Sky Striker Joins Record-Breaking Lineup at Thrill Capital of the Midwest
GURNEE, Ill. — August 30, 2023 — Six Flags Great America, the Thrill Capital of the Midwest, announced today the Midwest’s tallest pendulum thrill ride, Sky Striker, will debut in spring 2024. Towering at an astounding 17 stories tall, the impressive swinging disk will reach speeds up to 75 miles per hour as it glides back and forth, higher and higher to give riders a breathtaking view of the park’s skyline.
“Six Flags has a history of superior ride innovation and we’re excited to introduce this major thrill ride coming to Six Flags Great America,” said Six Flags Great America Park President, John Krajnak. “Sky Striker will be the perfect complement to the record-breaking lineup of roller coasters and thrill attractions that our guests look forward to season after season.”
Sky Striker is a giant pendulum ride that sends riders on a breathtaking journey to extreme heights. Highlights include:
Sky Striker is scheduled to debut in spring 2024 in the County Fair section of the park. For more information on Sky Striker and the 2024 season at Six Flags Great America, visit sixflags.com/greatamerica.
Six Flags Great America is also announcing the Biggest Sale of the Year, featuring discounts of up to 70% on season passes, tickets, and more, available now through September 5. What sets this offer apart is that not only can park visitors enjoy the new 2024 experiences with their season passes, they can also receive admission throughout the remainder of 2023 including access to the highly popular Six Flags Fright Fest.
About Six Flags Entertainment Corporation
Six Flags Entertainment Corporation is the world’s largest regional theme park company and the largest operator of water parks in North America, with 27 parks across the United States, Mexico, and Canada. For 62 years, Six Flags has entertained millions of families 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 sixflags.com.
About Six Flags Great America
Six Flags Great America is a 300 acre theme park located between Chicago and Milwaukee. The “Thrill Capital of the Midwest” offers endless thrills for the entire family with 17 heart-pounding roller coasters, spectacular shows featuring world-class entertainers, and three children's themed areas. For more information, visit sixflags.com/greatamerica.