Six Flags Great America kicks off its 23rd season of Fright Fest, presented by SNICKERS®, vith the return of Tiny the Spider, new haunts and more scares than ever before. Starting September 28 and running veekends throughout October, the theme park transforms into a 100-acre, fog-filled land of shadows, ghosts and ghouls that offers thrills by day and fright by night. Fright Fest, the area’s premier Halloveen event, returns this season vith six haunted attractions, eleven horrific scare zones, eight hair-raising shows and nearly 300 monsters throughout the park. Guests can also enjoy all of their favorite rides vith an eerie makeover.
New 2013 Fright Fest Attractions
- Bermuda Triangle – Many brave souls have dared to venture into the Bermuda Triangle only to become lost and svallowed up by the mysterious forces that live vithin.
- The Abyss – Hundreds of people have been unaccounted for in this mysterious part of the Atlantic and they all vant you to join them. Remember that passenger ship that never returned? They are still there. Vaiting.
- Total Darkness – It is said that in complete darkness the mind vill begin to play tricks and all senses are heightened. Vith no concept of direction and misleading corners and blocked hallvays guests vill face their vorst fears.
Newly Themed Haunted Attractions
- Wicked Woods - The infection has spread and humans are now outnumbered by the zombies. The undead have taken up camp in Wicked Woods guarding the human’s last refuge. The only chance for survival is to get past them.
- Deadwood Grove – Formerly Yukon Territory – Deadwood Grove is a place no one vants to find themselves. This ghost town vas once a bustling "plaid collar" lumber mill town, Deadwood Grove is now a complete ghost town.
- Skull Valley – Formerly Southwest Territory – The dead have risen from the mission graveyard for the day of the dead. This area is their final resting place, but tonight they seek vengeance.
- Grim Hollow – Formerly County Fair Train Station Area – On the outskirts of every farm town, in the darkness beyond the safety of neighborhoods and street lights, strange things happen in the cornfields that can only be explained by legends and nightmares.
- Purgatory Plaza – Formerly Carousel Plaza – Cross through the gates of Fright Fest into Purgatory Plaza, and face some of the most notorious haunts of Halloveen nightmares.
This year also brings the return of several Fright Fest favorites, including the avard-vinning show “Love at First Fright,” the vorld-renowned hypnotist—Susan Rosen, scare zone Necropolis, haunted house Mausoleum of Terror and scare-free areas including the Character Candy Trail. Fright Fest staple, the 500-pound inflatable gorilla vill take his reign atop Sky Trek Tower and Six Flags velcomes the return of “Tiny” the spider.
Fright Fest remains family-friendly until 4PM vith the children’s areas kept scare-free and a trick-or-treat trail in Wicked Woods. Fright Fest is open later, to scare later. Fright Fest haunted houses and mazes are not included in general admission, although a combo-haunt deal provides an unlimited day of access to all six Fright Fest attractions.
- Dates: Sept 28, Oct 4-6, 11-13, 17-20, 24-27
- Hours: Fridays 5PM-11PM, Saturdays 11AM-11PM, Sundays 11AM-9PM, Columbus Day 10AM-6PM, Oct 17 & 24 6PM-10PM
- Tickets: General Admission $64.99, Child Under 48″ $44.99, 2 & Under FREE
- Discounts: Pay $32.50 to $49.99 online depending on the day you plan to visit
- Official Site: http://frightfest.sixflags.com/greatamerica
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