Six Flags Halloween Fright Fest 2017

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    Get Spooked at Maryland's Six Flags America

    Six Flags Grand Theatre
    ••• Six Flags Grand Theatre. Photo © Rachel Cooper, licensed to About.com, Inc.

    Enjoy the spooky attractions and shows at Six Flags America during Fright Fest, one of the Baltimore - Washington, DC area’s largest Halloween celebrations. The annual event features thrills for everyone, family-friendly activities during the day and haunted thrills at night. If you like to ride roller coasters, this is a great time to visit the theme park as the lines are much shorter than during the summer season.

    Fright Fest 2017 Dates and Hours

    September 23- October 29, 2017. Saturdays, noon-10 p.m. Sundays, noon- 9 p.m. Open Friday October 20 and 27, 5-11 p.m. 

    Location
    Six Flags is located on Route 214, Central Avenue, in Upper Marlboro, MD, approximately five miles from I-495 and just 30 minutes from downtown Washington, DC. See Driving Directions.

    Thrills By Day

    Noon - 6 p.m. The park has a festive fall harvest feel with lots of friendly ghosts and ghouls for kids of all ages. Family-friendly attractions include the Kids Halloween Dance Party, Monster Mash Bash, Stage...MORE Fright: Starring Joe Romano and much more.

    Fright By Night

    6-10 p.m. As the park goes dark, creepy, crawly, creatures come out to play. Fright Night features 15 haunted attractions with five all-new shows and events. Please mote that many of the Fright by Night events are not recommended for guests under 13-years-old. 

    Visiting Tips

    • Hours vary by day so be sure to verify the schedule.
    • Arrive early to get the most out of your visit.
    • With 24 attractions, there is a lot to see and do. Take a look at the schedule of events and plan ahead. Be sure to get a map of the park as well as a map of Halloween attractions. Plan your visit around the show schedules. Give yourself enough time to experience some of the rides. Make sure to see the Magic Show by Joe Romano and stroll through the Terror Toy Shop.
    • Relax and enjoy the thrills.

    Enjoy the following photos and learn more about Fright Fest at Six Flags.

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    Ghouls of Six Flags America

    ••• Ghouls of Six Flags America. Photo © Six Flags America

    With the help of expert make-up artists applying bubbling skin, rotting wounds and gaping sores, 150 entertainers transform into zombies, vampires, demons, and evil carnival characters for  Six Flags America's Fright Fest, the region’s biggest Halloween Celebration.

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    Looney Toons and Halloween Costumes

    Looney Toons and Halloween Costumes
    ••• Looney Toons and Halloween Costumes. Photo © Six Flags America

    During the daytime, kids can enjoy family-friendly activities at Six Flags America. Children 12 and under are permitted to wear costumes and face paint. No masks are permitted in the park. Guests will be required to remove such items for safety reasons. The kids will love the Halloween Trick-or-Treat attraction full of exciting decorations and yummy treats.

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    Zombieville

    Ghouls Apocolaypse
    ••• Ghouls Apocolaypse. Photo © Six Flags America

    At night, ghouls roam the park and may scare you at any moment. The Apocalypse is coming and the only ones left are zombies.

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    Terror Toy Shop at Fright Fest

    Terror Toy Shop
    ••• Terror Toy Shop. Photo © Six Flags America

    Six Flags America's new haunted house, Terror Toy Shop, has a holiday theme including wicked elves who are scheming with Santa Claws to plan a reign of terror. The house is filled with demonic teddy bears, demented dolls and twisted gingerbread men who terrorize guests as they venture through this new haunted attraction. 

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    Fright Fest Ragin Cajun

    Fright Fest Ragin Cajun
    ••• Fright Fest Ragin Cajun. Photo © Six Flags America

    Select rides are open at Six Flags America for Fright Fest, the region’s biggest Halloween Celebration.

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    Six Flag's Fright Fest Halloween Costume Contest

    Halloween Costume Contest
    ••• Halloween Costume Contest. Photo © Six Flags America

    At Six Flags America for Fright Fest, prizes are given for the best kids Halloween costume (kids12 and younger entering the contest should be at the stage by 4:45 p.m.)

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    Six Flags Fright Fest Hearse

    Fright Fest Hearse
    ••• Fright Fest Hearse. Photo © Rachel Cooper, licensed to About.com, Inc.

    During Six Flags America's Fright Fest, the theme park is decorated with a lot of cool and spooky decor. Be sure to check out the Fright Fest Hearse.

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    Zombie's Riding the Apocalypse

    Zombie's Riding the Apocalypse
    ••• Zombie's Riding the Apocalypse. Photo © Six Flags

    Enjoy the thrilling rides at Six Flags America during Fright Fest. Join the zombies for a roller coaster ride you will never forget.

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    Demented Jesters

    Demented Jesters
    ••• Demented Jesters. Photo © Six Flags America