Six Flags Great Adventure Opening Weekend: April 6 & 7

Six Flags Great Adventure (Photo by Micromedia)

  JACKSON – Attention thrill-seekers! Six Flags Great Adventure will be opening its gates for another season of fun on April 6.

  Come out for Opening Weekend on April 6 and 7 to ride some of Six Flag’s signature rides including Kingda Ka, Zumanjoro: Drop of Doom, El Toro, JUSTICE LEAGUE Battle for Metropolis and more. Stay tuned for the opening of the park’s newest ride WONDER WOMAN Lasso of Truth, coming later this spring! WONDER WOMAN Lasso of Truth is the world’s tallest pendulum ride. At a staggering 17 stories tall, this ride reaches up to 75 miles-per-hour.

  And of course don’t miss out on the park’s animal attractions, favorite characters and signature foods.

  Six Flags Great Adventure is also hosting a series of education events on April 12, Exclusive Education Day. Exclusive Education Day will provide students with a unique park experience where they can observe classroom principles at work in real-life settings from the Six Flags staff.

  • Spring Physics Day – Students will be able to see and feel the principles of physics first hand by participating in various activities throughout the day helping them get excited about pursuing careers in the science field. Pre-registration may be required for activities.      
  • Middle School STEM Day – The STEM event is geared toward middle school students. Students will work on STEM activities during a private event for students only. There is also a new middle school STEM workbook with park activities. Students can download the new, free workbook at  
  • Biology Day – Biology students will tour wildlife preserves with experienced guides leading the way. The program is geared for both high school and middle school biology and life science. Students will have the opportunity to interact with 1,200 animals from six continents in the 350-acre wildlife preserve. Not only will students be able to observe the Safari’s various species, they will be able to put their skills to the test by working on the Biology Day workbook. The workbook, created by Anastasia Wheeler, certified NJ state science teacher and Six Flags Safari Programs supervisor, will test the knowledge of students through fill-in-the-blank, multiple choice, and open-ended questions.   

  Don’t miss Six Flags Great Adventure’s Job Fair on April 13 & 14, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Applicants can explore positions in ride operations, food service, guest services, retail, Safari, security, lifeguarding and more. Complete an online application at

  For more information, call 732-928-2000 or visit