Today's Hours & Special Events
Untitled Document Hours for May 8, 2017
SF Great America: Closed
Hurricane Harbor: Closed

For a full list of current events select 'events' on the menu.
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New: The Joker Coming in 2017
Officials at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee announced  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

Drop of Doom VR
From April 29th until Memoeial Day experience Drop of Doom Virtual reality!
Strap on your Samsung Gear VR powered by Oculus and be transported to a whole new place.
This Virtual Reality experience is unlike any other as you battle to save yourself and those around you from mutants who aim to bring your futuristic city to rubble.
 Reservations are required to ride.
 Reservation tickets are available at the attraction entrance. Reservations are limited and on a first come, first served basis. Reservations are not guaranteed in case of inclement weather or other unforeseen technical difficulties. You must be 13 years old to ride with VR.

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.

2017 Opening Weekend 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 $75.99 each, for Four or more passes. or $85.99 for 1 - 3 passes
The Regular price of the gold pass is 249.99.

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 June 30, 2017
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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