Six Flags' reopening line-up is one step closer to completion with today's announcement of a return date for Chicago's Six Flags Great America park.
The Gurnee, Illinois theme park will open for the 2021 season on April 24, Six Flags announced today. Its Hurricane Harbor theme park will open on May 29, as will the Hurricane Harbor park in Rockford, which is also in the Chicagoland area.
"We are thrilled to add Six Flags Great America to the growing list of Six Flags parks that are either already open or have a firm reopening date, including Hurricane Harbor Rockford," Six Flags Senior Vice President of Park Operations Bonnie Weber said. "Last year, we safely entertained nearly seven million guests in adherence to government and CDC health guidelines, and we continue to set the standard for safe operations at each of our parks."
Here are the Six Flags theme parks that are now open:
That leaves just Six Flags New England and Montreal's La Ronde without opening dates.
Advance reservations are required at all Six Flags theme parks this season and may be made on the Six Flags website.
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Anthony Murphy will be happy.
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This is a big deal as Great America totally closed last year even though, oddly, Hurricane Harbor was open for a few months in the summer. Did just see the website updated for both hiring and the new Covid guidelines so should be fun to see it back up and running.