May 19, 2016
12th Coaster “Fireball” Now Open
AGAWAM, Mass — May 19, 2016 — Six Flags New England, the Coaster Capital of New England, officially launched their new giant looping roller coaster, Fireball.
This is the park’s 12th coaster and a great addition to the already impressive lineup of thrills. The Fireball offers the ultimate in adrenaline and thrills as the theme park continues to introduce the latest in ride technology for its guests in New England. Fireball is the first attraction to be added to the park’s Rockville Area since 1997 and will offer epic loops and extreme ride elements for guests of all ages.
Fireball adds a unique ride experience to Six Flags New England featuring:
- An exciting looping coaster seating 24 passengers in face-to-face positions;
- A pendulum style takeoff with multiple 360⁰ revolutions;
- The giant, looping coaster will be located in the Rockville area with 1950’s theming;
- An additional 360⁰ revolution when the train reverses mid-course;
- Heights of over seven-stories tall;
- An approximate two-minute ride time.
To celebrate Fireball’s grand opening, the park has added a new eatery in the Rockville Area, “The Filling Station”. Experience a brand new food item with twist exclusively sold at Six Flags New England. Have you ever tried a Conewich? The Conewich is an edible bagel cone that can be filled with a variety of delicious options including brisket, pork and macaroni and cheese. This new featured item will be a summer must-have and an instant favorite amongst park guests.
To continue Fireball’s commencement, guests will also be invited to step back in time with a Car Expo on May 21 & May 22. Dozens of classic cars will be on display including ‘58 Caddy, ‘57 Corvette Convertible, ‘64 Corvette or a ‘51 Pontiac. The event is free with park admission and will run from 12:00 p.m. -5:00 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday. Event goers will not want to miss out on the original DeLorean featured in the 1985 classic film “Back to the Future” at the Six Flags New England Car Expo. The park will have an exclusive display of the DeLorean, official “Back to the Future” memorabilia and VW Bus from the iconic movie.
About Six Flags Entertainment Corporation
Six Flags Entertainment Corporation is the world’s largest regional theme park company with $1.3 billion in revenue and 18 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada. For 55 years, Six Flags has entertained millions of families with world-class coasters, themed rides, thrilling water parks and unique attractions. For more information, visit www.sixflags.com.