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Six Flags Great America
Six Flags Great America
Chicago, Illinois
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There is always something exciting going on at Six Flags! From internationally acclaimed holiday festivals to engagingly entertaining educational events to out-of-this-world fireworks displays, our calendar is always booked with the best.

Snap and Post!

Sept. 14 - Oct. 31

Hunt down skeletons with NorthShore Orthopaedic & Spine Institute for a chance to win prizes!

4 children sitting on a hay ride in Halloween costumes

Thrills by Day

Weekends during Fright Fest

Enjoy family friendly thrills by day during Fright Fest!

Nox demon overlord with fog

Fright Fest Presented by SNICKERS®

Select days: September 14 - November 3*

Enjoy the best in haunted houses and spooky rides!

Fright Fest zombie reaching out

Zombie Apocalypse Supply Drive

October 18-19

Help those in need prepare for the Zombie Apocalypse!

Fall Leaves and Goliath in Background with Member Appreciation Logo

Member Appreciation Day

November 3

Fall festivities are center stage for this Member Appreciation Day!

Raging Bull next to Gurnee Legions of Craft Beer Fest blue and orange logoC

Legions of Craft Beer Festival

November 9

Join us to celebrate Gurnee's Fifth Legions of Craft Beer Fest!

Salute to Service weekend with Six Flags Great America entrance and flags

A Salute to Service Weekend

November 9 & 10

A celebration of the nation's service members and veterans!

Roasting marshmallows at Holiday in the Park

Holiday in the Park

Select Dates November 23 - January 1

Spectacular shows, coasters and more than two million holiday LED lights to create magic!

Carousel Elegance Show with Member Appreciation Logo

Member Appreciation Day

December 1

Celebrate the season with a Holiday in the Park themed Member Appreciation Day!

employees at the park

Hiring Events

Online Anytime!

Join Team Six where all positions pay above minimum wage!

Students at Physics Day event

Physics Day

April 23

Students will perform experiments and calculations as well as enjoy all the coasters, rides and attractions!

Group of students with female marketing professional in a suit looking at a clipboard in front of X Flight

Marketing and Business Leadership Day

May 1

Marketing presentation by Six Flags Marketing professionals and a create-your-own-commercial contest on May 1!

Cheerleaders at Cheerfest

Midwest Cheer and Dance Nationals

May 2

Six Flags Great America hosts the 8th annual Midwest Cheer and Dance Championship on Saturday, May 2! 

Group of girls on a Dance Team in front of X Flight

Dance Fest

May 3, 17 & 31 and June 7

Six Flags Great America is proud to host our annual Dance Fest on May 3, 17 & 31 and June 7. 

guests in park by roller coaster

Math and Science Day

May 8

Students will perform experiments and calculations as well as enjoy all the coasters, rides, and attractions!

Teens at Grad Nite with light up lanyards

Grad Nite

 May 9 & 16

Reserve your spot now for the best end of the school year party - Grad Nite 2020!

Group of teens holding clipboards in front of Goliath

Technology and Engineering Day

May 14

Special presentation by Six Flags Corporate Engineers at this ninth annual event!

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