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Six Flags Great America

1 Great America Pkwy, Gurnee, IL 60031
+1 847-249-1776
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new definition of fright fest

I took my two kids to fright fest...with parking and passes it was upward of $200....for that we... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2014
six flags fright fest

six flags fright fest is always a great time they have all the best rides and attractions great... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2014
Julie B
Demotte, Indiana
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  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
1 Great America Pkwy, Gurnee, IL 60031
+1 847-249-1776
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Reviewed 26 October 2014

I took my two kids to fright fest...with parking and passes it was upward of $200....for that we got to ride one attraction after waiting in line for 4 hours...none of the staff were friendly...and the lines for food exceeded an hour and a half...I...More

2  Thank helpat42
Reviewed 23 October 2014

six flags fright fest is always a great time they have all the best rides and attractions great great fun for the whole family. I go every year! Julie B Indiana.

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Reviewed 23 October 2014

This park has the worst customer service ever! You ask for cancellation and they keep taking money out of your account. when you call to cancel they always say they are unavailable. their membership is a SCAM you cant get out of it. I have...More

Thank Catherine C
Reviewed 23 October 2014

I'm older (55) and absolutely Loved going on this new attraction at Six Flags Great America. The team supervising the ride, along with the multiple members checking all precautions before we left the terminal to experience the ride was awesome. The ride itself is greater...More

1  Thank frommeymom
Reviewed 23 October 2014

I've been visited six flags for over 20 years now. More is included for children 5 and under. I visited the park on October 18th during Fright Fest. This was the first time my girlfriend had ever gone to the park. During Fright Fest especially,...More

1  Thank metalelement
Reviewed 22 October 2014

I attended Fright Fest for the second year in a row. None of the haunted attractions changed from prior year. Appeared to be far less "monsters" roaming the park. Haunted attractions are all very short and most are too dark to see anything. Ride lines...More

Thank Bryan P
Reviewed 22 October 2014 via mobile

All ways a great family adventure, will go again many more times ,try to pack a lunch and drinks ,this is a whole day affair, you are aloud to come back the next day for free with a twicket

Thank Thomas F
Reviewed 21 October 2014

Nice place to visit for fun an excitement especially during fright fest where they have all kinds of characters running around the park during the evening.

Thank Kennypage
Reviewed 19 October 2014

Went to Fright Fest Oct 18, and I was seriously disappointed. I was under the impression that at 6 PM, they were going to unleash 200 "zombies" into the park, as stated on their website. I saw a total of 20 people dressed up, and...More

2  Thank Jamie S
Reviewed 19 October 2014 via mobile

This review is based on fright fest. The six flags itself is good, the lines are horribly long, so the flash pass is worth the money. As far as fright fest.. Horrible. Not many monsters walking around. Most were wearing cheap cheesy masks. They didn't...More

Thank Ashley H
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Sung K
Anyone use flash pass? I been to great America many times but I'm thinking about buying flash pass this visit. I know there are three tiers. Can't decide which. But has anyone used them and explain something I was wondering about.... let's say u buy the lowest tier. And you get to the ride and reserve your spot. They tell us come back in 1 hour. Then Can I keep on going to next ride and reserve another spot? Their website doesn't state if it's one reservation per ride at a time.
15 May 2017|
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Response from roadtripgirl84 | Reviewed this property |
Hey there, when deciding on tiers id recommend thinking about the time of year you are going. If it is in the middle of summer when all the kids are off school id get the tier 1 flash pass as you can just hop on the ride and... More
April K
So we plan on going Sept. 2nd and was wondering how busy of a day this would be? Should i change my plans and go during the week for it to be less crowded? Otherwise was thinking Aug.17th would be best next day to go since the park is closed the end of Aug. And we want to enjoy the Waterpark as well. Thanks..
13 April 2017|
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Response from Kathy B | Reviewed this property |
Being that 9/2 is labor day weekend the park will be mobbed. If the weather is good, Hurricane Harbor will quickly reach capacity and they will close it to more visitors. Many people will come to Gurnee for the 3 day weekend... More
How does parking work if you have a season pass? Are you required to show your id? Will there be a lot of people on Easter Sunday this year on there sneak preview weekend? What shows will be playing? Do they have a 4d movie adventure? I purchased everything on line and then come to find out there are $2 coupons for the sports drink container. If I bring it with me when we get our bottles will they refund $2 for each bottle?
13 April 2017|
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Response from rudyboomer | Reviewed this property |
The parking passes are $22, but free with multiple pass purchases. A season pass for drinks is $16, but you have to bring the cup on the visit