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Park News - (11/27/15) The courts are going to throw out a $35 million verdict awarded several years ago for the savage beating of a man outside of Six Flags over Georgia and will ask to have the issue be re-tried again before a new court in order to properly assess the damages to those involved in light of new evidence and even names of those involved in the beatdown that were not all known at the time of the original trial. You can read up on the details here.
(10/30/15) Six Flags over Georgia has highlighted some of what we can expect to see at this year's Holiday in the Park event taking place on select nights from Nov. 21, 2015 to Jan. 3, 2016. The park will be decorated with over 1 million LED lights, offer 13 walk-through experiences, 22 rides, Christmas trees, holiday shows and the North Pole Express featuring Santa and his elves.
New this year will be Holiday City (A holiday version of Gotham City) covered in Purple and Greenlights and Batman candles, Magic of the Season (light show in a tunnel), Mistletoe Mansion (Holiday decor outside the Monster Mansion) and GloHill. The park will also bring back A Main Street Christmas, Retro Christmas USA and A Georgia Christmas displays.
(7/24/15) Six Flags over Georgia has announced some details about what is new at this year's Fright Fest. One new feature will be the addition of a whopping 12 (yes, twelve) Scare Zones throughout the park. Details about three of them were mentioned:
ZMB - An interactive behind-the-scenes view of the horror process, which will give some guests the chance to become a Scare Actor themselves to terrorize their friends.
The Mourning - "where ceremonial chants of buried souls can be heard throughout the night as guests enter the park;"
Big Top Terror - Ruled by the Wicked Ringmaster.
Fright Fest 2015 will offer 5 Haunted Mazes and 4 Live Shows.
2016 - DC SUPER FRIENDS - Confirmed - (9/9/15) I've got a quick breakdown about what's really brand new and what is existing but will be rethemed for Six Flags over Georgia's 2016 additions.
The new rides in the DC Super Friends area will be: Superman Tower of Power, The Batcopters, Wonder Woman Flight School and Harley Quinn Mirror Maze. The Joker Funhouse Coaster will actually be the rethemed version of the park's current Wile E Coyote Canyon Blaster coaster.
Meanwhile the new rides in Bugs Bunny Boomtown will be: Daffy Duck's Bucket Blasters, Speedy Gonzales Speed Boats, Yosemite Sam's Wacky Wagons. The Looney Tunes Adventure Camp interactive playground will actually be the existing attraction at Whistlestop Park, but will be moved, completely rethemed, and reinstalled inside Bugs Bunny Boomtown. The following three rides from Bugs Bunny World will be rethemed and renamed:
Santa Maria Boats will become the new Bugs Bunny High Sea Adventure
Convoy Grande will become the Acme Trucking Company
Tweety's Tree House will be renamed Tweety's Tweehouse
(9/3/15) 12 new rides and attractions are coming to the park as Six Flags will build the world’s first kids area themed to the DC SUPER FRIENDS characters as well as transforming the current Bugs Bunny World area into Bugs Bunny Boomtown as well.
“These two new sections of the park will offer families hours and hours of fun with attractions mom, dad and the kids can experience together,” said Park President Dale Kaetzel. “This latest expansion continues our multi-year plan to provide thrills for guests of all ages and includes the addition of Hurricane Harbor in 2014, two new devious rides in Gotham City in 2015 and other additions planned for the future.”
The original Dolphin Show area, which has remained at the park since the 1990’s, will be transformed into the epicenter for the all-new DC Super Friends kids’ area and will feature 5 new attractions, including:
Superman Tower of Power, which releases the dare devil in the bravest of souls throughout this 65-foot tall bouncing thrill ride;
The Batcopters, an opportunity to help save the City of Gotham by flying high in the sky;
Wonder Woman Flight School, where pilots can take flight and control their own invisible jet;
Harley Quinn Mirror Maze, filled with disproportioned mirrors and devious stares; and
The Joker Funhouse Coaster, the ultimate family thrill ride to show no fear and conquer the Super-Villain through 900 feet of track at 30 miles per hour.
The park’s current children’s area, Bugs Bunny World, will be re-themed to Bugs Bunny Boomtown and feature seven attractions, including:
Daffy Ducks Bucket Blasters, a wild and crazy family water battle;
Speedy Gonzales Speed Boats, where guests will be screaming “Andale Andale” on six speed boats;
Bugs Bunny High Sea Adventure, a chance to fly through the air on a junior sea-worthy quest;
Yosemite Sam’s Wacky Wagons, an old western spin on a junior ferris wheel perfect for junior cowpokes;
Looney Tunes Adventure Camp, an interactive playground with Bugs Bunny and all the Looney Tunes characters;
Acme Trucking Company, a monster truck driving voyage to help Wile E. Coyote try to capture the Road Runner;
Tweety’s Tweehouse, a 20-foot up and down journey into the little chirping bird’s nest.
Bugs Bunny Boomtown is scheduled to open for the 2016 season in early spring and the DC Super Friends themed area is scheduled to open Memorial Day weekend.
2016 - Wahoo Racer @ Six Flags White Water - Confirmed - (9/3/15) Six Flags White Water is off to the races in 2016 with the addition of the all-new Wahoo Racer. The thrilling multi-lane water slide complex will be the largest in the world and add to the park’s impressive line-up of more than 50 slides and attractions at the South’s Most Thrilling Water Park.
“This new massive water slide complex will provide our guests the chance to challenge friends and family members for the ultimate crown of Wahoo Racer champion,” said Six Flags Atlanta Properties Park President Dale Kaetzel. “Our new slide complex continues our commitment of providing Six Flags White Water guests with the best water park in the Southeast.”
The two-tiered mat slider will send racers through an intense, snake-like stretch of multi-colored tubes and then into track-like style sprinting lanes and will feature a 60 foot tower visible from the freeway, speeds up to 40 feet per second.