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Amusement Parks: Six Flags Over Georgia Promises More Value… More Monsters… More Flags… More Fun

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Six Flags Over Georgia, the Southeast’s largest regional theme park, announces the start of its longest season ever with unprecedented pricing, new shows, and a monster of a makeover. For the first time in its 42-year history, Six Flags Over Georgia is opening in the month of February.

To mark the occasion, the park is hosting the Six Flags Friends Blanket Drive, allowing guests the opportunity to donate a new or gently used blanket and receive 50 percent off main gate general admission during opening weekend. All blankets will be donated to the United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta’s Regional Commission on Homelessness.

As part of the extended season long celebration, Six Flags Over Georgia will offer a line-up of new shows and attractions that provide top-tier entertainment as well as guest benefits that ensure a value-packed experience for the entire family. Some of the major headlines this season include:

$49.99 for Season Passes – the lowest price in years and only $10 more than a one-day ticket.  Season Passes offer unlimited visits to any Six Flags theme park in the United States, five free tickets for friends and more than $300 in savings on in-park food and fun.  In addition, Season Pass holders will enjoy exclusive ride times as well as a private Season Pass Holder Appreciation night on September 4.
 
Bring your little monsters!  The all-new Monster Mansion is set to open in May with a whole new storyline, new characters and interactive elements.  Formerly Monster Plantation, this iconic ride will have its own merchandise store where guests may purchase Monster Plantation and Monster Mansion items as well as take a trip through the ride’s new mini-museum.

 Pure Country – a new live show opening Memorial Day weekend in the Crystal Pistol Music Hall.  This high-energy song and dance musical will have guests toe tappin’ to some of country music’s most popular hits.
 
The Best of Dick Clark’s Bloopers – this new interactive show in the Drive-In Theatre features a live host who encourages audience members  to create their own blunders while watching some of the all-time great  missteps from Dick Clark’s collection.

Cold Stone Express – Located in the Gotham City section of the park, guests can enjoy pre-mixed Cold Stone favorites, waffle cone treats and chocolate dipped cones at this express version of the ice cream specialties store.

Additionally, Six Flags Over Georgia offers fun for the entire family with 10 thrilling roller coasters, two children’s themed areas and meet and greets with Six Flags’ world famous cast of characters including Mr. Six – the ageless, dancing, rater-of-fun who’s back and in the park all season long beckoning guests to have More Flags. More Fun.

"Six Flags Over Georgia has always been the area’s premiere destination for affordable, close to home family fun, and it will continue to hold that title this year beginning in February, " said Park President Melinda Ashcraft. "With our new additions and special events, we’re offering our guests a summer of escape with value like never before."

Six Flags Over Georgia is also the home of 40 Fun Things For Kids To Do, presented by SafetyTat(R). Families can enjoy the many items on this list ranging from riding Thomas the Tank Engine(TM) around the Island of Sodor to experiencing the latest games in the park’s Wii(TM) Experience. Many popular live shows are back this season including the Wild West Comedy Gun Fight Show, the Looney Tunes Talent Show, the Back to the Beach Show and Bugs Bunny’s Rockin’ and Rollin’ Parade (show times vary). Check out the entire list of 40 Fun Things To Do by visiting www.sixflags.com/overgeorgia.

The park’s operating hours during opening weekend will be 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. on Saturday and 10:30 a.m. – 7 p.m. on Sunday. The park is open on weekends during March.

More information about Six Flags Over Georgia tickets, shows, rides, attractions and events can be found by visiting www.sixflags.com/overgeorgia.

About Six Flags, Inc:

Six Flags, Inc. is the world’s largest regional theme park company with 20 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada, and soon will be expanding beyond North America with destinations in Dubai and Qatar. Since 1961, hundreds of millions of families have trusted Six Flags to combine friendly-clean-fast-safe service with affordable, value-packed thrills, record-shattering roller coasters and special events like the Summer Concert Series, Fright Fest and Holiday in the Park. Six Flags’ wide array of entertainment options reaches all demographics — families, teens, tweens and thrill seekers alike — featuring themed attractions based on skateboarding legend Tony Hawk, the ultimate daredevil Evel Knievel, movie franchises The Dark Knight and The Mummy; as well as world-renowned, kid-friendly brands including Looney Tunes, the Justice League of America, The Wiggles and Thomas the Tank Engine.

Six Flags continues to develop new avenues for growth, acquiring ownership and management of Dick Clark Productions, producer of such perennial television hits as the American Music Awards, the Golden Globe Awards, the Academy of Country Music Awards, Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve and So You Think You Can Dance. Six Flags, Inc. is a publicly-traded corporation (NYSE:SIX) headquartered in New York City.

SIX FLAGS and all related indicia are trademarks of Six Flags Theme Parks Inc. , TM and 2009.
Thomas & FriendsTM: (C) 2009 Gullane (Thomas) Limited.
LOONEY TUNES and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and (C) Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.
BATMAN, JUSTICE LEAGUE, LEGION OF DOOM and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and (C) DC Comics. (s09)

Source: Six Flags Over Georgia

CONTACT: Hela Sheth, +1-770-739-3400 X3362, Mobile: +1-404-376-6490, hsheth@sftp.com.   Web Site: http://www.sixflags.com/overgeorgia

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