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September 20, 2012

Six Flags Over Georgia Transforms into Fright Fest this October with Terrifying Twists

Park offering free tickets to blood donors during the first week of October

Six Flags Over Georgia will be overrun with zombies, vampires and ghouls as Fright Fest Presented by SNICKERS® takes over the park this October. The return of a fan-favorite show, an expanded Terror Train and frighteningly fun family offerings highlight Atlanta’s largest Halloween event in 2012.  

The park is offering free tickets to guests who donate blood during the annual Fright Fest blood drive taking place October 1-5 at the LifeSouth Georgia Community Blood Centers in Dunwoody, Gainesville and McDonough. To receive a free Fright Fest ticket, potential donors must make a reservation by calling (404) 329-1994 in advance. Reservations and free tickets are limited.

It’s Thrills by Day as the park offers family-friendly Halloween events during the daylight hours, including trick-or-treating, pumpkin painting, arts and crafts, spooky story time and fun surprises in BUGS BUNNY’s Spooky Town. Other family favorites include the transformation of the classic Hanson Cars into McBoogles and Bad Bob the Bone Butcher comedy show. 

Beware as the sun sets and the park transforms for Fright by Night when evil creatures and spirits lurk around every corner. Guests can face the terror in Dr. Fright’s Frightorium haunted house or experience being buried alive in the Last Ride (nominal fees required). Zombies, ghouls and monsters will even roam the midways preying on unsuspecting guests.

The fan-favorite Dr. Fright’s Dead Man’s Party will return for another run at the famed Crystal Pistol Music Hall. This terrifyingly fun show features creatures from the spirit world in a spooky, high-energy musical revue featuring everyone’s favorite Halloween songs. 

The park will also introduce an expanded, re-imagined Terror Train that will take guests on a haunted locomotive where they come face to face with the horrors of an abandoned town, known today as Bloodtown. Terror Train will be twice as long and twice as terrifying in 2012 (nominal fee required). 

Six Flags Over Georgia 2013 Season Passes are now on sale at the lowest prices of the year and provide unlimited visits for the rest of the 2012 season (including Fright Fest) and all of 2013. For a limited time, with the purchase of a Season Pass four-pack, guests will receive a free upgrade to a Gold Season Pass which includes free admission and free season parking to any Six Flags Theme Park with every pass. Offer expires October 28, 2012.

Fright Fest runs weekends only October 6 – 28. Operating hours for are 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturdays and noon – 10 p.m. on Sundays. The park is also open 6 p.m. to midnight on Friday, October 26. For more information about Six Flags Over Georgia visit sixflags.com/overgeorgia.

About Six Flags Entertainment Corporation
Six Flags Entertainment Corporation is the world’s largest regional theme park company with over $1.0 billion in revenue and 19 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada. For more than 50 years, Six Flags has entertained millions of families with world-class coasters, themed rides, thrilling water parks and unique attractions including up-close animal encounters, Fright Fest® and Holiday in the Park®. For more information, visit www.sixflags.com.

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