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The Great Escape & Hurricane Harbor
The Great Escape & Hurricane Harbor
Lake George, New York
Teens having fun at The Great Escape.


There is always something exciting going on at The Great Escape! From seasonal festivals to engagingly entertaining educational events to out-of-this-world live performances, our calendar is always booked with the best.

Family riding water slide at Hurricane Harbor at Six Flags Great Escape.

Hurricane Harbor Opening Weekend

May 23 - 24

Celebrate the official start of summer with the opening weekend of Hurricane Harbor on May 23 - 24!

Father and daughter riding a coaster together at The Great Escape

Father's Day

June 21

Celebrate Father's Day at The Great Escape on June 21.

Young adults running into the wave pool smiling.

Hurricane Harbor Luau

July 29 - August 2

Time to cool off during our Hurricane Harbor Luau, July 29 - August 2!

guests riding looping coaster

National Roller Coaster Day

August 16

Experience all of our heart dropping coasters on the best day of the year.

Guests riding Comet roller coaster at Six Flags Great Escape

Labor Day Weekend

September 5 - 7

Labor Day at The Great Escape – the ultimate end of summer tradition, September 5 - 7!

guests at oktoberfest


Weekends, September 17 - 27

Celebrate with festive foods, German music and dancing, and a variety of seasonal brews, September 12 - 27.

The Great Escape Fright Fest logo in a graveyard with lightning.

Fright Fest Presented by SNICKERS®

Weekends in October

It's time for thrills by day and fright by night, weekends in October!

Kids trying to be scary over carved pumpkins at The Great Escape.

Fright Fest Thrills by Day

Weekends in October

Enjoy thrills for the entire family during the daylight hours before the monsters come out at night!

Dog wearing costume at The Great Escape

Bark in the Park

October 4

Dogs take center stage on October 4 to strut their stuff in the cutest canine costumes!

Alive large hissing Madagascar cockroach on a rock.

Cockroach Eating Contest

October 10 - 12

Do you dare snack on something alive and crunchy? Join our cockroach eating contest, October 10 - 12!

employee holding apparel

Hiring Events

Online Anytime!

Apply now to join our team and make having FUN your job!

students at physics day

Physics Day

May 29

Get the 101 on matter, energy, motion, and force, with our annual Egg Drop on May 29!

Kids smiling and waving at Six Flags Great Escape

Celebrating All Abilities Day

May 30

A special day to empower the unique attributes, characteristics and perspectives of those in our community.

The Comet roller coaster at Six Flags Great Escape

Live Animal Encounter

June 5

Join us for an amazing day of animal education, on June 5!

Kids riding Extreme Supernova at Six Flags Great Escape

Chalk Day

June 12

Come decorate the park grounds with chalk and play chalk related games!

students at senior nite

Senior Nite

June 12

Don't miss the largest Senior Nite party in the Northeast on June 12.

SoulTIME Choir singing

Glory Day

June 13

The Great Escape welcomes upstate New York's Christian family day on June13!

Girl Scout Day & Camporee

June 20

Join us as Girl Scouts from all over the region come together for this special event on June 20

Young boy having fun on a water slide at Six Flags Great Escape

Boy Scouts of America Day & Camporee

June 21

Join us as Boy Scouts from all over the region come together for this special day!

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