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September 3, 2015

Fireball Blazes Into Six Flags St. Louis in 2016


Theme Park Adds New Looping Thrill Ride to Its Heart-Pounding Line-Up

Six Flags St. Louis, the Coaster Capital of Missouri, will heat things up in 2016 with the new Fireball. This looping thrill ride will give guests a pure adrenaline rush as they go forward, backward and upside down.

Fireball features a single loop that riders will travel back and forth in, pendulum style, as they build up speed to soar head over heels. Seated back to back, guests will rocket through a series of 360° revolutions stopping upside down for some insane hang time before reversing directions.

“This high-thrill attraction combines suspense and anticipation, and will be a hit with teens and families alike” said Dave Roemer, park president. “With the forward and backward motion as well as the inverted hang-time, Fireball will deliver the kind of intense thrills our guests have come to expect from Six Flags St. Louis.”

Fireball Facts

  • 7 stories tall;
  • 24 seats in unique “face-off” design, with guests seated back to back and face to face
  • 360 degree revolutions;
  • Inverted hang time with riders suspended upside down.

This new thriller will be located in the Illinois section of the park where the Rush Street Flyer currently sits. Fireball is set to open late spring 2016. For more information about upcoming 2016 Six Flags rides and attractions, including a video highlighting the new rides, visit the 2016 News page.

Six Flags St. Louis is also announcing the start of 2016 Season Pass sales with its Second Annual Flash Sale through Labor Day weekend featuring the lowest prices of the year – savings up to 65% off on 2016 Passes! September 3 through 7, guests will receive a free upgrade to a Gold Season Pass with each Season Pass purchased. Gold Season Passes include admission to Six Flags St. Louis and Hurricane Harbor as well as to any other Six Flags theme park, free parking and special admission offers for friends. 2016 Season Passes provide unlimited visits any operating day for the rest of 2015, including park admission to Fright Fest® and all of 2016. Gold pass holders may also purchase a Gold Season Dining Pass, which includes a lunch, dinner, and snack during every park visit, plus they will receive a 2016 All Season Sport Bottle for unlimited drink refills. Gold Season Dining Passes may be used at any Six Flags theme park.

About Six Flags Entertainment Corporation
Six Flags Entertainment Corporation is the world’s largest regional theme park company with $1.2 billion in revenue and 18 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada. For 54 years, Six Flags has entertained millions of families with world-class coasters, themed rides, thrilling water parks and unique attractions. For more information, visit

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