50 Golden, Thrilling Years: Six Flags Over Georgia Celebrates Milestone Anniversary

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  • Governor proclaims June 16, 2017 as Six Flags Over Georgia Day in the
    State of Georgia
  • Park to commemorate 50th anniversary with special park
    opening ceremony and a special musical revue
  • Grand Opening celebration for flagship Six Flags Coaster Candy store
  • Cobb County to recognize park’s combined economic impact of more than
    $300 million in 2016

AUSTELL, Ga.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#50anniversary–Innovation, world record-breaking coasters and millions of memories set
the stage as Six
Flags Over Georgia
– the Thrill Capital of the South – celebrates 50
golden and thrilling years on June 16.

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“Six Flags Over Georgia holds a special place in the hearts of many park
guests and team members,” said Six Flags Atlanta Properties Park
President Dale Kaetzel. “While the definition of thrills has certainly
changed over the years, Six Flags Over Georgia continues to deliver
experiences that span generations and stand the test of time.”

The park is celebrating the special occasion with a number of in-park
events for guests and team members, including:

  • Opening the park Promenade and popular Georgia Cyclone roller coaster
    an hour early at 9:30 a.m. EDT;
  • A Grand Opening celebration for the company’s flagship 4,000 square
    foot Coaster Candy store with costumed characters, balloon artists and
    more;
  • A park opening celebration with state and local tourism leaders
    presenting a proclamation marking June 16, 2017 as Six Flags Over
    Georgia Day in the State of Georgia;
  • A look back over the past 50 years of thrills with the all-new “Can’t
    Stop The Feeling – 50 Years of Music and Memories” show in the
    historic Crystal Pistol Music Hall; and
  • A tribute to former and current employees with a special Anniversary
    Party and after-hours ride time on several of the park’s most popular
    rides and attractions.

On this special day, Six Flags Over Georgia is also celebrating the
innovations from the past 50 years, including the all-new JUSTICE
LEAGUE: Battle For Metropolis
4D high-action ride, which opened this
season.

“The next 50-plus years will be just as fun and exciting. We look
forward to creating new thrills and new memories for guests of all ages
for decades to come,” said Kaetzel.

Six Flags Over Georgia is now open daily through August 6. Season Passes
and All Season Dining Plans to Six Flags Over Georgia and Six Flags
White Water are available online at 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 20 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 Over Georgia
Gene Petriello, 770-739-3400 x3362
Cell:
404-376-6490
gpetriello@sftp.com