of families with world-class coasters, themed rides, thrilling waterparks 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.
About Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment
Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment (WBTE), part of WarnerMedia Global Brands and Experiences, is a worldwide leader in the creation, development and licensing of location-based entertainment, live events, exhibits and theme park experiences based on WarnerMedia’s iconic characters, stories, and brands. WBTE is home to the groundbreaking global locations of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, WB Movie World Australia, and countless other experiences inspired by DC, Looney Tunes, Scooby, Game of Thrones, Friends and more. With best-in-class partners, WBTE allows fans around the world to physically immerse themselves inside their favorite brands and franchises.
DC, a WarnerMedia Company, creates iconic characters, enduring stories, and immersive experiences that inspire and entertain audiences of every generation around the world and is one of the world’s largest publishers of comics and graphic novels. As a creative division, DC is charged with strategically integrating its stories and characters across film, television, consumer products, home entertainment, interactive games, DC UNIVERSE INFINITE digital subscription service and community engagement portal. For more information visit dccomics.com and dcuniverseinfinite.com.
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Six Flags Magic Mountain has updated the Covid Regulations on their website due to a new L.A. County Regulation.
On days that the park is expected to surpass 10,000 visitors, the park is considered a Mega-Event and visitors will have to show proof of Vaccination or negative Covid-19 test within 72 hours.
The park is also offering an expedited way of submitting your status.
We strongly suggest downloading the clear app as it probably will need to be used at more events moving forward.
In addition. Mask mandates are returning on Mega-Event dates.
On non-Mega-Event days, the mandates are in line with what we have now.
The park will also be offering on-site testing. For free.
A look at the dates the mega-event mandate will be in place. The first date is this Friday.
It will be interesting to see how this impacts crowds on Fright Fest days for the rest of the month.
This will definitely be an interesting few weeks for the park. But it makes us want to visit even more.