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Six Flags Great Adventure Announces Summer Event Lineup

Six Flags Great Adventure Announces Summer Event Lineup

Enjoy exciting array of family-friendly events at the Jackson, NJ, theme park


Looking for some fun day-cation ideas this summer? If so, consider a trip to Six Flags Great Adventure, which has an exciting series of events lined up for families to enjoy throughout the season. 

The Jackson, NJ, theme park has a robust summer event lineup planned on several weekends throughout the summer, kicking off Saturday, June 18, and running through Aug. 14. From fireworks shows to wrestling events slam-packed with fun, there's something for everyone in the family to enjoy!

Six Flags Great Adventure Summer Events

Get out your calendar and save the dates for these upcoming events at Great Adventure, all free with admission:

  • Six Flags Slamfest • June 18: Meet wrestling superstars Malakai Black, Sammy Guevara, Tay Conti, Mick Foley, NZO, Erick Rowan, Mickie James, Matt Taven, Eddie Kingston and many more when Northeast Wrestling presents Six Flags Slam Fest in the park's Movietown Arena. The event features a meet-and-greet autograph session from 1:30-4:30pm, followed by a full-card wrestling event at 5pm.
  • Father' Day Weekend • June 18-19: Throughout the weekend, families can celebrate dad while challenging thrilling coasters and enjoying yummy eats and craft beers. 
  • Coca-Cola July 4 Fest • July 2-4: Fireworks displays will run nightly, July 2-4, at 9pm.
  • Summer Vibes Festival • July 16-Aug. 14: This new summer festival will feature specialty eats, beat-the-heat beverages, live entertainment and, as Six Flags puts it, “colorful curiosities for truly Instagrammable moments.” 

In addition to the summer events, the park announced earlier this year a whole bunch of cool features at the park. Improvements and new features include increased capacity and streamlined operations in rides, food service, and admissions; new theming and reintroduction of Medusa for daredevils and Barnstormer for junior thrill seekers; aesthetic and comfort enhancements in all parks; the debut of popular food brands, new dining options and more guest amenities.



Six Flags Great Adventure Annual Pass Program 

Along with its summer event lineup, Six Flags unveiled a new pass program that features three different levels of benefits that are tailored to suit each guest's preferences. The program has a lot of flexibility and offers the option for families to to pay in 12 payments throughout the year. Passes range from $115-350 for the year. Find out more at sixflags.com/greatadventure

What You Need To Know About Visiting Six Flags Great Adventure 

Where Is Six Flags Great Adventure Located?

Six Flags Great Adventure is located at 1 Six Flags Blvd., Jackson, NJ.

When Is Six Flags Great Adventure Open? 

Summer hours are daily, starting at 10:30am. Closing times vary. The park recommends checking in advance on the day you want to visit, as park hours are subject to change. 

How Much Are Tickets To Six Flags Great Adventure?

Several pass options are available, but one-day tickets start at $39 online. Rates for groups of 15 or more are also available. 

For more information, visit sixflags.com/greatadventure or follow Six Flags Great Adventure on Facebook or Instagram.

Main image courtesy Six Flags Great Adventure


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