Holiday in the Park at Six Flags Great Adventure
Disclaimer: I was not compensated for this post. I received complimentary tickets to facilitate a review. All opinions are my own.
You can celebrate the most wonderful time of the year at Six Flags Great Adventure for Holiday in the Park on weekends and select days from November 18 through January 1, 2018 enjoying thrills by day and festive holiday lights by night. Featuring more than a million glittering lights, dazzling holiday entertainment, yummy seasonal treats, Santa’s village, the North Pole plus many of the park’s most popular rides provide the perfect setting for memorable holiday moments.
The Looney Tunes characters are around for fun winter wonderland themed photos as well as the big jolly guy himself, Santa.
At Santa’s house, you can visit and tell him what is on your wish list this holiday.
The holiday lights are all through the park, making great photo opportunities for everyone!
There are also a number of shows to check out including the all new Spirit of the Season: A Holiday Celebration, a holiday song and dance spectacular!
This interactive show is packed with everything that makes the holiday season amazing.
The Poinsettia Princess is available to take stunning pictures in front of the gigantic poinsettia Christmas Tree over in Poinsettia Peak.
The fire pits throughout the park give you an opportunity to warm up or even make your own amores by purchasing a kit from one of the many cart vendors onsite.
Holiday in the Park at Six Flags Great Adventure truly is a magical memorable experience for the whole family!
· Spirit of the Season: A Holiday Celebration ─ This all-new song and dance show embodies the most wonderful time of the year, featuring contemporary holiday hits and a twist on the classics in the Showcase Theatre.
· North Pole Research and Development – Guests can join Mrs. Claus as she visits the North Pole Research and Development Lab to investigate all of the newest goodies for 2017. This magical show is filled with unexpected surprises and fun for all ages in the Adventure Theater.
· Holiday Heroes – This newly-themed area lights up the bridge to Metropolis where guests will find red, white and blue glowing lights, JUSTICE LEAGUE: Battle for Metropolis and two new food locations serving snacks, soups, sandwiches, beer, wine and more.
· Yuletide Brews – Guests can enjoy seasonal beer and warm up with spiked hot chocolate at this holiday-themed bar located in the Merry Market Place.
· Arctic Orbs – Polar Point boasts an expanded glow with the addition of the Arctic Orbs area. These ground level glowing balls light the path from SkyScreamer to THE JOKER and create an amazing photo opportunity.
· Expanded ride package – In addition to nearly 30 favorites like Nitro, BATMAN the Ride, SUPERMAN: Ultimate Flight and THE JOKER, guests can now take a spin on the all-new interactive family thrill ride, JUSTICE LEAGUE: Battle for Metropolis. All rides are weather permitting. Frontier Adventures including Safari Off Road Adventure, Bugs Bunny National Park and Plaza del Carnaval do not operate during the festival.
Signature Holiday in the Park attractions include:
· Holiday Magic: A Celebration of the Season ─ Spectacular light show on a 52-foot-tall tree in the heart of the park that dazzles nightly every 30 minutes through eye-popping effects, stirring music and gently falling snow.
· North Pole ─ Guests are invited into the warmth of Santa’s home for a meet-and-greet and holiday photos, plus kids can write letters to Santa and even meet a talking reindeer.
· Gingerbread Junction ─ A giant, inflatable gingerbread man welcomes guests to this whimsical section along with Dot & Drop Gingerbread, featuring peppermint swirl-wrapped trees, the regal Peppermint Princess and dancing lights around the carousel pavilion.
· Joy to the World ─ Tranquil pathway of warmly lit trees, luminaries and stained glass showcasing religious holidays from around the world.
· Polar Point ─ Stunning, ice-blue trees twinkle with the illusion of falling snow up above, while her highness, the Snow Queen meets guests below.
· Poinsettia Peak ─ Skull Mountain roller coaster has been transformed into a mountain of dazzling red lights with a crimson beauty, the Poinsettia Princess, greeting guests nearby.
· Holiday Fire Pits – Four sections of the park feature wood-burning fire pits that warm the soul and are popular spots for toasting s’mores.
· Holiday Eats – The sweet and savory tastes of the holiday season can be found throughout the park, like spiked egg nog, holiday-flavored coffee and hot chocolate, peppermint and mocha fudge, seasonal beers, festive funnel cakes, specialty holiday platters of sliced turkey, smoked turkey leg and chicken platters with cranberry sauce, chili bowls, harvest salads and flatbreads and hot soups.
· Festive Photo Spots – An antique sleigh, twinkling mistletoe, larger-than-life characters and decorations, Santa’s elaborate home, and a kiddie train are just a few of the fun photo spots guests can preserve their holiday memories.