Six Flags Over Georgia Celebrates Patriots Victory... With Help from Falcons Fans

Park Opens for 50th Anniversary Season by Fulfilling ‘Big Game’ Bet with Sister Park

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Hi Res Broll – Six Flags Over Georgia near Atlanta opens for its 50th anniversary season by fulfilling its big game bet with sister park, Six Flags New England. Park President Dale Kaetzel wore a Patriots jersey and was surrounded by 31 other fans wearing Falcons shirts on the 240-foot tall thrilling swing ride, renamed for the weekend as, the Patriots SkyScreamer. The park is also serving a limited amount of New England clam chowder to All Season Dining Plan guests during opening weekend. (Photo: Six Flags Over Georgia)

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AUSTELL, Ga.--()--With a heavy heart, Six Flags Over Georgia reluctantly renamed its 240-foot tall swing ride, the Patriots SkyScreamer and Park President Dale Kaetzel wore a Patriots jersey to honor its bet with sister park, Six Flags New England following the Atlanta Falcons loss in the big game last month.

“We were hoping Six Flags New England would be renaming their SkyScreamer the Falcons SkyScreamer when they open on April 8, but we still have a lot to celebrate with the debut of our 50th anniversary season and the unveiling of North America’s first-ever permanent drop tower VR ride, Drop of Doom VR,” said Six Flags Over Georgia Park President Dale Kaetzel.

Thirty-one Six Flags Over Georgia guests rode alongside Kaetzel, donning Atlanta Falcons shirts and screaming “Rise Up”. The park is also serving a limited amount of New England clam chowder during opening weekend to All Season Dining Plan guests.

Six Flags Over Georgia is open on weekends through May 14 and daily for spring break April 1 – 9. Daily summer operation begins May 20. For more information, visit www.sixflags.com/overgeorgia.

About Six Flags Entertainment Corporation

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation is the world’s largest regional theme park company with $1.3 billion in revenue and 18 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada. For 56 years, Six Flags has entertained millions of families with world-class coasters, themed rides, thrilling water parks and unique attractions. For more information, visit www.sixflags.com.

Contacts

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation
Gene Petriello
770-739-3400 x3362 (Office)
404-376-6490 (Cell)
gpetriello@sftp.com

Release Summary

With a heavy heart, Six Flags Over Georgia reluctantly renamed its 240-foot tall swing ride, the Patriots SkyScreamer to honor its bet with sister park, Six Flags New England, for the weekend.

Contacts

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation
Gene Petriello
770-739-3400 x3362 (Office)
404-376-6490 (Cell)
gpetriello@sftp.com