New Orleans to Get Nickelodeon Universe for 2010-11

Nickelodeon Universe Coming to Former Six Flags New Orleans While Nickelodeon branded rides and attractions are leaving several Cedar Fair parks like Carowinds and Kings Dominion, the company will be opening its largest theme park in a rebirth of the former Six Flags New Orleans and Jazzland park. That theme park has been closed since Hurricane Katrina caused damaged it in August 2005. Nickelodeon...[Read More]

Six Flags Magic Mountain’s 2010 Roller Coaster

Six Flags Magic Mountain May Tie Cedar Point with 17 Roller Coasters in 2010 It’s time once again to speculate on another new roller coaster project. This time Six Flags Magic Mountain is looking to add yet another roller coaster to their already huge arsenal of thrill rides. Last week, NewsPlusNotes reported that during the Six Flags Blogger Call, CEO Mark Shapiro mentioned that Magic Mount...[Read More]

Advertising on a Roller Coaster?

While I was at Six Flags Over Georgia last summer I saw a pretty unusual sight. As I boarded the popular Mind Bender I noticed that the train was plastered with ‘NASCAR on TNT’ ads. Mind Bender is a classic Anton Schwarzkopf steel looper. It’s over 30 years old, but still had a pretty busy and enthusiastic station. Among coaster enthusiasts, Schwarzkopf loopers are praised for th...[Read More]

Is the Six Flags Flash Pass Worth It?

Should You Get a Flash Pass? Are Six Flags Flash Passes Worth It? Flash Passes are electronic or paper-based systems that guests can use to bypass lines at amusement parks and in essence skip to the front of the line. I’ll never forget my last visit to Six Flags Great Adventure. El Toro had just opened and the wait was somewhere around 2 hours. Thanks to my flash pass, I simply made an appoi...[Read More]

Six Flags: Bankrupt & Better Than Ever?

The writing’s been on the wall for quite some time, but Six Flags finally filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy on Friday. The bankruptcy comes as $2.4 billion in debt is being carried on the park’s books. Current CEO Mark Shapiro explains that the bankruptcy is a measure that’s being taken due to the hole that the previous management put the company in. I don’t think that this is just...[Read More]

Six Flags Season Pass Promotion

Six Flags 2008 Season Pass Deal This is a weird time of year to be talking about season passes, but I came across a deal that might interest some of my readers. If you buy a 2008 Six Flags season pass before December 31st you get a free 32 ounce Sports Bottle. Not only that, but you get a day of unlimited free refills. After that, you get 99 cent refills all season long with the bottle. It’s...[Read More]

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