Six Flags Great America Brings Summer Early

Park Opens April 23 to Kick-Start a Super Season

URNEE, Ill. — April 11, 2016 — Six Flags Great America, the premiere thrill destination for all ages, is ready to launch its 41st season in superhero style. Guests will have the opportunity to be a hero to a child in the community at the Superhero Cape-A-Palooza opening weekend event. The 2016 season also marks the debut of an all-new 4D interactive thrill ride, JUSTICE LEAGUE: Battle for Metropolis.

Super Events

Superhero Cape-A-Palooza


Be a hero! When guests purchase a cape, Six Flags will donate a cape to a child patient at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. Capes will be sold at the Six Flags front gate for $15 each and donated capes will be delivered by Bugs Bunny himself the week of May 2.

Super Deal


Guests that visit on opening weekend, April 23 or 24, can purchase a ticket in advance, online only at for just $24.99. That’s a savings over $40 per ticket! Opening weekend tickets can only be purchased online and in advance at

JUSTICE LEAGUE: Battle for Metropolis


This 4D interactive thrill ride was named by USA Today readers as one of the Top Ten New Amusement Park Attractions of the year and was most recently awarded Best New Product by International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions. JUSTICE LEAGUE: Battle for Metropolis will open late spring.

“This season is going to be a fantastic year for our guests,” said park president Hank Salemi. “Not only do we have world class roller coasters, but this summer we will be introducing the JUSTICE LEAGUE: Battle for Metropolis award-winning 4D thrill ride that features the world’s first virtual vertical loop. Our guests are in store for an amazing summer!”

The best value to visit all season long, including Fright Fest, is to purchase a 2016 season pass which is on sale now for $73.99 each when buying four or more and includes one free season parking pass. Season passes can be purchased online at

The park opens April 23 for select days with daily operation starting May 24. Visit for a complete list of operating hours and more information about Six Flags Great America tickets, shows, rides, attractions and events.

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