Six Flags Announces New Attractions At Every Park In 2017
Six Flags Entertainment Corporation, the world’s largest regional theme park company, has announced thrilling new offerings for 2017! The lineup includes new roller coasters, dark rides, and even a water coaster at the amusement park chain’s 13 locations! Six Flags President and CEO John Duffey takes us on a video tour of all the exciting 2017 attractions!
Four roller coasters, three dark rides, four thrill rides, and three water attractions are among the additions.
Six Flags Fiesta Texas – San Antonio, TX:
Thunder Rapids Water Coaster will debut as North America’s first rocket blast water coaster. We’re so excited for this unique combination of water slide and roller coaster that will blast riders uphill five times and down four spiraling flying sauces turns and one breathtaking dive turn. The ride also features an advanced loading system that allows riders to board their tubes at ground level, which means no carrying your tube up the stairs!
Six Flags Magic Mountain – Los Angeles, CA:
Metropolis is in trouble and only you can save it! Justice League: Battle for Metropolis is a new multisensory dark ride that puts riders in the DC Comic universe with all of their favorite characters. Riders can join the Justice League Reserve Team in this unique gaming experience.
Six Flags New England – Western Massachusetts:
The Thrill Capital of New England, is introducing The Joker, a free flying 4D coaster. The coaster will feature 2 beyond vertical drops and a 120 foot lift hill. Each ride is different, as the seats flip riders anywhere from 4-8 times throughout the ride depending on the riders weight.
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom – San Francisco / Sacremento, CA:
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom will be paying tribute to one of DC Comic’s iconic female superheroes, Wonder Woman! Guests will experience a sense of weightlessness on WONDER WOMAN: Lasso of Truth as they soar to heights reaching 147 feet at up to 70 mph on this giant pendulum.
Six Flags Over Georgia – Atlanta, GA:
Six Flags Over Georgia will be adding Justice League: Battle for Metropolis. This 4D dark ride lets riders compete against their friends and family to see who can use their stun blaster to shoot the most targets and outsmart Lex Luther and The Joker. Recently named Best New Product, the ride features one of the world’s first virtual vertical loops.
Six Flags Great Escape – Lake George, NY:
In 2017, guests will be able to twist and turn their way down Bonzai Pipelines, a pair of twisting and turning body slides at Six Flags Great Escape. The slides are perched 30 feet in the air and though each slide offers a unique ride experience, both slides offer nearly 300 feet of pure splashing adrenaline!
Six Flags St. Louis – St. Louis, MO:
Prepare yourself for this unique flat ride! Spinsanity will send riders spinning both clockwise and counterclockwise while arcing back and forth on a pipe track. Guests sit on motorcycle-style seats as they rotate at 14 revolutions per minute. You might need some Dramamine for this epic thrill!
Six Flags Over Texas – Arlington, TX:
At Six Flags Over Texas, riders will experience leaps and dives on The Joker. The 4D free-flying coaster features winged seats leaving riders with no track above or below as they tumble from one level of track to the next.
Six Flags Great Adventure – Jackson, NJ:
The world’s largest theme park, is gearing up for the 2017 season with the addition of the amusement park association’s 2015 Best New Product, Justice League: Battle for Metropolis. The 4D dark ride features high definition animation as riders are transported to the city of Metropolis to engage in a high-stakes battle of good vs. evil!
Six Flags Great America – Chicago, IL:
Located near Chicago, Great America is proud to announce the addition of The Joker, a 4D free flying coaster. The winged cars seat up to 8 people and have face to face seating. As you dip and dive through 2 more than vertical drops, the cars also rotate. The weight of the train effects how you’ll rotate so each ride will be a different experience!
Six Flags America – Washington / Baltimore, MD:
Riders will soar over the DC and Maryland landscape on Wonder Woman: Lasso of Truth. Riders will sit in chain swings and rotate at 40 mph over 240 feet in the air! The ride will be taller than SUPERMAN: Man of Steel and will offer a breathtaking view of DC’s national monuments!
Six Flags Mexico – Mexico City, Mexico:
The world-class theme park in Latin America, will add New Revolution Virtual Reality to Medusa Steel Coaster. Riders will take on the role of pilots fighting to protect a futuristic city from invading aliens. There will also be an addition of Hurricane Harbor Oaxtepec.
Six Flags La Ronde – Montreal Canada:
Quebec’s leading destination for thrills and family entertainment is going to be adding Titan! a giant pendulum ride that will send riders soaring high above the park. Riders will swing and spin at 112 km/hr up to 45 meters in the air!
This fall at all Six Flags parks, Fright Fest — the biggest Halloween event in America — keeps getting bigger, better and scarier with more zombies, ghouls and haunted mazes than ever before. Then, later this year, several Six Flags parks will by ring in the holidays with Holiday in the Park — a winter wonderland featuring all the familiar sights and sounds of the season along with roller coasters, rides and attractions!
Now through Labor Day, 2017 Season Passes are on sale at the lowest prices of the year. Season Passes provide unlimited visits for the rest of the 2016 season including Fright Fest and Holiday in the Park (at select parks) and all of the 2017 season. For a limited time only, with the purchase of a 2017 season pass guests may receive a free upgrade to a Gold, which includes free admission and free season parking to any Six Flags Theme Park!
What are your thoughts on the new attractions? Are you excited for 2017? For tickets and more information, visit the official six flags website here. Go Big! Go Six Flags!
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