Today's Hours & Special Events
Untitled Document Hours for April 27, 2016

SF Great America: Closed
Hurricane Harbor: Closed

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New: The Joker Coming in 2017
Officials at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee announced on Thursday, Sept. 1, that a new free-fly roller coaster called The Joker is scheduled to open in spring 2017 in the park’s Yankee Harbor section next to Batman The Ride roller coaster. Minimum height for THE JOKER is 48″ tall and maximum height for riding is 76″ tall

Fright Fest Hiring Event!
Fright Fest Scare Auditions Bring us your best living dead!
SFGAm is looking for zombies, ghouls and clowns to frighten their midways and haunted houses throughout Fright Fest.
Fright Fest runs Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays between September 24 - October 31.
   Scare Fair audition dates are:
  • Wednesday, September 14, 2016
  • Thursday, September 29, 2016
 Interested applicants must complete an online application at All applicants must be 16 years of age or older. Please apply online prior to any hiring event, including the Fright Fest Scare Fair auditions .

Security and Ticketing changes 
The Ticket booths that used to be in the front of the park is now the security area with the metal detectors!

The ticket counter is now towards the left of the entry area where the stroller rental used to be.

You must first go through the metal detectors before you go through the entry  turnstiles.

New Biometric Season Passes
Introducing a new way to enjoy your Season Pass 
Six Flags is changing our Season Pass process at most parks to give you more convenience than ever before. You'll now use a Biometric system to enter the park and manage your Season Pass.

More Info
2017 Back to School Special Offer Pass
Six Flags is hosting their Back to School Sale where you can save over 70% off on 2017 Season Passes and Memberships. We guarantee there will never be a better time to buy!
The Season Pass sale price is $65.99 each, for Four or more passes.
The price of the gold pass is $146.99 for 1 - 3 passes.
The price of a  Season Pass is $75.99 (Parking - Not included)
Key Features of this pass are:
 • All of the Flash Sale Benefits PLUS:
 • Unlimited admission to Six Flags Great America
 • Unlimited admission to ALL Six Flags theme parks including Six Flags Great Adventure
 • Special days when you can bring a friend free
 • Tons of additional benefits.

PLEASE NOTE:  To get the free upgrade to Gold level and free parking, you must pick up your new Season Passes or Membership cards at the park by November 6, 2016.
If you go to the web site and the BUY NOW link does not work go Here
Red Light Cameras
Beware of the red light cameras at the intersections of:
  • Route 132 (Grand Av.) and Dilley's Road
  • Route 132 (Grand Av.) and Route 21
  • Washington Street and Route 21
  • Route 132 and Route 21

Other Red Light cameras are at other intersections in the area (not all are listed).

2017 Special Offer Dining Pass
Free Upgrade to the Premium Plan.
Buy during the Back to School Sale and you'll get a free upgrade to their Premium level dining plan -- the best plan they offer.
Free Meals for the Rest of 2016
 Buy your 2017 Dining Pass during the Flash Sale and you can eat free every time you visit for the rest of 2016. Free Season Drink Bottle
 You'll receive a FREE Season Drink Bottle with unlimited soft drink refills in 2016 and all of 2017.
The price is only $82.99 each

Check Official site for more details! - Online Only
IMPORTANT NOTE: Only Season Pass Holders and Members may buy and use Season Dining Passes.
If you go to the web site and the BUY NOW link does not work go Here
Travel Info
Detailed driving directions from anywhere in the USA to Great America are available in the Travel Section.
Save 10 percent on lodging at Red Roof Inn in Deerfield, IL
The Red Roof Inn at 340 S. Waukegan Road in Deerfield, IL has set up an exclusive offer for visitors of this web site.

Receive a 10% discount when you mention code CP602837 when reserving a room.

Visitors can call the hotel directly at 847-205-1755 to make their reservations and mention this code before making their reservation to receive a 10% discount on any room type!

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