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.

Mother's Day

May 8

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

People on a coaster for Allegra Day

Allegra Day

May 14

Celebrate Allegra Day at Six Flags! Join us on May 14 for an exclusive ride time event!

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!

Six Flags Birthday Bash

May 28 & 29

Its time to party! We are kicking off the summer with a can't miss celebration happening all over the park!

Hurricane Harbor Opening Weekend

May 28-30

Join us this Summer for Hurricane Harbor Opening Weekend!

Hiring Events

June 1 & 29

Join team six where all positions pay a minimum of $9 per hour!

SKIPPY® P.B. Bites Boost

June 5

Join us on June 5 for an Exclusive Ride Time event!

PADS SleepOut for Shelter

June 10

Sleep one night outside, so someone else doesn't have to.

Discover Exclusive Ride Time

June 12, July 10, August 14

Enjoy exclusive thrills with Discover and Six Flags!

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

Presented by O'Reilly Auto Parts
Celebrate Father's Day at Six Flags Great America!

Coca-Cola® July 4th Fest

July 2-4

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

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!

Labor Day - Roller Coaster

Labor Day Weekend

September 3 - 5

The ultimate end of summer tradition!

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!

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!


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!

Happy Family

Catholic Family Day

June 12

Six Flags Great America presents the annual Catholic Family Day event!

Boy Scout Uniform and Flag

Scout Days

June 18 & 19 and July 16 & 17

Annual Boy and Girl Scout Day June 18 & 19 and July 16 & 17!

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Awareness Day

July 16, 17, 23, 24

Our 21st annual Deaf and Hard of Hearing Day.

Autism Awareness Day

July 23

In conjunction with Autism Society of Illinois, Autism Awareness Day will be held on Saturday, July 23.



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