STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Have the need for speed? Six Flags Great Adventure is hosting Coaster Power Hours — a new special event that offers exclusive ride time on up to 12 roller coasters this spring.
The programming — held select Thursday and Friday evenings — will celebrate the Jackson, N.J., theme park’s world-class roller coaster collection. Coaster Power Hours will include music, specialty food, free parking and surprises for guests throughout the night.
Coaster Power Hours rides include:
- Kingda Ka – The world’s tallest and second-fastest coaster
- Nitro – Award-winning mega (taller than 200 feet) coaster
- El Toro – Award-winning hybrid wood/steel coaster
- Skull Mountain “Remix” – Indoor, dark coaster will be transformed with pumping music and moving lights, exclusively for Coaster Power Hours
- BIZARRO – World’s first top-rail floorless, seven-loop coaster
- BATMAN: The Ride – Chairlift-style, inverted, five-loop coaster
- THE JOKER – 4-D, free-fly coaster
- SUPERMAN Ultimate Flight – “Flying” prone-position, looping coaster
- THE DARK KNIGHT – Indoor, dark coaster
- GREEN LANTERN – Stand-up, five-loop coaster
- Runaway Mine Train – Family-style coaster
- HARLEY QUINN Crazy Train – Family-style coaster
The power hours will take place Friday evenings from 6 to 11 p.m. on April 16, 23 and 30, as well as May 7, 14 and 21. Roller coaster fanatics can also go on Thursday evenings from 4 to 9 p.m. on May 6, 13, 20, and 27.
This reservation-only private events will feature limited park attendance and special pricing. Discounted pricing will be available for Six Flags members and season pass holders.
You’ll need to follow all health and safety guidelines as required by Six Flags. When you arrive, you’ll go through new advanced security screening technology for touchless bag checks and state-of-the-art thermal imaging for temperature checks.
More information on the power hours and ticket prices will be available at www.sixflags.com/greatadventure/events.
SIX FLAGS IS OPEN FOR 2021 SEASON
Six Flags Great Adventure opened on March 27 for the 2021 season. The park is open daily during spring break through April 11 — with weekday hours from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and weekend hours from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
The theme park will then open only on weekends and some Fridays until it begins daily operation starting May 28. Park hours may vary, so be sure to check Six Flag’s park operating schedule for more information.
If there are no operating hours listed for a particular date, the park is closed.
Six Flags is requiring reservations for all guests, including members, season pass holders and single-day ticket holders. Guests without advance reservations will not be allowed to enter. The reservation system will allow the theme park to stagger arrival times and manage attendance throughout the day.
Make reservations at sixflags.com/reserve.
One-day admission to the park is $79.99 per person, but a 50% off sale has tickets as low as $39.99. Children 2 years and under are free. Season passes offer unlimited visits to Six Flags, Hurricane Harbor and the Wild Safari Drive-Thru Adventure. Usually priced at $199.99, season passes are currently on sale for $59.99.
You can also buy a membership that gives you access to all outdoor parks and up to 50 benefits. Prices vary depending on membership level.
Due to new safety protocols, parking must be purchased online before your visit. Parking prices are currently at $23.45.
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