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May 2, 2019


Resort is Ready for Another Incredible Season

LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. — May 2, 2019 — The Great Escape & Hurricane Harbor, upstate New York’s most thrilling theme and waterpark, is preparing for non-stop funs with the start of the 2019 season beginning Saturday, May 11. Opening weekend at The Great Escape is always a sure sign that summer has officially begun, and this year’s season is packed with thrills for the entire family, including the debut of the newly rebranded Hurricane Harbor waterpark. The Great Escape will be open weekends and select dates beginning May 11 and then daily starting June 12.

“We offer our guests new experiences and new reasons to visit every year and the 2019 season promises to be our biggest and best yet,” said Park President Rebecca Wood. “The new Hurricane Harbor waterpark promises to be the favorite summer hangout and we have special events along with more than 135 rides, shows and attractions for Members, Season Pass Holders, and their families to enjoy together.”
A bustling event schedule means there is always something new to check out, and May is filled with fun things to do and see.

 Six Flags National Hiring Day – May 4. National Hiring Day is May 4. It is the biggest hiring event of the year with on-the-spot interviews and immediate job offers. Interested applicants should to stop by the Human Resources building, located at 33 Round Pond Road, or apply online at sixflagsjobs.com.

 JDRF One Walk – May 11. The Great Escape and JDRF are teaming up again this year to find a cure for juvenile diabetes. The JDRF One Walk merges the two largest walks for the upstate New York chapter. This joint walk creates one huge family-friendly event to fight, cure, prevent and treat Type 1 diabetes. Festivities will begin at 10 a.m. and the walk route will weave through the park, allowing participants to explore its beautiful and historical charm. To register, visit sixflags.com/greatescape.

 The Grand Opening of the all-new Hurricane Harbor – May 24. This newly themed waterpark renovation will immerse guests in a tropical paradise. This impressive expansion features two brand new attractions for guests to enjoy. On Bucket Blasters, riders will spin around in water barrels equipped with water guns perfect for a splashing battle with friends, family, and bystanders. Shipwreck Cove will feature a fun activity
pool with interactive water sprays, geysers, and fountains for hours of water play entertainment.

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