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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.

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Hiring Events

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Comet roller coaster at The Great Escape

Opening Weekend

May 9 -10

Join us on Opening Weekend, May 9 -10, as we welcome the start of the 2020 season!


Mom and child laughing on a thrill ride.

Mother's Day

May 10

Bring mom to The Great Escape for a full day of thrills on May 10.

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.

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!

SoulTIME Choir singing

Glory Day

May 16

The Great Escape welcomes upstate New York's Christian family day on May 16!

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.

Girls holding hands at Girl Scout Day & Camporee at Six Flags The Great Escape.

Girl Scout Day & Camporee

June 19 - 20

Join us as Girl Scouts from all over the region come together for this special event on June 19 & 20

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

Boy Scouts of America Day & Camporee

June 20 - 21

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

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