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Six Flags Great America
Six Flags Great America
Chicago, Illinois

April 27, 2015

A Goliath Opening Weekend with a Dash of Blue Devils

Six Flags Great America Kicks Off 40th Season

GURNEE, Ill. — April 27, 2015 — Opening weekend at Six Flags Great America begins with a Goliath celebration and a race to support Warren Township High School and the Rotary Club of Gurnee, the Devil Dash 5k. During this weekend, one-day general admission tickets are available online at for $19.76 to commemorate the inaugural season of the park.

Six Flags Great America will be launching a full season of heart-pounding coasters, festivals, events, top-tier entertainment and premier guest benefits that ensure a value-packed experience for the entire family. 

Weekend Events

     Ride – Goliath is officially recognized by the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS.
•    Goliath is the tallest, steepest and fastest wooden roller coaster in the world.
•    Announcement will take place on Saturday, May 2 at 9:30 a.m. at Goliath in County Fair.

     Race – Devil Dash 5K race takes off on Sunday, May 3 at 8 a.m. and tours through the Park. 
•    Take a break mid-race to ride the Raging Bull. Registration for this race is required.     
•    Sign up at 

     Save – Tickets for opening weekend are available for $19.76 online only at 

“Great America has a tremendous history as a complete entertainment complex including thrill rides, a water park, shows, shopping, dining and attractions,” said park president Hank Salemi. “We are inviting parents to introduce their junior thrill-seekers to the park that they grew up in this season.”

The park is open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays starting May 2, with daily operations starting May 19. Visit for a complete list of operating hours and more information about Six Flags Great America tickets, shows, rides, attractions and events.

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