Events

Want to find out what's happening at the park? From special events to holiday festivals with live entertainment and fireworks, it's all right here.

Group and Educational Events

Each season, we host many special group days and school events when we turn the park into a gigantic learning lab. See our group events tab below so you can plan your trip today.

Live & Local

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We are proud to host local entertainers to showcase their talent and have create great entertainment!

Memorial Day Weekend

May 23-25

Kick off the summer at Six Flags Great America!

Hurricane Harbor Opening Day

May 23-25

Join us this Summer for Hurricane Harbor fun!

SLURPEE Ride Event

June 11

SLURPEE® invites you to an exclusive ride time event at Six Flags!

Discover Exclusive Ride Time

June 14

Enjoy exclusive thrills with Discover and Six Flags!

Coasters After Dark

June 19 & August 14

Exclusive ride time for Season Pass holders on the park's major rides!

Father's Day Weekend

June 20 - 21

Celebrate Father's Day at Six Flags Great America

July 4th Fest

July 3-5

Fireworks and special activities each day of Fourth of July weekend.

Discover Exclusive Ride Time

July 12

Enjoy exclusive thrills with Discover and Six Flags!

SLURPEE Ride Event

August 2

SLURPEE® invites you to an exclusive ride time event at Six Flags!

Discover Exclusive Ride Time

August 9

Enjoy exclusive thrills with Discover and Six Flags!

Labor Day - Roller Coaster

Labor Day

September 5- September 7

The Ultimate End of Summer Tradition!

Fright Fest

Fright Fest Presented by SNICKERS®

September 26-November 1*

Enjoy the best in haunted houses, spooky rides, shows, and scare zones!

Coaster Challenge

September 27

Register, fundraise for Special Olympics, and ride the distance of a 5K, 10K, or Marathon.

Zombie Crawling - Fright Fest

Halloween Weekend at Fright Fest

October 30- November 1

Join us for Fright by Night this Halloween weekend.

Smashing Pumpkins

November 1

Smash your pumpkins at the end of the Halloween season!

Dance Fest

May 3, 17, 31 and June 7

Six Flags Great America is proud to host our annual Dance Fest on May 3, 17, 31 and June 7.

Happy Family

Catholic Family Day

June 14

The Archdiocese of Chicago presents the second annual Catholic Family Day!

Any Day Math & Science / Physics Day

May 2 - June 14

Make Six Flags Great America your outdoor learning lab.

Boy Scout Uniform and Flag

Scout Days

June 20-21, July 18-19

Annual Boy and Girl Scout Day June 20-21, July 18-19

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Awareness Day

July 11, 12, 18, 19

Our 20th annual Deaf and Hard of Hearing Day.

Autism Awareness Day

July 25

In conjunction with Autism Society of Illinois, Autism Awareness Day will be held on Saturday, July 25.

Home School Day

Home School Days

August 18-21

Annual day dedicated to home school students with fun lesson plans included.

Out in the Park

September 12

LGBT Private Party from 7 p.m.-midnight.

Cosmetology Day

October 11

Learn how make-up artists transform Fright Fest actors into ghouls and goblins

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