Grand Prairie, Texas: Tis the season for thrilling roller coasters, millions of dazzling LED lights, and kisses under the mistletoe as Six Flags Entertainment Corporation the world’s largest regional theme park company, kicks off its annual holiday spectacular, Holiday in the Park. This year, the event is expanding to two more parks – Six Flags St. Louis in Eureka, Missouri, and Six Flags America, near Washington D.C.
Now in its 31st season, Holiday in the Park is a treasured holiday tradition featuring intricately-themed lighting displays, holiday entertainment and an expansive selection of specialty food offerings guaranteed to make the season merry and bright for every member of the family. Holiday in the Park is also celebrated at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington, Six Flags Fiesta Texas in San Antonio, Six Flags Discovery Kingdom near San Francisco, Six Flags Over Georgia near Atlanta, Six Flags Magic Mountain, north of Los Angeles, Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, New Jersey and Six Flags Mexico. This year, guests at seven of those parks will have the chance to break a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for Most couples kissing under the mistletoe. Six Flags Over Georgia holds the current record at 201 couples, set in 2015.
“Our guests tell us that Holiday in the Park is one of their favorite times of the year to visit with family and friends and we are thrilled to expand this magical event to Six Flags America and Six Flags St. Louis,” said Tom Iven, Six Flags senior vice president of U.S. operations. “From delicious holiday food to nighttime coaster rides and pictures with Santa, Holiday in the Park is the must-do experience of the holiday season.”
Signature Holiday in the Park offerings guests of all ages can enjoy, include:
Record-breaking, one-of-a-kind roller coasters including “Santa’s Wild Sleigh Ride,” a NEW innovative Virtual Reality (VR) experience created in partnership with Hallmark Channel, on The New Revolution (available at Six Flags Magic Mountain only)
A myriad of activities families can experience together including cookie-decorating, ornament-making, and face-painting;
Millions upon millions of dazzling lights, choreographed lighting packages and beautifully decorated holiday-themed sections throughout the parks;
Towering Christmas trees all lit up and decked out for the holidays;
Wood-burning fire pits, perfect for making s’mores and keeping warm and toasty during nighttime visits;
A wide assortment of seasonal menu items including flavored coffee and hot chocolate, peppermint and mocha fudge, festive funnel cakes, hot soups and chili served in homemade bread bowls and holiday platters of sliced turkey and chicken;
Holiday photo locations featuring Santa, Mrs. Claus, antique sleighs, giant candy canes and life-size nutcrackers;
Live entertainment with strolling carolers, choirs and elaborate stage productions;
Retail locations brimming with great stocking stuffers like holiday candles, plush toys, scarves and unique ornaments; and
Expanded hours of operation means more time to enjoy the sights and sounds of the season and create thrilling family memories.
On December 10, guests at Six Flags Over Georgia, Six Flags Over Texas, Six Flags Fiesta Texas, Six Flags St. Louis, Six Flags Magic Mountain, Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, and Six Flags Great Adventure will attempt to break the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDStitle for Most couples kissing under the mistletoe. For Holiday in the Park operating hours, visit www.sixflags.com.
Six Flags Entertainment Corporation is the world’s largest regional theme park company with $1.3 billion in revenue and 18 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada. For 55 years, Six Flags has entertained millions of families with world-class coasters, themed rides, thrilling water parks and unique attractions.
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