Discovery Kingdom Trip and Harley Quinn Construction Update

McLaren: Today I headed to the beloved Six Flags of the Bay Area (my current home park) on a moderately cool Saturday, with a nice set of varietal weather. Lets jump right to it! Continue reading “Discovery Kingdom Trip and Harley Quinn Construction Update”

NEW: Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Concord!

 Waterworld Concord will be rebranded Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Concord, when it opens this spring for the 2018 season. Northern California’s biggest and most thrilling waterpark will debut an exciting new attraction—Splashwater Island—a colossal water play area featuring more than 100 interactive sprayers, water jets and geysers. The park will also receive extensive theming and upgrades throughout the 30-acre property.  Continue reading “NEW: Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Concord!”

Six Flags Magic Mountain Update – February 21st, 2018

Sean: Another Six Flags Magic Mountain update! We were just at the park a few days ago, but since then there have already been some changes worth noting. This includes Apocalypse operations, the continuation of the Jet Stream refurbishment, as well as additional brakes being installed on Green Lantern: First Flight. In addition we’ll look at some other notes I made about situations around the park! Continue reading “Six Flags Magic Mountain Update – February 21st, 2018”

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom and Six Flags Magic Mountain to be Solar Powered!

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE:SIX), the world’s largest regional theme park company, in partnership with JLL (NYSE:JLL), a global professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management, today announced an ambitious new initiative to power two more of its parks—Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo, California and Six Flags Magic Mountain, near Los Angeles—almost entirely with solar power. Continue reading “Six Flags Discovery Kingdom and Six Flags Magic Mountain to be Solar Powered!”

The California Top 10 of 2017!

Sean + Alexander: Annually we have released a full California Top 50, but we decided to take it down a notch and really focus on what the top 10 best coasters in the state are, and why we think so. This year brought us Patriot, the state’s only major new coaster experience of the year, but every year again we completely find a new ranking appropriate. So sit back, and enjoy our end-of-the-year coverage finishing with The California Top 10 of 2017! Continue reading “The California Top 10 of 2017!”

Splashwater Island Coming to Waterworld Concord in 2018!

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!”

Analysis of Harley Quinn Crazy Coaster

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”

Harley Quinn Crazy Coaster coming to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in 2018!

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!”

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom – CCK & CCCK Take NorCal Pt. 2

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”