Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Opens Rides Starting April 1st!

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, the Thrill Capital of  Northern California, today announced plans to open the park with the complement of world class roller coasters, rides, and animals with a special exclusive preview for Members and  Season Pass holders, April 1 and 2, then opening to the general public on April 3, 2021. For the  first time since March of last year, the park will operate its renowned collection of thrilling rides  in accordance with state, county and local government guidelines. The park has safely hosted  guests for the animal-focused, Marine World Experience, since July of 2020. In accordance with  state and county reopening guidelines for theme parks, Six Flags will operate at reduced  attendance levels utilizing the existing reservation system. The park is also continuing the  implementation of extensive safety measures including several new advanced technology  systems to protect guests and employees. The plan, developed in consultation with infectious  disease experts, sets standards for executing at the highest levels of hygiene and social  distancing protocols. These procedures will be adjusted on an as-needed basis to ensure  compliance with state and county recommendations.

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Six Flags Discovery Kingdom – Early January, 2019

Derrion: I was so excited to get back to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom as it has been 2 years since my last visit to the park. This park may be the baby sister to my home park Six Flags Magic Mountain, but it still offers and amazing experience for guest. As the first park I’ve visited in 2019, let’s take a look at the new changes in the park. Continue reading “Six Flags Discovery Kingdom – Early January, 2019”

Six Flags Magic Mountain Update – October 31st 2018

Sean: Fright Fest ended just days ago but six Flags Magic Mountain is wasting no time preparing for this year’s Holiday in the Park. This is also the time that the park has now closed Cyclone Bay access as West Coast Racers construction will really get started. We’ll be looking at that, as well as current ride closures and operations in this update! Continue reading “Six Flags Magic Mountain Update – October 31st 2018”

Batman™: The Ride – Free-Fly Coaster – NEW at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in 2019

Sean: Six Flags Discovery Kingdom quietly waited with teasing and announcing their big new attraction while other big parks announced theirs. The Bay Area Six Flags park just announced their new-for-2019 roller coaster, an S&S coaster named Batman: The Ride! Continue reading “Batman™: The Ride – Free-Fly Coaster – NEW at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in 2019”

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Update – July 18th 2018

Sean: We needed a day in the sun with a beer and some coasters after a long week at work, Six Flags Discovery Kingdom was the perfect solution. The park was lightly crowded with plenty of re-ride opportunities! Too bad that some major attractions at the park were closed. Read on for a trip report/ park update with Harley Quinn footage! Continue reading “Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Update – July 18th 2018”

Splashwater Island Opens at Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Concord

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Concord, the Most Thrilling Waterpark in Northern California, officially opened its biggest new attraction in the past 10 years — Splashwater Island. The addition of this multi-dimensional, tropical, interactive water play structure for kids and families is the next phase of the overall park transformation and rebranding that preceded the attraction’s opening. Continue reading “Splashwater Island Opens at Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Concord”

NEW: Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Concord!

 Waterworld Concord will be rebranded Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Concord, when it opens this spring for the 2018 season. Northern California’s biggest and most thrilling waterpark will debut an exciting new attraction—Splashwater Island—a colossal water play area featuring more than 100 interactive sprayers, water jets and geysers. The park will also receive extensive theming and upgrades throughout the 30-acre property.  Continue reading “NEW: Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Concord!”

Six Flags Magic Mountain Update – February 21st, 2018

Sean: Another Six Flags Magic Mountain update! We were just at the park a few days ago, but since then there have already been some changes worth noting. This includes Apocalypse operations, the continuation of the Jet Stream refurbishment, as well as additional brakes being installed on Green Lantern: First Flight. In addition we’ll look at some other notes I made about situations around the park! Continue reading “Six Flags Magic Mountain Update – February 21st, 2018”

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom and Six Flags Magic Mountain to be Solar Powered!

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE:SIX), the world’s largest regional theme park company, in partnership with JLL (NYSE:JLL), a global professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management, today announced an ambitious new initiative to power two more of its parks—Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo, California and Six Flags Magic Mountain, near Los Angeles—almost entirely with solar power. Continue reading “Six Flags Discovery Kingdom and Six Flags Magic Mountain to be Solar Powered!”

The California Top 10 of 2017!

Sean + Alexander: Annually we have released a full California Top 50, but we decided to take it down a notch and really focus on what the top 10 best coasters in the state are, and why we think so. This year brought us Patriot, the state’s only major new coaster experience of the year, but every year again we completely find a new ranking appropriate. So sit back, and enjoy our end-of-the-year coverage finishing with The California Top 10 of 2017! Continue reading “The California Top 10 of 2017!”

Splashwater Island Coming to Waterworld Concord in 2018!

Byron: Waterworld Concord, which was recently reacquired by Six Flags will be adding a new attraction in 2018 along with the rest of the Six Flags parks. Their new water play area, Splashwater Island, marks the largest addition this decade. For a water park, the promise from Six Flags of a new addition each year should mean some pretty significant change, as even small investments capital wise carry a lot of weight. Below is the press release on this year’s addition, which marks the beginning of a new era at Waterworld.  Continue reading “Splashwater Island Coming to Waterworld Concord in 2018!”

Analysis of Harley Quinn Crazy Coaster

Byron: Six Flags Discovery Kingdom had one of the more intriguing announcements for their 2018 attraction with the addition of Harley Quinn Crazy Coaster, the first ever Dual Loop Coaster. This is the very first installment of the Skywarp concept from Skyline attractions, and it also marks Skyline’s first major attraction sold.  Below we will analyze the ride experience, look at its fit in the park, and of course answer the biggest question that comes to mind: Is it a coaster? Let’s get into it. Continue reading “Analysis of Harley Quinn Crazy Coaster”