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 provide great entertainment!

Fireworks Fridays

June 26- August 7

Celebrate 40 Seasons of Thrills with Fireworks on Friday nights in summer!

Hiring Events

July 21 & August 4

Join our team!

Goliath Celebration

August 3- August 9

Celebrate 40 Seasons of Thrills with double rides for the last hour of operation!

popchips day at Six Flags!

August 5

Join us on August 5th for a poppin’ exclusive ride time event with popchips.

Discover Exclusive Ride Time

August 9

Enjoy exclusive thrills with Discover and Six Flags!

Roaring Rapids Celebration

August 10- August 16

Celebrate 40 Seasons of Thrills with double rides the last hour of operation.

Street Fighter® V at Six Flags

August 10 – August 16

Play Street Fighter® V, the next entry in the iconic series, at the park before it releases in Spring 2016!

Coasters After Dark

August 14

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

Zombie in Shed - Fright Fest

Fright Fest Hiring Event

August 15, 29 & September 9

Join our scream team!

National Coaster Day

August 16

Celebrate National Coaster Day with exclusive ride time!

Giant Drop Celebration

August 17- August 23

Celebrate 40 Seasons of Thrills with double rides the last hour of operation.

Breyers® Sundae Funday

August 23

Free upgrade to ice cream sundaes at Six Below featuring Breyers®!

Labor Day - Roller Coaster

Labor Day

September 5 - 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!

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

Physics Day

April 28

Students will perform experiments and calculations as well as enjoy all the coasters, rides, and attractions!

Any Day Math & Science / Physics Day

April 30- June 12

Make Six Flags Great America your outdoor learning lab.

Dance Fest

May 1, 15, 22 and June 5

Six Flags Great America is proud to host our annual Dance Fest on May 1, 15, 22 and June 5.

Event - Marketing

Marketing and Business Leadership Day

May 6

Marketing presentation by Six Flags Marketing professionals and a create-your-own-commercial contest

Events - Students - Math and Science Day

Math and Science Day

May 13

Students will perform experiments and calculations as well as enjoy all the coasters, rides, and attractions!

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