Six Flags America Prepares to Open Safely for Longest Season in Park History
Six Flags America Partners with Capital Area Food Bank to Feed Families in the DMV
Bowie, MD — March 2, 2021 — Six Flags America, D.C.’s Thrill Capital, will open for its 22nd season this Saturday, March 6—the earliest opening and longest season in park history. The 2021 season will offer more opportunities than ever for families to get out and make memories together in a safe, outdoor environment. Guests can take on 10 thrilling coasters, two world-class family sections, and later this season, the region’s largest waterpark, Hurricane Harbor. Six Flags America will be open every weekend through Memorial Day, and will operate daily for Spring Break, March 31 to April 5.
“The thrills are calling and Six Flags America is ready to safely welcome families and friends of all ages. In honor of our longest season, guests can get out and enjoy spring earlier than ever, plus give back to our community with numerous opportunities to donate meals to families throughout the DMV.”
– Richard Pretlow, Park President
Six Flags America invites guests to Get Out & Give Back as it partners with the Capital Area Food Bank to kick off the new season by collecting non-perishable food items and donations for families in DC, Maryland and Virginia. Guests who bring at least six items will receive discounted admission to Six Flags America during weekends in March. When guests purchase a Get Out & Give Back online ticket, $1 will be donated to the food bank and can help provide two meals for each ticket sold. Guests may also donate by rounding up their transactions throughout the park and additional limited-time offers will also benefit the food bank. For a full list of ways to participate, recommended donation items, and to make reservations, please visit the event page at www.SixFlags.com/America.
Health & Safety Protocols – Six Flags worked in partnership with its epidemiologist consultants to create a safe experience that meets or exceeds federal, state, and local guidelines. Park attendance will be carefully monitored and all Members, Season Pass Holders, and guests with single-day tickets will be required to make a reservation to visit Six Flags America. In addition:
- All team members and all guests 2 years and up are required to wear masks covering the nose and mouth while in the park;
- Props, rides, restraints, handrails, and dining and restroom facilities are cleaned and sanitized regularly; and
- Multiple alcohol-based hand sanitizer stations are located throughout the park for guest and team member usage.
For more information on Six Flags’ comprehensive safety guidelines, visit www.SixFlags.com/America.
HARLEY QUINN™ Spinsanity – Later this season, new to Six Flags America’s exhilarating lineup is the all-new HARLEY QUINN Spinsanity, the DMV’S Tallest and Fastest Pendulum Ride. HARLEY QUINN Spinsanity will take 40 riders 15 stories in the air and reach speeds of 70 miles per hour. The new ride will complete a two year renovation of GOTHAM CITY™, including the all-new GOTHAM CITY Gifts retail store and Steelworks Pub full-service bar, both of which opened in 2020.
Buy a One Day Ticket or Upgrade to a Season Pass – Discount tickets are available online at www.SixFlags.com/America starting at just $19.99 ea. +tax for weekends in March. Guests may upgrade to a Season Pass and enjoy four seasons of thrills, including free admission to Hurricane Harbor, Fright Fest and Holiday in the Park.
Now Hiring – Six Flags America is seeking first-time applicants for frontline positions for candidates 16 years old and up. The park also offers opportunities for 15 year olds wanting to gain valuable work experience. The park is looking to fill a variety of positions including lifeguards, ride operators, cashiers, warehouse clerks, security officers, and more.
Six Flags offers other benefits including scholarship opportunities, insurance plans, in-park discounts, rewards & recognition and flexible scheduling great for students, teachers, retirees or anyone looking for a second job or a job that allows them to work around a busy personal schedule. Six Flags also offers unlimited theme park and waterpark admission for employees, free tickets for family and friends, exclusive Team Member events and more.
Applicants may apply online anytime. For questions, call Human Resources at (301) 249-1500 x3231, Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. More information is available at www.SixFlags.com/America/Jobs.
About Six Flags America
Six Flags America is home to a host of thrilling rides, shows, and attractions, including 10 heart-pounding roller coasters, two special sections just for kids and rides for the whole family. Hurricane Harbor waterpark features a variety of water slides, a lazy river, a kid’s area and a nearly 800,000-gallon wave pool. Six Flags America and Hurricane Harbor are DC’s Thrill Capital. www.SixFlags.com/America
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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 59 years, Six Flags has entertained millions of families with world-class coasters, themed rides, thrilling waterparks and unique attractions. For more information, visit www.SixFlags.com.
Capital Area Food Bank
The Capital Area Food Bank works to address hunger today and create brighter futures tomorrow for the nearly 600,000 people across the greater Washington region experiencing food insecurity. As the anchor in the area’s hunger relief infrastructure, the food bank currently provides over 52 million meals to people in need each year by supplying food to hundreds of nonprofit organizations, including Martha’s Table, SOME – So Others Might Eat, DC Central Kitchen, Food for Others, Manna, and others.