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Six Flags unveils new coasters and thrill rides for 2021

Six Flags has revealed new rides and attractions for its theme parks and water parks, including the Jersey Devil Coaster and Tsunami Surge.

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Six Flags is preparing to open all of its theme parks and water parks this year, and has shared more about its upcoming thrill rides, roller coasters and water slides for 2021.

“Our guests and team members are ready for the return of fun and signature Six Flags thrills in 2021,” said senior vice president of park operations, Bonnie Weber.

Six Flags Over Texas

Six Flags Over Texas is launching a new live entertainment experience called Hollywood Car Show, and is also celebrating its 60th anniversary with the Fire & Ice Winter Festival.

Hurricane Harbor Oklahoma City

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Oklahoma City, formerly White Water Bay, is opening on May 22. It is debuting a high-speed racing complex called Wahoo Racer. The multi-lane complex gives visitors two different experiences.

Six Flags Fiesta Texas

Six Flags Fiesta Texas is open weekends and launching the Dare Devil Dive Flying Machines, the world’s tallest ride of its kind, on February 27. Visitors will experience weightlessness through aerial banks, loops and dives.

Six Flags Great Adventure

Six Flags Great Adventure is opening on March 27 and will debut the Jersey Devil Coaster, the tallest, fastest and longest single-rail coaster. Jersey Devil Coaster will reach speeds of up to 58mph along 3,000 feet of track.

Six Flags Wild Safari Drive-Thru Adventure, the world’s biggest drive-thru outside of Africa, is opening on March 20 at Great Adventure.

Hurricane Harbor Concord

Hurricane Harbor Concord is reopening in California when it is allowed to under the Blueprint for a Safer Economy. It is home to more than 22 slides and attractions, as well as the Summer Night Slides event.

Hurricane Harbor Phoenix

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Phoenix is opening on March 13 with its biggest expansion in years, Paradise Island. This includes a new activity pool, dining facility, water volleyball area, and water basketball court.

Six Flags Over Georgia

Six Flags Over Georgia opens on March 6. It will unveil its renovated triple looping coaster, The Riddler Mindbender. The ride has a new look and coaster trains.

Six Flags Great America

Six Flags Great America is preparing to open on April 24, with Hurricane Harbor Chicago opening on May 29. The park’s innovative water coaster, Tsunami Surge, is debuting in the summer. It is 86 feet in height, making it the tallest of its kind in the world.

Tsunami Surge features enclosed tunnels and open-air slides, as well as three blasts and five drops. It will also feature AquaLucent technology.

Six Flags Great Escape

Six Flags Great Escape is reopening on May 1. It will introduce a new attraction, Adirondack Outlaw, in 2021. Riders will enjoy 360-degree rotations and swing 16 storeys high.

Six Flags Darien Lake

Six Flags Darien Lake is now open with the new Rockin’ Drive-In Laser Light Spectacular. Guests will enjoy laser lights and special effects from their car when the attraction reopens on May 21.

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor NJ

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor is opening in New Jersey on May 15. The tropically-themed water park boasts more than 20 thrill slides, as well as a lazy river and two large pools.

Six Flags Magic Mountain

Six Flags Magic Mountain will reintroduce visitors to West Coast Racers, the world’s first racing launch coaster. It features two side-by-side tracks with four individual high-speed launches.

In addition, an innovative drive-thru event called Cruis’n the Park Car Show is opening on February 28 and runs through March 13.

Six Flags Mexico

Six Flags Mexico is preparing to welcome guests in the spring, when they will get the chance to ride CraZanity, the world’s tallest pendulum ride. It features a record height of more than 50m and reaches speeds of more than 120km/h.

Hurricane Harbor Oaxtepec

Hurricane Harbor Oaxtepec will reopen on February 27. New additions for 2021 include Cowabunga Burger and Laguna Beach Bar. Other attractions include King Cobra, Hurricane Bay and Adventure River.

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor LA

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor is looking forward to opening in Los Angeles when permitted. The tropically-themed attraction includes Bonzai Pipelines, Forgotten Sea Wave Pool, Lazy River Cruise and Tornado.

Six Flags New England

Six Flags New England is preparing to open in spring, and will drop its latest thrill ride, Supergirl Sky Flyer. Visitors will soar through the sky in open-air vehicles hanging from a massive whirling wheel.

Hurricane Harbor Rockford

Opening on May 29, Hurricane Harbor Rockford will debut Tidal Wave this season. It will be the only tailspin waterslide in the Midwest. Riders will drop from 43 feet, reach speeds of 15mph, and enjoy AquaLucent technology.

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom is currently open on weekends with walk-through event, The Marine World Experience. In addition, the them park is launching a new event called Renaissance Days.

Six Flags White Water Atlanta

Six Flags White Water Atlanta opens on May 8. It features more than 24 attractions, such as Dive Bomber and Wahoo Racer.

Six Flags America

Six Flags America is opening on March 6 and will later open Harley Quinn Spinsanity. The oversized pendulum ride will reach speeds of up to 70mph, offering an exhilarating experience with swings and spins.

Hurricane Harbor Arlington

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Arlington opens on May 1. It will debut a new slide complex, Bonzai Pipeline, in the summer. Guests can choose from three body slides before travelling down a four-storey tower.

Six Flags St. Louis

Six Flags St. Louis is set to open on March 20 with a Spring Break event. This includes an entertainment zone with dancing, games and F&B. The park is also celebrating its 50th anniversary between June 5 and July 24.

Frontier City

Frontier City is opening on March 13. The Oklahoma attraction’s classic wooden coaster, Wildcat, will boast new trains, taking visitors on a journey of tight turns.

Hurricane Harbor Splashtown

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Splashtown is opening on May 1. It features more than 40 attractions, including the new Wahoo Wave. The slide complex plunges riders 30 feet before taking them back up to the water wall.

Six Flags Qiddiya recently started designing the world’s fastest roller coaster, Falcon’s Flight. It will achieve speeds of more than 250km/h

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Bea Mitchell

Bea is a journalist specialising in entertainment, attractions and tech with 10 years' experience. She has written and edited for publications including CNET, BuzzFeed, Digital Spy, Evening Standard and BBC. Bea graduated from King's College London and has an MA in journalism.

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