LAKE GEORGE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 30, 2018--Six Flags Great Escape Resort, New York’s most thrilling resort property, today announced that its outdoor waterpark will be rebranded Six Flags Hurricane Harbor for the 2019 season, offering guests a bigger, better and wetter experience. The park will undergo a major expansion with more to see and do than ever before including two brand-new, thrilling attractions; bright, tropical theming throughout; and a new dining location.

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The all-new Bucket Blaster at The Great Escape's Hurricane Harbor waterpark (Photo: Business Wire)

“Six Flags is a world-renowned leader in thrills and innovation, and we are excited that our outdoor waterpark is getting fresh, new updates to become Hurricane Harbor,” said Six Flags Great Escape Resort President Eric Gilbert. “Hurricane Harbor will offer exciting, new attractions with Bucket Blasters and Shipwreck Cove, plus a completely new look featuring imaginative, tropical theming and a myriad of park enhancements to delight guests of all ages.”

With non-stop, soaking wet thrills for the entire family, the all-new Hurricane Harbor will be the perfect summertime escape for guests of all ages.

Hurricane Harbor highlights:

A 14,000 square foot water play area expansion; Two delightful, new water attractions with fun for the whole family, Bucket Blasters and Shipwreck Cove; and Expanded seating areas, featuring shaded zones and a new food location.

On Bucket Blasters, riders will spin around in water barrels equipped with water guns perfect for a splashing battle with friends, family and bystanders.

Shipwreck Cove will feature a fun activity pool with interactive water sprays, geysers, and fountains for hours of water play entertainment. The area will also include expansive, shaded seating and tasty, new dining options.

The Great Escape Theme Park is also announcing the start of 2019 Season Pass sales with its special Flash Sale through Labor Day weekend featuring the best deal of the year — savings up to 70% off on a 2019 Pass.

August 30 through September 3, guests will receive a free upgrade to a Gold Season Pass with free parking and special admission offers for friends with every Pass purchased. Gold Season Passes include admission to The Great Escape and Hurricane Harbor, as well as any other Six Flags theme park, and new this year, admission to Darien Lake near Buffalo, NY.

During the Flash Sale guests can also join the Six Flags Membership program for up to 60% off the full Season Membership price and receive three free bonus months. Six Flags Membership includes all of the benefits of Season Pass plus includes over 50 additional benefits such as unlimited soft drinks, preferred parking, walk-on passes for rides, and exclusive waterpark seating. Members can also participate in Six Flags Membership Rewards, a new loyalty program that allows guests to earn valuable prizes just for riding rides, seeing shows, and having a great time at the park.

About Six Flags Entertainment Corporation

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation is the world’s largest regional theme park company with $1.4 billion in revenue and 20 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada. For 57 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.

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