Holiday In The Park Drive-Thru Experience

Holiday In The Park Drive-Thru Experience

Select Days in December and January

Enjoy Holiday In The Park in a new way…from the comfort of your car with our Drive-Thru Experience!

Enjoy the warmth of the holiday season from the comfort of your own car! On select days, experience Holiday In The Park like never before. There’s no shortage of magic with over three million dazzling lights, seasonal music favorites and special holiday characters to see along the way! Holiday In The Park Drive-Thru Experience runs select days in December and January:

  • December 16 – 18
  • January 2 – 3
  • January 7 – 10
  • January 14 – 18

Tickets and Passes

Tickets are required for each person in your vehicle, including guests of Season Passholders & Members. Season Pass or Membership card(s) must be presented for entry. Reservations alone do not guarantee admission.

Tickets as low as $14.99

Buy tickets online now for as low as $14.99 per person in each vehicle. Attendance is limited so purchase your tickets and make your reservations today before spots fill up. Tickets are only available for purchase online in advance and reservations are required.

Enhance your experience with one of our Holiday Bundles options that include souvenirs, treats and more! Holiday Bundles are only available to purchase during the admission ticket purchase process.

2021 Season Passes – As Low As $59.99

Buy a 2021 Season Pass now and get Holiday In The Park Drive-Thru Experience FREE. Plus you’ll receive free parking, and free admission to Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Chicago and Rockford. Visit for the rest of 2020 and all of 2021!

Season Pass Holders and Members receive free admission to the Drive-Thru; reservations must be made in advance and are limited on a first come first served basis.

  • Valid admission ticket, Season Pass or Membership must be presented for each member of your party to the attendant at the booth.
  • One reservation needed for each group/vehicle.
  • Reservations cannot be shared between vehicles. All individuals on one reservations must be in same vehicle. 
  • Enter the main parking lot using the Grand Avenue entrance only.

Holiday In The Park Drive-Thru Experience Route Map

Seasonal Soundtrack

Enjoy park audio with your windows down, or stream the Holiday In The Park Drive-Thru Experience soundtrack. Be sure to wear your mask if your windows are down.

HOLIDAY SWEETS & TREATS

 

Our holiday snack and souvenir bundles include sweets and treats that are perfect for sharing and taking home a piece of this unique event. All bundles must be pre-purchased and will be delivered to your vehicle during the drive-thru experience.

As an added bonus, for every Holiday Souvenir Bundle purchased, a Holiday Bear will be donated to It’s Our Little Story as a gift for children in need this season.

An existing Holiday In The Park Drive-Thru reservation is required to enter the event and pick up pre-purchased items. Purchasing the bundles does not include admission or a reservation to the event. Dining passes and member discounts are not valid on holiday snack and souvenir bundles.
 

Guest will not be able to choose which specific items they receive in bundles, i.e masks, necklaces, holiday bear, fudge, cookies, 3D glasses, popcorn bucket. Hot chocolate is served in disposable cup. Churro is cinnamon sugar without  filling.

 

Holiday Family Fun Pack Bundles (bundles for 1-2 or 3+)

  • 2 (or 4) Holiday Themed Masks
  • 2 (or 4) Festive Light-up Necklaces
  • 2 (or 4) Pairs of 3D Glasses
  • 1 Holiday In The Park Drawstring Bag
  • 2 (or 4) Hot Chocolates
  • 1 (or 2) Souvenir Bucket of Popcorn

Holiday Souvenir Bundles (bundles for 1-2 or 3+)

  • 1 Holiday Bear
  • 2 (or 4) Holiday Themed Masks
  • 2 (or 4) Festive Light-up Necklaces
  • 2 (or 4) Pairs of 3D Glasses
  • 1 Holiday In The Park Drawstring Bag

Holiday Snack Pack Bundles (bundles for 1-2 or 3+)

  • 2 (or 4) Churros-Cinnamon Sugar
  • 2 (or 4) Holiday Cookies
  • 2 (or 4) Hot Chocolates
  • 1 Souvenir Bucket of Popcorn
  • 1 Holiday In The Park Drawstring Bag

Hot Chocolate & Fudge Bundles (bundles for 1-2 or 3+)

  • 1 (or 2) pounds of Fudge
  • 2 (or 4) Hot Chocolates
  • 1 Holiday In The Park Drawstring Bag

Funnel Cakes & Hot Chocolate Bundle (bundles for 1-2 or 3+)

  • 2 (or 4) Hot Chocolates
  • 2 (or 4) Powdered Sugar Funnel Cakes

Hot Chocolate & Churro Bundles (bundles for 1-2 or 3+)

    • 2 (or 4) Churros-Cinnamon Sugar
    • 2 (or 4) Hot Chocolates

Didn’t Buy a Bundle? Individual Snacks & Souvenirs Are Available Upon Arrival

There’s still time purchase a tasty treat or souvenir before you enter the Holiday In The Park Drive-Thru Experience. Add the following individual snack and souvenir items to your magical holiday lights tour. Follow the signs after you check-in for your reservation at the tolls entrance to head to the booth at the front gate to purchase:

Snacks

  • Hot Chocolate
  • Popcorn Bucket
  • Powdered Sugar Funnel Cake
  • Churro (Chocolate or Cinnamon Sugar)
  • Bottled Beverages (Dasani, Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Mountain Blast Powerade) 

Souvenirs

  • Holiday 3D Glasses
  • Holiday Themed Masks
  • Holiday Sequin Tumbler
  • Festive Light-up Necklaces
  • Holiday Light-up Pixel Sword
  • Six Flags Friends Holiday Bears
  • Holiday In The Park Ornaments
  • Holiday In The Park Drawstring Bag

Items are available while supplies last.

Dining passes and member discounts are not valid on a individual snack and souvenir purchases upon arrival at the Holiday In The Park Drive-Thru Experience.

As part of the enhanced guest experience during the Holiday In The Park Drive-Thru Experience, the park is introducing a safer and faster way to pay using card and mobile payments only. Six Flags Great America will now accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, Apple Pay, Google Pay, and debit transactions. Only credit and mobile payments will be accepted for individual snack and souvenir purchases.

Highlights of the new Holiday In The Park Drive-Thru Experience include:

  • Elegance features the iconic Columbia Carousel and Reflection Pond glistening in gold lights, dancing along to classic holiday songs;
  • Jingle Bell Jazz showcases magnificent, larger-than-life nutcrackers and thousands of twinkling lights strung throughout the French Quarter;
  • Snowman City boasts a towering snowman amidst swirls of blue and white lights designed to create the perfect winter wonderland;

  • Merry Mardi Gras immediately feels like a party complete with a mirror ball bridge, thousands of festive lights, and parade float perch for crooners and characters;

  • Jolly Lane, features the all-new Techno Holiday, an immersive light show combining a unique mix of bright lights, holiday elements, and electronica music;

  • Home for the Holidays, aglow in white lights, enchants guests of all ages with a reindeer barn, cozy farmhouse feel, and mistletoe;

  • The North Pole, the place Santa calls home while he’s in town, will delight with candy-striped trees of every color and is where guests will find Mr. and Mrs. Kringle to wave hello before they depart on December 23;

  • Merry Market Place, decked out in cool tones, is where guests will cruise past world-class dancers and entertainers showing off their talents;

  • Holiday Square features the park’s charming 50-foot holiday tree and thousands of lights illuminating the treetops and buildings as far as the eye can see;

  • Winter Wonderland sparkles in blue and white and features a larger-than-life statue of a jolly favorite smiling in greeting as guests cruise on past;
  • Toyland, a new section designed specifically for the Holiday In The Park Drive-Thru Experience; will bring to life toy soldiers and teddy bears in a rainbow of colored lights to delight all ages; and

  • Kalightoscope, the grand finale of the Holiday In The Park Drive-Thru Experience, is a high-energy light show featuring state-of-the-art lighting technology and a majestic 200-foot tree dancing to holiday sounds.

Holiday In The Park Drive-Thru Experience Safety Guidelines

Your safety and the safety of others is a shared responsibility during COVID-19. Please follow all directions of park Team Members. Guests visiting the Holiday In The Park Drive-Thru Experience must adhere to the following guidelines:

  • All Guests must have a Holiday In The Park Drive-Thru Experience ticket and reservation.
  • Only enclosed passenger cars, SUV’s, vans and pick-up trucks are permitted.
  • No buses, RV’s, commercial vehicles, limousines, dually pick-up trucks, trailers or motorcycles, etc. Occupants may not ride in open bed trucks.
  • Vehicles must not exceed average length, 10′ width and must not exceed 9′ height. List is not all-inclusive and Six Flags Great America reserves the right to refuse entry of any vehicle deemed to be over-sized.
  • Drive SLOW – 3 mph speed limit and allow adequate spacing between vehicles.
  • Participating vehicles cannot exceed their maximum occupancy and must follow motor vehicle laws.
  • All occupants of each vehicle are members of a single household or living unit.
  • Occupants must remain seated and wear a seatbelt at all times.
  • Occupants may not change vehicles during the route.
  • Occupants of the vehicle must wear a face covering when driving with windows down or approached by Six Flags Personnel, Security or Emergency Services.
  • Occupants of a participating vehicle cannot leave their vehicle except for emergency purposes. During this exception, the participant must use a cloth face covering while maintaining social/physical distancing.
  • Any items, such as food and drink related trash, must remain in the vehicle.
  • Restrooms are not available.
  • Stopping or parking along the route is not permitted unless directed by Six Flags Personnel, Security or Emergency Services.
  • Smoking is not permitted in vehicles.
  • Vehicle driver is not permitted to use cell phone during drive-thru experience.
  • Alcohol, drugs and illegal substances are not permitted. Individuals in possession or under the influence will be denied entry or ejected.
  • All vehicles are subject to search by Six Flags Personnel, Security or Emergency Services.