Mardi Gras Hangover Ride Opens at Six Flags Great America

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GURNEE, Ill: Six Flags Great America, announced the official opening of its world record-breaking coaster Mardi Gras Hangover.

Mardi Gras Hangover offers maximum excitement, as riders will experience multiple moments of weightlessness and hang-time while suspended upside down 100 feet above the ground. Riders will fly forward and backward on a gigantic loop while soaring up and down this massive structure.

“Innovation is in our DNA at Six Flags and we are recognized throughout the world for our unparalleled collection of groundbreaking rides and attractions,” said Park President, Hank Salemi. “This is a high adrenaline coaster and guests will be eager to ride it again and again to experience the incredible hang-time. We are excited to welcome the world’s largest loop coaster to Six Flags Great America’s already impressive coaster lineup.”

Additional highlights include:

360 degree revolutions with multiple inversions;
32 seats in unique “face-off” design, with guests seated back-to-back and face-to-face;
Inverted hang-time with riders suspended upside down for extended times; and
Mardi Gras Hangover is the park’s 16th coaster
Members and Season Pass Holders will be among the first to experience Mardi Gras Hangover.

Members will get exclusive ride time on May 23 and 24 and Season Pass Holders will get an exclusive ride event on May 25 before it opens to the public on May 26.

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Information Source: Six Flags Entertainment Corporation
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