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.

Entertainment Auditions

February 13

Sing, dance, act and just have fun by joining team six! Auditions begin January 31.

Hiring Events

February 20, March 5, 12, April 2, 13, 27

Join team six where all positions pay above minimum wage! Select days beginning February 20.

Color Vibe 5K

April 9

Get ready for the most colorful fun-filled day of your life!

Opening Weekend

April 23-24

Presented by Allegra®
Save the date for Opening Weekend, April 23-24

Blacklight Run™

April 29

A unique night 5K fun run focused less on speed and more on UV neon glowing fun!

Devil Dash 5K

May 1

Run the race, then ride the rides for this 5K!

Mother's Day

May 8

Celebrate Mother's Day with smiles and thrills to last a lifetime!

Stepping at the Park

May 14

Join us May 14 for the first annual step showcase for all ages!

Memorial Day Weekend

May 28-30

Kick off the summer at Six Flags Great America!

Hurricane Harbor Opening Weekend

May 28-30

Join us this Summer for Hurricane Harbor Opening Weekend!

Coasters After Dark

June 17

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

Father's Day Weekend

June 18-19

Celebrate Father's Day at Six Flags Great America!

Fright Fest Hiring Event

August 13, 27 & September 14, 29

Join our scream team!

Coasters After Dark

August 19

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

Fright Fest Presented by SNICKERS®

September 24- October 31*

Enjoy the best in haunted houses and spooky rides!

Zombie Crawling - Fright Fest

Halloween Night at Fright Fest

October 31

There is no better way to spend Halloween night!

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 from April 30- June 12.

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 on May 6

Six Flags Music Festival

May 6, 13, 20, 27

Six Flags Great America is proud to present the Six Flags Music Festival!

Cheerleaders

Midwest Cheer and Dance Nationals

May 7

Six Flags Great America hosts the 4th annual Midwest Cheer and Dance Championship on Saturday, May 7! 

Technology and Engineering Day

May 13

Special presentation by Six Flags Corporate Engineers at this fifth annual event!

smiling students standing with notebooks

Math and Science Day

May 13

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

Grad Nite

Grad Nite

May 14 & May 21

Reserve your spot now for the best end of the school year celebration - Grad Nite 2016!

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