Sean: Fright Fest has started at Six Flags Magic Mountain for its 2017 run, and of course I was there to experience it! This year we’ll be launching two reports regarding the popular Halloween event, one discussing the Scare Zones (later), and one discussing the Mazes (right here). Enjoy our maze ratings and reviews! Continue reading “Six Flags Magic Mountain Fright Fest 2017 – Maze Ratings and Reviews”
Alexander: It’s that time of year again!
Following the relatively disappointing 2017 announcements, Six Flags has returned to form with a series of interesting and unexpected announcements for next year.
Now that we’ve all had a week to process, let’s take a closer look at the Six Flags 2018 announcements. Continue reading “Six Flags 2018 Analysis”
Sean: As summer flew by and we visited dozens of parks to bring you unique reports, but it’s the time of year to get “update season!” going. With Haunt events starting as early as next week, and all of the major 2018 attractions having been announced, we’re ready to publish construction and park updates weekly! First of many, a good ol’ Six Flags Magic Mountain Update! Continue reading “Six Flags Magic Mountain Update – September 5th 2017”
Byron: Waterworld Concord, which was recently reacquired by Six Flags will be adding a new attraction in 2018 along with the rest of the Six Flags parks. Their new water play area, Splashwater Island, marks the largest addition this decade. For a water park, the promise from Six Flags of a new addition each year should mean some pretty significant change, as even small investments capital wise carry a lot of weight. Below is the press release on this year’s addition, which marks the beginning of a new era at Waterworld. Continue reading “Splashwater Island Coming to Waterworld Concord in 2018!”
Byron: Six Flags Discovery Kingdom had one of the more intriguing announcements for their 2018 attraction with the addition of Harley Quinn Crazy Coaster, the first ever Dual Loop Coaster. This is the very first installment of the Skywarp concept from Skyline attractions, and it also marks Skyline’s first major attraction sold. Below we will analyze the ride experience, look at its fit in the park, and of course answer the biggest question that comes to mind: Is it a coaster? Let’s get into it. Continue reading “Analysis of Harley Quinn Crazy Coaster”
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, the Thrill Capital of Northern California, in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products on behalf of DC Entertainment, today announced its newest thrill machine—HARLEY QUINN Crazy Coaster, set to open in spring 2018. This world’s first of its kind inverted looping coaster features continuous inversions along a vertically stacked figure eight track. The ride features multiple head-to-head high flybys at combined speeds of 70 miles per hour for the ultimate dueling adventure ride. Continue reading “Harley Quinn Crazy Coaster coming to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in 2018!”
Sean: Six Flags Magic Mountain, which just announced they’ll be open 365 days a year starting in 2018, is adding a new themed area with games, shopping, dining, and a brand new ride named CraZanity. The new area will be Boardwalk themed, and is home to the World’s tallest pendulum ride. Continue reading “CraZanity – World’s Tallest Pendulum Ride – Coming to Six Flags Magic Mountain in 2018!”
Alexander: It gives me great pleasure to introduce to you the parks of Buffalo, NY.
(Just kidding. No it doesn’t)
With oddball regional parks, you roll the dice. Sometimes you win (Seabreeze), sometimes you lose (Dorney Park), and sometimes the dice spontaneously catch fire and explode (Buffalo Parks).
Shall we dive right in? Continue reading “Darien Lake & Fantasy Island – CCK & CCCK Take the Northeast – Pt. 7 & Pt. 8”
Six Flags Entertainment (NYSE: SIX), the world’s largest regional theme park company, today announced plans to enter the destination travel market with its Southern California flagship property—Six Flags Magic Mountain, launching a 365-day operation on January 1, 2018. Located in the heart of one of the biggest U.S. travel markets with more than 47 million visitors annually and a noted theme park mecca, the undisputed “Thrill Capital of the World” will now have an operating calendar on par with all other theme parks in Southern California. Continue reading “Six Flags Magic Mountain is Open 365 Days in 2018!”
Sean: In this mix of our Northeast trip reports of some of the continent’s best theme parks and our NorCal trip to hit every coaster in the state of California, we now launch our report of our Six Flags Discovery Kingdom late-summer visit a few days back! The park was a bit of a struggle in the past season or two, but we had a wonderful time! Continue reading “Six Flags Discovery Kingdom – CCK & CCCK Take NorCal Pt. 2”