Machel Montano Concert – July 12
Six Flags Great Adventure and TriniFly Promotions present the 10th Annual Caribbean Concert Series July 12, starring Machel Montano. The concert takes place in the Plymouth Rock Assurance® Arena beginning at 6 p.m. Dubbed “The King of Soca,” Machel Montano is the 2014 Soul Train Award winner as well as a seven-time International Soca Monarch winner. This concert is not included with theme park admission or Season Pass, a separate concert ticket is required.
Funnel Cake Day – July 16
Guests can celebrate a universal love for fried dough on national Funnel Cake Day. Six Flags Great Adventure’s Culinary Services team will introduce fun, new funnel cake flavors for summer, and preview delicious concoctions for Fright Fest and Holiday in the Park. Guests will enjoy free samples and special funnel cake discounts throughout the day. Check www.sixflags.com/greatadventure for additional details.
For King and Country Concert – July 18
The MIKE AND IKE® ZOURS® Summer Concert Series continues with For King and Country. This Christian pop duo is composed of Australian-American brothers Joel and Luke Smallbone. Their debut album Crave hit No. 2 on the iTunes top Christian & Gospel albums on its day of release and No. 42 on the overall chart. Show takes place at 7:30 p.m. in the Plymouth Rock Assurance® Arena and is included with theme park admission, Season Pass or active Membership.
Six Flags Great Adventure celebrates Christmas in July with a Santa Run. The Santa Run is a 5K race through the park, and a special 1K Elf Run for the little ones. Registration opens at the main entrance at 7 a.m. The 5K starts at the main fountain area at 8:30 a.m. and the Elf Race begins at 9:30 a.m. An award ceremony will be held and there will be early entrance into the park for spectators and participants. Prices vary and discounts are available for Season Pass holders. Visit www.sixflags.com/greatadventure for more information.
On July 25, Six Flags Great Adventure will present a special concert in Showcase Theater with New Jersey’s own Jacquie Lee. Lee is from Colts Neck, NJ and gained recognition when she was named the runner up on season 5 of NBC’s singing competition The Voice as part of Christina Aguilera’s team. She joined The Voice summer tour in 2014 and released her EP Broken Ones in October 2014. Concert begins at 8 p.m. and requires a separate admission ticket.
Fright Fest Zombie Auditions – July 25
Scare-actors and support staff are needed to fill 200 positions ranging from the undead who roam the midways, to terror trail performers and technicians. No prior acting or scare experience is necessary. Six Flags seeks individuals with a passion for Halloween and scaring. Auditions include several fun acting exercises in a group setting. Zombie auditions take place in the Employment Center. If interested, please complete the pre-employment application prior to attending an audition date, or scheduling an interview for technician positions, at www.sixflagsjobs.com
CJBC Blood Drive – July 26
Six Flags Great Adventure and Central Jersey Blood Center partner to host their second blood drive at the Six Flags Great Adventure Employment Center parking lot. Each guest who attempts to donate blood to the non-profit blood collection will receive one complimentary theme park ticket valid for the remaining 2015 season. Visit www.sixflags.com/greatadventure for more information and to register.
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