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May 5, 2016

Fireball Is Bringing the Heat to Six Flags St. Louis


The Ultimate Coaster Loop Adds More Thrills to The Coaster Capital of Missouri

Fireball…The Ultimate Coaster Loop opens at Six Flags St. Louis May 7, 2016. With the addition of this single loop thrill ride, the theme park will boast ten unique coaster experiences for thrill-seekers of all ages.  

Riding back to back in unique “face-off” seating, guests will soar back and forth, pendulum style, as they build up speed to propel them head over heels through a series of 360° revolutions. Mid-way riders will stop upside down for some insane, inverted hang time before reversing directions. Fireball is a pure adrenaline rush as guest’s rocket forward, backward and upside down. The 7-story tall, single loop coaster experience will be located in the Illinois section of the park. 

“We are excited to be bringing our guests another unique coaster experience with Fireball,” said Peter Carmichael, park president. “When combined with our new virtual reality coaster coming late May and our new Holiday in the Park celebration starting in November, there is no better time to become a Season Pass holder at Six Flags.”

Fireball Hot Facts:

  • 24 seats in unique “face-off” design, with guests seated back to back and face to face
  • 360° revolutions
  • Inverted hang time suspends riders upside down 
  • Operator controls the ride with a joy stick so each ride can be different
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The New Revolution Virtual Reality Coaster on Ninja and Holiday in the Park join Fireball in the lineup of new experiences for Six Flags St. Louis during the park’s longest season since opening in 1971. The theme park will be open daily beginning May 16 and Hurricane Harbor opens for the season on May 28. Guests can experience all the thrills the park has to offer with a 2016 Season Pass, the best value with unlimited visits to the theme park and water park, special eCoupon offers and admission to all Six Flags theme parks. For an even greater value, Season Pass holders may purchase a Gold Season Dining Pass, which includes lunch, dinner and a snack during every park visit, plus a 2016 Souvenir 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 $1.3 billion in revenue and 18 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada. For 55 years, Six Flags has entertained millions of families with world-class coasters, themed rides, thrilling water parks and unique attractions.


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