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New Coaster Planned for Six Flags Great America in 2018

Shortly before Fright Fest presented by SNICKERS kicked off in 2017, the Gurnee amusement park announced a new coaster planned for Six Flags Great America in 2018. The structure is slated to open in summer 2018. This addition to the Gurnee amusement park is the 16th coaster to join BATMAN: The Ride, Raging Bull, Goliath, X-Flight, American Eagle, […]

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New Coaster Planned for Six Flags in 2017

A New Coaster is planned for Six Flags Great America in 2017. Holy Stalactites Batman! Move over caped crusader and SUPERMAN, because the DC Comic villain, THE JOKER, is making its entrance at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee. That’s right. Six Flags Great America announced that THE JOKER Free-Fly Coaster is to be built […]

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National Coaster Day in Lake County

The national holidays come and go every year, but this one is a widely celebrated one in Gurnee. That’s National Coaster Day in Lake County. That day is today August 16. You know very well, that Six Flags Great America in Gurnee will be front and center in Illinois in celebrating the national holiday. According to […]

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A group of roller coaster fans from around the Chicago area take a construction tour of Goliath, the 180-foot wooden coaster that is taking shape on the site of the vacated Iron Wolf. As of the Dec. 9 tour, the project was reported to be about 10 percent complete. | Dan Moran/Sun-Times Media

Six Flags’ Goliath coaster construction pushes forward in cold weather By: Dan Moran, Sun Times Media

Padding through December’s first snowfall, roller coaster enthusiasts from around the Chicago area were dreaming of Memorial Day as they looked out at the first evidence of what will be Goliath, the new wooden coaster under construction at Six Flags Great America. “Great America-wise, there’s nothing here that’s going to be like it, I’ll tell […]

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