Six Flags Great Adventure Announces August Events
Fright Fest Zombie Auditions – August 3, 9, 17, 24 & 30
Individuals with a love for Halloween are encouraged to visit Six Flags Great Adventure July 27 at 1 p.m. for Fright Fest zombie auditions. Group auditions are perfect for those with no previous experience in scaring, and include fun exercise before a panel of judges. Applicants are encouraged to showcase their quirky, strange, funny and creepy qualities. All participants must be at least 16 years old. Auditions take place in the Employment Center and applicants will enter through the employee entrance at 609 Monmouth Road, Jackson NJ. New employees must apply before attending an audition at www.sixflagsjobs.com. Fright Fest runs Sept. 13 through Oct. 31 on weekends and select days.
Jeremy Camp and Tenth Avenue North in Concert – August 3
Six Flags Great Adventure will team up with Star 99.1FM to present CELEBRATION! featuring Jeremy Camp and Tenth Avenue North live in concert August 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the Northern Star Arena. The celebration of faith and fun will be included with theme park admission, active Membership or Season Pass. Star 99.1 will also host a family picnic which will feature an all-you-can-eat buffet. The picnic will allow guests to interact with Star 99.1 personalities, win great prizes and enjoy music from the Star 99.1 playlist. Jeremy Camp has 12 years of accolades as a songwriter and recording artist, including four million albums sold, four RIAA gold albums, a multiplatinum DVD, three American Music award nominations and a GRAMMY nomination. Tenth Avenue North made their national debut in 2008 with their first RIAA gold certification album Over and Underneath. They won the Gospel Music Association Dove Award for New Artist of the Year in 2010, and have continued to gain momentum throughout the decade.
RWJBarnabas Health Blood Drive – August 17
RWJBarnabas will host a blood drive at Six Flags Great Adventure’s Employment Center June 30 from 9 a.m. through 2:30 p.m. Each donor will receive one theme park ticket valid for the park. One donation will save up to three lives. Appointments will create the best possible donation experience, as individuals can sign up through RWJUH Donor Club’s website. Donors should use the employee entrance at 609 Monmouth Road, Jackson NJ.
Superhero Glow Run – August 17
Six Flags will host a Superhero fun run August 17 throughout the park at when the sun goes down. Wearing a DC Super Hero cape, participants will have the opportunity to glow as they get covered in UV glow powder. This event is free for any active Gold Plus, Platinum, Diamond and Diamond Elite Member. Registration is required for free event admission, as Members can visit Member Portal to register today under general benefits. Regular Membership, Gold Membership, Season Pass holders and any guest holding any other type of theme park admission must purchase an event ticket to remain in the park for the event. Tickets must be purchased by August 16. Theme park and event admission will be $60.00 plus tax per person, Season Pass holders will pay $25.00 plus tax per person. The cape and powder packet will be $10.00 per person while supplies last. Race timeline is available at https://www.sixflags.com/greatadventure/special-events/superhero-glow-run
Caribbean Concert featuring Machel Montano and Friends – August 18
In celebration of the 14th annual Caribbean concert, Six Flags Great Adventure will host Machel Montano, Aidonia, Elephant Man, Nadia Batson, Skiiny Fabulous, Teddyson Johnson and more in concert August 18. The show will take place in the Northern Star Arena at 6 p.m. and requires a separate ticket for admission. Guests are encouraged to visit www.CaribbeanConcerts.com or call 718-926-5975 for tickets and more information.
The Great Coaster Race – August 18
Coaster enthusiasts and guests alike can celebrate National Roller Coaster Weekend with a special 5k and 10k coaster race August 18. Participants in the Great Coaster Race will soar through the race based on roller coaster track distance while raising money to support a great cause. For race options, coaster lengths and height restrictions, guests can visit https://www.sixflags.com/greatadventure/special-events/other-events/great-roller-coaster-race.
2020 New Attraction Announcement – August 29
Stay tuned as Six Flags Great Adventure announces its highly-anticipated new attraction for 2020. After months of rumor and speculation, the legendary and monstrous details will be revealed at 5 a.m. via its website and social media. The world record-breaking project is slated to open next summer.
Labor Day Weekend – August 31 through September 2
The summer draws to a close with a holiday weekend full of fun and thrills at Six Flags Great Adventure August 31 through Sept. 2. Coasters, sweet treats, exotic animals and live shows are a great way to say farewell to summer. Memberships and Season Passes are the best way to continue the fun into the fall and winter seasons.