GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE:SIX), the world’s largest regional theme park company, and The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) are once again teaming up to celebrate the Red, White and Blue with a three-day extravaganza—the annual Coca-Cola July 4th Fest at Six Flags taking place at all U.S. theme parks, July 2–4. This three-day patriotic festival is included with park admission and offers entertainment for the entire family with one hour of early ride time on some of Six Flags’ most thrilling roller coasters, music, fun prizes, Coca-Cola product sampling and dazzling fireworks all three nights.
Additionally, Six Flags is proud to join Coca-Cola in recognizing the USO’s 75th anniversary and its mission of keeping America’s military connected to family, home and country. During the Coca-Cola July 4th Fest, park guests will be encouraged to help send 1 million messages to military members as part of the USO’s Campaign to Connect – a campaign designed to deliver messages of gratitude to servicemen and women. Six Flags will donate $1 to USO for every ticket purchased with a Coca-Cola product during the holiday period. For more information, visit www.uso.org/message/coke.
“Coca-Cola is proud to be a longstanding partner with Six Flags helping provide park guests with refreshing moments and lasting memories,” said Lourdes Grill, Vice President of Strategic Partnership Marketing, Coca-Cola North America. “The annual Coca-Cola July 4th Fest at Six Flags is the perfect opportunity for friends and family to experience the thrills of Six Flags and come together to celebrate our nation’s birthday while recognizing those who risk their lives to protect our country.”
“The USO is thrilled to have Six Flags and 75-year founding partner, Coca-Cola supporting our mission and joining our Campaign to Connect this Fourth of July,” said Kymm Carlson, USO Director of Corporate Alliances. “As our country reflects on the freedoms we have, it is the perfect time for Americans to share messages of appreciation to the men and women in uniform who are sacrificing so much while they serve.”
Coca-Cola July 4th Fest at Six Flags is the ultimate salute to summertime, family time and Independence Day. Park guests who present any can of Coke with their paid admission or Season Pass can enjoy one hour of early ride time on select rides and attractions.
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 55 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.
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About the USO
The USO strengthens America’s military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country, throughout their service to the nation. At hundreds of locations worldwide, we are united in our commitment to connect our service members and their families through countless acts of caring, comfort and support. The USO is a private, non-profit organization, not a government agency. Our programs, services and entertainment tours are made possible by the American people, support of our corporate partners and the dedication of our volunteers and staff. To join us in this important mission, and to learn more about the USO, please visit uso.org.
About The Coca-Cola Company
The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is the world's largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands and more than 3,800 beverage choices. Led by Coca-Cola, one of the world's most valuable and recognizable brands, our company’s portfolio features 20 billion-dollar brands, 18 of which are available in reduced-, low- or no-calorie options. Our billion-dollar brands include Diet Coke, Coca-Cola Zero, Fanta, Sprite, Dasani, vitaminwater, Powerade, Minute Maid, Simply, Del Valle, Georgia and Gold Peak. Through the world's largest beverage distribution system, we are the No. 1 provider of both sparkling and still beverages. More than 1.9 billion servings of our beverages are enjoyed by consumers in more than 200 countries each day. With an enduring commitment to building sustainable communities, our company is focused on initiatives that reduce our environmental footprint, create a safe, inclusive work environment for our associates, and enhance the economic development of the communities where we operate. Together with our bottling partners, we rank among the world's top 10 private employers with more than 700,000 system associates. For more information, visit Coca-Cola Journey at www.coca-colacompany.com, follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/CocaColaCo, visit our blog, Coca-Cola Unbottled, at www.coca-colablog.com or find us on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/the-coca-cola-company.