August 2017 Events at Six Flags Great Adventure

Six Flags NJ FrightFest AuditionsFright Fest Zombie Auditions and Technical Support – August 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19 and 26

Calling all those who have a passion for Halloween, Six Flags Great Adventure is casting for the 2017 Fright Fest season. Interested zombies, ghouls and goblins are welcome to this open audition and should come prepared to participate in fun group exercises in front of a panel of judges. No costumes, props or previous experience is required. Performers should to apply online prior to the audition. The park is also looking for audio/visual/special effects technicians for Fright Fest. Interested applicants should contact the Entertainment Department at


Season Pass Holder Celebration Days – August 4, 5 and 6

Six Flags celebrates its most loyal fans with exclusive ride time on 15 of the park’s most popular rides including the new JUSTICE LEAGUE: Battle for Metropolis, special discounts on food, games and merchandise, and a fun, party atmosphere including daily funnel cake eating contests at Liberty Fountain. A detailed list of daily activities is available at on the Events tab.


Fright Fest Dance Auditions in New York City – August 11

Great Adventure’s iconic show “Dead Man’s Party” and the new “Unleashed” stage show are looking for exceptional dancers trained in jazz, musical theater, hip-hop and partnering. An open casting call will take place on Friday, August 11 at 9:30 a.m. Dancers are encouraged to bring a variety of dance shoes, ready to learn choreography and freestyle with zombie spirit. Auditions will be held at the iHeart Radio Theater, 32 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY.


Six Flags New Jersey Carribbean ConcertCaribbean Concert featuring R. City, Ultimate Rejects and Voice – August 12

Six Flags Great Adventure welcomes guests to attend a Caribbean concert with R. City, Ultimate Rejects and Voice on August 12 in the Northern Star Arena. R. City’s Theron and Timothy Thomas are brothers from the U.S. Virgin Islands who ventured to Miami in 2000 to pursue their music career. In 2006, their first song “The Rain” was featured on Akon’s album Konvicted. Their 2015 hit “Locked Away” with Maroon 5’s Adam Levine peaked at No. 6 on the Billboard Hot 100. Ultimate Rejects have Caribbean origins and are comprised of a team of highly-skilled producers and DJs who create and perform electronic dance music. The show takes place at 7:30 p.m. and is included with theme park admission.


Six Flags Great Adventure Medieval TimesMedieval Times® Knight Demonstration – August 12

Witness a live sword fight at Six Flags Great Adventure on Saturday, August 12 on Main Street for some medieval fun. Two dueling knights, a king, princess and a chancellor will be on hand from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. for Q & A sessions, photo opportunities and giveaways. Don’t forget to come back to Main Street at 1 and 4 p.m. for a duel between knights. All medieval events are included with theme park admission, Season Pass or active Membership.


Sleep N’ Soar for National Roller Coaster Day – August 16

Join Six Flags Great Adventure and Greg T from Z100’s Elvis Duran Morning Show to set the world record for the most guests riding a roller coaster in pajamas. Guests should come to the park dressed in their best Super Hero pajamas, or can purchase a Super Hero onesie from the park. The park will open at 9:30 a.m. and guests 54” and taller will ride BATMAN: The Ride for the world record from 10 to 11 a.m. For more information, visit Event is free with theme park admission, Season Pass or active Membership. (Park dress code policies apply to pajamas.)


Six Flags NJ Mega Concierto Del VeranoMega Concierto Del Verano En Six Flags – August 19

Celebrate the summer at Great Adventure with Ivy Queen, Jowell Y Randy, Secreto and Alex Sensation for the MIKE AND IKE® Summer Concert Series Mega Concert of the summer, Ivy Queen is a rapper, singer, songwriter, producer and actress from Puerto Rico. As a Grammy nominee for her 2012 album Musa, she’s been referred to as the Queen of Reggaeton. Jowell Y Randy is a reggaeton duo from Puerto Rico, having released multiple popular albums including their most recent mixtape, La alcaldia del perreo. Secreto, an urban music artist from Dominican Republic, performs rap, hip hop, and reggaeton among many other styles. He’s considered one of Dominican Republic’s most successful urban artists. Alex Sensation is a popular NYC DJ, hosting two shows on La Mega 97.9 FM, and was featured on “Balada” by Gusttavo Lima, which reached No. 1 on Billboard’s Tropical Song List in 2012. The concert will be held in the Northern Star Arena at 7:30 p.m. Entrance to the concert is included with theme park admission, Season Pass, or active Membership.


The Great Coaster Race – August 20

Six Flags Great Adventure is hosting a 5k/10k race that’s unlike any other. Participants will race like never before, soaring through either race based on roller coaster track distance and raising money for a great cause. Space is limited, so interested participants should register soon. Visit for more information, a full schedule and to register online.


MercyMe in Concert – August 26

Six Flags Great Adventure will host MercyMe in Concert on August 26, as part of the MIKE AND IKE® Summer Concert Series. MercyMe have had 27 songs reach number 1 across multiple Christian radio formats over their 23 year career. Their landmark song, “I Can Only Imagine,” was the first digital single in Christian music history to be certified platinum and double-platinum by the RIAA. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Northern Star Arena, and is included with theme park admission.


DC Super Hero Summer: EMS Appreciation Day – August 26

As part of the DC Super Hero Summer, Six Flags salutes super heroes of service with EMS Appreciation Day. EMS, their friends and family are invited to stay in the park for 90 minutes after it closes for exclusive ride time on BATMAN: The Ride, THE DARK KNIGHT Coaster and the all-new JUSTICE LEAGUE: Battle for Metropolis 4D. Bill Spadea from NJ 101.5, and Chasing News will be at the park to honor EMS for all they do. EMS are asked to bring their ID to the NJ 101.5 table located in the Movietown section of the park to receive an event wristband. Guests are also encouraged to submit names to be added to the Wall of Heroes on display in the park. Nominations can be submitted to for consideration.


Central Jersey Blood Center Blood Drive – August 27

Join the Jersey Blood Center on August 27 as they host a blood drive at Six Flags Great Adventure. The blood drive will take place in the Employment Center parking lot from 8 a.m. through 4 p.m., and each donor will receive one theme park ticket valid for Six Flags Great Adventure. Appointments are strongly encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome. under the “events” tab for more information and to sign up for an appointment.


2018 New Attraction Announcement – August 31

Stay tuned as Six Flags Great Adventure announces a thrilling, “world’s first” attraction for 2018 via its website and social media at 5 a.m. Video, photos and a press release will showcase all of the exciting details of this new project, slated to open late Spring 2018.

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