UPPER MARLBORO, MD — March 25, 2019 — Six Flags America, DC’s Thrill Capital — today announced the start of their 2019 season with opening weekend April 6-7. Guests will enjoy amazing new shows, scrumptious theme park eats and treats, and thrilling rides for Spring Break. The park will be open weekends with a special Spring Break schedule, operating every day from April 13 through 22.

“Six Flags is celebrating 20 years of industry-leading innovation and thrills,” said Park President Rick Howarth. “This new season kicks off an endless summer of amazing rides, shows, food, games and fun for all our guests plus new special perks and benefits for our Members and Season Pass holders. And there’s even more excitement ahead as we get ready for FIREBIRD, the pulse-pounding, high-flying new floorless coaster experience that will make its debut later this spring.”
The wildly popular Mardi Gras Festival returns weekends, April 27 – May 12, with plenty of New Orleans-inspired Cajun food, colorful drink experiences, raucous street performers, and tossing out tens of thousands of vibrant purple, gold and green beads to lucky guests.

The park originally opened 20 years ago this spring and anyone showing proof of their birthday or marriage date on May 8, 1999 will get a FREE 2019 Regular Season Pass. This special offer is available April 6 through May 12.

Members and Season Pass Holders will get an exclusive head start on the Opening Day fun when the park hosts Pass Holder Preview Night from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Friday, April 5.

Six Flags 2019 Memberships and Season Passes are currently on sale. Members can now enjoy priority park entry, preferred parking and tremendous discounts of up to 50% on nearly all food and merchandise purchases all season long. Gold Plus, Platinum, Diamond and Diamond Elite levels are available featuring all the perks of a Season Pass plus other benefits including admission to all Six Flags branded theme and waterparks, skip the line passes, unlimited soft drinks and much more! For more information, visit the Membership Sales Center or go online to and sign up.

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 $1.5 billion in revenue and 26 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada. For 58 years, Six Flags has entertained millions of families with world-class coasters, themed rides, thrilling waterparks and unique attractions. For more information, visit

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