Location: Grand Prairie, TX (USA)
Six Flags parks across the country have announced their plans for the upcoming 2018 season. The current 2017 season saw the addition of numerous attractions from Justice League: Battle for Metropolis to The Joker 4-D Free Fly Coaster. Other attractions included the debut of WonderWoman: Lasso of Truth and Thunder Rapids water coaster. The announcement for all parks is done in the very early morning hours (5:00am EST) on Thursday August 31 and is introduced by the the company President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Jim Reid Anderson. The 2018 season introduces many first opportunities for the company and their parks as the guest experience will continue to build on each new attraction.
Six Flags Great Adventure (Jackson, NJ) will introduce the world’s first Cyborg: Cyber Spin a spinning 24-seat gondola ride with multiple axis maneuvers. This attraction will also debut at Six Flags Over Texas (Arlington, TX) as Harley Quinn: Spinsanity. Six Flags New England (Agawam, MA) will debut Harley Quinn:Spinsanity a swinging pendulum ride that will take riders to heights of 147 ft while spinning you at speeds of 70 mph. The Great Escape will debut Pandemonium a 360 degree spinning ride that will have riders spinning for more thrills. La Ronde (Montreal,
QB Canada) will debut Carnival En Folie a new lineup of rides that will feature: Torsade a merry-go round themed ride, Little Wheel offering the best view of the carnival, and Tourbillon a scramble style ride that will offer thrills for all types.
Six Flags America (Largo, MD) will debut Wahoo River a bigger and better lazy river style attraction. The new Wahoo River will feature water arches, geysers, surging waves, themed waterfalls, and an overall upgraded experience for all guests. Six Flags Over Georgia (Austell, GA) will give the former Georgia Cyclone a face lift with the all new Twisted Cyclone. This new ride will debut a steel track with a wood structure. Riders will invert through three inversions, reach speeds of 50 mph, and experience 10 airtime moments completing a track circuit of 2,400 feet. Six Flags Great America (Gurnee, IL) will debut the world’s largest loop coaster. Riders will travel 100 feet into the air on a 360 degree loop. Six Flags St. Louis (Eureka, MO) will debut Typhoon Twister a new hybrid slide attraction that will have two slides packed into one attraction. Riders will plummet down a 54 foot first drop and experience a 45 foot wave wall before shooting into the splash pool below.
Six Flags Fiesta Texas (San Antonio, TX) will debut Wonder Woman Golden Lasso Coaster a new first of a kind single rail coaster. You can read about it here: Wonder Woman: Golden Lasso Coaster. Six Flags Mexico (Mexico City) will debut Wonder Woman Coaster a 4-D free fly coaster that will spin riders on each side of the track. Six Flags Magic Mountain (Valencia, CA) will debut the world’s largest spinning pendulum ride Crazanity. The park will also open 365 days next season. Six Flags Discovery Kingdom (Vallejo, CA) will debut Harley Quinn: Crazy Coaster. This will debut as the world’s first dueling loop coaster and will reach speeds of 70 mph. The ride will feature a figure eight style track where riders will face off with each other. Waterworld(Concord, CA) will debut the all new Splash Island. This new interactive play area will feature a large bucket that will fill with water and dump it on guests below. In addition there will be many other interactive features for all guests.
The 2018 season will bring a lot of new and exciting thrills to all Six Flags parks. The best way to experience a full season of thrills is purchasing a Season Pass. Season Passes are available online at the best prices now. The Flash Sale has been extended so everyone can have the opportunity to purchase before prices go up.
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Article prepared by: Brian Mitchell – Site Operator
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