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Six Flags Great Adventure and Safari to Kick-Off 2023 Season April 1

Theme Park to launch all-new Scream Break, nights April 8 – 15

JACKSON, N.J. – March 23, 2023 Six Flags Great Adventure and Safari, the Northeast’s premier family entertainment destination will launch the 2023 season April 1. With a refreshed and robust event line-up, updated dining experiences and thrilling developments in the Safari, guests will have more to enjoy than ever before. The theme park will start the operating season with a celebration of Spring Break and the all-new, Scream Break.

“At Six Flags we’re laser-focused on improving the overall guest experience,” said Interim Park President Randy Wilke. “With investments in the beautification of our property, updated dining offerings, incredible safari additions and an exciting events schedule brimming with new, imaginative events; Six Flags is the place to be in 2023 to create lasting memories.”

Six Flags Great Adventure opening enhancements include:

  • Updated Dining Experiences Yum Yum Café will open with a brand-new menu and beautified dining space. Wicked Saloon boasts all-new enclosed outdoor dining, patio furniture and televisions – the perfect place to dine and relax;
  • Park Beautification Enhanced in-park beautification with increased green spaces including Great Adventure Garden.
Exciting Safari highlights for 2023:

  • Five Stunning Siberian Tiger Cubs Five Siberian tiger cubs turn one-year old in May and will be introduced to an exhibit in a new area of the safari;
  • Young Animal Additions Adorable European brown bear cubs under specialized care, a rare newborn bongo calf and a sable antelope calf all join the safari in 2023;
  • Save an Icon Pin Program returns with proceeds benefitting the Wildlife Conservation Network. This 2023 collectible pin will feature both the Bald Eagle and Blue and Gold Macaw;
  • Monthly Safari Overnights Six Flags Wild Safari will host their popular monthly overnight camping adventures this summer, a unique experience for a lifetime of memories;
  • Georgia the Giraffe celebrates thirty-one years of life, likely one of the oldest giraffes under human care and a grandmother to many giraffes on property.
Robust Events Schedule:

  • Spring Break April 5 – 16
  • NEW Scream Break brings an all-new imaginative event with after-hours chills, haunted houses, ghouls and exclusive nighttime rides on world class iconic attractions…get a dose vitamin SCREAM;
  • Pride Night celebrates the entire LGBTQ+ community with a thrilling day of rides, fun music, special events and activities followed by an evening of dancing and entertainment;
  • NEW Flavors of the World is an all-new dining experience that takes you around the world in one day. Featuring cuisine from a variety of cultures and countries, offering a uniquely delicious visit;
  • July 4th Fireworks celebrates the biggest holiday of the summer with spectacular fireworks presented by Coca-Cola;
  • NEW Blues, Brews, & BBQ brings an afternoon of live music from some of the best blues and jazz musicians in the area, refreshing craft beers and mouth-watering BBQ;
  • Viva la Fiesta will heat up the park with a bigger, better party than ever before. Enjoy limited-time Latin tastes, big band sounds and colorful atmosphere.
  • Oktoberfest celebration with German inspired cuisine and treats, fall themed décor, musical entertainment and delicious cold brews;
  • Boo Fest celebrates the Halloween season for younger thrill seekers with a variety of activities from costume contests to trick-or-treating;
  • Fright Fest during Weekends in the fall, be thrilled by the fright of haunted houses, scare zones, spooky entertainment and more;
  • Veterans Weekend celebrates veterans and their service to our country with special discounts for veterans and their families and exclusive activities;
  • Holiday in the Park is a magical experience with millions of glittering lights, dazzling holiday entertainment, delicious seasonal treats and more. At night, visitors can witness the spectacular holiday fireworks show that takes place over the lake.
Coming later in 2023:

  • Safari Babies The safari expects the exciting arrival of giraffe babies and scimitar calves in 2023;
  • Boardwalk Bar is the spot for refreshment and entertainment. Stop in for a cold beer, wine, rum or frozen daquiri and check out your favorite sports on DirectTV;
  • Quick 6 Market Get your essentials and be back to the coasters in a flash; grab-and-go Coca-Cola beverages, tasty snacks and souvenirs;
  • Additional Amenities Two additional family restrooms located near family areas;
  • Hurricane Harbor opens May 20.
Six Flags Great Adventure launched their Spring Break Season Pass Sale with season passes starting as low as $7.99/month after initial payment. For a limited time, when guests purchase a Gold Pass they will receive a FREE upgrade to Platinum, which includes ultimate visits to Six Flags Great Adventure, Six Flags Hurricane Harbor New Jersey, Wild Safari Drive-Thru Adventure, free parking and a variety of other perks and discounts.

The Six Flags Great Adventure properties are hiring for the 2023 season, which runs through Jan 1, 2024. More than 10 diverse departments are hiring, with most wages ranging from $15 to $20 per hour. Applicants must be at least 14 years old. Interested applicants can text FUN to 732-307-6688, log on to www.sixflagsjobs.com or visit the Employment Center daily from 11 am to 7 pm. Six Flags Great Adventure Employment Center: 1 Six Flags Blvd., Jackson, NJ. Next to 607 Monmouth Road, Cream Ridge, NJ, approximately ½ mile west of the main park entrance.

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 www.sixflags.com.

About Six Flags Great Adventure, Wild Safari and Hurricane Harbor

Six Flags Great Adventure is the World’s Largest Thrill Park with world-class, award-winning rides like Kingda Ka, Nitro, and Zumanjaro: Drop of Doom. The park offers two areas just for the littlest guests and great family rides for the whole family, plus entertainment, shopping, and a wide variety of dining options. Its Wild Safari Drive-Thru Adventure is one of the largest self-guided drive-through safari outside of Africa and gets guests up-close to more than 1,200 animals from around the globe in the privacy of their own vehicles. Six Flags Hurricane Harbor is one of the Northeast’s largest water parks with more than 25 refreshing attractions for the whole family. www.sixflags.com/greatadventure

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